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August 28, 2019

Stay tuned for a new book by Karla Marie Williams on foster care and adoption coming to Amazon December 2019.

I had the privilege of facilitating a session at the CAFO Summit 2016 on Honoring Your Children's Heritage.  This is the audio version of that session. I pray it is a blessing to you and your family.



March 23, 2016

I had the pleasure of attending the World Without Orphans Global Forum in Chiang Mai, Thailand. It was a vision expanding and inspirational experience. Over 72 countries were represented with one goal in promote famiy based care over institutional care...

October 8, 2015

Enjoy our mini-movie from our Zimbabwean adventure and the amazing trainings at the Zimbabwe Without Orphans Conference. This conference was focused on trauma competent parenting and promoting family based care over institutions. It went very well!


October 7, 2015



“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with your whole heart.”

Jeremiah 29:11-13 NIV



Foster Care in Developing Nations


Foster Care in America goes back to the early 1900’s. It has evolved and changed into something entirely different today. Our current system of foster care was originally created with reunification in mind. It was never meant to be a p...


“Mom, when you hide food from me to keep me from hoarding food, aren’t you in fact…..HOARDING FOOD?”


I thought to myself, “Idiot, what are you doing?” Hearing my child say this made me realize that everything we were doing was perpetuating our children’s fear. My husb...


The school bus pulled up in front of her house. Like usual, my aunt came out to meet me and walk me in. My mom was a struggling single mom and I was a half-day kindergartner. My aunt was the only childcare option she had for me at the time. After all, it was safe sinc...

October 4, 2015

This article has been months in the making. Last fall, I dabbled around with how I wanted to shed light on this subject in light of my own experience. At the time, I decided to hold off until I got the perspective of others, their experiences and the needs they feel ar...

October 4, 2015




Adoption is a complex thing. While exciting and the beginning of something brand new, it is also the end of something past. NO adoption happens without loss. When we brought our first 2 children home, we had no idea or concept of the depth of loss that takes place i...

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