Mike Berry

Husband, father, blogger, public speaker, Taylor Swift fan, Thin-Mint cookie consumer, fan of slip on shoes.


Mike Berry is an author, blogger, speaker, adoptive father, and former foster parent. He is the co-creator, along with his wife Kristin, of the blog www.confessionsofanadoptiveparent.com which is read by more than 100,000 people around the world, every month. In 2014 he authored the books, The 7 Hills Every Parent Should Die On, and Your Ridiculously Amazing Year: 15 Ways To Make 2015 Your Family’s Best Year Ever! He and Kristin co-authored the book The Adoptive Parent Toolbox in 2015. They have been married for 16 years and have 8 children, all of whom are adopted. They reside in the suburbs of Indianapolis, Indiana.


Indianapolis, Indiana


8 (all of whom are adopted)

Fun Facts

  • If I could swap places with someone for a day, it would be:

    Taylor Swift, because I’ve always wondered what it’s like to be a rockstar (plus I’m a fan)

  • One thing I wish I knew before having kids:

    That I would never sleep through the night again.

  • The amount of coffee I drink in a day:

    We would have to measure this in gallons.

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