Torina

About me

Gender Female
Industry Education
Location In the Woods, Minnesota, United States
Introduction I am an avid reader and researcher, a foster and adoptive mom, and a cross-stitch fanatic. I am blessed with a wonderful husband, exhuberant daughter, charming son, energetic son, two goofy dogs, and a lovely home. I am currently working on examining the broken links in MN's foster adoption system and trying to find attainable solutions.
Interests Waiting children, older child adoption, foster care adoption, foster care, reactive attachment disorder, RAD, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, fetal alcohol syndrome, FASD, FAS, oppositional defiance disorder, ODD, ADHD, developmental cognitive disability, DCD, PTSD, social responsibility, cross-stitching, quilting, fabric arts, cooking, hiking, gardening, anything outdoors, learning new things, researching, cooking, distance education, literature, advocacy, being the best mom that I can be
Favorite Music Anything that rocks
Favorite Books Adopting the Hurt Child, The Working Poor, The Jungle, I Know This Much Is True, Roots, The Unlit Path, Lovely Bones, Ellen Foster, Jewel, Icy Sparks, Damaged Angels, The Things I Want Most

Describe the sound of a moist waffle falling onto a hot griddle.

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