About The Honestly Adoption Company

Voted in the Top 5 out of 100 best adoption blogs, and best adoption podcasts, on earth 5 years in a row from 2016 to 2020 by Healthline.com and Feedspot, The Honestly Adoption Company is fiercely committed to helping parents gain insight into their child, change their parenting approach, and in turn, transform their family.

We Believe in Transformation!

It’s that simple.

When you can better understand your child, find the support you need, and gain valuable training that gives insight into childhood trauma, it helps you become the best parent possible.

That’s transformation. And transformation leads to hope. We base everything we do and create in The Honestly Adoption Company around this simple concept.

Hi, we’re Mike and Kristin Berry, and we want to welcome you to The Honestly Adoption Company!

In this company, we’re all about supporting, training, equipping, and educating parents to be the best parents they can possibly be for their children.

But we know that our voices, perspectives, and insights alone are not enough. We believe strongly in highlighting and spotlighting voices from the entire adoption triad. Some of the best resources we can glean from are those of adult adoptees, birth parents, and former foster youths. You’ll find a myriad of them highlighted on our Resource page.

We want you to know that we fully understand what it’s like to be in your shoes as a parent. For years, we struggled to understand and build a connection with our children. We didn’t know that their trauma history could have an impact on present behaviors. This misunderstanding caused us to parent the wrong way often. But then our entire journey changed when we discovered valuable tools to help us understand trauma on a practical level, better manage behaviors, and build a secure attachment with our children.

Today, we share the same strategies that transformed our parenting then, with you through The Honestly Adoption Company.

Our team is committed to providing you with the tools and insight you need to help you thrive as a parent, and transform your family. Here’s how…

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Mike and Kristin Berry are the Co-Founders of The Honestly Adoption Company and have been parents for nearly two decades. They are the authors of six books, and the host of The Honestly Adoption Podcast.

Sarah Gray

Sarah Gray is the executive assistant to Mike and Kristin Berry. And she is the best in the land. In addition to providing a warm and friendly response to the many emails our company receives on a weekly basis, she also manages Mike and Kristin’s speaking and meeting schedules, and makes sure that team events go off without a hitch.

Nicole Goerges

Nicole Goerges is a Content Contributor & Special Consultant for The Honestly Adoption Company. She works with Mike and Kristin as a recurring co-host for the Honestly Adoption Podcast, and co-host of Kitchen Table Talks, exclusive video content for Oasis Community, along with Kristin. She is a fellow adoptive mom, and former foster parent.

Matt McCarrick

Matt McCarrick is the Content Production Specialist for The Honestly Adoption Company. If you’ve loved listening to our podcast, or enjoyed any of the videos trainings we’ve published, you have Matt to thank. He oversees all of our content production, from video edits, to making sure the tags are correct on YouTube, to uploading new videos to Oasis, to hitting publish on a podcast episode, he’s a content wonder!

Karen Anderson

Karen Anderson is the Community Engagement Specialist for The Honestly Adoption Company. She spends the bulk of her time interacting with, and helping, people through our various social media channels, as well as providing support for Oasis Community members through chat support or Zoom calls. In the same spirit as Beaver, Karen is also passionate about connecting with parents and making them feel loved and supported. Karen is also an FASD trainer and travels often, equipping and encouraging parents.

Beaver Trumble

Beaver Trumble is the Customer Care Specialist for The Honestly Adoption Company. Chances are, if you have been in need of technical support, or forgotten your password to one of our courses, you have interacted with Beaver. He is an absolute pro at customer care. In fact, he single-handedly revolutionized our customer care department last year. Beaver is passionate about connecting with parents and making them feel loved and encouraged.

Kristin Berry

Kristin Berry is the co-founder of, and Chief Content Specialist for, The Honestly Adoption Company. She spends most of her time researching and connecting with guests for our podcast, as well as direction, designing and publishing a lot of the content for our social media channels, blog and podcast. She loves to connect with fellow parents around the world, and share the message of hope with them.

Mike Berry

Mike Berry is the co-founder of, and Chief Marketing Specialist for, The Honestly Adoption Company. He spends the bulk of his time and energy designing and building many of the resources you see within our company, as well as social media and email campaigns. His goal is to use media as a means to encourage and equip parents around the world. He is also the co-host of The Honestly Adoption Podcast.