Favorite Children’s Books: the Monster at the end of this Book by Jon Stone and The Bit-Wide-Mouthed Frog by Ana MartÍn Larrañaga
Julie is a true crime fanatic.
Favorite Children’s Books: Nancy Drew Series by Caroline Keene
Lauren is an adoptive mom and gave birth to her adopted child via embryo adoption.
Favorite Children’s Book: To the Moon and Back for You by Emilia Bechrakis.
Bernadette has 68 first cousins - so she knows a lot about hosting relatives!
Favorite Children’s Book: When the Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant.
Shanell is an aspiring author of a children's book series called Mattie's Tattle Tales.
Favorite Children’s Book: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Day Walt and The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.
Little is fluent in American sign language (ASL). He is a pastor at a church for the deaf and he teaches the members of the church to read and comprehend English.
Favorite Children’s Book: Paperbag Princess by Robert Munsch and Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry.
Avo also teaches West African drumming classes.
Favorite Children’s Book: Hairy Maclary by Lynley Dodd and Blueberries For Sal by Robert McCloskey
Brenda loves yoga especially when she’s been able to practice in different settings and with animals including goat yoga, puppy yoga, and even bunny yoga!
Favorite Children’s Books: The Fat Cat Sat on the Mat by Nurit Karlin and Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
Cynthia's favorite comfort food is chicken noodle soup.
Favorite Children’s Book: Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
Gareth played rugby in the UK.
Favorite Children’s Book: Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl and Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Kaitlin is an aspiring interior designer.
Favorite Children’s Book: A Lion to Guard Us by Clyde Robert Bulla