Current Writing Project:

Finding Your New Normal, a devotional for Foster and Adoptive Parents
Get your free 4-day sample of this book by joining my list HERE.

Click HERE for Speaking Topics, Guide & FAQs


msmallprofile1024x1024Missy’s heart’s desire is to serve God by loving on others. As an adoptive mom since 1998, Missy has many experiences on the roller coaster ride of life in parenting children who have been in foster care.  Missy authentically and transparently shares her messages of personal stories and life experiences from the heart, while offering solid truth and passionate hope from her Christian faith.  Missy has presented at women’s retreats and conferences, church events, and support groups.

Together, Missy and her husband, Brandon, founders of Project Belong, a Kansas faith-based organization whose mission is to work in partnership with the Church, families, and the community 
to awaken the Church to the
 call of James 1:27 and to recruit, train, and support foster and adoptive families. In her role with Project Belong, Missy provides families with training in attachment, brain development and the effects of trauma, grief and loss in the lives of children. Missy also trains families in TIPS-MAPP and TIPS-Deciding Together.

In addition to her family and work, Missy has a strong love for great friends, good coffee, inspiring books and music, and a variety of crafts and hobbies. Her favorite places on earth include the beach in Cancun, the mountains of Angel Fire, New Mexico, and anywhere her husband happens to be!

Missy’s Writing Plans

Missy’s current writing project is a 31-day devotional for foster and adoptive parents, Finding Your New Normal. For a free 4-day sample of this devotional, click HERE and subscribe to my Updates List.

Other works currently in progress include: Our Great Adventure: Faith, Love, and Adoption Build a Family (the Hoffman Family’s adoption journey) and Let Them Be Kids: A Fresh Start to Parenting the Child from a Hard Place (behavior management, discipline, and parenting philosophy from our years of parenting experiences).

Missy is author of Feeding My Zoo: Large Family Menu Planning Tips (2011) available in ebook format HERE.  Over the past ten years, Missy has been a guest blogger on various blogs along with managing her family’s private blog and past versions of MomZookeeper.com.

Looking for a speaker for your next event?

Invite Missy to speak for your next foster care or adoption event, women’s retreat or conference, support group meeting, or church event. Contact Missy at missy@momzookeeper[dot]com or call 620-960-1681 for more information.  Click HERE for a summary of speaking topics and details about speaking engagements.

To Download Missy’s Speaker’s Guide and list of FAQs and booking information, click here.

Additional questions? Click HERE for more ways to contact Missy.

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