Carrie has worked professionally in the field of adoption/foster care since 1996. She has a wealth of experience in adoption and foster care, both personally and professionally. She is a freelance writer, an adoptive mother, a foster mother and has experienced a successful adoption reunion. Several years ago, after the death of her mother, Carrie discovered that her mother had had a child before her and had placed the infant for adoption. Carrie has since met her sister and has built a relationship with her.