How Adoptive ‘Pageant Mom’ of Four Does It

How Adoptive ‘Pageant Mom’ of Four Does It

April 25, 2015 | by Ali Smith | The New York Times

For The New York Times blog series “How I Do It,” writer and photographer Ali Smith spent time with Patrina Felts, mother of four adopted children from difficult backgrounds. Over the last decade, Patrina has fostered dozens of kids, and while she believes that reunification with their parents is always the goal, she acknowledges it is not always possible. With Mother’s Day fast-approaching, take a peek into Patrina’s family life here

For The New York Times blog series “How I Do It,” writer and photographer Ali Smith spent time with Patrina Felts, mother of four adopted children from difficult backgrounds. Over the last decade, Patrina has fostered dozens of kids, and while she believes that reunification with their parents is always the goal, she acknowledges it is not always possible. With Mother’s Day fast-approaching, take a peek into Patrina’s family life here