Carissa is a loving wife, mother, and educator holding a masters of reading from the University of Central Oklahoma. She loves helping around their farm by taking care of the goats, chickens, and dogs. Her newly-adopted daughter brings lots of new challenges to her life as she is learning to balance work, family, and parenting.
These are the adjectives I typically hear after people meet my adopted daughter. At home, though, you would see a different picture. If I tell her no or we have to do anything that...