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Kindred Howard
Kindred Howard is an award-winning writer, a professional marriage and parenting coach, and the founder of FAMILY UPWARD: Marriage, Parent, & Family Life Coaching ( He is also the author of Cavemen in Babyland: What New & Expecting Mommies Should Know About New Daddies (So That They Won't Kill Them) (Rameses Publishing, 2011) His next book, co-written with nationally-renowned parenting expert John Rosemond, is scheduled for release in late 2012.

Kindred is regularly interviewed by radio stations nationwide on the topics of marriage and parenthood, and is heard bi-weekly on WDUN 550AM (Gainesville, GA) as the on-air family life expert. Kindred and his wife, Meredith, have been married for 15 years. Together they have 5 children: daughter Emerson (9), and 4 sons; William (7), Carson (5), and twin boys Samuel and Asher (2 yrs), whom they adopted from Ethiopia in 2010.

Blog Entries by Kindred Howard

In Honor of My Sons' Birth Father

(5) Comments | Posted August 3, 2012 | 4:35 PM

"Hello... Amanuel?" Those were the only words I understood of the conversation that took place between my new friend, Mesfin, and Amanuel, the father of my adopted twin sons, Samuel and Asher. Sitting outdoors at a Starbucks, all I could do was marvel at the sight of Mesfin casually talking...

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From An Ethiopian Orphanage Into Jennifer Lopez' Arms

(37) Comments | Posted May 16, 2012 | 11:00 AM

On a June evening in 2010, a social worker arrived at the door of an orphanage in southern Ethiopia, carrying two frail infants. Hours before, the man had made his way to a rural village, summoned by the children's grandmother. The boys, Abenet and Afework, had been born several weeks...

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