Samantha Hines lives with her husband, three sons, and two dogs and a cat in Newport, RI, and is a high school English teacher (twenty-three years and running). In the last several years, she has had published four articles in Adoptive Families magazine; and her blog, My Three Sons was named by Adoptive Families as one of the Top Twenty Adoption Blogs on the internet. Her family was featured on SixSeeds, an online philanthropic magazine, in November 2010; and she is currently working on turning her blog into a book. In September 2012, she began her Ph.D. in Humanities at Salve Regina University. You can follow My Three Sons on Facebook and her blog at www.samanthahines.wordpress.com.