By Woman's Day Staff
blonde mother before a makeover Before the Makeover
Robin Johnstone, like most moms, is perfectly happy putting her own needs aside to look after her family. What is unusual is that, over the years, the family she and husband Tom have raised has included more than 20 foster children. "I've always felt a need to help children, and opening up our home to them has been a great experience," Robin says. When her daughter Madelyn Johnstone wrote to us about the good work her mother's doing to help women in need, we decided to honor the mom of six and foster parent with a Mother's Day makeover. Photo credit: Joseph Michael Lopez
A very blended family
In addition to the many kids the family has fostered since 1993, the Johnstones have three daughters of their own (Elizabeth, Madelyn and Mary) as well as three adopted sons (Richard, Marc and Emmitt), who have lived with them since birth. "When we were fostering Richard and Marc we didn't realize that adopting was an option," RobinRead More »from Make Over Our Mom!