Seas the Connection


The Garage of Hope is excited to partner with Seas The Connection to allow foster and adoptive moms to have time to get away and build connections.

Come join us for an unforgettable weekend relaxing and connecting with other Foster and Adoptive Moms at Little Harbor Resort in Ruskin, FL. Located on the east side of Tampa Bay, Little Harbor offers resort amenities with 2 hotels, 2 restaurants, 3 pools, 2 hot tubs, a beachside tiki bar, private beach, Sunday morning worship  and much, much more!

LorynKeynote Speaker: Loryn Smith (Click here for bio)

Workshops for special needs, interracial families and foster moms will help you make targeted and meaningful connections with other moms that will last way beyond the weekend!
We can’t wait for you to come and relax in our little piece of paradise!

Seas The Connection

Foster and Adoptive Mom’s Retreat

January 25-27, 2019
Little Harbor Resort, Ruskin, FL
Check in: January 25 3-5pm at Harbor Side Suites
Check out: January 27 11am
Cost: $175, includes conference fees and meals (except Saturday lunch). $185 after October 3.
Local? Just for our Moms local to the Tampa Bay area we have designed special conference rates just for you!

Friday Night Only: $40 ( Keynote speaker and Dinner included) and a donation to Garage of Hope

Saturday Only:  $70 (Breakfast and Dinner included) and a donation to Garage of Hope.


Workshops include: (Stay tuned for more!)

Living with All Kinds of Chocolate (Interracial Families) – Dawn Wright,  Christian Adoption Consultants

Fueling Foster Moms- Danyelle Schaer, Garage of Hope Foster Closet

Caring for Special Needs Moms- Dawn Shreeve, Seas The Connection

Follow us on Instagram: @seastheconnection

Hotel Info

Check out our amazing venue and hotels at Little Harbor! Mention Seas the Connection when you book to get our special rate!!

Rooms included in our block include:

Harborside One Bedroom with partial Kitchen $145/ night

Harborside Two Bedroom with Full Kitchen $255/night

The Inn Standard Double $95/night

The Inn Deluxe Queen $105/night