Author Archives: caseyholly

Adoption Stories: Post 2

Read post 1 here. Enjoy. ❤ Leslie Crosby: “After finalizing our son’s adoption in 2012, we provided short term foster placements for five sweet babes. A second adoption was very clearly placed on our hearts, and we were placed with … Continue reading

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Adoption Stories: Post 1

During the month of November, we collected several adoption stories to celebrate National Adoption Month. Over the next few days, we will share them broken into several different posts. We hope you enjoy reading these as much as we have! … Continue reading

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National Adoption Day 2016

Today we celebrate National Adoption Day. It’s a day to help grow awareness for children in the foster care system waiting for adoption and celebrate those children who are now part of their forever families. There are currently more than … Continue reading

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World Adoption Day

Celebrate World Adoption Day with the Dropping Anchors Crew by drawing a smiley face on your hand, taking a picture, and sharing that picture with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter by using the hashtags #droppinganchorsblog and #worldadoptionday! Happy World … Continue reading

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FREE Printable Lifebook

A few months back, a few of us started talking about how we weren’t able to find a lifebook that we really, really liked. We wanted one we could print off with each kid who came into our home to make … Continue reading

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Difference Makers: A Foster Care Awareness Video

The Dropping Anchors Blog crew strives to encourage and empower other foster and adoptive parents. Our hearts break for the 415,000+ children living in the foster care system and want to do whatever we can to improve the lives of … Continue reading

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Meet the Mama: Lisa

Tell us a little about yourself. “Hi there! I’m Lisa, wife to my best friend Scott for 20 years, and for 17 of those I’ve been a stay-at-home-mama. We currently have 4 children, and we do life together in the … Continue reading

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#FosterMomDays

Something new we will be doing over here at the Dropping Anchors Blog (starting October 27) has us all excited! A few times a week one of the members of the Dropping Anchors Crew will be taking over our Instagram … Continue reading

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Foster Care Awareness: Video

In August of this year, I was preparing our video announcement for the upcoming adoption of our son, when I came across a song that screamed out “THIS IS FOSTER CARE!”, and I felt the need to run to the … Continue reading

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Things they can’t teach you in training.

Becoming a licensed foster parent is no easy task. You’ll fill out hundreds of forms. You’ll go through hours of trainings. You’ll have more home visits than you’ll want to count. You’ll think you’re prepared when you get that first … Continue reading

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