Author Archives: Alisha Palmer

About Alisha Palmer

Alisha is an adult adoptee that has been a therapeutic and medically fragile foster parent since 2012, caring for many children from medically fragile infants to therapeutic teenagers, and numerous in between. In 2015 she adopted their two amazing daughters from the foster care system. She is a foster care and adoption advocate who strives to encourage others to step out of their comfort zone and into this world, providing love and stability to children during their darkest times. Follow her on Instagram @alishaypalmer.

Why You Can’t Be Pro-Life Without Being Pro-Foster: The Crazy Math of Abortion

Part of the Dads Take-Over Series: Post by Trent Friberg My name is Trent. I have a problem. And I can admit it. I get annoyed too easily. There. I said it. It is out in the open. I get … Continue reading

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The Toughest Words For This Foster Dad to Hear: “I Don’t Know How You Do It”

Part of the Dads Take Over Series: Post by Trent Friberg There were a lot of question marks, a lot of unknowns, when we first decided to do this thing called foster care. If I’m honest, I had a lot … Continue reading

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Just For This Moment Dad

Part of the Dads Take Over series: Post by Shane Palmer Hello little one, It’s me, your “just for this moment” dad. You remember, don’t you? I’m that guy whose house they brought you to and said, “Here, this is … Continue reading

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This is not a good time for me.

Part of the Dads Take Over series: Post by Shane Palmer We are selling our home and are in the process of moving this month. To say the least selling/buying, showing a home, working out the finances, packing things up, … Continue reading

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How Foster Care Wrecked Me

Part of the Dads Take Over Series: Post by Trent Friberg I used to think that if I concentrated hard enough, I might be able to turn the light off in my room while still lying in my bed. I … Continue reading

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Our Journey

Part of the Dads Take Over Series: Post by Jason Daniels Throughout our foster care journey we waited for this day, the day of finalization. We started down our foster care journey with this as our goal, to finalize an … Continue reading

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Meet the Dads: Father’s Day Special Edition

  In honor of Father’s Day, the Dads of Dropping Anchors are taking over the blog the entire month of June! We are so excited to hear from them, and gain insights into the hearts of foster dads, a group … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Little Girl

This past week at work I had three 3rd grade girls in my office together. The oldest saw a picture of my daughters and exclaimed, “They look NOTHING like you!” I explained that is because they are Hispanic and I … Continue reading

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The Sweetest Case

Today is our first familyversary and we could not feel more blessed. Just last year we received the greatest phone call stating “It’s done! The girls are officially yours!” I wrote about our foster care to adoption journey on the … Continue reading

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