Dropping Anchors is a foster care blog created by a group of foster mamas from all over North America.
“Fearing that we would be dashed against the rocks, they dropped four anchors from the stern and prayed for daylight.”
“We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.”
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Category Archives: foster care
Three and a half years ago we were celebrating my daughters 6th birthday. It hit me hard that I would never celebrate any birthdays with my foster son. This baby that I loved more than life itself would soon be … Continue reading
This isn’t going to be the most positive post; honestly I am learning a lot the past few months & I think in the early years of my fostering I was a little more idealistic. I believed we were all … Continue reading
Let your guard down and let the fracture heal or become a part of your new normal, a picture perfect Christmas story that’s not based on what you would it like it to be but what it is… real, raw and true.
Guest post as part of our National Adoption Month series: Post by Gena Thomas ________________________________________________________________________________ About four million Americans go on missions trips every year,[i] many of which are to orphanages. We go overseas, hold HIV positive babies, take pictures … Continue reading
Guest post as part of our National Adoption Month series: Post by Sarah Harmeyer ____________________________________________________________________________________ Pure joy. There are moments like that in foster care. Moments your heart bursts with love and fullness. Moments the smile just won’t leave your … Continue reading
Guest post from our National Adoption Month Series: Post by Stephanie Erwin __________________________________________________________________________________________ In just a moment, it happened. I fell in love with a sweet little boy, and two weeks later, he was in our home, under our care. … Continue reading
There’s a lot of talk about what its like being a foster parent out there, but one of the things that’s often overlooked is the role the siblings play and what they experience being part of a foster family. Here … Continue reading
“it’s these small moments when darkness retreats and He shines brightest that we’re all really fighting for. Because it might not turn out how you’d like it too but we can piece together something beautiful out of these stories” Continue reading