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National Adoption Day 2015

Today is National Adoption Day, a day to celebrate the gift of adoption and raise awareness about the 100,000+ children in the U.S. foster care system who are waiting for forever families. The Dropping Anchors crew had lots of adoptions that have been … 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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Q&A With the Dropping Anchors Crew

If you aren’t a part of the crazy world of foster care, then it’s likely you have some questions about how it works. We opened our lives up to chaos the moment we decided to become a foster family and there … Continue reading

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National Adoption Day 2014

Today is National Adoption Day, an event geared toward raising awareness about the 100,000+ children in the U.S. foster care system who are waiting for families, and a day to celebrate adoption in general. In the Dropping Anchors crew we have 21 adoptions … Continue reading

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Preparing a Place: Room Tours

Last year while preparing our home for the littles that would be coming to us, I wanted nothing more than to find a place with lots of tips and photos for preparing a room for our little foster loves. Knowing … Continue reading

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Why Foster Care?

Foster care is so easy! They just, like, give you a free baby! It’s one of our group’s running jokes. We’ve never once heard a foster parent allude to the ease of the process. It’s by far the hardest thing … Continue reading

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