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Resting Season

I wrote this blog post months ago. I never edited or read over it after typing it out, didn’t really know if Dropping Anchors was the place for it even, so it sat unpublished for about six months. I pulled … Continue reading

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Meet The Mama: Kelli

Tell us a little about yourself. Hey y’all!! I’m Kelli and I was born and raised in FL. I married my high school hunny, and my best friend. I love all things creative, but rarely get anything done, and photography … Continue reading

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Post Placement Depression 

Sharing a small part of my foster story with a friend recently, I was reminded of my bout with post-placement depression. Several conversations with foster and adoptive mamas and a quick google search showed me I wasn’t alone in the … Continue reading

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How to tick off a Mama Bear with 5 little words

“Did you have them tested?” she asked. “Tested for WHAT?!” I replied while secretly hoping she wouldn’t say what I thought she would say. But alas, she did. “You know… to make sure they aren’t… (whispers) ‘crazy‘ before you decided … Continue reading

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Did I do good, Mama?!

This was the question my daughter asked me on report card day. She was so proud to have gotten her report card and couldn’t wait to show it to me. I glanced down at the stack of papers. I am … Continue reading

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One Little Word 2017

For the past 2 years, the Dropping Anchors ladies have shared some of our “One Little Word” thoughts for the new year. So now that it’s 2017 we’re ready for a new set of words. Each year that I have … Continue reading

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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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