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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Tag Archives: adoption
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.
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
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
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
Are you adopted? Are you a current or former foster child? Are you an adoptive parent? Are you a foster parent? Are you a sibling to a foster child or have an adopted sibling? Are you just a family friend … Continue reading
Guest Post by Brian Herzog, father of Dropping Anchors Mama Stephanie Hagen It is definitely a mixed bag of emotions to watch your child enter into foster parenting. There’s the incredible pride to know your adult child is doing something … Continue reading
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
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
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