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It Just Makes Sense

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

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What to Expect When Your Adult Child Becomes a Foster Parent

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

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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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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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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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Dear Mom

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5 things I learned after losing my biological and adoptive moms

It’s been 15 years since I lost my first mom and three months since I lost my second mom. Losing one mom teaches you so much, but losing two? That’s a whole new perspective. Here are five things I have learned … Continue reading

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