Tag Archives: faith

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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Difference Makers: A Foster Care Awareness Video

The Dropping Anchors Blog crew strives to encourage and empower other foster and adoptive parents. Our hearts break for the 415,000+ children living in the foster care system and want to do whatever we can to improve the lives of … Continue reading

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Forever Family

On March 4, 2016 Dropping Anchors Mama, Jay, adopted her youngest son Elijah. We have been over the moon excited for them and their family. This excitement has started to reach many, many other people. Elijah’s adoption announcement was shared … Continue reading

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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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Why Churches Need to Step Up: Increasing Foster Homes in Our Nation

Recently, I have been overwhelmed with some disturbing facts related to our nations foster care system. Not facts related to the process, but facts related to foster homes. Or, should I say, the lack of foster homes across the nation. … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day to all the Real Dads

This post is dedicated to the husbands of the Dropping Anchors Crew. May every child be as lucky as ours to have a Daddy such as them.       In 1909, after hearing a Mother’s Day sermon, Sonora Smart Dodd, … Continue reading

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