Tag Archives: family

This is not a good time for me.

Part of the Dads Take Over series: Post by Shane Palmer We are selling our home and are in the process of moving this month. To say the least selling/buying, showing a home, working out the finances, packing things up, … Continue reading

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How Foster Care Wrecked Me

Part of the Dads Take Over Series: Post by Trent Friberg I used to think that if I concentrated hard enough, I might be able to turn the light off in my room while still lying in my bed. I … 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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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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The Sweetest Case

Today is our first familyversary and we could not feel more blessed. Just last year we received the greatest phone call stating “It’s done! The girls are officially yours!” I wrote about our foster care to adoption journey on the … Continue reading

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Instagram Photo Prompt Challenge

Join the DA Crew and other foster parents on Instagram during the month of April as we host our first ever photo prompt challenge! Grab the  monthly prompt photo below and post to your Instagram account using the hashtag #DroppingAnchorsBlog. … 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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