Tag Archives: foster care awareness

Two excuses to not become foster parents

Guest post as part of our National Adoption Month series: Post by Gena Thomas ________________________________________________________________________________ About four million Americans go on missions trips every year,[i] many of which are to orphanages. We go overseas, hold HIV positive babies, take pictures … 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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#VoiceofFosterCare #VoiceofAdoption Challenge

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

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The Toughest Words For This Foster Dad to Hear: “I Don’t Know How You Do It”

Part of the Dads Take Over Series: Post by Trent Friberg There were a lot of question marks, a lot of unknowns, when we first decided to do this thing called foster care. If I’m honest, I had a lot … 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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