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: foster care
Three and a half years ago we were celebrating my daughters 6th birthday. It hit me hard that I would never celebrate any birthdays with my foster son. This baby that I loved more than life itself would soon be … Continue reading
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.
The first children placed in my home long-term were two-year-old twin boys. I was still wide eyed and optimistic about my skills in single parenting. As it goes, my first few nights with them were a whirlwind. I dove head first … Continue reading
Guest post as part of our National Adoption Month series: Post by Sarah Harmeyer ____________________________________________________________________________________ Pure joy. There are moments like that in foster care. Moments your heart bursts with love and fullness. Moments the smile just won’t leave your … Continue reading
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
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