Tag Archives: foster parenting

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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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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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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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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Foster Care Awareness: Video

In August of this year, I was preparing our video announcement for the upcoming adoption of our son, when I came across a song that screamed out “THIS IS FOSTER CARE!”, and I felt the need to run to the … Continue reading

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Things they can’t teach you in training.

Becoming a licensed foster parent is no easy task. You’ll fill out hundreds of forms. You’ll go through hours of trainings. You’ll have more home visits than you’ll want to count. You’ll think you’re prepared when you get that first … 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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