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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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What to Expect When Your Adult Child Becomes a Foster Parent

Guest Post by Brian Herzog, father of Dropping Anchors Mama Stephanie Hagen It is definitely a mixed bag of emotions to watch your child enter into foster parenting. There’s the incredible pride to know your adult child is doing something … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Promise Keeping

Recently I was asked if I could give one piece of advice to a new foster/adoptive parent, what would it be? Immediately, I knew what I would say. I wanted to share that with all of you, also. It was … Continue reading

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