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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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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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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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Happy Birthday, Little One.

Two years ago today I held a slip of paper in my hand; It was our foster care license. We had been in the process for 9 months exactly, but had been planning and preparing for foster children our whole … Continue reading

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Remembering the Kids Who Have Moved On

In the days before our first foster daughter—the one who made me a mom—left to be reunited with an extended family member, I had my husband help me paint her hand pink and press it onto white card stock. I … Continue reading

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