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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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How to tick off a Mama Bear with 5 little words

“Did you have them tested?” she asked. “Tested for WHAT?!” I replied while secretly hoping she wouldn’t say what I thought she would say. But alas, she did. “You know… to make sure they aren’t… (whispers) ‘crazy‘ before you decided … Continue reading

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Did I do good, Mama?!

This was the question my daughter asked me on report card day. She was so proud to have gotten her report card and couldn’t wait to show it to me. I glanced down at the stack of papers. I am … 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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What is Foster Care?

As a foster parent there are constantly questions and comments coming at us from all directions. A lot of times I’ll smile and nod maybe give a quick generic answer, especially if I have my children with me. While I wish … Continue reading

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Meet the Mama: Heather

Tell us a little about yourself. “Hi! I’m Heather. I live in Southern California with my husband Dean and son Michael. I also have two step kids, Laurel and Casey. Laurel is in 10th grade and Casey just graduated from … Continue reading

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Meet the Mama: Casey

Tell us a little about yourself. “Hi! I’m Casey. I live in a small town in northeast Texas with my husband Josh, daughter Rylie, and our three other little loves. I’m a photographer with a love for organization, and I’m … Continue reading

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Meet the Mama: Leslie C.

Tell us a little about yourself. “I’m married to my high school sweetheart, Kevin, who is an engineer/firefighter. We celebrated 16 years of marriage in June! We live in Northern California with our (currently) three children. When I am not … Continue reading

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Meet the Mama: Martina

  Tell us a little about yourself. “Hey, I’m Martina. My husband is Jason. I’m a graphic designer for a magazine publishing company and he’s a professional guitarist who tours, records and writes music. Together we love all kinds of … Continue reading

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Q&A With the Dropping Anchors Crew

If you aren’t a part of the crazy world of foster care, then it’s likely you have some questions about how it works. We opened our lives up to chaos the moment we decided to become a foster family and there … Continue reading

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