Tag Archives: trusting God

Adoption Stories: Post 1

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

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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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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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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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Dear Mom

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Forever Family

On March 4, 2016 Dropping Anchors Mama, Jay, adopted her youngest son Elijah. We have been over the moon excited for them and their family. This excitement has started to reach many, many other people. Elijah’s adoption announcement was shared … 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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Meet the Mama: Kate

Tell us a little about yourself. “I am a flawed and funny human who publicly rebels against being labeled, classified or stuffed into a socially acceptable box. This makes me sort of awkward, and makes others super uncomfortable. I know … Continue reading

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Pieces of My Heart

October 14, 2013. 10:30pm. I was laying in bed with my sleeping husband beside me, flipping through Parents magazine after placing an order for a car seat cover from a coupon I found. I picked up my phone and took … Continue reading

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