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Smash Cake Dreams | Dropping Anchors – Foster Parents Article

Three and a half years ago we were celebrating my daughters 6th birthday. It hit me hard that I would never celebrate any birthdays with my foster son. This baby that I loved more than life itself would soon be leaving me, and not only would I never get to see him celebrate any of his birthdays, he wouldn’t even remember who I was in a few short months. You know what? That’s the hardest part of fostering babies in…

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Two excuses to not become foster parents – Foster Parents Article

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 of them, and then fly home. We tell our American friends and family about how great it was to hold them, how awesome it was to love them, and we smile upon our remembrances. But all too often, that’s where the…

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