Our Adoption Time Line

Here’s a time line of our adoption process. There were times it felt longer and others shorter, but I think it’s fairly decent. January 19, 2010—Decided to adopt January –Mailed out application to first agency March 10—Denied through agency (religious differences) March 12—New application to new agency (West Sands Adoptions) March 17—Began home study March […]

Quick Update.

Not much going on right now. Still waiting, but September is the estimated month that we should get a referral, so I’m praying hard! We got our USCIS approval today, so that’s a big load off. A few weeks after we sent in our form, I got a letter back from them saying our dossier […]

Finished Book 2.

I actually finished a book with chapters!! I’m embarrassed to say it’s the first one since Dean was born. Yep, 2 years…I used to be an avid reader, but other things and fatigue usually change my time I once spent for reading. Anyway, it was a good book. Upbeat, positive yet keeping a real perspective. […]

New Update!

So for awhile now we’ve been waiting on our home study to be complete. Yesterday, we got the completed report back and we passed 🙂 Yay!! So we mailed off our I-600a, which is a petition to adopt an orphan. That goes to USCIS and takes from 5 weeks-3 months to be approved. We also […]