Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Our Paper Pregnancy

  1. Apply to America World. 02-16-09
  2. Wait for Approval. Received 02-27-09
  3. Return Adoption Agreement and First Payment. 03-02-09
  4. Wait for Homestudy Contact. 03-18-09
  5. Dossier Documents arrive from AWAA. 03-12-09
  6. Wait for Homestudy Documents to arrive. 03-18-09
  7. LET THE PAPER CHASE BEGIN 03-20-09
  8. Obtain Copies of Birth Certificates done
  9. Obtain Copy of Marriage License done
  10. Apply for Passports $702.70 07-03-09
  11. Request and Notarize Letters of Employment done
  12. Home Study Application done
  13. Autobiographies Completed done
  14. Criminal Background Checks
  15. ResidentialHistory done
  16. Statement of Faith done
  17. Medical Examinations for Each Member of the Family done
  18. Fire Protection Inspection 4/20/09
  19. Environmental Health Inspection 5-31-09
  20. Copies of Tax Returns done
  21. Pet Vaccination Verifications done
  22. Current Financial Statements done
  23. Create Floor Plan of the Home done
  24. Photo Session of the House done
  25. Home Study Reference Forms done - finally! :)
  26. Homestudy Interview 1 5-30-09
  27. Homestudy Interview 2 5-31-09
  28. Homestudy Interview 3 6-7-09
  29. Gina Hague Training Complete $87.50 5-30-09
  30. Jason Hague Training $87.50 6-4-09
  31. Reference Letter A 07-02-09
  32. Reference Letter B 07-12-09
  33. Reference Letter C 07-15-09
  34. Final Copy of Homestudy 07-01-09
  35. Receive Passports 07-11-09
  36. Criminal Background Check Jason $20.00 07-06-09
  37. Criminal Background Check Gina $25.00 07-06-09
  38. Send USCIS I-600A Application $860.00 07-06-09
  39. Receipt for I-600A arrives from USCIS office 07-10-09
  40. Family Photos Taken 07-12-09
  41. Mail off for State Certification of Docs 07-13-09
  42. Receive State Certification Documents 07-17-09
  43. Receive Fingerprint Appointments 07-23-09
  44. Complete Fingerprint Appointments 08-14-09
  45. Receive I-171H 08-25-09
  46. Mail Dossier to AWAA 08-25-09
  47. OFFICIALLY DTE 09-04-09
  48. Receive 4 year old Girl Referral 09-23-09
  49. Referral Nullified 09-24-09
  50. Sadness, Questions, Tears 09-24-09
  51. Peace, Resolve, Ready to Wait Again 09-25-09
  52. Receive Sibling Referrals 09-29-09
  53. Receive over and above and accept referral 10-06-09
  54. Receive Schedule of Court Date 10-29-09
  55. First Court Date - Failed - 12-01-09
  56. Pass Court 12-08-09
  57. Receive Tentative Travel Dates (TTD) 12-09-09
  58. Confirm Post Court Paperwork Complete 12-18-09
  59. Receive Confirmed Travel Dates 12-18-09
  60. Travel to Ethiopia 01-10-10
  61. Meet our Children 01-18-10
  62. Pick up our Children 01-19-10
  63. Arrive Home and Begin our New Crazy Life 01-23-10
  64. File for Re-Adoption in the State of Texas $308.00 07-14-10
  65. Court Appearance to Validate Adoption in U.S. 07-29-10

4 comments:

  1. 47. OFFICIALLY DTE 09-04-09
    48. Wait 6-12 months for referral

    ??? Whoever made this schedule was WAY off!!!

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  2. I still stand by my original claim! ;)

    ReplyDelete