Category Archives: Adoption

Checking In

Wow, it’s been almost a month since I last posted.  Life has gotten crazy.  A few updates: Adoption – we met the expectant parents on April 21.  The meeting went really well, and they seem like great people.  She’s not … Continue reading

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Adoption: The Call

This afternoon we received the much anticipated call from our social worker — we’ve been chosen!  It’s a boy!  I am excited but scared.  Overwhelmed.  I have so many thoughts running through my head.  By mid-May we may finally be … Continue reading

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Adoption: Big Decisions

It’s been a while since I posted!  With being out of town much of last week and starting a new class this week, time has flown by. Source J and I have also spent a lot of time thinking and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Last night J and I took it easy and toasted the new year at home with a bottle of champagne.  We had intended to play board games all evening but instead got caught up working on our adoption profile.  We … Continue reading

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Chocolate Wednesday

J and I had so much fun tonight.  What did we do?  We chocolate-dipped everything edible we could find in the kitchen — almonds, dates, almond stuffed dates, peanuts, raisins, pretzels, oreos, coconut and…BACON!  I know the bacon/chocolate combo is … Continue reading

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Adoption: First Meeting With Our Social Worker

Well, we finally had our first meeting with our social worker yesterday.  She seemed surprised by how much we had done already — medical exams, clearances, and employment verification letter.  We scheduled our homestudy meeting for 12/21, so J and … Continue reading

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First Step

We took our first step towards growing our family today…we put our application for adoption in the mail!  As of the beginning of last week, we thought we knew which agency we wanted to work with.  However, weeks ago I … Continue reading

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