Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Our Adoption Timeline

Here it is, our now complete adoption timeline:

  • 9/7/10 - go to court and legally become a family! Adoption completed!
  • 2/13/10 - obtain an adoption lawyer,begin work on finalization.
  • 2/2/10 - second post-placement visit
  • 12/8/09 - first post-placement visit
  • 11/09 - accept our match with baby J and become parents!! ♥ ♥
  • 10/09 - match falls through, waiting again..
  • 9/09 - get the call! accept the match, and wait a little longer..
  • 2/09 - waiting for the call
  • 1/09 - Homestudy Approved, Profile complete
  • 12/08 - Homestudy visit
  • 12/08 - WACAP Weekend
  • 10/08 - Began work on Homestudy Documents
  • 09/08 - accepted into WACAP AAI grant program
  • 09/08 - application accepted
  • 08/08 - WACAP Informational Meeting

There will be lots of other important milestones along our road as an adoptive family. But this chapter is closed.

Some stats:

Time from initial application to finalization = 2 years, 1 month

Time from initial application to meeting baby J = 15 months

Time officially waiting = 9 months

Time from placement to finalization = 10 months, almost to the day

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