Thursday, March 10, 2011


Adoption update. We are moving along in Phase 2. We think all of the actual paperwork is turned in...finally. There was so many papers to be filled out. You can fax most papers to them, but they really do want the originals of almost everything. No biggie though. April is an exciting month. There are some classes that we have to take - course specific (don't ask me on what because I can't remember right now). It's an Oregon requirement. After much researching done by Nic and phone calls he made, our options are: #1 travel to Portland in April and have 3 days worth of classes. Free classes. Just pay for gas to get up there. No tests to take. #2 take the classes on-line and pay over $200 for them. No thanks. Take tests. Obviously we're going to choose option #1. The next class aren't held again until August. April will also bring one of the final steps of Phase 2: last of the interviews and the home study. Our case manager will come about mid-April and just bust out everything in a couple of hours. After all of this is done, we pay the application fee, which pretty much says we are ready to take a baby ANYTIME. Ahh!!! I seriously can't believe we are so close to having our names out there and placement. It seriously seems so unreal. We have been trying to start our family for almost 2 years now. It seems like it hasn't take us a long time to get here, but at the same time it seems like it's taken FOREVER. Things are winding down and then the waiting game can begin. :)


Mamaappah said...

So, so excited for you both! What a fantastic journey, can't wait to hear more updates!

Summer said...

Yay! How exciting! I can't wait to see how this all unfolds for you guys!


suzanne said...

Lets pray a baby here for you!

Keri Blue said...

We're very excited for you guys! Teri just forwarded your blog link to us. The adoption process is full of ups and downs--and is COMPLETELY worth it!!! Call us anytime if you need help, advice, moral support...anything!!!

Love, Keri & Adam