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Old 01-22-2013, 04:00 PM
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Finally!!!!


After what seem like forever, I finally got the call. I went to pick up my baby girl on last week. I'm still in shock. It has been non stop for me since she's been home. I'm super excited, I just want to encourage those whose still waiting. Your blessing is coming when you least expect it. Keep praying, trusting, and believing. God kept his word and if he did it for me, he will do it for you.
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January 2013 I got "the call" and went picked ladybug up the next day.
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Old 01-22-2013, 04:27 PM
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Congratulations on your new daughter!
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:19 PM
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Its a girl! Congratulations!!! I can't wait to hear your story.


Oh it's such a whirlwind....but then the crying ( a few weeks from now) makes it feel like the longest moment ever

So happy for you and I don't even know you! just reminds me of 10 months ago....which feels like yesterday aside from the curious babe that reminds me a fully baby proofed room is never fully baby proofed!

Congrats!
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Old 01-23-2013, 08:32 PM
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Congratulations - so exciting!!
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Old 01-24-2013, 01:29 AM
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Congratulations!!!!
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Former Fostermom (2004-2010) fostered 3 children
Fostermom to one child for 4 years; child reunited with his mom but he's still an active part of my life.
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November 2010 - Submitted Application for Private Domestic Adoption
March 2011 - Homestudy approved/waiting to be matched
August 2011 - Received "the call" for a baby born the night before! Birthmom signed TPR papers 72 hours later
January 2012 - Birthdad's rights terminated
February 2012 - Finalized!
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:32 AM
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woohoo!!! congrats
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:42 AM
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Yay!! So exciting!!! I hope to be joining you in the "new momma" phase this year. God's Blessings to you both.
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:52 AM
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Congrats on your new baby girl!

Those first few weeks are quite overwhelming yet the most amazing! Try to rest and enjoy every minute of it! Time flies by!
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Old 01-28-2013, 05:25 AM
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Yay!!! I'm so happy for you. Enjoy your baby girl!
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6/09- Home Study approved and "in the books"
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4/5/12- Sweetpea is born and in my arms!
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Old 01-30-2013, 04:12 PM
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Thanks everyone.
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November 2011 Officially started adoption process...

January 2012 First Interview..

February 2012 Second Interview

March 2012 Homestudy Complete...

April 2012 I'm APPROVED and Waiting....


January 2013 I got "the call" and went picked ladybug up the next day.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:20 AM
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Much congradulations. Wish I knew how you did it. I started in February 2010 and am still waiting. Not that I haven't been matched potentially, but once I was misinterpretted something I said and was never asked if that was what I really meant (was a really good interview too). Most of the possible matches I see are thwarted because the child's caseworker never responds to my coordinator's inquiries. I don't think the matching process is taken seriously.
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:15 PM
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I believe that W8n went the route of a "domestic agency adoption." It sounds like you are going through foster care. Both have their pros and cons and both tend to be a roller coaster ride...you just have to find the one that works for you.
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2/1/2013 - Homestudy Completed and Approved!
2/20/2013 - Officially "Active" with agency Let the wild ride begin!
3/18/2013 - Matched Baby Boy due in July!!!!!!
7/22/2013 - Home with my Little Guy!!
12/31/2013 - Finalized Just in time!!
2013 - Best year ever!!!
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Old 03-05-2013, 10:55 AM
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Congratulations--I hope everything is still going well.
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Decided on Guatemalan adoption: December 2004;
Signed with agency: January 2005;
Home study completed: May 2005;
Dossier submitted: End of August 2005;
Two referrals fall through, much nonsense: October 2005-May 2006;
3rd referral for Danna Gabriela: Born April 1, 2006, referred May 2006;
PGN: November 18, 2006
3 previos!: January 12, 2007 through June 2008
Out of PGN, August 14, 2007!
Got Pink!!!
Found out: October 3, 2007
Gotcha Day: October 14, 2007!!
Appointment is October 15, 2007!

Home forever: October 17th, 2007!
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