The story of the life & times of ME starting 11/11/08. A little of eveything.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Back to Costa Rica posts (I'm getting closer to getting all our pictures cataloged)...My blog is essentially our family scrapbook/photo album so if I don't document here it doesn't get documented. These weren't actually taken by me for a change!
(Surf action pictures)
Getting our instructions
The observer - so cute!
It seems so much easier for the little ones
Up and going
G'pa S - a total surf dude!
The falling pictures of all of us are the BEST!!
Now it's DH's turn
This is my favorite!!! Thumbs up & toes curled!!
Now me...I have to admit I'm not comfortable showing
Birthparents-Real Parents Birthparents-Natural Parents Birthchild-Real Child Make an adoption plan-Put up for adoption Choose adoption-Give up for adoption Was adopted-Is adopted Parent a Child-Keep a child Came to the family through adoption- Not their own child Child of unmarried parents-Illegitimate child Single parent-Unwed mother Unplanned, unintended, or untimely pregnancy- Unwanted pregnancy
05/09/12 - 05/11/12 - JC transitioned with baby in him foster home.
05/07/12 - We all got to visit with our baby in his foster home.
05/02/12 - Noah got to meet his baby brother.
04/26/12 - Heard from Foster mom and SW to schedule placement.
04/24/12 - Met OUR SON in his foster home...waiting to hear about placement
04/17/12 - Called State Adoption to confirm we would like placement of match. Set meeting to meet our son on 4/24/12.
04/16/12 - Meeting with State Adoption SW, CPS worker & placement specialist to review file for possible match.
04/11/12 - MC Meeting with State Adoptions SW for Home Study
Learned a little more about a possible match
04/05/12 - JC Meeting with State Adoptions SW for Home study
Learned a little about a few cases that might fit
04/05/12 - Rec'd call from RCS about possible placement - declined
04/02/12 - Photo album complete
03/28/12 - Meeting with State Adoptions SW for Home study
02/16/12 - JC had to re-do fingerprints for State Adoptions
02/02/12 - Meeting with State Adoption SW for home study
02/07/12 - Rec'd call from RCS - no need for placement :(
01/24/12 - Accepted placement from RCS - waiting...
01/23/12 - Rec'd call for Placement from RCS
11/08/11 - Complete file mailed to RCS
Complete file mailed to State Adoptions
11/02/11 - TB Tests read
10/31/11 - TB Tests done
10/22/11 - RCS Training
10/16/11 - RCS Training
05/25/11 - Recieved application packet for State Adoptions
05/16/11 - Meeting in home with State Adoptions SW
05/13/11 - Meeting with RCS/training
02/24/11 - Profile questionnaires mailed
02/15/11 - MC Vehicle Inspection
02/14/11 - JC Vehicle Inspection (that's a new one)
02/12/11 - Attended RCS Orientation
02/07/11 - Decided on a course and mailed application
02/02/11 - Recieved paperwork in the mail
01/31/11- Started making calls and learning more
01/03/11 - Started researching and researching
Our Adoption Journey Time Line
10/21/09 - We did today! 10/17/09 - Will we have a baby?? - NOPE 09/09/09 - Ultrasound 08/24/09 - Met birth family 08/17/09 - Got the call! Matched 05/04/09 - Approved and waiting 03/17/09 - Homestudy started 02/11/09 - CPR training 02/05/09 - Psyc evals 02/04/09 - Fingerprinted 01/27/09 - Attended workshop 10/15/09 - Application submitted 10/01/08 - First contact with agency