Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Adoption Application Packet Submitted!

We got our adoption application packet submitted last Friday minus both our self-studies and driving records from Florida. The driving records arrived yesterday in the mail and got sent off today. We also got our copy of the sanitation inspection so hopefully CHSFS got their copy as well. I had planned to submit my self-study with the packet, but last week ended up being pretty busy and then my monthly friend arrived so I was feeling pretty tired. I figured since John's couldn't get to his until after his final exams, I would just wait and do mine when he does his. I like to be able to bounce things off of him as I write so waiting will work out well. They have no problem with us attending the pre-adoption class on Friday since we are only missing these two things. I can't believe we are almost done with the application! They are still waiting for the results of our state and FBI background checks, child abuse clearance, and 1 reference letter (1 has been received already and 1 is on the way). After they get all these documents we will have our interviews and home visit.

I had planned for us to go the CHSFS office and drop off the application packet together and get a picture. However, one thing you learn pretty quickly as a military wife is flexibility. John ended up having a review session for one of his final exams so that plan went out the window. We did manage to get a couple pictures of us with our completed application packet so I guess that it all that matters (I asked my co-worker to take a picture of us at work).





Fluorescent light is not my friend. Oh well, the important thing is to document the journey so we can share it with our child.

6 comments:

Our Journey... said...

Excited for you guys!

Flakymn said...

Actually Becky, I really liked these pics of you -- esp. the first one. I was going to comment how great you looked!!!

A said...

Congratulations on finishing!! What a relief- you are one step closer to your little one!

(I also think they're great pictures!)

Lisa said...

YEA! I agree with A, they are great pictures!

Stacey said...

WooHoo! Great news & love the pics! Really hopeful for you guys!!

Joia said...

How exciting! I think it's totally cool that you're keeping track of all of the milestones with pictures - great idea! =)