Our Adoption Time Line

June 2013 - Diagnosed with "infertility"
June 2, 2014 - We decide that God is calling us to adopt and not pursue fertility treatment!
July 3, 2014 -  We submit our formal application to Bethany Christian Services
July 15, 2014 - We attend a Bethany Christian Services International Adoption Information meeting
July 31, 2014 - We are formally accepted into the BCS Ethiopia program!
August 19,2014 - We attend a BCS domestic adoption information meeting and decide to transfer into that program
September 4, 2014 -We received our home study paperwork packet and are now "paper pregnant"
September 28, 2014 - We submit our home study paperwork to Bethany
October 20, 2014 - We have our first home study meeting with our social worker
November 3, 2014 - We had our individual interviews with our social worker in Bedford, VA
November 14-15, 2014 - We attend Bethany's 2 day domestic adoption training and learn A LOT!!
December 2, 2014 -  Our final home study meeting/ home inspection with our social worker
January 16, 2015 - We send our finished profile books to Bethany's office
January 28, 2015 - Our homestudy is approved and we are officially a waiting family.
August 1, 2015 - We move, so our homestudy is no longer valid
August 11, 2015 - Our social worker completes a homestudy update
August 25, 2015 - Our Homestudy update is approved and we are exactly where we were before we moved
October 13, 2016 - we were matched with an expectant mother due November 11
October 17, 2016- we find out the baby has died. We grieve and go back to waiting
December 28, 2016 - We get the call about Adrian
December 30, 2016 - We meet and love Adrian's birth mom, meet Adrian and take him home.

1 comment:

  1. This really touched me! I pray for you while you travel on this journey! I hope to adopt one day. Bless you! :)