Our Adoption Story
(This page is still in the works but I wanted to get the timeline moved, I will write up more later.)
We decided to adopt in August, 2007 and announced it to the world in October.
Read about The Call here.
Our Adoption Timeline
- 08/2007 Researched Adoption Agencies
- 09/08/07 Attended CHI’s Information Meeting
- 09/23/07 Applied to CHI
- 10/03/07 Applied to Home Study Agency
- 10/04/07 Accepted by CHI
- 10/27/07 CIS Fingerprinting
- 11/16/07 First Home Study Visit
- 11/17-18/07 Adoption Classes
- 11/30/07 Second Home Study Visit
- 12/24/07 Certified by Pinal County
- 01/06/08 DVD Course Completed
- 01/08/08 Home Study sent to CIS
- 01/26/08 First Time Parents’ Class
- 02/21/08 CIS Approval
- 02/22/08 Dossier Authenticated, sent to CHI
- 02/28/08 Dossier sent to Washington, D.C.
- 03/07/08 Dossier sent to Ethiopia
- 12/13/08 2nd CIS Fingerprinting
- 02/11/09 Referral Received
- 04/15/09 Home Study Extension Visit
- 05/08/09 Court Date
- 05/14/09 2nd Court Date
- 05/18/09 3rd Court Date
- 06/06/09 Travel Date
- 06/08/09 Met Noah and Ezra!
- 06/16/09 Home with Noah and Ezra
- 12/07/09 Re-Adoption Day