Thursday, February 14, 2013

Our Adoption Timeline

12/10/12
Spoke with an adoption agency in Arizona that do Mexican adoptions and spoke with Gladney Adoption Agency, who informed us of our unlikeliness to be accepted.

12/11/12
Pre-application completed and turned in to Gladney Agency.

12/16/12
Rejected from Gladney Agency for domestic infant adoption for being fertile and already having one child.  Gladney asked us to look into international adoption.

12/16/12
Emailed Gladney and thanked them for their help.  Also explained that we have decided not to pursue international adoption at this time.

12/17/12
After our research of all agencies in the area, we decided on Buckner, a Christian adoption agency.  We filled out the pre-application and sent it the same day.

12/23/12
Decision to switch adoption to foster to adopt if Buckner did not work out.

12/31/12
Emailed Buckner to make sure they received our application.  SW emailed back to say she was on vacation.

1/4/13
Received a call from Buckner saying we were pre-approved for the domestic infant adoption!!!  Orientation scheduled.

1/10/13
Orientation rescheduled due to SW personal reasons.

1/24/13
Three hour orientation where we learned about the process with Buckner.  Decided Buckner was definitely the place for us.

1/25/13
Started filling out our application for adoption!

2/13/13
Discovered I am cancerfree and continued application process!

3/16/13
Mailed in Application! Wawho!

4/24/13
Made FBI fingerprint appointment.

5/2/13
FBI fingerprint appt. completed!