Monthly Archives: June 2011

We are officially DTC!

I just got the email…we are officially DTC (documents to China) today!  Our dossier was airmailed to China and it will be received on Monday.  Since we already have preapproval to adopt Alex, they will put our dossier on the … Continue reading

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Dossier…GONE!

Copying our dossier Helping me sort and staple I thought I would feel relief when I put that multi page document in a Fedex envelope and sent it off to our agency…but I almost felt like I was putting a … Continue reading

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Our I797 on its way back from the Houston Consulate

Yay!!!!  I just tracked our Fedex package and it was put in the system at approximately 3:30 pm on its way back to us.  I should have our authenticated I797 in my hands tomorrow morning.  What does this mean???  It … Continue reading

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Photos of our son

Our adoption agency posted photos of our son, so I am reposting here. Since they made them public, I assume I have the same right to do so. Here are a few!!! So excited!!!! Alex and one of his friends.  … Continue reading

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Secretary of State: I-797

Ok, admittedly, this is going to be a very boring post for most. But, it is all part of the adoption process. As you know, we were thrilled to get our I797 from the USCIS last week. It came in … Continue reading

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Vivian Loves Her New Room Color

As evidenced by the above photo, Vivian loves her new room color. I was not very sure about the color, but she picked it out and so I rolled it on. I looked at other purple colors that I would … Continue reading

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I797 HERE!

YAY!!!!!!!!!!!! Our mailed was delivered yesterday afternoon sometime. It was sitting on the porch this morning when we got up and started getting dressed for church. Vivian noticed we had a bunch of mail and packages out on the porch. … Continue reading

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