Category Archives: Adoption

Orphan Sunday

Today is Orphan Sunday. We are celebrating that our babies are no longer orphans, but brother, sister, son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, niece, nephew, cousin and friend.

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Trying not to stress!

Well, I am very excited!  There is nothing like pulling out fluffy little girls skirts and cute little boy vests to make you all squishy inside!  hehe.  This morning, I was tired of studying, so I pulled out our suitcases, … Continue reading

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CA confirmed and OFF TO CHINA!

Wow…ummm….I am in….shock!  We received confirmation of our Consulate Appointment today.  It was set for 12/7!  So, that means we leave one week from tomorrow!  I thought for sure, considering the mass amounts of TAs that were issued, that we … Continue reading

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We have TA!!!

It is about time!!!!  So happy!  Just sent in some paperwork our agency needs before they can request our Consulate Appointment.  We told them the earliest available will be fine with us.  So, that means we could leave as early … Continue reading

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Playing With My Camera

I took a basic camera course at LSUA this past Thursday.  I learned some good things about portrait and landscape photos.  The teacher was excellent and gave me some great things to keep in mind while photographing the Great Wall in … Continue reading

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Article 5

Our Article 5 letter was picked up from the U.S. Consulate in Guanzhou and delivered to the China Center for Children’s Welfare and Adoption (CCCWA).  We should get our travel approval issued in the next 2-4 weeks.  (We are told … Continue reading

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Passports are ready!

We received our passports back this week from our agency with our Chinese entry visa stamped in them.  One more step closer! On another note, after looking at these pictures, I fully understand why most adoption agencies will NOT schedule … Continue reading

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