08/05/09: MYER’S ADOPTION FINALIZED
MASTEWAL AND AFTON’S READOPTION RECOGNIZED
03/04/09: ARRIVED IN USA: FOREVER FAMILY
03/03/09: LEAVE ADDIS TO RETURN TO AMERICA!
02/27/09: RECEIVED BOTH VISAS!
02/24/09: EMBASSY APPOINTMENT (SUBMITTED WAIVER)
02/23/09: PICKED UP CHILDREN
02/22/09: Arrive in ETHIOPIA
02/21/09: Leave for Ethiopia from D.C.
02/06/09: RECEIVED AIRLINE TICKETS
02/02/09: Reservations at New Flower Guesthouse Confirmed
01/30/09: EMBASSY DATE GIVEN: FEBRUARY 24!
01/15/09: OUR CASE PASSED COURT IN ETHIOPIA!
12/05/08: Found out second court date for Ethiopia: 01/15/09!
11/28/08: First Court Date in Ethiopia: Letter is needed from MOWA
11/03/08: Adoption Papers Signed, MYER PARKS BAILEY TRAVELS HOME!
10/30/08: Myer Parks Bailey Born!
10/27/08: Birthmom being INDUCED!
10/15/08: Court Date Given: NOVEMBER 28
10/14/08: Case Submitted to Court in Ethiopia
10/11/08: Found out that “Maybe Baby” is a BOY!
09/19/08: Officially Accepted Referral of “A”
08/20/08: Dossier Arrived in Ethiopia
08/19/08: Received Updated I-171H
08/15/08: Dossier to Ethiopia via FedEx
07/14/08: Officially Accepted Referral of “M”
05/20/08: Homestudy Visit/Update
05/16/08: Switched to Ethiopia Program
05/03/08: Met Birthmom for Domestic
04/24/08: First Phone Call with Birthmom (1 1/2 hours!)
04/19/08: Called Agency: Confirmed Our Interest in Pursuing Domestic Adoption
04/18/08: Phone Call from Domestic Agency: We’d like to run a situation by you, would you be interested?
04/15/08: Turning Point for Us Regarding Our Vietnam Adoption
04/09/08: Talked with Rep. from Domestic Adoption Agency: NOT INTERESTED!
04/02/08: Talked with Our SW: Are We Interested in Domestic, Since Things are Crazy w/Vietnam?
02/25/08: No License: As Reported from Embassy….Supposedly..We’re #1 for Referral?
02/22/08: Supposedly #2 for Referral
02/15/08: Supposedly #3 for Referral
01/29/08: License for New Province Supposedly Official…..NOT SO….According to Embassy
06/14/07: #5 for Infant Girl from Vietnam….Partner Agency Working on New Province
06/14/07: Told We Would Have a Three-Four Month Wait
04/30/07: Vietnam Dossier Complete and Authenticated
03/17/07: Fingerprinted for I-171H in Pittsburgh (St. Patricks Day Celebration)
02/26/07: 1-600A Submitted to USCIS
02/21/07: Homestudy Visit #2
02/05/07: Homestudy Visit #1
02/02/07: Approved w/Agency
01/31/07: Sent Application to Agency
01/11/07: Chose to Adopt from Vietnam
01/06/07: Emailed Adoption Agency Regarding Ethiopia Program: Program Not Open at This Time
08/29/06: Requested Information Pack from Agency
*Requested Information from CCI, CHI, Bethany Christian Services*
09/2005: Started Our Journey to OUR CHILDREN!