Care Package Two & A Mega Update

First things first – Where are we at in the process right now and when do we get to go get him? Well… According to the chart below, we are waiting on Step 11.  Thursday our Article 5 will be picked up from the US Consulate in Guangzhou and sent to the CCCWA (Step 12). […]

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A New Chapter… (We Got LOA!)

Happy New Year!  It’s 2015!  The year we will get to bring our son home.  And we are so close!  Looky what we got here… This is our Letter Seeking Confirmation (otherwise known as LOA or Letter of Approval)… it means… China has officially approved us to adopt Ezra! We waited 68 days on this […]

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LID… and All I want for Christmas is Our LOA

As of October 22, we were officially LID!  That means our dossier is logged into CCCWA’s system. On a traditional China adoption timeline, LID would mean that you are able to be matched with a child, and you would begin waiting for a referral.  Since Ezra is considered “special needs” and found us back in […]

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No More Paperchasing… Hopefully

Wednesday I picked up our documents from the Chinese Consulate in Houston.  I was sweating bullets thinking that they might gave refused to authenticate something, but thankfully I walked right in and picked them up without any problems.  I immediately made copies of everything and sent all the documents plus pictures to our agency.  This is […]

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A Tiny Update… Enough To Hold On To

In case you are not following along, we are in the beginning stages of adopting a child with albinism from China. We submitted our LOI (Letter of Intent) on February 27th with hopes of receiving PA (pre-approval) to adopt a specific child. It has now been over a month since then and we still have […]

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