Up Till Now
3-3-12 Chose Adoption Center of Hope as our agency.
3-6-12 Sent first email to Hope4Kids asking for info on home studies.
3-9-12 Began work on 20 copies of our adoption profile.
3-12-12 Received and began filling out contract from Adoption Center of Hope.
3-15-12 Mailed cashier's check to Hope4Kids for our home study program.
3-16-12 Fingerprinting completed.
3-23-12 Had first in-person meeting with Michelle from Adoption Center of Hope. Turned in adoption profiles, contract, and deposit payment.
3-27-12 Adoption orientation meeting at Hope4Kids.
4-6-12 Our profile and picture were added to Adoption Center of Hope's website.
4-8-12 Announced our adoption to extended family on Easter Sunday! Woohoo!!
4-9-12 Josh's adoption physical.
4-13-12 CPR/first aid training with Red Cross.
4-20-12 Kristen's adoption physical.
5-22-12 Home study inspection and interviews.
6-22-12 Found out we were pregnant!
7-8-12 Home study approved!
11-24-12 Our daughter went home to heaven.
2-4-13 Featured family on Adoption Center of Hope's website.
5-8-13 Kristen's adoption physical for our home study update.
5-13-13 Josh's adoption physical for our home study update.
5-14-13 Fingerprinting update complete. (As if they change?)
7-23-13 Started our adoption YouTube channel.
8-8-13 Started our "Adoption Love" blog.
8-24-13 Home study amendment inspection and interview.
8-25-13 Started our "Adoption Love" Facebook page.
10-10-13 Informed by our social worker that our adoption physicals from May had been misplaced.
11-5-13 Emailed redone adoption physicals to our social worker.
11-24-13 Took our adoption "maternity" pictures.
1-8-14 (morning) Our home study update (the one we started back in May) was finally approved!!
1-8-14 (evening) Our daughter was born and we got the BEST call of our lives!!
1-14-14 Our daughter arrived at her forever home!!
1-30-14 First post placement visit with Hope4Kids social worker.
2-15-14 Our Adoption shower.
2-17-14 Second post placement visit with Hope4Kids social worker.
3-21-14 Last post placement visit with Hope4Kids social worker.
1-8-15 Happy first birthday to our beautiful daughter!!
1-14-15 Found out we were pregnant!! (On the anniversary of Squeaks' homecoming!!)
4-6-15 Finalized Squeaks' adoption in court!!
9-13-15 Our handsome Little Dude was born!
1-8-16 Squeaks turned TWO!!
...Raising our arrows...