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Finding Ava. . .part 3 of 3- back to the beginning

Our entire adoption process with Ava took about four years and seven months.  Although it seemed sudden, it actually was a very long journey.  It was 2012 when Phil and I felt a very strong desire to add to our family through adoption. 1,933 more words

Living Joy

Day 11

Oliver is 11 days old today, which means that I’ve been in Phoenix now for 8 days. I was able to spend my first few nights at my Granny’s house, which I really enjoyed. 1,064 more words

Net snares stingers but can’t stop baby croc

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Beth Conn

Just the Facts: Infant Adoption

In one of my adoption groups today, I was astonished at a lot of the misinformation that was being shared. I expect someone who hasn’t been through the process to be naive regarding what adoption looks like, but I was surprised to find it in the adoption community as well. 1,075 more words

Home Study Finalized!

It’s official!! We are Home Study approved!!!

The last few months have been very busy for us not only with the home study process but also by working on getting everything in order for after being approved. 134 more words

The Home Study has Arrived!

Hi Everyone!

Well we have been assigned to our social worker, Mykelti, and have officially started our final steps to completing our Home Study!  It is hard to believe that we are at this point in the process but we both are so excited to be this far.  70 more words


The Wait.

I understand that I’ve been approved for only a bit over three months, but I’ve been waiting for years. You don’t wake up one day and decide to adopt. 227 more words