Adoption Timeline

2010- Amanda feeling burdened that something is missing from the family (a child)
July 2011- Amanda shared her desire to have another child (outloud).

August 2011- Started researching and praying.

September 4th-Met with the Jay family to hear their adoption story.

September 6th 2011- We both start two weeks of prayer and meditation on if and how to add to our family.

September 18th 2011- Sent in our application to AWAA for the Ethiopia Program!

September 20th, 2011- Officially accepted into the AWAA Ethiopia Program!

October 31st, 2011- Sent in our first initial paperwork and payment, now starts the "paper pregnancy" :)

December 1st  2011- Started our Homestudy Process.

January 15th, 2012- Received our first copy of the Homestudy.

January 27th, 2012 - Recieved notarized copy of the Homestudy.

January 30th, 2012 - I 600A application sent to USCIS

February 8th, 2012 - I 600A application recieved, biometrics scheduled.

February 14th, 2012 - His Little Feet Choir Here

March 13th, 2012 - Biometrics Appointment

March 15th, 2012 - Reviewed addendum for upping age range and adding a sibling request

April 8th, 2012  - Sent our Dossier to AWAA

April 20th, 2012 - Official DTE date!!!
Spring Break, 2013- Saw our son on our agencies Waiting Child List

April 20th, 2013- Official one year DTE anniversary.

May 29th, 2013 - MOWCYA date- WE PASSED!!!!

June 17th, 2013 - We fly to Ethiopia and have our Court Date- WE PASSED!!!!!!!!

July 25th, 2013- Amanda leaves to go back to Ethiopia to stay until we pass Embassy
August,15 2014- N lands in the US and is HOME!!!!!

Now the real journey begins...