Adoption Timeline

12/25/12 -Love at First Sight- I see this beautiful little girl listed as a waiting child. Decide now is the time I finally pursue adoption.

12/26/12- Request an Application

12/28/12 - Apply for Passport- Haven't left home state much!

12/29/12  - Find agency in our state to do HomeStudy

01/07/13 - Send out Applications to both agencies

02/21/13- Receive Dossier Paperwork

04/18/13- Home Study complete

06/18/13- Finally received Home Study report, Sent I600-A paperwork to USCIS, and documents to State for Authentication

6/26/13 Dossier Complete- Sent dossier to agency and from there it will be translated. Waiting for referral!

7/8/13- Request information about a little girl waiting for a family

7/22/13- Biometrics appointment

7/23/13 Receive referral for my little girl


  1. Congratulations and blessings for your journey. Yay for Congo adoption.

  2. Looking forward to following your journey! We're with LBB also and we're waiting to bring home three little sisters in the next few months (or several with the new embassy announcement :(