Friday, March 18, 2011

And it begins...

  Well, it's been over 24 hours and the shock has worn off (a little) and we are now on to the paperwork...

If you've ever wondered what the first step is after being accepted to an adoption agency, the answer is paperwork!  Lots and lots of paperwork--to read, to sign, and to go over as a couple, diligently ensuring understanding of each intricate detail.  Or maybe the wife goes over it and the hubs just signs in faith:).

Here's our new favorite thing:  the file folder of paperwork

I want to thank everyone for the initial outpouring of support, celebration, and prayer.  We feel so blessed to have so many friends and family members who love us enough to make this a reality.

On a special side note, we are at my parents house this weekend enjoying my mom's birthday.  Happy Birthday to my great Momma!  Thanks for teaching me about shoes, cooking, and the Lord.  You rock!

Here's to my Mom!


  1. So excited for you guys! I look forward to following your adoption journey. It's something Chris and I are considering in the future. What a blessing!

  2. Awesome!! Ps, you need a bigger file folder for storage. We had one of those boxes that the files hang in. It was super handy to keep everything organized!
    WHoop Whoop! Go Soetes!

  3. Liz, I love all your knowledge! We will have to invest in a box once we get a little more than the welcome packet!