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June 18, 2010

We have FINALLY been approved by the ICBF in Colombia to adopt an infant age 0-2.  Now our wait officially starts!  I really don’t know how long it will be, our best estimate is 3-4 years from now.  Which will make our total adoption time 6 years!  Yikes!  I am sure it is worth the wait, but is very daunting to think about.  It really does not seem like we have already been in process for 2 years, so I am hoping that will continue to be the case.  I don’t want to wish time away, but life goes so fast…our referral will come when the time is right.  Now all we have to do is keep up with our I-600 and we should be good to go!  Hurrah!

9 Comments leave one →
  1. Kelly permalink
    June 18, 2010 7:12 pm

    Congrats on this achievement! Wow – the wait time has really gone up since we looked at Colombia. I’m glad you have A to keep you busy in the meantime!

  2. June 18, 2010 7:13 pm

    WOOO HOOO!!!! Finally!! So excited for you all!! Cannot believe it has taken this long…but happy that you did not have anymore delays! Call me when you can and give me the scoop!! Tick…tock…

  3. Melissa permalink
    June 19, 2010 7:17 am

    This is the best news I’ve heard all week! Hallelujah! After all your years of paperwork, finally! I’m very happy for you. Now I will pray for a shorter wait time… 🙂

  4. June 21, 2010 7:11 am

    Yay!! Congrats on getting approved. Its a long wait but at least you have someone to occupy your time between now and then! She’ll be a great big sister!

  5. Grandma Allen permalink
    June 23, 2010 7:32 am

    I sure messed up that last comment! What I meant to say was Love the pictures and to know another Grandchild is on the way someday. Love ya two have a great day! MOM

  6. Liz permalink
    June 24, 2010 7:53 pm

    Yeah! We are so excited for you guys. Thanks for the updates!

  7. Cara permalink
    June 29, 2010 8:35 pm

    that is excellent news! It seems like a long time, but life seems to go fast these days! Best of luck with the rest of the adoption!

  8. shonkeybaby permalink
    September 8, 2010 10:27 am

    Congratulations!! There was a new ICBF list posted with a lot of movement. It looks like people approved in Feb 07 have referrals. Still a loooog time but at least moving in the right direction.

  9. Melissa permalink
    September 9, 2010 9:23 pm

    Dude. It’s been two months. Blog, baby, blog! I would like to see some adorable pictures of your precious little girl.

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