We are in the final days of our home study. Right now we're just waiting for the state to verify we paid our taxes in 2007 due to conflicting information on our credit report. They said it can take up to 10 days from last friday so sometime next week!
once the home study is done, its probably a matter of minutes before we get the first call for a placement. The social worker doing our home study is also the county's home finder for incoming children, so she's already told us to be prepared for the ink to not even be dry on the approval before she's calling us :)
Vicky- Soon to be Foster parent! Lurking for advice.
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What was your (or is your child's) favorite Dr Seuss book? (its our nursery's decor)
Congrats. We tried to adopt from foster care for 3 nightmarish yrs. Looking for an older, special needs child. Got a social worker with a bad attitude toward Christian homeschoolers. Disasterous. So we checked out the waiting children's list from China. We had visions of a 5 or 6 yr old little sister to our then 10 yr old bio daughter. Our daughter looked over my shoulder while I was looking at the list. She cracked up laughing and pointed. And all our plans for another daughter went out the window. She pointed at the most mischievious face I'd ever seen and declared, "That's MY brother!" We brought him home 10 months later, just shy of his 5th b-day. He is absolutely perfect, cleft palate/lip, vision problems, growth delays, speech impairment, and all. Just perfect. Some of his first English words were the names of boys she liked. So he could tease her. Perfect.
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