Chinese Proverb

Red Threads:
When a child is born, an invisible red thread reaches out from the child's spirit and connects to all important people who will enter the child's life. As the child grows, the threads shorten, bringing closer those people who are destined to be together.
Chinese Proverb

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Good News Today

We got an update today. 3 new photos included. We were told he is doing well and is on track developmentally. He is now over 11 kg. We just hope LOA is on the way. Many people say when you get an update LOA is close behind. I hope that is true. We need this LOA. We are ready to go to China and bring our big boy home.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

We Heard Back

Our China program director called today. She said our dossier is now in review and we should have LOA in 2-3 weeks. She said there was a lot of dossiers to arrive in China at the same time so it created a back log. She assured us our adoption is still on track and we will have Austin home before the end of the year. Not the news we wanted to hear that we would still be waiting 2-3 weeks but at least we got news.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Still Waiting for LOA

I have to admit I am getting impatient. A lot of families that have waited less time than us have gotten their LOA. It seems to be no one at our agency is getting LOA. I asked the China program director and she said she had not seen a LOA for at least a month. She could not explain why not. She promised me their in China agency staff would contact China officials to find out why. I hope to get an answer soon. It is not helping my impatience when our agency is not getting any LOA. Please help us pray that our agency will be able to find out why the LOA's are MIA. Thanks everyone.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Still Waiting for LOA

We should get it at any time now. Of course we had hoped to have it this past week. We are really ready to go get our little boy. We spent this past week in NY visiting Jim's family. They have an awesome place on the St. Lawrence River. We went boating and jet skiing. We had a lot of fun. It would have been perfect if Austin was already home to be with us. Austin will go next year and have as much fun as his sisters did. Please help us pray our LOA comes soon. We estimate travel to China 3 months after we get LOA. Thanks everyone.