We spent Saturday attending the first of a few baby showers. We got quite a few nice gifts. Thanks for everyone who attended.
Yesterday (Tuesday), we went to the office of our adoption agency. We got to see three pictures of Emily and a brief medical report (essentially saying everything was normal). We completed a one page form saying that we accept the adoption referral. The acceptance form was sent to China that afternoon. Hopefully we will go […]
A link to a website with pictures of the orphanage where Emily is: http://www.gurrad.com/china/jianxin01.htm
Referral received!!!!! Announcing Gan Jian Ying (Gan is the last name, Jian is the first name, Ying is the middle name). She was born on November 30, 2001. She is located in the province of Jiangxi. Her medical report is normal. The capital of Jiangxi (where we will travel to) is Nanchang. We will be […]
3:45 PM Pacific Time and no call from our agency about our referral. It’s possible it may arrive at our agency in tomorrow’s mail. But I haven’t given up on today. Since this morning, more people have posted on the Internet that they have received their referrrals today.
Referral announcments (proud parents posting information about the receipt of their referrals and the baby information that came with it) are now appearing on the Chinese adoption bulletin boards. No word on my referral yet.
Rumors are flying this morning that referrals are in the mail! From the rumors (actually posts on the websites of adoption agencies that people are seeing and relaying to Chinese adoption bulletin boards), one agency is saying that referrals were mailed on Thursday. Another agency posted on their website today that referrals are in the […]
No adoption news or rumors appeared today. It now seems unlikely that we will receive a referral next week (during the week of November 4-8) since rumors usually start appearing about a week before referrals arrive in the United States. Usually, the rumors we would normally hear a week before referrals actually arrive are “this […]
It’s highly unlikely we will get a referral this week (now through November 1). If referrals were coming this week, we would have heard rumors on the Internet last week about referrals being out of the matching room and on the desk of the CCAA’s (Chinese government adoption agency’s) director’s desk for final signature. Usually, […]
Rumor Central: In the last few days, some people have been told by their adoption agencies that the next batch of referrals will probably come during the first week of November with a possibility they could come as early as next week (Halloween week). Usually, fairly accurate rumors come out a few days before each […]