Monday, 25 May 2009

She's OURS :-)

We were at Court this morning and are now the proud (and legal) parents of our gorgeous three month old baby girl.  We couldn't be happier.


Anonymous said...

Congratulations to all of you! Excellent news. Enjoy the new member of your family.

kristine said...

Congratulations! What happy news!

Thanks for sharing it soooo quickly - I've been thinking of you.

Anonymous said...

So, so happy for you all. You have been in my thoughts all day! A big cyber hug and congratulations. Hope you can get visa, passports etc and bring your precious daughter home soon:)

Hugs the Wongs

Kate said...

Delighted to hear it!
Congratulations xxx

Janny said...

I am so happy for you all Janet-I have been following all your news on here.May you all be happy together

Three Motherlands said...

Dear Janet and Family:
We are SO delighted for you all and know what a journey this has been for everyone. Wishing you a very, very speedy time with all the remaining official 'stuff'. And godspeed on your journey home.

Ellen, Mike & Annaliesa xxx

Anonymous said...

Wow, congratulations to you all! So delighted to hear everything went well today.

Hope your newest daughter is setttling well! Enjoy every minute with her and can't wait to hear all about her when you get back.

Wai Ling xxxx

Mac said...

Yeah! We are so happy for all of you. Can't wait until you get home. Post some pics when you can. Has she grown/changed much since your last visit? Tell us more!lol

Hugs all around!

Anonymous said...

Oh Janet, this is wonderful news. We are so happy for you all. You have come such a long way.
Make sure you take her to Bilo's and treat her to a slice of the good stuff...and one of you please have a capuccino for me lol.

Can't wait to see more updates and mail you when you are back.

Hope your b/certs, passport and visas are sorted quickly for you.

Love to you all and also to all at the 'A'.

Give her a huge kiss from me too please.


Anonymous said...

Great news.
Hope you have a speedier journey then me from now on.
Katey, Megan and Nancy

Rob,Dawn,Catherine and Iain said...

We are so excited and beyond happy for your whole family.Even though it has been a journey full of ups and downs, it is so worth that one magical moment when she is truly yours. Best Wishes Dawn

cabbage queen said...

Good things come to those who wait!!! And this "good thing" couldn't have happened to any nicer people!!!
We're sooooo happy for all of you, my friend!!
Give my new "niece" a hug and kiss from her "cabbage auntie"!!


25th May 2009 - See New Child again & Court Date

23rd May 2009 - Fly back to Ethiopia

26th March 2009 - Fly to Ethiopia :-)

3rd March 2009 - Dossier Arrived at Orphanage

26th February 2009 - Dossier sent to Ethiopia

22nd December 2008 - Dossier back at DCSF

28th November 2008 - Certificate of Eligibility ISSUED

6th October 2008 - PASSED Approval Panel

7th July 2008 - Homestudy Update Started

28th Feb 2008 - Told LA we wished to change country


Formally withdrew from the China Adoption Programme 17th July 2008

LID (Logged in Date) with CCAA 16th August 2007

Documents to China 10th August 2007

Passed Approval Panel 5th March 2007

Homestudy started 6th June 2006

First Contact with our LA 1st Jan 2006