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Well, we had our first official interview last week at the Children’s Aid Society to discuss domestic adoption as well as the foster to adopt program. My fiance and I know for sure we’re sold on the 0-2 age frame, and learned the importance of considering the foster to adopt idea, just due to the low number of children that are actually legally in the care of CAS prior to the age of 2. We’ve been talking A LOT trying to decide how we feel about this, and the risks associated.

The big news though? Things are moving MUCH faster than we had originally planned. Rather than any further interviews at the CAS building with the workers there, we are moving right onto the Homestudy. The worker we met with last week said that the big goal would be to try to get us into the June classes, as the next round is running during the fall, and that would potentially conflict with the wedding/honeymoon.

So here I am, on a Friday night, working my butt off filling out paperwork and doing housework. Its funny how your house can be clean enough for you to not even blink an eye, but the second the idea of someone coming in specifically looking at your house comes up suddenly all this dirt you never saw before suddenly appears. I was washing the window frame in the kitchen earlier! Next stop – the bathroom walls!

The dogs are sitting here watching me thinking I’m absolutely insane. Seriously, if they could speak I would probably hear threats to call in the men in white, whose purpose would be to cart me off to the nice white room with the padded walls! Finally taking my first break and sharing my thoughts on here of the craziness that is my mind right now! I keep thinking ‘well what if this isn’t good enough’ or ‘what if I could have filled that question out better’. How does anyone ever get through this part of the process without completely losing their mind?

But on that note, back I go… the bleach products are coming out to make sure the microscopic pieces of filth on my bathroom walls see their last day…

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