Once Upon A Prayer

Friday, May 20, 2011


Jacques and I have 100% decided to work with Adoption Associates Inc.  Today we began filling out our formal application.  I am really enjoying all of the paperwork right now, and am so excited to begin the first steps to bringing home our daughter.

We have also made contact with a Hague accredited adoption agency in our area to begin our homestudy.  Maureen is our social worker, and we will begin meeting with her  over the next few weeks.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Adoption Associates Inc.

Today I emailed Adoption Associates Inc. in reference to a little girl who is assigned to their agency.  One of their agency consultants, Laura, emailed me back immediately.  Jacques and I have been praying about which adoption agency to work with to bring home our daughter, and much to our surprise we have found this to be a very difficult decision.  I have emailed dozens of agencies, trying to get a feel for who they are and what they believe in, but most of them blow me off, and never respond to my questions.  Laura is different.  She has emailed me back and returned all of my phone calls promptly for the past few weeks.  Laura has taken the time to answer all of my newbie questions without ever making me feel like I am taking up too much of her time.  Jacques and I feel strongly that even though AAI is located in Michigan, this is the agency that will help us bring home our daughter.