Posts in category "Traveling alone with baby"

The Long Journey Home

This was it. The moment I’d been dreading ever since learning I’d have to finalize Dylan’s adoption by myself in a strange new city. After living in Kazakhstan for almost three months, it was time to head back to the US. Because Bill’s visa expired before Dylan’s adoption was finalized, I was now forced to travel alone for more... Read more »

Finalizing Our Adoption

(Continued from two weeks ago)   There were only two more steps needed in order to finalize Dylan’s adoption: take him to the International Clinic (or SOS Clinic) for a medical examination before he would be allowed to leave the country, and have an exit interview at the American Embassy. There was no American Embassy... Read more »

Goodbye Kostanai!

If there is anything we’d learned about International adoption, it was that it’s completely unpredictable. You have to learn to go with the flow and try not to stress about every little detail. For the most part, I think we were able to do this. Sure, there were disappointments, like the fact that we couldn’t... Read more »