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Rerun

August 31st, 2006

I wrote this list back in May. Things to do while waiting for the adoption to be complete. Feel free to add your own in the comments section.

  • Teach yourself to knit…by the time the adoption is complete, you can have an entire wardrobe complete for your child – through age 12
  • Stalk other people’s blogs and compare timelines
  • Obsessively check message boards to check up on gossip and compare timelines
  • Rearrange the furniture in the nursery weekly
  • Go to the mall and stalk families with children who look like they might be internationally adopted
  • Stock pile diapers, baby wipes, baby lotion, and baby soap
  • Launder the wardrobe you have purchased for your child repeatedly then reorganize the closet and dresser. Again.
  • Practice your glare in the mirror for anyone to who dares to ask if you have heard when your child will be coming home
  • Learn Spanish. Impress the kid at the Taco Bell drive thru by ordering in Spanish.
  • Practice Car Seat installation drills. Try to get your time down to 45 seconds for correct installation.
  • Get used to the feel of the Baby Bjorn carrier by carrying the cat around in it.
  • Check email for 37th time for messages from your agency.
  • Seek medical attention for the scratches from the cat. Replace shredded Baby Bjorn.
  • Call husband and ask him to send test email to ensure email is working.
  • Call husband and ask him to leave you a voice mail to ensure it is working correctly.
  • Check voicemail for the 24th time in case agency called while you were checking email.
  • Check voicemail again in case agency tried to call while you were talking to your husband.
  • Take deep breathes and try not to come unglued when people tell you that you have to keep living your life normally until you get “the call”

Fortunately, I hear it is like childbirth in that all of this fades once you do get The Call.

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