Emily is now a skilled walker and frequently runs. When we are outside, she prefers to walk rather than be carried.
In today’s mail, we received Emily’s U.S. passport. It has only been 12 days since we turned in the passport application at the local post office. We did not request it on a rush basis since we won’t actually be traveling anytime soon.
On Saturday, we received in the mail a certified copy of Emily’s birth certificate from the State of California (Department of Health Services, Office of Vital Records) based on the adoption order signed by the judge at the adoption hearing on April 3. The official title of the certificate is a “court order delayed registration […]