We have our referral approval (otherwise known as the Letter of Approval) from the CCAA to adopt Anna Kathryn!!!!
This is the long-awaited, officially official paperwork that says it's all systems go from here on out. The countdown begins for our Travel Approval now. This could arrive as early as 4 weeks from now, or as long as a couple of months (but I truly do not think it will take that long. No, it's not just my expectant-mama optimism, but the pattern for some other families who were reviewed when they were matched.) We have about 147,000 things to do before we leave, but if someone said that we could get on a plane to China tomorrow, you bet I'd be on it.
So, since we are officially official, it is my absolute joy to share Anna Kathryn's beautiful face with the world: