We waited two years, two months, one week, and four days before we met the baby girl who would become our daughter. Friends laughed when they’d heard that I had kept track of the time, but I wouldn’t be surprised if a number of waiting parents reading this could also tell me how long their wait has been thus far. And while there are things you can do to get the word out that you’re hoping to adopt, at the end of the day the wait is going to be as long as it’s going to be. So, what’s a waiting person or couple to do to pass the time? Here are some ideas!