yeah that is right we are thinking of starting the process again....but not in ukraine this time. NO we are thinking of a place with elephants, a huge spice trade and one of the 8 wonders of the world. Normally your homestudy is good for a certain amount of time. Which is about 18 months normally and ours is. Unfortunately, Missouri has a law that requires you get a whole new homestudy per international adoption so if we want to adopt again we get to have another homestudy....yeah!! so here we go again!!