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Stevianne
& Kendrick

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    treats and sweets of some sort. Chocolate is a favorite. - Stevianne

  • My best friend would describe me as......

    thoughtful, loving, patient, playful, creative, adventurous, and someone who truly sees being a mom as a great privilege. - Stevianne

  • When you argue, what’s it about?

    Typically money and how its spent. We hardly argue anymore now - truly. (It only took us the first 6-7 of our 11 years of marriage but we are much better communicators now.) - Stevianne

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    How small we are in the grand scheme of things. Also how indescribable and breathtaking it all is. God sure did nice work! p.s. Stars are one of my top favorite things! - Stevianne

April

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    I would live in an RV. I love to travel and sight-see. I take yearly vacations or mission trips when I am able. I enjoy nature & taking photographs of places & moments to preserve memories! - April

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    Doing well & happy. I want my birth mom to have updates & photos as long as she wants. I would also like the child to have a connection w/ their birth mother at a level they're both comfortable with. - April

  • Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

    I consider myself to be devoted to God. I have a personal relationship with him & live my life the best I can to make him proud without being odd or isolating my future child from a normal childhood. - April

  • What scares you?

    Reaching the age of 40 and still having no children. I long to be a mother & share a love of nature & traveling, seeing little feet under the Christmas tree & smiles as they learn new things. - April

Lori
& Shane

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    The community where I was raised and still call my home, couldn’t be more excited to watch us become a family. Our community holds the value of family, faith and values, to the highest of standards! - Shane

  • If I could have dinner with anyone -- dead or alive -- I would pick...

    My mother! We lost this amazing woman 2 years ago to her battle with cancer! I’d love nothing more than to share this journey in our life and share the excitement of making her a “La-la” again! - Shane

  • In five years, our relationship with you will...

    Reflect all that YOU WISH for it to be, whatever that may look like! It’s because of your love, that our child’s story was created! It’s our mission, to share the beauty in which they were created! - Lori

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Inclusive! Our family knows no strangers, as there’s ALWAYS room for one more at the table! I can’t wait to share the love, traditions and values our family has created with our little one! - Shane

Angela
& Cale

  • If you could choose one type of food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

    Pizza because you can top a pizza with just about anything, so it's a loophole that allows me to continue eating whatever I want. - Cale

  • Dogs or cats?

    Dogs because I'm allergic to cats. - Angela

  • We are the best choice because…

    We are a caring family who has been together, and in love, for more than 20 years. I believe it would truly be a blessing for both us and your baby were you to select us. - Cale

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    Happy with her decision and living her best life. - Cale

Amanda
& Hector

  • When you argue, what’s it about?

    We don’t really argue - Hector

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    Healthy, happy and at peace. - Amanda

  • What scares you?

    Something happening to my family. - Amanda

  • Favorite season and why?

    Fall, the cool, crisp air and the beautiful colors. It starts the holiday season, which I love. - Hector

Emily P.
& Emily M.

  • The most special thing I own is...

    a letter from my Grandma. When she was alive we would email or write back and forth. I always set a reminder to email her on Wednesdays and I've kept that reminder on my calendar even after she died. - Emily P.

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    in our lives and most importantly in our child's life. We want our birth mom to be a part of our family if that's what they want as well. - Emily P.

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    we live on a beautiful tree-lined street with a nearby park, and a loving community. Our neighborhood is only about 20 minutes from San Francisco, but has the beauty of that small town feel. - Emily M.

  • We are the best choice because…

    We aren't perfect, but we have so much love to give. We are open minded and caring and we can't wait to support our child in creating whatever life they want. - Emily P.

Leigh Ann
& Robert

  • Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

    Religious - Leigh Ann

  • Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

    Religious - Robert

  • My favorite place in the World is...

    Our home...and the beach! - Leigh Ann

  • My favorite place in the World is...

    Home - Robert

Haley
& Gunnar

  • In five years, our relationship with you will...

    Be whatever you want! You can chose how open you want to be ! We will send pics, updates, etc. - Haley

  • We are the best choice because…

    We are family oriented & have a great support system. Our hearts are already so full of love. - Haley

  • Favorite season and why?

    Fall, it has football season, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and my birthday. - Gunnar

  • We are the best choice because…

    Our family is full of love & fun. We will always be grateful, love, & respect you as birth mom. - Gunnar

Andrew
& Darcie

  • Favorite season and why?

    Winter because I love to ski! - Andrew

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    It's mind-blowing how many stars are out there. - Andrew

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    I would live in an RV so I could travel all over North America. - Andrew

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    An RV so I could check out all of the states I haven't been to yet. - Darcie

Emily
& Chris

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    God, Family, Friends, Cats - Emily

  • My best friend would describe me as......

    Loyal, hard working - Chris

  • We are the best choice because…

    We absolutely love kids and they love us! Our home is the perfect setting for a family :) - Emily

  • Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

    Neither. I have a relationship with God through Christ. - Emily

Andrew
& Allie

  • If I could have dinner with anyone -- dead or alive -- I would pick...

    Our family and friends. We love spending time with our community. - Allie

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    living a life of their choice with happiness, strength, and peace. We will maintain the level of openness the birth mom is comfortable with. - Allie

  • Dogs or cats?

    Dogs, hands down! We have two sweet and gentle dogs. Sandwich is a golden retriever, Norm is a chocolate lab. - Allie

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    It's racially diverse! We also have playgrounds, parks, museums, everything NYC offers. Our building also has an indoor pool and children's playroom. We live in a safe area and we have a doorman 24/7. - Allie

Melissa

  • If you could choose one type of food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

    Pranzo's Pizza! I have always enjoyed a good slice of pizza and we stumbled across this pizzeria in NYC a few years ago. It was some of the best pizza I have ever eaten. - Melissa

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    RV because it would give me the freedom to hit the open road and visit many of the places on my bucket list. - Melissa

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    How beautiful of a world God created for us and how we are part of something so much bigger than ourselves. - Melissa

  • In five years, our relationship with you will...

    Comfortable, open, honest. I know all relationships start off awkward and I hope we are past that point. I'm hoping that you are part of my life if that is what you desire. - Melissa

Samantha
& Katherine

  • Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

    A little of both. My upbringing is structured Catholicism which I still value. However, I have learned to build a stronger connection with my Higher Power through spirituality - Samantha

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    Music! Through all of the ups and downs in my life, music has always been my go to for peace, creativity, and relaxation - Katherine

  • Dogs or cats?

    Dogs, but I love cats too! - Katherine

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    I love nature so this is a tough question to answer. If I had to only pick one, I think it would be an RV as that gives me the best opportunity to see more of this beautiful world - Samantha

Shileshia
& Erik

  • Favorite season and why?

    Fall. It's just starting to cool off and leaves are beautiful. - Shileshia

  • In five years, our relationship with you will...

    Great! We want to get to know you better. We want to know your hopes and dreams for yourself and we want to cheer you and be a part of your support system. - Erik

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    I hope our birth mom is living her best life. I hope that she is still in contact with us or has some type of relationship with us because without the gift of her precious child we wouldn't be here. - Erik

  • If I could change one thing about the World, it would be...

    hatred. - Erik

Tarah
& John

  • Favorite season and why?

    Fall! Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and it’s not to hot and not to cold! Of course the food is better in the fall to! - Tarah

  • Dogs or cats?

    Dogs. Nothing against cats we have an outdoor one, but I’ve always loved dogs. We have 2 rescue dogs. Eloise and Sadie! They love kids Sadie even sleeps with Aria at night! - Tarah

  • Dogs or cats?

    Dogs! We have two big lovable dogs! Sadie and Eloise. They love to play and cuddle on the couch. They are awesome with kids to! - John

  • If I could have dinner with anyone -- dead or alive -- I would pick...

    Tiger woods growing up he was always my favorite golfer and still is! Tarah actually got to meet him in Disney World on the Rocking Roller Coaster! - John

Colleen

  • Dogs or cats?

    Dogs! Cats are too aloof and they can't go outside with you. - Colleen

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    We are such a tiny spec in the entire massive universe. - Colleen

  • If you had to pick a famous person to play you in a movie, who would it be?

    Sienna Miller because I've always loved her style, I love British accents and I think she is adorable. - Colleen

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    generous- with time, with love, with money - Colleen

Erin
& James

  • Dogs or cats?

    A dog-like cat. Like the one we have, Molly. - James

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Diverse – we come in all kinds of shapes and sizes and are a rainbow of colors. - James

  • If I could have dinner with anyone -- dead or alive -- I would pick...

    The Obamas. I sure miss them. - Erin

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Loving...like a Whitney Houston, "I will always love you" kind of way. Our kiddos know what while we might not like everything they do, it will never effect how much we love them. - Erin

Jesse
& Cara

  • My best friend would describe me as......

    Compassionate, Silly, Honest. A forever friend. Regardless of the distance, we are never far. We first met in preschool. Honestly, she would personally answer any questions you have about me! - Cara

  • If you had to pick a famous person to play you in a movie, who would it be?

    Kristen Bell or Cameron Diaz, hands down! It would obviously be a Comedy. I could binge watch these ladies and a few others all day. - Cara

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    No matter where We are in the World We see the same Stars. This is comforting when loved ones are far.🌠 Occasionally we will look for pictures in the sky..I spy! - Cara

  • The most special thing I own is...

    My Great Grandfather's pocket watch. - Jesse

Laura
& Eleizer

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    A sense of humor. - Eleizer

  • If you had to pick a famous person to play you in a movie, who would it be?

    Mark Ruffalo - he always come off as genuine in any role he plays. - Eleizer

  • Dogs or cats?

    Dogs. Once Luna joined our lives, I can't imagine a day without her. - Eleizer

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    Looking for stars. - Laura

Colleen
& Adam

  • My favorite place in the World is...

    I love New Orleans, LA. Not only do they have the best food I have have ever eaten (beignets and Po Boys are my favorite) but the melting pot of culture in that city make it truly unique. - Adam

  • If you could choose one type of food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

    Chinese food. Not only did I grow up eating Chinese food every Friday with my family, but it's also my favorite Christmas tradition (Colleen, J and I watch movies and order in on Christmas morning). - Adam

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    We frequently dream about renting an RV to travel across the country and vacation! We would love to drive from one state park to another, spending days swimming and hiking outside. - Colleen

  • If you could choose one type of food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

    Probably pizza...or tacos...are taco pizzas a thing? I’ve never met a taco or a pizza I didn’t like! - Colleen

Leah
& Michael

  • Favorite season and why?

    Fall. I love halloween and Thanksgiving, plus you can't beat the colors! We also got married in October, so I'm a little biased. Halloween and Thanksgiving food give it an extra edge too. - Leah

  • My favorite place in the World is...

    We spent about a month in Scotland and the Isle of Skye is the most beautiful place I've ever seen! It has to be tied between Scotland and Japan both amazingly beautiful places with awesome cultures. - Leah

  • My favorite place in the World is...

    Iceland. It's so unexpectedly beautiful. So much of the country is untouched, its pretty awesome to see so much nature. - Michael

  • Dogs or cats?

    both! I love all animals. But I do really love our white german shepherd Scout! She's pretty much our adventure dog, she loves the beach and the snow. - Leah

Eduardo
& Tanya

  • Favorite season and why?

    Summer. Sun, sand, sea... perfect combination. - Eduardo

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    How beautiful this world is and how small we are in comparison to God's creation. - Eduardo

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Loving - Eduardo

  • In five years, our relationship with you will...

    Be exactly how you want it to be. You are in control, and you will let us know exactly what makes you feel comfortable and what doesn’t. We are here for you, today, tomorrow and always. - Tanya

John
& Kathy

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Entertaining - Kathy

  • Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

    very spiritual - John

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    so much FUN! - John

  • What scares you?

    heights, harm coming to any of my family - John

Rose
& Dennis

  • We are the best choice because…

    I love that you’re Trying to connect personality - Rose

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    My Lord and Savior - Dennis

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    One of our best friends - Rose

  • In five years, our relationship with you will...

    Am hoping for an open friendship, but also want that to be your call - Rose

Rebecca
& Jay

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    At peace with her decision and living life to the fullest. - Rebecca

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    Asian food and my Peloton bike! - Rebecca

  • Dogs or cats?

    Admittedly, neither. But maybe willing to consider a dog one day if the rest of our family nags at me enough. - Rebecca

  • Do you have kids? How would they feel about a sibling?

    We have two daughters - Eleanor, age five and Greta, age one . Eleanor has been an amazing big sister and frequently mentions additional siblings she hopes to get in the future. - Rebecca

Chris
& Lacy

  • My best friend would describe me as......

    Bubbly, goofy, fun loving and compassionate! Chris once said my joy is infectious and its one of the best compliments I've ever received! - Lacy

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    My wife. :-) Also the internet. I can work from anywhere as long as I have access to it, which will help me be home more to be more involved in raising our future children. - Chris

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    We chose it planning to have children. While struggling with infertility, we still chose to be in a good school district in a neighborhood at the edge of the suburbs. - Chris

  • If you could choose one type of food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

    I'm a sucker for either Italian or Mexican foods. Pasta, tacos, meatballs....I really shouldn't answer these things when I'm hungry ;) - Lacy

Rebekah
& Brian

  • When you argue, what’s it about?

    Usually it's about a misunderstanding. But I try not to argue. I probably argue most with Brian, lol. - Rebekah

  • If I could have dinner with anyone -- dead or alive -- I would pick...

    Eve. I would love to hear her thoughts on being called Eve, the mother of all living, before she ever had children. - Rebekah

  • Do you have kids? How would they feel about a sibling?

    We have one child, who also came to us through adoption. He is excited to be a big brother! He's also nervous that his new sibling will drool on his toys and pull his hair. - Rebekah

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    We have great neighbors with young kids. We live next to a city park and across the street from a church and a temple. - Brian

Elizabeth
& Alan

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    we live in a small country town where we know all of our neighbors. Its a beautiful place to raise a family. - Elizabeth

  • Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

    Yes, we are a Catholic family and we raise our children to be loving Catholics - Alan

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    Pepsi! I am not a coffee drinker, so my caffeine fix comes from Pepsi 😂 - Elizabeth

  • Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

    I am born and raised Catholic. I truly believe that God will help us on this journey. We would raise a child as Catholic and teach values such as respect, kindness, honesty, and love 🙏 - Elizabeth

Hannah
& Jordan

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    RV... We love to go hiking so we could travel around and spend lots of time outdoors. - Hannah

  • Favorite season and why?

    Fall because I love watching football. - Jordan

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    we have a lot of sidewalks to ride bikes on. We live on the edge of town so it’s very quiet here. - Hannah

  • What scares you?

    Heights - Jordan

DAWN

  • When you argue, what’s it about?

    I don't really argue. I guess when I do it is because I feel someone is overstepping their bounds with something that is important to me. - DAWN

  • In five years, our relationship with you will...

    In five years, we will still be placing updates on our private facebook page if we have a semi open adoption. If we have a closed adoption, I hope you are happy and have a started your own family. - DAWN

  • Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

    Yes. I have always enjoyed reading the bible and hearing the stories in the bible - DAWN

  • My favorite place in the World is...

    Home is my favorite place because it has the people I love and that love me. Then second is my office because those individuals are my second family. We look out for each other and miss each other. - DAWN

amanda
& Patrick

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    Is very much a part of our family and feels that way always. We feel that when its time for us to gain a child that we also gain another part of a family. - amanda

  • We are the best choice because…

    We love being parents. We always put our kids first. We have so much fun coaching their teams and being with them. It really is the joy of our life. - Patrick

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    Sailboat. I love boats and the water and could travel to different ports and see the world. - amanda

  • Do you have kids? How would they feel about a sibling?

    We have 3 sons. They have been waiting so long for a baby sister. They ask daily and want to practice when friends bring their babies over. - amanda

Chelsea
& Brad

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    It is quiet, safe, the neighbors all know each other and look out for one another. There are many other families with children. It is a great place to grow up and have a childhood! - Chelsea

  • We are the best choice because…

    I married an amazing care giver. Chelsea will be a wonderful mother. I learned from my father how to be an amazing father. We can provide every opportunity for a child. It will be safe, stable. - Brad

  • If I could have dinner with anyone -- dead or alive -- I would pick...

    My father. He'd be so proud of how we are choosing to build our family. - Brad

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    Everything will be okay. Me and my worries are so tiny compared to the universe. It brings me so much peace. - Chelsea

Denise
& Victor

  • When you argue, what’s it about?

    Vic and I have never argued much. When we do argue it is usually about not feeling appreciated. Sometimes when life gets hectic, we forget to appreciate each other and all that we do for each other. - Denise

  • We are the best choice because…

    We have a lot of love to give another baby. We will share all that we have with another child and support her in whatever her goals may be. - Victor

  • We are the best choice because…

    We are the best choice because we are an experienced, loving, happy family. We both come from loving families and we are passing down beautiful family values and traditions. - Denise

  • My best friend would describe me as......

    A good man who is always willing to lend a helping hand. - Victor

Esther
& Kory

  • When you argue, what’s it about?

    I usually have ideas that I think are things we need to do now and Kory has more patience to wait and time take to get things done. - Esther

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    Continuing a relationship with us and the child. I hope she fulfills her dreams in her life and is at peace with her decision to place. - Kory

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    Joyful! I pray that she is happy and at peace with her decision to place. I pray she always reaches out for a relationship to her desire and strength. I hope she is where she dreamt to be! - Esther

  • What scares you?

    Losing the loved ones around me. Especially my parents and family. The idea of losing them scares me. - Kory

Mirela
& Alen

  • Do you have kids? How would they feel about a sibling?

    Yes a 15 year old son, he would love siblings. Asks about them daily. - Mirela

  • We are the best choice because…

    We always imagined having a big family and always thought of adoption as making a child's dream of having family to love them come true. - Mirela

  • If you could choose one type of food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

    Quesadilla, I love the different types but my favorite is chicken quesadilla. - Mirela

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Funny and outgoing. Nature lovers, adventurous, goofy and loving - Alen

Fernanda
& Lance

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    Feeling at peace with her decision knowing her child is happy,loved, safe and thriving. - Fernanda

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    The first thing that comes to my mind is that no matter where in the world a person is, they see the same sky at night. - Lance

  • Favorite season and why?

    Summer in Seattle is my favorite. We have long and mild summer days here so we are able to enjoy the parks and lakes after our workday is done. - Fernanda

  • Dogs or cats?

    I love them both but especially dogs! I love the flat nose dogs and currently have two pups: one Boston Terrier and on French Bulldog. - Fernanda

Victory
& Daniel

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    Family, curiosity, gratitude, 90's RomCom movies, and anything involving the combination of chocolate and peanut butter. - Victory

  • When you argue, what’s it about?

    A miscommunication is the thing that usually creates conflict for us. We're both committed to respectfully talking things through until there is mutual. understanding and resolve. - Victory

  • Dogs or cats?

    Dogs, because I love having someone to howl at firetrucks with. - Daniel

  • If you had to pick a famous person to play you in a movie, who would it be?

    Chris Evans because he did the narration for Super Power Dogs in 3D. - Daniel

Brian
& Sarah

  • My favorite place in the World is...

    Northern Michigan. I love the clean lakes, fresh air, and beautiful trees. I also really loved Scotland when we visited. - Sarah

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    Music. Brian and I love music... rock, hip hop, punk, post punk, electronic, alternative, folk. It's not uncommon to find us dancing to music in the kitchen while cooking dinner! - Sarah

  • If I could change one thing about the World, it would be...

    I think that eliminating hate and replacing it with respect, compassion, and love is a change that would produce a far-reaching impact in many aspects of society. - Sarah

  • The most special thing I own is...

    This sounds silly, but one of my most cherished items is a set of antique bowls from my mom. I have childhood memories sitting at the kitchen table with my family and eating chili out of those bowls. - Sarah

Jim
& Ben

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    It is peaceful and safe for starters. In good weather we love to walk around the neighborhood, usually after dinner. And we also have an amazing school district. - Ben

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Loving. We make a point to tell our child daily how much we love him. He knows he was adopted by love from his birth mother to us. Adoption & love has been a part of his vocabulary from the start. - Jim

  • What scares you?

    Spiders, bugs in general I am not a fan of, but spiders are the worst! And they REALLY don't belong in the house ... No no no no NOPE. - Ben

  • We are the best choice because…

    As a same-sex couple, we feel that we offer more one-on-one time than traditional couples. We believe more in making memories with our children and teaching them as much as we can directly. - Ben

Mrs Natoshia
& Matthew

  • Favorite season and why?

    I enjoy fall the most because of the weather, the changing colors of the leaves on trees, and it's football season. - Matthew

  • My favorite place in the World is...

    The beach. I have many fond memories of family vacations that took place at the beach. Our family loves to spend time there and relax. - Matthew

  • We are the best choice because…

    We are amazing, yet not perfect. We try and give our all to give our kids their best life. If picked, the child would be loved by all so deeply. - Mrs Natoshia

  • When you argue, what’s it about?

    Believe it or not, recycling. - Mrs Natoshia

Alli
& Tully

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    Our neighborhood has a clubhouse, pond and pool for lots of activities. We love the walking around the neighborhood and getting to know our community. It's a safe community to live. - Alli

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    We live in a vibrant suburban, safe neighborhood with parks, playgrounds, and plenty of exciting things to do. The neighborhood has a pool where we love to spend many hot summer days. - Tully

  • Favorite season and why?

    Springtime! We were married in the spring, my birthday is in the spring and our son was born in the spring. Rebirth, new awakenings and God's beauty remind me of spring. - Alli

  • Dogs or cats?

    We love animals all together, but dogs are our favorite! We have a 10 year old mixed breed dog named Daisy who is the BEST. She fits in with our active family and is still very youthful :) - Alli

Karla
& Chris

  • We are the best choice because…

    We are the best choice because we are both fun and trustworthy. We are genuine, and want nothing more than to love and support a child as they grow into the person they want to be. - Karla

  • Dogs or cats?

    Definitely dogs! I don't mind cats, but I LOVE our pup, Miles! Dogs are so awesome - going for walks, playing catch with a ball, lounging on the couch, protecting the house (from the garbage truck). - Karla

  • Favorite season and why?

    Growing up in Canada, my favorite season was fall because it was crisp and relaxed. It was after the activity of summer and before the dormancy of snow and winter. - Chris

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    Living her best life and proud of who she is. - Karla

McKell
& Nathan

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    I think I would have to choose RV. I am fan of being able to get off onto dry land easily! However, I would happily live in an RV on the beach near the ocean. - McKell

  • Favorite season and why?

    Summer because the sun shines longer and nothing beats a summer night. - Nathan

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    We live at the top of a cul-de-sac with lots of little friends as neighbors. Kid are always out playing night games or soccer. We have a beautiful backyard with a sandbox, play-set, and garden. - McKell

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    My wife and kids! They mean the world to me and I can't imagine a single day without them. - Nathan

Jen
& Jack

  • In five years, our relationship with you will...

    Be whatever you want it to be. We want what’s important to you. We respect your decision and will honor it with whatever your choice is. - Jen

  • When you argue, what’s it about?

    Usually it’s because of miscommunication. we need to slow down and remember that we’re not always clear about our intentions and to be more mindful about our message and how it’s interpreted. - Jack

  • If I could have dinner with anyone -- dead or alive -- I would pick...

    Dolly Parton - I could listen to her talk all day - Jen

  • Do you have kids? How would they feel about a sibling?

    We are proud parents of a 4-year- old son (Jack Jr.) who we adopted at birth from Knoxville, TN. He would make the best big brother a sibling could ask for!!! He is not meant to be an only child. - Jack

Katy
& Dan

  • We are the best choice because…

    We love BIG! We aren't perfect, and we don't promise to be, but everything we do is filled with really big love. - Katy

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Happy. This doesn't mean we're always happy, and things are perfect, but we are through everything, we are happy together. - Katy

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    Happy. I hope she feels confident and secure in her choice for us to be her child's parents. - Katy

  • Do you have kids? How would they feel about a sibling?

    Yes! We have two kids, a son, Isaiah, through adoption, and a biological daughter, Amelia, and they are both so excited for a sibling!! - Katy

Nicole
& Ryan

  • Favorite season and why?

    Spring - the feeling of being able to go Mt. Biking and smell the crisp forest air. - Ryan

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    Cereal. - Nicole

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Committed and loving. - Ryan

  • We are the best choice because…

    We have such an over abundance of love that needs to be shared. - Ryan

Joanna
& Tom

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    I would choose to live on a sailboat! There’s nothing like being on the water. - Tom

  • Dogs or cats?

    Dogs! Although Joanna and I don’t have any pets, we both grew up with them in our families. We also enjoy spending time with Cassidy, my parent’s German Shepherd. - Tom

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Supportive. We have a close knit family who is always there for one another and supports each other’s hopes, dreams and goals. - Tom

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    It is family oriented. We live in a safe condominium community with lots of families with kids of all ages There is a pool, playground and always something fun to do. - Tom

Kimberly
& Stephen

  • If you had to pick a famous person to play you in a movie, who would it be?

    Penelope Cruz - Kimberly

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    How vast the universe is- no matter our differences we are all under the same night sky. - Kimberly

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Fun! More words? Loving, compassionate, accepting, closeknit, supportive, imaginative, playful and resourceful. - Kimberly

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Caring - Stephen

Jackie
& David

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    It is safe and friendly. - Jackie

  • Dogs or cats?

    We have 2 dogs. Haha! So I guess you’d say we are dog people. We had 3 at one point but unfortunately one passed away recently. That was very hard. - Jackie

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    FUN! We love adventures and doing things together! - Jackie

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    An RV would be fun! We love road trips! - Jackie

Barret
& Seth

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    It is close to the city, the mountains AND the ocean. - Seth

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    Can I say both?! The sailboat definitely appeals, because between wind and fish it's the low-budget option, plus a captain's hat would go well with my mustache. ;) Just maybe on a lake, not the ocean! - Barret

  • If I could have dinner with anyone -- dead or alive -- I would pick...

    This is the easiest question ever: my mom, who passed away in January. The answer to this question will never ever change. - Seth

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    Safe, healthy, in love with herself, kind and surrounded by friends. - Seth

Tara
& Blake

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    Our neighborhood is filled with great children, they are always playing and riding bikes. Not only are they active but also well behaved. Great family neighborhood. - Blake

  • If I could have dinner with anyone -- dead or alive -- I would pick...

    Charlie Chaplin. I’ve always been drawn to the 1920’s era, and his life was very interesting. He came from poverty & became a successful & controversial actor in the US. - Tara

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Supportive. We may have many different interests, but we push each other to pursue them & to better ourselves. We strive to find happiness in everything we do. - Tara

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    I hope she is happy, healthy & safe. That she feels secure in her decision in choosing our family. I hope we have a positive relationship together, & she knows she’ll always be honored & loved. - Tara

Laura
& Phillip

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    Affection! I’m an unapologetic hugger, and Phillip can attest to my need for many kisses and cuddles. - Laura

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    Healing, thriving, and loving herself. I pray she understands the blessing she is. That she feels confident with her decision. I pray she can truly trust in our love, parenting, and nurturing. - Laura

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    This is where I grew up. My dad still lives in my childhood home, right next door. We have a five acre lot right next to his in a safe, rural neighborhood just about 5 minutes from a lake. - Phillip

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    The beauty, I can get lost just staring off and watching the stars shine and flicker. Where we live has a lot less light pollution so we get a pretty good show! - Laura

Marguerite

  • What scares you?

    The world right now. We have lost personal touch. Things are extreme everywhere and it is hard to get to facts. I want my kids to grow up in a world free of discrimination and fear but with freedoms! - Marguerite

  • Dogs or cats?

    Both and any other animal that we can have. I want to move to small farm in the next 5 years. I live cats their independence, dogs foe their love. But we have had reptiles, birds, small pockets pets, - Marguerite

  • We are the best choice because…

    I know kids! I have experience with kids and love parenting! There is nothing in my life I love more. As my kids grow I find new things to enjoy with each of them from baby to adulthood. - Marguerite

  • In five years, our relationship with you will...

    Bring more people into the family and allow the child to know that we both love him/her and is a great mix of nature vs nurture. I hope to have a relationship as friends and family would. - Marguerite

Ari
& Anna

  • If I could change one thing about the World, it would be...

    Less injustice + less inequality. - Ari

  • Dogs or cats?

    Dogs! We had a really wonderful dog who passed away last year, at the age of 15, and we still miss him SO much. We will get another dog eventually, but aren't quite ready yet. - Anna

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    Tough choice—I love camping AND the beach, so both of these would be pretty great! I guess sailboat, because then we could travel all around the world. - Anna

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    I wish I knew more constellations! : P - Ari

Romy
& Derek

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    Gratitude for another day. Another day to teach and love on my kids, another day to learn something new, another opportunity to be a blessing in someone's life. - Romy

  • If I could have dinner with anyone -- dead or alive -- I would pick...

    My family including extended family... cousins, nieces, nephews, brothers, mom, grandma, aunts and uncles... it's the best! - Romy

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    That we all have a purpose under that infinite sky and as sure as I am of that I am also sure our family will be complete though adoption. - Derek

  • My favorite place in the World is...

    Home. There is no doubt that I love traveling and getting to know new places and cultures... exploring and learning new things but there is nothing like being in our home, with the fami - Romy

Kami
& Jorden

  • My favorite place in the World is...

    I can’t pick just one place, so I have to say anywhere I can just enjoy the moment with Jorden and even better if I can bring my bassets with too. - Kami

  • Favorite season and why?

    Fall because the area we live in is amazing in the fall - Jorden

  • When you argue, what’s it about?

    Difference in opinions - Jorden

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    In a healthy relationship with us and the child to whatever level that is - Jorden

Megan
& Chris

  • Favorite season and why?

    Fall, I love the colors, the crisp air, the bon fires, and the hot apple cider. - Chris

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    More seriously: my husband, kids, and Jesus. Less seriously...but still super high on the list: Indian food, bubble baths, and Gilmore Girls. - Megan

  • If you could choose one type of food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

    Definitely Indiana food...I'd eat it breakfast, lunch, and dinner if I could! The kids love it too. - Megan

  • Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

    My Christian faith is incredibly important to me and our family as a whole. It influences every aspect of our lives. - Megan

Kristen
& Lonny

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Active. - Lonny

  • We are the best choice because…

    We would love your child unconditionally, raise them with morals, goals, and never let them forget where they came from. - Kristen

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    RV. We love the outdoors. - Lonny

  • Favorite season and why?

    Winter, We love winter fishing. - Lonny

James
& Myriam

  • In five years, our relationship with you will...

    Be warm and respectful. We will work every day to be great parents, and share with you so you know things are going well. - James

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    It's a vast Universe we live in and I love to sing the Disney song "Somewhere Out There". - Myriam

  • We are the best choice because…

    We are really good people, and we will provide an amazing and loving home. We know love is beyond biology, and will cherish being parents to a second child. - James

  • Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

    Very spiritual. I have studied some of the main religions, and believe there is a God, the most important thing to do is take care of each other and other humans. - Myriam

Amanda
& Kevin

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    Happy and fulfilling her dreams. - Amanda

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    Exploration! - Amanda

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Supportive - Amanda

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    oxygen, chocolate and pizza - Kevin

Katie
& Josh

  • Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

    At peace and confident in the choice she made to place her child with us. We have open adoptions with our kid's birth mothers... would love to be texting every so often and checking in on each other. - Katie

  • Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

    My wife and kids are my life and I will do whatever I can to love and support them. - Josh

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Unique and close knit. Large family, all with unique backgrounds. Also very close knit and fiercely celebrate holidays and life milestones together. - Josh

  • Dogs or cats?

    BOTH! How could someone pick one? - Katie

lindsey
& Travis

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    Sailboat.As much as I would love to see the US via RV and road trips, I would much rather enjoy sailing to other beaches and cities across the world. I would love to see the night sky in the ocean too - Travis

  • What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

    Wander. Looking up at the stars fills my heart with gratitude. I know Who created the earth holds our future in His hands- and that's so encouraging to me! - lindsey

  • My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

    It is a small town and slow moving. Everyone interacts with everyone. In a world that is fast paced and very busy, our town is a refreshing break. - Travis

  • Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

    I consider myself to have a great relationship with Jesus. I am so grateful for the never-ending love He has shown me, and the grace He has given! I am forever thankful Jesus went to the cross for me - lindsey

Heather
& Edward

  • Favorite season and why?

    I love autumn. Its basic, I know, but pumpkin spice is heavenly, the fall colors are breathtaking and did I mention PUMPKIN PATCHES? HALLOWEEN? Its hands-down the best. - Heather

  • If you had to pick a famous person to play you in a movie, who would it be?

    Chrissy Metz! She's a beautiful plus size actress who just oozes talent. I love how she isn't afraid to take up space in a profession that tells people to be small. - Heather

  • What is the best word to describe your family?

    Artsy-Fartsy; Eddy and I are both amateur artists, and both sides of our family are involved in or admirers of the arts: music, literature, theatre, design, sculpture etc. We're a creative bunch! - Heather

  • If I could change one thing about the World, it would be...

    I would make the world more kind. So many of our problems could be solved with a dash of empathy, a pinch of compassion, and the strength to stay kind when the world is cruel. - Heather

Brittany
& Jesse

  • We are the best choice because…

    We'll provide a loving, safe, stable home to raise our family and build them up. We are already set up having been foster parents, and have everything we need to bring home a boy or girl at any time. - Jesse

  • Dogs or cats?

    Both. My black and tan coonhound Ranger is my big baby, but so is my cat. The cat cleans herself and can give high-fives....the coonhound is afraid of his own farts. - Jesse

  • Favorite season and why?

    SUMMER. It's hot but the longer days give us more hours to get stuff done on the farm, and farm life is ALWAYS busy! - Jesse

  • If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    Definitely an RV! I lived in a tent for 6 months when I hiked the Appalachian Trail with my dog Scout and imagine the adventures you could have if you were MOBILE! I would be all over the country! - Brittany

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