Anthony

& Nils

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Anthony

Caregiver

Gender:

Male

Status:

Home study has been approved

State:

New York

Religion:

Spiritual

Education:

Master’s Degree

Profession:

Payroll Manager

Political Affiliation:

Lean Left

Nils

Magician

Gender:

Male

Status:

Home study has been approved

State:

New York

Religion:

Spiritual

Education:

Master’s Degree

Profession:

Stay at Home Dad

Political Affiliation:

Lean Left

Visiting Hawaii for the first time

Visiting Hawaii for the first time

One of our favorite parks

One of our favorite parks

Checking out art at the MET Museum

Checking out art at the MET Museum

I would never...

I don't like using the term I would never because in my life most of the time when I have said I will never do x I have ended up doing precisely that.

-Nils

I would never...

Forget you

-Anthony

My best friend would describe me as...

Loyal

-Anthony

I'm super competitive when it comes to...

I can be competitive at times about dressing well and or making a statement. When I am dressing well like to inspire curiosity through the clothes I wear.

-Nils

Cheesing with Papa!

Cheesing with Papa!

At the beach in Oregon

At the beach in Oregon

Just us 3

Just us 3

Dogs or cats?

Dogs for sure! Love the smush faced varietals the most! Pugs, Frenchies, English Bulldogs, etc.

-Anthony

My favorite place in the World is...

The Beach and generally anywhere that has a body of water nearby. So that could be a stream, a spring, a lake and or waterfalls.

-Nils

Do I have kids? How do they feel about a sibling?

We have a daughter. She is warm and caring. She sometimes is slow to warm up but then really caring and inquisitive. It might be a bit of an adjustment for her but I believe she will learn to love it.

-Nils

I hope our child’s birth mother is…

Loved

-Anthony

Dogs or cats?

Dogs. Am allergic to cats and enjoy the generally friendly, loyal, and caring nature of dogs. Am also partial to wiener dogs and smushed faced dogs.

-Nils

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

Sailboat

-Anthony

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

Mystery and wonders of the universe. All the potential permutations of the the worlds possibilities and floating in the ethers.

-Nils

Just Chilling

Just Chilling

Painting

Painting

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

It is safe, great neighbors, clean, awesome schools and walking distance to great parks, libraries and community events.

-Anthony

If I could choose one type of food to eat for the rest of my life, it would be:

Melons because they are typically sweet and good for you and they help with digestion.

-Nils

We are the best choice because…

We are open and transparent and have so much love to give.

-Anthony

Three years from now, I hope our child’s birth mom is…

Is at peace with her decision to place for adoption and open to developing a connection with our child.

-Nils

I'm super competitive when it comes to...

Indoor Cycling and technology

-Anthony

My philosophy on parenting is...

Creating a framework whereby my kids can develop skills to be successful in life. Giving my kids unconditional love and support while challenging them appropriately in constructive ways.

-Nils

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

Full of friendly families at a similar age to play with. Clean and safe and within walking distance to schools, library and nurturing programming for kids.

-Nils

Three years from now, I hope our child’s birth mom is…

At peace with her decision and open to keeping a connection.

-Anthony

Favorite season and why?

Summer all the way! Love the water, beach, pool and the sun.

-Anthony

Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

Spiritual

-Anthony

Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

Spiritual with core beliefs that are generally essential to all religions.

-Nils

When we argue, what’s it about?

Typically when I argue with my spouse it's about communication and organization

-Nils

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

I wish all people could develop a degree of comfort with the ability to work together with people whom you may not like or agree with and have a minimum base line level of respect for.

-Nils

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

Art and Music. Both help inspire me during the tough times and keep me motivated and looking forward.

-Nils

What is the best word to describe our family?

Spontaneous

-Anthony

Do I have kids? How do they feel about a sibling?

Yes, we have 1 daughter. She will be a great big sister and loves to learn about siblings in various different books we are reading about adding a new family member.

-Anthony

Favorite season and why?

Summer. You can reap the seeds planted in the spring. I love being outside and communing with nature and summer is one of the most comfortable months to do that. I love going to the beach & ice cream

-Nils