Richelle

& John

Home Study

Home study approvedApproved

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Richelle

Caregiver

Gender:

Female

Status:

Home study has been approved

State:

California

Religion:

Spiritual

Education:

Master’s Degree

Profession:

Online Tutor

Political Affiliation:

Lean Left

John

Caregiver

Gender:

Male

Status:

Home study has been approved

State:

California

Religion:

Christianity

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Profession:

Solutions Architect

Political Affiliation:

Lean Left

We are so honored to be considered to love, nurture, and protect your child as adoptive parents. Adoption is our first choice to grow our family. We believe the more people who love a child, the better and wholeheartedly embrace open adoption. Although we don’t know each other yet, we are in awe of the person you are and your love for your child. If chosen, we would love for you to be a part of regular communication, visits, and gatherings to the extent that you feel comfortable. We will honor your decision and your child’s adoption story through a handmade book that I’m sure will become a bedtime favorite. We promise to love and celebrate everything that makes your child unique. We will provide a safe, nurturing home filled with books, crafts, and games in which they can explore, learn, and follow their dreams. Our flexible schedules in which we both work from home will allow for regular outings to parks, visits to children’s museums, and family game nights. As they grow, we would love to visit different parts of the world to instill a respect for other people and cultures. Most importantly, we promise that your child will always feel loved, chosen, supported, and worthy. With much love and gratitude,

Richelle & John

Park fun while babysitting for friends

Park fun while babysitting for friends

Babysitting for friends

Babysitting for friends

We love board games!

We love board games!

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

part of our lives. I hope that they're open to participating in family gatherings, birthdays and holidays. I would want them to be feel that they are part of the family.

-John

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

Education. Education should equip all children with the skills to be successful, emotionally intelligent adults in today's world.

-Richelle

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

it's a quiet family friendly neighborhood with large parks, walking trails, nice views, has regularly scheduled family events and is near a lake with a beach to spend time during the warm summer days.

-John

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

Wonderful views of the stars, planets, milky way and meteor showers. I was shown these things when I was a child and hope to show our children the stellar wonders to be seen in the night sky.

-John

Visiting the aquarium

Visiting the aquarium

Our Wedding

Our Wedding

Hosting Christmas at our house

Hosting Christmas at our house

We are the best choice because…

Adoption is our first choice to grow our family, and we wholeheartedly embrace open adoption.

-Richelle

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

It is very safe and family friendly with parks, walking trails, and a lake and community events, such as concerts in the park, movies at the lake, and holiday craft fairs.

-Richelle

Little Cousin Flower Girls

Little Cousin Flower Girls

On the slide with Richelle's little cousin

On the slide with Richelle's little cousin

Our dog, Ollie, having fun with Richelle's little cousin

Our dog, Ollie, having fun with Richelle's little cousin

20s Themed Party"

20s Themed Party"

Weekend Road Trip

Weekend Road Trip