You are loved and cherished. We eagerly await the life changing opportunity to care for you and raise your child.
We're sure there are so many thoughts going through your mind right now. Thoughts and emotions about what has brought you to this very moment in your life, that led you to this page, to read about our family, to see if maybe we're the right people to raise your child. We want you to know that our hearts ache for the situation you're in and we are aware this is a very difficult decision. We admire you for having the strength to consider adoption for your child and yourself. We look forward to meeting you and getting to know your story!
Cara and I love telling our story. It's one of love, timing, fun and full of God's grace.
Prior to meeting, Cara and I were both involved with the same Church in Richmond, Va. We had our own sets of friends and had our own separate lives. At times our paths would cross, but we never actually met in a real way.
Then one cold Halloween night, we met at a party. I showed up dressed as a Backstreet Boy and Cara showed up as Hipster Ariel. I was walking around asking for someone to draw a cross tattoo on my arm to complete my costume. Cara volunteered and we sat down and had our first conversation while she worked her magic to complete my costume.
After a few different events we both attended we went on our first date to a drive-in movie theater, and the rest is pretty much history.
We were married within a year of meeting. During our engagement we talked a lot about what we thought life would look like. We both agreed we wanted our family to grow through the gift of adoption and we are so excited we have started this journey.
We currently live in Richmond, VA and we love it here. We spend a lot of time together exploring our city and hanging out with friends and family. Our dog, Oliver, also keeps us on our toes with his silly and playful personality. He loves his snuggles and we love them too.
We both greatly look forward to being parents. It's something we talk about and pray about often, and are excited to begin our family and raise a child in a loving and supportive home.
Our last full day in New York was much slower than the first. We had a nice breakfast and then headed to Macy’s. We walked around quite a bit and then went on a cruise around the city. We got the best views and had an awesome 84ish year old man as our tour guide. He was hilarious and we very much enjoyed his sense of humor. We ended our day with a lovely Italian dinner at a small family owned restaurant.
We had an amazing weekend and had such a great time with Ryan’s parents.
We’re in New York City with Ryan’s parents this weekend. We came with them earlier this year and it was Ryan and his mom’s first time coming to NYC. Ryan’s Mom fell in love with the city and decided she wanted to see it in every season so here we are again! Yesterday we went to Central Park, walked across the Brooklyn Bridge & saw The Lion King. It was an awesome day with beautiful weather. Central Park was very different from last time we were here braving the cold in February. This time the Park was full of life and green. My favorite part of walking around the city are the perks of hearing such talented musicians and seeing artists creating masterpieces right before our eyes. We saw a man who has no hands drawing and amazing portrait using just a pencil. I wish I had thought to take a picture!
We’re on to new adventures today. We’ll share those with you tomorrow when we’re on our way back home :)
Thank You for Visiting Our Adoption Profile
We want to thank you for considering us as adoptive parents for your child.
We truly appreciate your kindness and strength and look forward to hearing from you.