Chante and Abraham

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About Us

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Our Story

HOW DID YOU MEET?

We like to say that the angels arranged our marriage using the internet, but we "met" in California. Abraham was in military training, so Chanté conveniently visited her brother who lived nearby. It was love at first date and we said "I do" one year later to the day.

Fast forward six years through four moves, two graduate degrees, and one adopted son, and we'll both tell you that love takes on new meaning with trials and with time. When nurtured in the right way (and we're constantly learning more what that means) love becomes even more beautiful than we ever could have imagined when we first met.

DESCRIBE SOME COMMON GROUND

If you ask us to name our best friends (besides each other) we will both say, "My siblings." This similarity helps us be more supportive of each other's desire to stay connected to family. We also share religious beliefs and encourage each other in our discipleship of Jesus Christ.

WHAT IS A DIFFERENCE THAT CHALLENGES YOU?

Chanté: I'm a time optimist. I always think there's time to do one more thing before I leave, and I'm usually wrong.
Abraham: In the military, if you're not 15 minutes early, you're late.
Chanté: Good thing I'm not in the military. (But I am trying to improve!)

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We know you're riveted by our Q&A so far, *winks* but to spare you a million words on this screen we'll save the rest for our adoption profile book. Let us know if you'd like a copy.

Our Home

We currently live on the coast of California where we are in pandemic lockdown like the rest of the nation. We used to enjoy ocean sunsets multiple times each week and miss them dearly. What we miss even more, though, is our Utah home. We are moving back in just a few weeks for Abraham's job!

About Abraham

CHANTE: HOW DO YOU DESCRIBE ABRAHAM?

Two quotes tell all. We were at Lagoon and planning to go on a ride. I told him I would hold our toddler. "Okay" he said, " You hold the baby, and I'll hold you." Another time, he told me, "Don't do things that are hard for you but easy for me." He's a rare gem.

CHANTE: HOW DO YOU DESCRIBE ABRAHAM AS A FATHER?

He is...
Playful
Compassionate
Involved
Calm
Dedicated

Abraham is the kind of Dad who will get down in the dirt, literally, to play. He is constantly thinking of new things to do, like building a hallway obstacle course. And he always comes home from the store with a new HotWheels car for our son. He truly sees the magic of fatherhood. As a result, he is our toddler's 's best friend.

ABRAHAM: HOW DO YOU DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONALITY?

I’m an introvert who observes and listens. I prefer deeper conversations with close friends or family over socializing with a lot of new people. I value peace over many things. Consider me quiet but confident.

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Many more questions answered in our adoption book we can send you anytime! Or feel free to reach out with any questions.

About Chante

ABRAHAM: HOW DO YOU DESCRIBE CHANTE?

She reminds me of Anne of Green Gables - positive, energetic, creative, expressive, and cute. She's like a firecracker because she has so much energy and zest for life.

ABRAHAM: HOW DO YOU DESCRIBE CHANTE AS A MOTHER?

She is...
Cheerful
Encouraging
Spontaneous
Ambitious
Creative

She greets our toddler with hugs, kisses, and at least three good morning songs when he wakes up. It's no wonder he's so happy! At night, she plays the ukulele for him during his bath. Then they say positive affirmations and make funny faces in the mirror together. These are her morning and evening routines. Imagine what's in the middle!

CHANTE: HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONALITY?

I'm an extrovert in how I communicate. People fascinate me, so I love talking to them. I enjoy hearing their stories, learning from them, and finding connections. Talking also helps me process my own thoughts. As far as what motivates me, however, I am extremely results and project oriented.

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Many more questions answered in our adoption book we can send you anytime! Or feel free to reach out with any questions.

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.

Sincerely,

Chante and Abraham

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