Joel, Sara, and Isaac

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Joel, Sara, and Isaac

Hello! We are Joel, Sara and Isaac a Loving and Supportive family of 3 (plus our dog, Scruffy)!

Hello! We are Joel, Sara and Isaac a loving and supportive family of 3 (plus our dog, Scruffy) looking to grow our family again through adoption. We admire the courageous decision you’ve made to make an adoption plan for your child and we welcome you into our hearts. Since we met 13 years ago, our hope has been to build a home full of unconditional love and laughter and we are eager to adopt another baby to help fulfill this dream.

We believe compassion, self-sacrificial love and curiosity are essential to living life to the fullest. We will do everything in our power to make sure that his baby has a happy and carefree childhood, a great education and is exposed to diverse interests.

We are home study approved and certified to adopt a child. Our hope is to build a relationship with any family that would entrust us with their child but we respect any level of privacy you may want.

We have a team of professionals ready to go and we are able to meet your needs and help empower you to make the best decision for you and your baby. We are humbled by your consideration and look forward to meeting you.

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Who We Are

We met at a mutual friend's wedding in Mexico. After Joel caught Sara’s eye in a pre-wedding photobook, the bride-to-be rearranged the seating chart for us to sit together. So excited to meet this handsome man, Sara planned the perfect outfit for the big introduction. The morning of the rehearsal, however, Sara went down to grab some breakfast, un-showered, no make-up, and bumped into Joel!

We immediately hit it off and quickly discovered we both grew up in similar environments and shared the same values. We laugh that it took two Iowa kids who grew up only three hours apart, 20 years and a trip to Mexico to meet!

Our relationship is built on the foundation of our shared core values of trust, deep mutual respect and sacrificial love.

Our hearts grew again when Isaac joined our family 5 years ago through adoption. We have an open relationship with his birth mother and father and have an open line of communication with them. Even though we live in different parts of the country, we’ve been able to visit a couple of times since Isaac was born. Isaac will be a wonderful big brother! He is a curious, kind, adventurous little boy and is so excited by the possibility of having a baby brother or sister to play with.

Adoption Diary

Back To School

School starts back tomorrow so we are soaking in the final moments with a yummy dinner at a Japanese Steak House! Isaac loves seeing his food cooked right in front of him and of course loves the chef’s big, impressive hat! Fried rice for Isaac and delicious beef teriyaki for me and Joel. We made some great memories on this trip and hope to add another little one to our crew to make more memories.

Spring Break Selfies

Of all the trips, vacations and memories we try to do each year, Spring Break might be our favorite! January-March always feels like a sprint, a long, cold sprint. So we make sure to build in a break mid-march to refresh, spend time in warm weather and sunshine and focus on making memories as a family. This year we are spending time at the beach and at Disney world with lots of sunshine, ice cream, and mask selfies!

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.


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