Kate & Seamus

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Boat Dog!

Our first summer with our rescue dog, Nellie, is off to a great start! She has been out on Kate’s parents boat and on our kayaks. Read more »

Camping Pro

We had a great time on our first camping trip of the summer! We love spending time outdoors and hope to instill a love of the outdoors with our child. We are hoping to welcome an adopted newborn as our first child. Read more »

Boat Day!

We are a seaside couple hoping to adopt a newborn as our first child. We are out on the water all the time over the summer, spending time with Kate’s family on their boat. We have everything we need to offer a child a life of love, support and fun! Read more »

Our Rescue Dog

Our rescue dog, Nellie, loves the beach! She likes tp hop up on the wall the check on the seagulls. She has the sweetest temperament and is wonderful around babies and small children. Read more »

Dinner with our Parents

We were so happy to have Seamus’ parents visit us recently. Our adopted child will be the first grandchild for both families. We are a seaside couple and hope to welcome an adopted newborn into our family. Read more »

Sunset on the Boat

We have been enjoying boat trips and sunsets on Kate’s parents boat. We are lucky to live in such a beautiful beach community. We hope to welcome an adopted newborn as our first child. Read more »

Kayaking Doggie

We have been taking our dog Nellie out on the kayaks this summer and she is doing great! We are a seaside couple hoping to adopt a newborn as our first child. Read more »

Golf Day

Seamus recently got my into golf! While I am terrible, I love getting out there for the exercise and to enjoy the fresh air. We hope to instill a love of spots and the outdoors in our adopted child! Read more »

First Camping Trip of the Year

We had a great time camping on the Delaware River with our family and friends. Dogs were a welcome addition this year. It was our first time camping with Nellie and she did great! Read more »

Outdoor Movie Night with Our Family

We recently kicked off summer movie night with our family in our outdoor sun room. We have movie night about every other week throughout the summer. This year our first movie was a classic summer film….Jaws! Read more »

Boat Day with our Nephew

Seamus and Mickey recently had a fantastic day on the Shark Boat! We are a happily married seaside couple from NY and hope to welcome an adopted newborn as our first child. Read more »

Sunset at the Bungalow

We are looking forward to more sunsets at the bungalow this summer! Kate’s family own two bungalows on dock overlooking the bay. We spend many summer nights watching the sunset there. We are a happily married couple from a seaside town in NY hoping to welcome an adopted newborn as our first child. Read more »

Kayaking with Our Dog

We recently had a great time kayaking on the Delaware River with our rescue dog Nellie! She did fantastic! We hope to add to our family and welcome an adopted newborn. Read more »

Our Dog is a Boat Dog

The Shark Boat is back in the water! Nellie had her first trip on the boat and is cautious, but very curious. We hope to welcome an adopted newborn as our first child. Read more »

Beach Baby

Summer is here and that means lots of time on the beach! You will find us biking, kayaking and swimming all summer long! We hope to welcome an adopted newborn as our first child. Beach babies welcome! Read more »

Fun Times Outside

We are super excited for summer activities, but you can find us enjoying the outdoors all year long! We hope to share our love of the outdoors with an adopted child. Read more »

Our Wedding Day

Meet the dream team! We had a beautiful wedding day back in 2016. We both have big loving families and hope to add to our family by welcoming an adopted newborn as our first child. Read more »

Excited for Camping

It’s camping season! We are so excited for camping trips this summer with Kate’s family. Spending time outdoors is very important to us. Camping is a great way to bond as a family - you work together putting up tents, cooking your meals and making a fire. The ‘smores help, too! Read more »

Beach Wood Project

Seamus always has a project in the works! The latest is our driftwood shoe storage box. It is coming right along on this lovely afternoon. We hope to share all we know with an adopted child! Read more »

Portland Lighthouse

Summertime means trips up to Maine. Seamus’ family live in Maine and we love going to visit. We are hoping to welcome an adopted newborn as our first child. Read more »

Boat Day!

Boat days are the best days! We look forward to summer days on the Shark Boat and hope to welcome an adopted newborn as our first child. Read more »

Meet the Dream Team!

Meet the dream team! We have been together for 10 years and married for 4 years. We have a solid foundation to build a family and hope to welcome an adopted newborn as our first child Read more »

Camping Weekend

We had a great time camping this weekend with Kate’s family on the Delaware River! We got in a lot of family time - setting up camp, cooking all our meals and of course s’mores time at the end of the day. We look forward to the days when we go camping with our adopted child! Read more »

Dog at Work

Nellie is being very helpful at keeping up with work this afternoon. We are hoping to make Nellie a big sister and welcome an adopted newborn as our first child. Read more »

Sea Glass Beach

We love living near the beach! All year long, you will find Kate out in the beach looking for sea glass. She has jars of it all over the house. It is a beautiful place to raise a child! Read more »

Trips to Maine

Feels like summer is close! We can’t wait to spend more time outdoors and visit Seamus’ family in Maine. Our visits always include lots of biking and hiking. Read more »

Camping Season

Who doesn’t enjoy a good homemade camping t-shirt! Looking forward to camping this spring. We hope to welcome an adopted newborn into our family. Little campers welcome! Read more »

Goodbye to Winter

Ski days are the best days! While we are more than happy to say goodbye to this winter, we still made some good memories skiing. Hoping to welcome an adopted newborn into our family and onto the slopes! Read more »

Our Rescue Dog

This cutie is our rescue dog Nellie. She has the sweetest temperament and is great with children. We are hoping to add to our family and welcome an adopted newborn as our first child. Nellie wants to be a big sister! Read more »

Love of Reading

One shared interest that we have is a love of reading. Seamus’ mom was actually a librarian at the Boston Public Library. We hope to instill a love a reading with an adopted child. Read more »

Driftwood Project

Seamus, Nellie and his driftwood. These driftwood piece will be turned into a nice shoe storage box and seat for our entryway. Nellie is such a good helper, but also the reason why we need a new shoe storage box. :) Read more »

Biking

We love to spend time outdoors. You can find us biking and hiking whenever we get the chance. We hope to welcome a little nature lover into our family soon! Read more »

Dancing

We both enjoy getting out on the dance floor at a wedding! Kate credits her dance moves and rhythm to her days as an Irish step dancer. She is known to break out a jig if Shipping Off to Boston comes on! Read more »

Sailing

Seamus is a man of many talents! He learned how to sail as a child on the Charles River in Boston. When we lived in Boston when used to go out sailing all the time. Read more »

Afternoon Reading

Spring afternoons are for reading on the deck! Nellie may not be a lap dog but she certainly thinks that she is and we don’t mind it at all. We are hoping to make Nellie a big sister and welcome an adopted child into our family. Read more »

Waterfalls

Sometimes we find waterfalls when we go for hikes.  Other times we look at the camera when a photo is being taken. Hoping to welcome a little hiker into our family soon! Read more »

Softball

Seamus and I met playing softball for our company in Boston about 10 years ago. We had so much fun on that team and still keep in touch with all our softball friends. Hoping to welcome a little softball player of our own. Read more »

Local News Article on Our Adoption Journey

We are very grateful to Rockaway Times for writing a beautiful piece on our adoption journey. The outpouring of kind words and support from our friends and neighbors has been overwhelming. The article is available online at https://rockawaytimes.com/index.php/columns/7674-kate-and-seamus-hope-to-adopt Read more »

Spring has Sprung!

Spring has sprung here in New York! Kate spent time replanting all of her house plants before tackling the outside garden. Nellie is hiding in the back, but made for a good little helper! We are hoping to expand our family through adoption soon! Read more »

Shark Boat Captain

Summer is almost here and that means more time on the Shark Boat! We spend many days on Kate’s Dad’s boat. Seamus is a captain in training! We are hoping to welcome an adopted newborn in our family and onto the Shark Boat! Read more »

Best Dog in the World!

We have had so much fun with our new dog Nellie. She has a wonderful temperament and loves both kids and other dogs. We are hoping to welcome an adopted newborn into our family. Nellie wants to be a big sister! Read more »

Hiking in California

We love spending time outside and this picture was taken on a hike in California. We are hoping to adopt a newborn as our first child and introduce them to our love of the outdoors! Little hikers welcome! Read more »

Committed Marriage

We have been together for 10 years and married for 4 years. We have a loving and committed relationship and hope to welcome an adopted newborn as our first child. Read more »

Park Next to Our Home

We are home study approved to adopt! This picture was taken by a park just steps from our home. We hope to welcome an adopted newborn into our home as our first child! Read more »

Brooklyn Bridge

We are hoping to take more trips into the city soon! This picture was taken when walking over the Brooklyn Bridge. We are hoping to welcome an adoptive newborn into our lives and introduce them to everything NYC has to offer! Read more »

Boat Time

The warmer weather means we will be spending time on the Shark Boat again! We love getting together with Kate’s family on her Dad’s boat. We are hoping to add to our family and welcome an adoptive child into our home (and onto our boat!). Read more »

Camping

Our family camping trips have become a great tradition! Seamus is really the one who got Kate’s family into camping and now we all go twice a year. We enjoy the quiet time away from TV and devices. We are looking forward to introducing our adoptive child to all the fun of camping! Read more »

Family Day

Family trips to Mets games are always a fun day! We look forward to growing our family and welcoming an adoptive child into our lives. Read more »

Quality Time

The cargo pants may have been a terrible fashion choice, but going to the Ryder Cup with my dad when it was in our town is one of my favorite memories. He taught me how invaluable days like this are to a young person. I hope to be golfing with our child at some point in the future! Read more »

Boston Days

We have always enjoyed living near the water. When we lived in Boston, we spent a lot of time walking the beaches of the Boston harbor (pictured here). We look forward to welcome an adoptive child into our lives and sharing our love for the water. Read more »

Tea Party

Someone call the Dowager Countess of Grantham, it’s teatime! Looking forward to adding a little one to our tea parties! Read more »

Hiking

We look forward to welcoming an adoptive child into our family! We have been enjoying the beautiful weather recently and hope to add little one to our hikes upstate. Read more »

Museum Trip

Culture and education are going to be foundations when raising a child in our home. There will be many museum trips! This is one of our favorites. Read more »

Growing our Family

Nellie enjoyed our trip update last weekend! We had a nice break, enjoying a few hikes and a fire outside. We look forward to making new memories when welcoming an adoptive child. Read more »

Bungalow Season

Bungalow season is upon us! Family is very important to us and we enjoy spending time with Kate’s family at her parents bungalow, a summer home on a dock over the bay. We look forward to adding an adoptive child to our families. Read more »

Home Project

Spring is bringing lots of home projects. Seamus is renovating a bench that washed up on the beach over the winter. We joke that we are only furnishing the house with beach finds these days! Looking forward to welcoming an adoptive child into our warm and loving beachside home. Read more »

Hoping to Adopt

Our hearts and home are open to an adoptive child. We have longed to add to our family for several years and know that we can give a child all of the love, support and security they need. Read more »

Family Time with Puzzles

Spending time with family has always been a priority for us. We enjoy board games and did a lot of puzzles over the winter. As adoptive parents, we will bond our child in similar ways as a they grow up. Read more »

Weekend Trip

We are home study approved and our home is a place of love, security and fun. These days with Nellie, when we decide to go away for the weekend, we have a full cart. Luckily Seamus is an expert packer! Looking forward to adding another member to our family! Read more »

Upstate Weekend

We had a nice weekend update with Nellie. Lots of hikes and time by the fire. Nellie is going to make such a good big sister! Read more »

Beachside Home

We look forward to sharing our lives with adoptive child and welcoming them into our beachside home. Our favorite place in town is definitely, THE BEACH! Whether we are hanging out with friends or hunting for seaglass and driftwood, most of our summer days revolve around time spent on the beach just steps from our front Read more »

On the Lookout

Nellie is on the lookout for a birth mother today. Nellie is just as excited to add to our family. She is going to make a great big sister! Read more »

Our Hearts and Home are Open

Our hearts and home are open for an adoptive child. Our favorite feature of our home is our fireplace. You can find us snuggled up by the fire with Nellie all winter. You can also spot our Charlie Brown Christmas tree in the corner of this picture! Read more »

Cooking Time!

We are hoping to welcome an adoptive child to our home. Sundays in our home have always been a big day for cooking! You will find Kate prepping soup for the week or whipping up a quiche. This picture was taken right before cooking French onion soup. Our favorite! Read more »

A Beautiful Place to Raise a Child

Our neighborhood is a beautiful place to raise a family and we hope to welcome an adoptive child into our lives soon. Across the street from our house is a National Park that has great hiking trails, as well as miles of ocean facing beaches! Nellie likes to keep an eye out for the birds! Read more »

Our Heritage

Fun fact! We got engaged on St. Patrick’s Day in 2015. Since we both hail from large Irish families, we always celebrated St. Patrick’s Day and now it is even more special because it reminds us of our engagement. <3 Read more »

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Nellie is ready to celebrate! Hoping that St. Patrick brings us luck as we begin our adoption journey! We are continuing our tradition of corned beef, cabbage and Irish soda bread today. Looking forward to sharing our family traditions with an adoptive child! Happy St. Patrick’s Day and Slainte! Read more »

Our Home!

We have worked hard to make our house a home. We both work from home and will remain working from home after the pandemic. We are lucky to have this ability. It will help us achieve work/life balance when we welcome an adoptive child. Read more »

Looking forward to spring!

Spring cannot come soon enough! On our walk today with Nellie, with unusually cold March temperatures, we were thinking about warmer days and new life in the coming months. Read more »

Walks with Nellie

This our dog, Nellie. She is a rescue from Georgia and brings us so much joy. In this picture, we are taking her for a walk on the beach near our house. Read more »

About This Diary

Our adoption diary will be a look into our everyday lives. From taking Nellie for walks on the beach to cooking a new recipe, you can see how we live.

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Email: kateandseamusny@gmail.com
Website: https://kateandseamusadopt.com

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Kate & Seamus

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