Hello! We are Mike and Jenn. We are very excited to be traveling this adoption journey for the second time. We so admire your courage and strength as you prepare a plan for your child. You are very much in our thoughts as prayers and we hope that we have the chance to meet you soon!
We were married in 2014 right after graduating from college. Our son, Ben came to us in 2017 and was adopted in 2018. Now that he is nearing 2 years old, we are ready to adopt again! We are very family oriented. We are all about building fun, family experiences and memories together. Whether it be staying home and playing in the backyard, staying inside to create or build, or going out hiking or to the zoo or a museum, we spend a lot of time together. Family is so important to us, and as an adoptive family, that includes our children’s birth families as well. Any child that comes to us will have the opportunity to build relationships with their birth family.
Mike works from home as a web content designer. He is ambitious, hard working, but he always takes time to spend time with family in the evenings and on the weekends. He takes “Daddy Time” every day just to play and be silly with Ben. He also loves bowling, photography/videography, hiking, and going to garage sales/flea markets. His favorite quote by Dr. Seuss describes the way he lives his life perfectly: “Those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” He is always himself, regardless of what others have to say.
Jenn is a Kindergarten- Eighth grade special education teacher. She is creative, nurturing, and patient. As a teacher with summers off, she spends the days creating fun and engaging activities for Ben. She often says that “inconvenience alone is not a good enough reason not to do something.” She lets Ben create, explore and get messy to create learning and memories. Jenn loves to crochet, paint, and read in her free time. Her favorite quote by C.S Lewis describes how she lives her life with her children: “Children are not a distraction from more important work, children ARE the MOST important work.”.
We also have pets! We have two cats: Seymour and Nova. Seymour acts more like a dog than a cat. He is friendly and loves to cuddle and be petted. Nova on the other hand, is all cat. She jumps, runs, climbs, and hunts any bug that gets inside. Ben and Nova are best friends and are always together.
Thank you for taking the time to read our profile and get to know us a little bit. We will be praying for you as you make this decision. We hope to meet you soon.