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We are a happy and loving family waiting to share our hearts with another child through adoption!
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Letter of Introduction

Hello! Thank you for taking time to get to know us as potential adoptive parents. We know this cannot be an easy decision for you. We admire the love and strength that you have for your child in considering adoption. We hope our profile will help you get to know a little about us. We hope you can see just how much love and support we have to give a future child and how excited we are to grow our family through adoption!

About Us

Christina - Fun Active Mom!

"Christina is an amazing person and mother! She is so kind, caring, and always planning fun activities for all of us to participate in. She is very involved in the school PTA, our neighborhood Homeowners Association and loves to be social and interact with other parents and children. Christina is loving, compassionate, and always sticks up for those who may not have the same opportunities as others." - Kyle

 

Christina's Hobbies:

  • Refurbishing furniture
  • Crafting
  • Watching sports
  • Volunteering at church & school
  • Cooking & baking
Kyle - Peaceful Yoga Dad

“Kyle is so, so patient! He is whip-smart as well. He is also extremely involved. He goes to the practices, school functions, and birthday parties. What’s more is that he wants to go! Kyle loves with all of his heart, and everything he does revolves around our family. He will work a long day and then come home and play a video game with our son. He is a dedicated husband and dedicated father!” - Christina

 

Kyle's Hobbies:

  • Yoga
  • Listening to podcasts
  • Watching reality TV
  • Cooking Mexican food
  • Kansas City sports
  • Video games
  • Spending time with family and friends

 

Everett - Age 6 - Can't wait to be a big brother!

 

Everett is extremely good-natured and kind-hearted. He asks to help and do “big boy” tasks all the time! Recently, he was scrubbing our countertops with a dish scrubber to be helpful. While his “work” had to be discreetly “undone,” his heart was in the right place! He will be a wonderful helper to a new brother or sister. What’s more is that Everett wants to be a big brother! He asks about it constantly! He can’t wait to share himself and love another member of our family. He loves to “teach” and that quality will translate perfectly with a new sibling.

 

Everett was a complete surprise! At the time we had him, we did not know about any infertility issues. His pregnancy was considered normal and nothing out of the ordinary. Right before his due date, the doctors discovered he had a heart murmur, and Christina was induced. He was born and was in the NICU for a couple days so the doctors could monitor his heart. After a couple months, his heart healed on its own. Everett was also born with “ptosis,” which is a condition of the eye where his eyelid muscle doesn’t work properly. He has had multiple surgeries in which to remedy this condition. He will continue to have surgeries as he gets older.

 

When Everett was about 2, we started trying to expand our family. Multiple specialists couldn’t explain why we were having infertility issues. It was not until we tried IVF, and our daughter was stillborn, that we discovered the chromosomal abnormality that Christina had. At that time, we discovered that having more biological children was not an option for us. However, we are grateful for the challenges that we have faced and know that God has been preparing us for expanding our family through adoption. We are so excited to adopt!

 

Activities We Enjoy

We get season passes to Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun. We love going as a family, or with friends and cousins! It is fun watching our son grow into rides that he wasn’t previously allowed on for being under the height limit. We hope to continue this tradition with our future child as well! We go at Christmas-time too, and it is magical!

 

My husband and I also still enjoy going on dates together! Whether that is going shopping at the Legends and grabbing dinner or going to a movie, we still like to have that special time together.

 

We fell in love going to (KSU) football games and still go! We also go to Chiefs, Royals, and T-Bones games and now bring our son along! Eating ballpark food and cheering on our team is a love we hope to pass on to our children!

 

Traveling is something we all cherish! Experiencing new places together is one of our favorite things! As a family, we have been to Orlando-FL, Lake of the Ozarks-MO, Rolla-MO, Bentonville-AR, San Diego-CA, Colorado (Kyle’s mom has a cabin up in the mountains, which we have visited many times!), Destin-FL, and Las Vegas-NV.

 

We also take trips to Springfield, MO to visit Kyle’s sister and her family who live there. We have not even scratched the surface of all the places that we will visit in the future. We keep a running list of places that we want to experience as a family, and we plan to continue to check them off our list!

 

Our neighborhood

 

We love that we live at the end of a cul-de-sac! The traffic is lighter, so the kids can play and ride  bikes in the street. Everyone plays in their front yards and plays together. Fire pits are a staple at nights in our neighborhood when the weather is nice. We all congregate to the fire and sit around talking while the kids play. Our neighborhood has a pool and a playground, so that is a good meeting place for the kids who don’t live on our block. Our neighborhood is very family-centered and in one of the best school districts in Kansas.