Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), Hello, namaste, or, as we would say in our language, “namaskaara” (namas-kaa-ruh). We are very happy and grateful to be able to share a bit of ourselves with you. Our names are Shubha and Raghu. We are both from India; in fact, both from a city called Bengaluru (bengal-oo-ru) in the south of India. We both speak the same native language, a language...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), Hello, we are Emily and Caleb! Thank you for taking the time to read more about us as prospective parents. We met in 2010 when we attended the same work conference and connected as two young people with shared interests in food, community, and local business. Soon we were emailing back and forth, and eventually meeting up again in person, becoming good friends. That friendship...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), Hi! We're Sarah and Jessica. Thank you so much for taking some time to get to know us. We met as friends through an online dating app in Boston in 2014 while Sarah was working and Jessica was in pharmacy school. After spending the summer getting to know one another, we realized we had feelings for each other. We began dating and quickly fell...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), Hello, we are John and Laura! Thank you for taking the time to read our story and learn more about us as prospective parents. Our Story We met shortly after college through a mutual friend, at a Halloween party. John was a burly lumberjack, and Laura was a zombie. Despite the silly costumes, we hit it off immediately and danced all night together. On our...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), Hello! My name is Lizzie. I want to thank you for taking the time to review my profile and consider me as part of your adoption plan. My hope is that this gives you some insight into who I am as a person, what type of mother I would be, and the environment in which I’d raise a child. I sincerely appreciate the...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), Hello! We are Jess and Jake! Thank you for taking the time to view our profile and get to know us. Our Story We met and became friends during our high school years. After graduation, we kept in touch long distance, while both feeling a connection deeper than friendship. We began dating in 2014, six years after high school. Jake proposed in 2018 and Jess...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), We’re Meredith and Peter. Thank you so much for taking a moment to look at this snapshot of our lives. We’ve known each other for 15 years and we’re looking forward to getting to know you too. Our story began in 2007 when we met in college through a mutual friend. An outing to a corn maze is when we first spent time together....

Introduction Our Story Dear Expectant Parent(s), Hello, we are Jared and Monica and we are so grateful for the opportunity to tell you a little bit about ourselves and to share our hopes of becoming parents through adoption. Our story began in the fall of 2000 when we met on the first day of college and quickly became close friends. Within a year, we began dating and five years...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), We are Tanya and Brendan. We have been together for five years and married for a year and a half. Shortly before getting married, we bought a house in a quiet suburban neighborhood west of Boston, Massachusetts.  We grew up in neighboring towns not far from the area we now live, and both of us come from very close knit families. Tanya grew...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), Hi, my name is Liz! I live in beautiful Western Massachusetts. I am a coach, graphic designer, adventurer, athlete, creator, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, and I find value in all those roles. I was raised outside of Boston, went to college in Colorado, and lived for many years in Oregon. I’ve even traveled to Europe, Africa, and Australia, so when I say...