Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), We are Johannah and Matt, and while we don’t know you yet, we have been praying for you. We pray for your health and the health of your child, guidance to help you make this difficult decision, and comfort for the anxiety we can imagine you are feeling. We sincerely appreciate your consideration of our profile and look forward to meeting you if...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), Hello! We are so grateful to have the opportunity to share our profile with you! We hope this letter shows you a little bit of us through our words along with little glimpse into our minds and hearts. We thought we would start by sharing a more in-depth piece of our story with you. As you saw from our profile, we have been together for...

Introduction “Love isn't a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.”   We included this Fred “Mister” Rogers quote as part of our Wedding ceremony in 2014, and it still applies to how we see love for each other, our son Aengus, and...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), Hi! We’re Val and Kevin – fun-loving dorks who can be a bit shy at times. But we’ve got a lot of love to give. We see adoption as a beautiful way to grow a family, and we’re grateful to be considered as adoptive parents to your child. And excited! We live about 45 minutes outside of Boston, in a lovely Massachusetts suburb. Boston’s...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), We are Ross and Sarah and we have known each other since high school. We still remember the first time that we drove home together from a school outing –  The two of us were rocking out to the radio, and then when we pulled into the driveway, Ross tripped over himself to get out and around the car in time to open the door for Sarah and asked if she would go on a date.  Here we are 15 years later. There isn’t much...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), We’re Louise and John, and we want to thank you for your interest in us. We’re happy to tell you more about who we are. We’ve been together since 2002 and married since 2011. John is originally from Ohio, and Louise is from Massachusetts. After many adventures together, including moving across the country, we settled back in Massachusetts. In 2018, we built a...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), We are Anna and David, and we live in a small New England town surrounded by friendly people, abundant farmlands, and rolling mountains. Central to our lives are the values of caring, sharing, and spirituality, which we have incorporated into our careers. Anna serves as a college chaplain and pastor, and David teaches college students about world religions. While our work is very...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), We are Mary Ellen and Tom.  We want to start by thanking you for choosing to review our profile. We cannot possibly understand what this time must be like for you.  It is difficult for us to put into words the deep gratitude we feel that you are considering an adoption plan.  It is impossible for us to imagine the gravity of your...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), As we, Jesse and David, sit here thinking about how hard it is to start this letter, we can’t help but imagine how hard it must be for you to start reading this letter as well. You are making such a huge decision that will impact a number of people, possibly even us, so we want to start by thanking you for putting...

Introduction Dear Expectant Parent(s), It’s our pleasure to introduce ourselves, we are Melissa and Andrew and we are excited to share a little bit about ourselves with you. We live south of Boston, Massachusetts with our two-year-old son, Grayson, and our dog Keira. We are an active family who enjoys spending time with our extended families and friends. The thought of expanding our family is very exciting...