dear expectant mother
We hope this letter helps you get to know who we are and who we want to be as parents. We can’t truly understand how you’re feeling, but we look forward, if you choose, to being able to connect and hear about you and your desires for your child. Thank you in advance for taking the time to consider us as adoptive parents.
We hope to provide a safe, loving home for your child. If you choose us, we hope to raise a kind, independent person. Becoming parents is daunting, and we know we’ll face many challenges. But we can promise that we’ll care for your child in every way: physically, emotionally, and spiritually. We promise to encourage his or her individual interests and love him or her unconditionally.
We understand that this will be a difficult and emotional process. Just know that we want your child to know that he or she was loved from the beginning, by you and by us.
As a couple, we have spent the last eight years building a life together and supporting each other’s personal goals. Now, we want to share our love, our energy, and our home with a child. We met in 2010 at an art workshop and spent our first date skiing across a frozen lake. Since then, we’ve shared one adventure after another. In 2015, we were married in a hot air balloon outside Phoenix, Arizona. In 2017, Bill completed his master’s degree, and we returned home to our friends and family in Alaska. Bill currently works as a senior engineer, and Emily works from her home office as a graphic and web designer. Our flexible schedules allow us to share time caring for our child while saving for our future.
Our Home & Pets
We live in a three-bedroom, two-bath house in our hometown. Our home is on a quiet cul-de-sac near several large parks, trails, Bill’s office, and good schools. We have a fenced yard, a work-in-progress vegetable and flower garden, and an art studio in our garage. Emily works from her home office in one bedroom, and our other bedroom is ready to become a nursery. Two years ago, we welcomed into our home Ruby, our loving dog, and Felicia, a sassy Tabby. Ruby is always ready to play, especially with our nieces, and Felicia’s a sweet cat who comes out to say “hi” whenever visitors arrive.
Our Extended Family
Our home is now within an hour’s drive of both of our parents and siblings. Bill is the oldest of four adopted kids, and Emily’s sister and brother-in-law live nearby with their three daughters as well. The whole crew is excited and supportive of us adopting, from grandparents to cousins. Both of our parents moved to Alaska from out of state, but we still make time every year to visit extended family members in the Lower 48.
Emily’s parents are both hard-working. Her father owns and operates a sod farm that her brother-in-law manages. Emily’s mother is a semi-retired nurse who keeps very busy in her free time with gardening and sewing. Emily’s sister is a stay-at-home mom of three young girls.
Bill comes from a nurturing home where his mother worked as a stay-at-home mom while his father taught philosophy at the local university. Bill’s younger brother is currently working as a cook. The older of his two sisters is studying psychology, and his youngest sister is a social worker.
What Led Us To Adoption
As a child, Bill and his siblings were adopted by loving parents, making adopting his choice for building his family; in addition, adoption is our choice due to Bill’s inability in have children naturally. Emily was aware of Bill’s medical condition from the beginning of our relationship and shared his wish to adopt a child. Together, we’re excited to begin our adoption journey!
|Favorite Music Group||The Clash|
|Favorite Subject in School||Wood Shop|
|Favorite Tradition||Summer Camping Trips|
|Favorite Movie||The Royal Tenenbaums|
|Favorite Music Group||James Brown|
|Favorite Subject in School||Biology|
|Favorite Tradition||Winter Solstice Family/Friend Gathering|
|Favorite Animal||Anything Wild|
|Dream Vacation||Visiting My Host Family in South Africa|
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Your Baby With Confidence
As you browse our list of hopeful adoptive parents, you can feel confident in knowing that all of the adoptive families working with Angel Adoption are prepared to offer your baby a safe, stable, and loving environment along with a wealth of opportunities for a happy and fulfilling life.
Each adoptive parent has been thoroughly evaluated through a home study course conducted by a licensed agency. A completed home study means the family is emotionally, physically, and financially ready to adopt a baby.
The home study process includes assessments of each parent’s character, marital stability, financial situation, lifestyle, and medical history. The agency also runs background checks to verify there is no record of criminal activity or child abuse. In addition, a social worker will inspect the family’s home to ensure it is a safe environment for a child.
Furthermore, Angel Adoption requires each family to be educated on adopting and parenting. After a baby has been placed with the adoptive family, a social worker will continue to monitor and supervise the family. We go to great lengths to make sure all the families you have to choose from are going to be excellent parents for your baby!Return to Waiting Families