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dear expectant mother

We would first like to say that we admire your strength and courage through the journey of placing your child for adoption. Your selfless decision is inspiring and shows your unconditional love for your child. While this decision must be difficult for you, we want you to take comfort in knowing that we are here to support you along the way. In making this truly difficult decision, you are giving a family the gift of life and a child to love. Adoption is an exciting opportunity for us, and our families and friends are thrilled to join us in this adventure. In our home, your child will be loved beyond measure and will thrive in an environment filled with laughter, compassion, learning, dancing, unconditional love, and adventure.

Words cannot express how excited we are to become a family of three. We are looking forward to our child’s first football game at Mile High, painting pumpkins for Halloween, bedtime stories every night, teaching them how to place a worm on a hook, creating memories with cousins at Thanksgiving, and baking Great-grandma’s famous cookies on Christmas Eve.

We want to thank you for taking the time to get to know us in this brief snapshot of our lives. Thank you for considering us as parents to your little one. We have always wanted to become parents, and it would be a blessing to be able to share this life you created with us. We can’t wait to get to know you and share your story with this child. You will always be a part of their story and our hearts.

About Us

Our story began at a high school softball game, and after countless movie dates, holidays, and four years together in college, we said “I do” on a beach in Puerto Rico. We continue to have fun, love each other, and live life to the fullest each day. We love traveling the world, exploring new cultures, and belly laughing at Jon’s dad jokes. We also enjoy cheering on our favorite sports teams (Go Broncos and Cardinals) and visiting new stadiums across the country. We have a great work–life balance that allows us to focus on our family. Allyson is a licensed elementary teacher and is currently managing a child learning center, and Jon works in finance, where he loves solving problems and mentoring his team. In our free time, we love to be with our family and friends and stay active by hiking, camping, playing volleyball and softball, or refinishing furniture.

Our Home & Pets

We live in a four-bedroom suburban home in a quiet neighborhood, where we love to gather with our family and friends. We have a fenced-in backyard where we enjoy playing catch and make s’mores in our firepit. We are also surrounded by some amazing schools, many walking trails, forest preserves, and a newly remodeled park right behind our house. We also have a Yorkipoo who loves the park, cheese, and the windows rolled down in the car. We love our quaint neighborhood, and we are thankful for our supportive, tight-knit group of neighbors.

Our Extended Family

We both come from large families who are very close. Jon is one of seven children, and he and his siblings go on an annual camping trip that he looks forward to each year. We love celebrating Thanksgiving with his side of the family every single year. His siblings take turns hosting, and we love seeing each family make the celebration their own!

Allyson is the oldest of four children and loves spending quality time with her family. We love playing kickball, going for long walks on her family’s farms, and learning to build furniture with her dad.

Family is the most important thing to us, and we have been beyond excited to share our news of adopting with the most important people in our lives. Our 19 nieces and nephews are thrilled to add another baby to the mix! Our family is our support system and can’t wait to meet our newest family member.

What Led Us To Adoption

After many years together, we were eager and excited to start our family. Allyson was thrown a curveball with some health issues that ultimately required back surgery, which led doctors to advise against pregnancy. That news did not change the fact that we want to become parents. Adoption was an easy decision for us as we have several close friends who have added to their families through the journey of adoption. We are excited to expand our family through adoption and share the love, laughter, and support our families have given us. We are blessed to have this opportunity and can’t wait to become parents.

Fun Facts

About Jon
Occupation Senior Director of Financial Reporting
Education Bachelor’s in accounting
Race Caucasian
Favorite Hobby Reading
Favorite Holiday Thanksgiving
Favorite Book The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Favorite Subject in School Math
Favorite Activity Attending sporting events
Favorite Tradition Christmas Eve appetizers and games with Family
Favorite Animal Dogs
Dream Vacation African safari
About Allyson
Occupation Licensed Teacher, Assistant Director of Child Care
Education Bachelor’s in elementary education and liberal arts
Race Caucasian
Favorite Hobby Photography
Favorite Holiday Christmas
Favorite Book Where the Sidewalk Ends
Favorite Subject in School English
Favorite Activity Kickball
Favorite Tradition Annual camping trip
Favorite Animal Dogs
Dream Vacation Fiji

Contact Jon & Allyson

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Choose a Family for
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!

Not sure how to start? See our How to Choose an Adoptive Family resource page.
If you need more help, you’re always welcome to contact us any time!

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