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Family Type: Traditional Couple
Children: Yes
Location: IL
Religion: Christian
Preferred Gender: No Preference
Preferred Race: Asian, Caucasian, Caucasian/Asian, Caucasian/Hispanic, Hispanic or South/Central American

Dear Birthmom

We know that this process can seem daunting, but hopefully, with the right match, you will feel confident in your decision. We truly hope that we are the right match for you and your baby. Deciding on adoption is one of the most selfless and courageous decisions you can make. We admire you. While we have never been through the adoption process personally, we have been touched by adoption through family. We honestly believe that adoption is a blessing and we want you to know what you will not be alone during this time.

We love being parents and can’t wait to grow our family through adoption. If we are blessed enough to be chosen to parent your child, we promise to encourage and support them in all of their educational, social and athletic endeavors that they embark on. We look forward to teaching them about other cultures and the importance of empathy. Your baby will be unconditionally loved.

About Us

We met about 8 years ago through mutual friends. Our friends had just gotten engaged and we all went out to celebrate. Ryanne knew the bride-to-be and Nate knew the groom-to-be. We hit it off immediately and have been together ever since. We got married in January of 2013 and welcomed our first child in March of 2016. Ryanne is an attorney and Nate is an academic advisor at a technical automotive college. We love traveling both within the United States and internationally. We have a long list of destinations we desire to visit, including Denmark in the near future. Ryanne also likes to cook and paint. Nate is very athletic and competes in national and international running and cycling races. We also enjoy spending time with friends and family. We are very lucky to have many friends and family close by who we frequently see.

Our Home & Pets

We live in a quiet and safe subdivision in the Midwest, close to both of our childhood homes. There are many young children, parks and big trees in our mature subdivision. Our house is a 2-story home with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and a partially finished basement. We have a large, fenced in backyard with a patio and some small children’s play sets. The fence comes in handy with our dog, Cam. We adopted her about 5 years ago, when she was a puppy, from a local shelter. She is a small and well trained Weimaraner mix who absolutely loves playing with children.

Our Extended Family

We have a one and half year old son named Thomas John, but we call him TJ for short. He is a bundle of energy that runs around and plays very well by himself and with other kids and adults. He particularly loves being outside and going places, so we find ourselves in the backyard, taking walks and on bike rides a lot. In addition to our son, we have extended family that lives in the same or neighboring towns. Our parents all love being grandparents and can’t wait for another one! Ryanne’s sister, Lauren, also lives very close and provides childcare for TJ every day. Lauren is a dedicated stay-at-home mom for her two daughters, who are 3 and 4 years old. Lauren loves taking care of children and TJ has benefited from being around and playing with his two cousins every day. TJ also gets to see four of this other cousins often as they live nearby as well. Our families get together often and get along together very well. We are very lucky to have such great, supportive families.

What Led Us To Adoption

We have both been personally touched by the adoption process. Nate’s oldest sister is a birthmother. She had an unplanned pregnancy in high school and after careful consideration, she chose a great family that adopted her first child. Nate’s family recognizes that adoption was the best option and this choice has always resonated with Nate. Ryanne’s dad was in the foster care system and was unfortunately never adopted. This has always stuck with Ryanne and led her to adoption. We understand that adoption is a difficult decision but we admire the birthmothers that decide it is the right option for them. We believe that we can provide a child with a wonderful life through adoption.

Fun Facts

About Nate
Occupation Student Services Advisor
Education B.A. - Sociology
Race Caucasian
Favorite Food Pizza
Favorite Hobby Duathlon (run, bike, run)
Favorite Movie Princess Bride
Favorite Sport Soccer
Favorite Music Group 3 Doors Down / Stevie Ray Vaughn
Favorite TV Show How I Met Your Mother
Favorite Subject in School Sociology
Favorite Activity Whiffle Ball
About Ryanne
Occupation Attorney
Education J.D. - Law; B.A. - Psychology
Race Caucasian
Favorite Food Chocolate
Favorite Hobby Traveling
Favorite Movie Clue
Favorite Sport Hockey
Favorite Music Group Jack Johnson
Favorite TV Show Veep
Favorite Subject in School Psychology
Favorite Activity Riding Bicycles

Contact Nate & Ryanne

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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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