dear expectant mother
We can’t possibly imagine the love and sacrifice that has brought you to consider adoption. Know that you are brave, courageous, and selfless. Your journey has many chapters and an endless set of possibilities. Not all experiences are joyful and may represent difficulties and sadness, but with time and patience, a positive outcome can be the result.
Your child will always know where and who he or she came from. We also want you to know milestones and events with an open adoption. We welcome any child of any color, sex, creed, or background. It is our prayer and intent that your child have endless love, overwhelming opportunities, and consistent encouragement to shape a secure, positive, and engaged adult. We are grateful and blessed in our lives and want to carry that forward in your life and your child’s. We consider your baby and your decision a miracle and gift. It will be our dream and pleasure to foster and engage your child though his or her whole life. We will encourage his or her uniqueness and personality to achieve, explore, and succeed, and we feel we have the desire and skill set to raise your baby to be strong, independent, and confident.
With all of our souls, we promise to fiercely protect, love, and nurture your baby.
We are a blessed family and every day is an opportunity to smile, play, encourage and be grateful. Devoted husband, Ryan is an experienced dad who still opens doors, writes sweet love notes, and frequents the flower and cupcake shop for both his girls. His career is in graphic design and printing. He relishes all outdoor recreation, hunting and fishing. Family is priority and he’s always instigating a tickle fest, adventure, or popcorn party. Toni is a Healthcare professional with flexible hours and a decade of patient-centered care and preventative medicine. She is quick to joke and optimistic, with a flare for silly fun. Aria rounds out our threesome as our toy horse whisperer, princess extraordinaire and self proclaimed “mamma mia” dynamo. Together, we love to laugh, sing and enjoy the little things. Reading books, hide and seek, cooking together and watching wildlife outside are typical activities.
Our Home & Pets
We live in a Wisconsin town with wide open spaces, excellent educational systems, and accessible health care. Our home is nearby trails and ponds with fishing, hiking, and sunsets galore. We currently have three rescue dogs with their own loving personalities: a beagle who is a certified therapy dog, a deaf boxer, and a blue heeler who specializes in cuddling. All are gentle, loving, and devoted to their humans. We are forever in the pool swimming and have campfires in the summer, and winter offers us sledding, snowmen, and snow forts. Rainy days expose adventures at the children’s museum, aquarium, movies, or indoor carousel. Whatever the season, inside or out, there is always something to discover, explore, and learn!
Our Extended Family
Both of us have been raised in close-knit Christian families that embody a “family first” ideology. We are extremely fortunate to have been encouraged to “be” and “do” anything in our upbringing. Challenges have been shouldered together and heartbreak shared between us.
Our families are ecstatic about a new addition and are eagerly holding a place at the table. Our moms love to bake and are ready for cookies, apple pie, and tiny cook training. Aunts, uncles and cousins all have outdoor gardens and fresh fruits and veggies to share. Toni’s family has a week-long lake house retreat tradition in the summers, while Ryan’s family has weekly Sunday breakfast. We just finished a vacation with both our moms which really was a special treat.
Holidays are about togetherness and are exciting with whole-family kick ball, playful teasing, card games, and home-cooked meals. Events are frequent and encompass acceptance, as both of our immediate families all live within 20 miles!
What Led Us To Adoption
Our hope is to nurture your new little person to grow and flourish with our stable family foundation. Ryan loves teaching and mentoring children, and Toni volunteers yearly on a medical mission and supports local kid events and charities. Ryan has 50/50 custody of Aria which has bonded us as a family but has also has inspired us to open our hearts and home for another child. Aria asks daily when her baby is coming home. Toni has several close friends that have been adopted, and they all agree on the positive impact adoption has had in their lives. We are already preserving a special place in our hearts for your child to join us in the future.
|Education||Degree in Design/Printing|
|Favorite Movie||Message in a Bottle|
|Favorite Music Group||Kiss|
|Favorite Subject in School||Science|
|Favorite Activity||Movies, bowling|
|Occupation||Foot and Ankle Physician|
|Favorite Movie||The Greatest Showman|
|Favorite Music Group||Abba|
|Favorite Subject in School||Art or Biology|
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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