Thank you for considering us as parents for your precious baby. We know this is a hard decision, the hardest of your life. We pray that God will comfort you through this process.
We cannot tell you what our family will look like in 10 years; our family does not look like what we thought it would look like today, but we can tell you what we hope it will look like when we have children. Currently Rebecca is working full time, but we hope for her to be a stay-at-home mom and to homeschool our children. Both of us, having both attended public school and homeschool, value education and want the best opportunities for our children. Children are very important to us. Rebecca teaches Sunday School and both of us volunteer for Awanas at our church.
We are unable to conceive children due to infertility, but we have been thinking about adoption for a long time. As Christians, we are all adopted into the family of God. Genetics should have no bearing on the love parents have for their children.
People often ask us, "At what age would you tell your children they were adopted?" Our answer has always been, "if they are old enough to ask, it is too late to tell them." We plan to have books about adoption and make adoption a part of our family story from the beginning.
We are both college graduates and professionals in our chosen careers. Jared is a Chief Engineer for a local radio station group, and Rebecca is a Special Education Teacher. We are both in our 30s and have been married over 10 years. We own our home and 2 rental properties. We are members of a local Bible-believing church where we worship and serve regularly.
Jared is a Broadcast Engineer at a local TV station. He has been working in the TV field for over 15 years. He graduated from college with a degree in Radio/TV/Film. One of his interests is Ham radio and no surprise with technical background! Jared likes shooting sports as well: he enjoys Skeet, Sporting Clays, and 5- stand with shotguns. Jared likes to play video games. He prefers console games from the old 8-bit up to Nintendo Switch. Among his favorites are Mario Kart, Zelda, and Dragon Warrior. Jared comes from Scottish and Irish heritage and he's proud to wear his kilts. Some of the Scottish games and gatherings are a time when he and his family can gather and celebrate their heritage together. Jared grew up in a Christian home and has been a believer since 5 years old.
Rebecca is a teacher and has taught for over 10 years. She has taught preschool and elementary school. She is currently teaching Special Education at the middle school level. Rebecca graduated from college with a BA in Child Development. She has been tutoring children after school for 7 years. Rebecca likes to garden. She learned to garden from her mom when she was growing up and believes this is an important skill to learn. She likes to cook and preserve the fruits of her labor. Rebecca loves music. She enjoys listening to and making music. She sings. She also plays the piano, but not as well as she would like. Rebecca likes to listen to music of many types: classical, rock, alternative, etc. Rebecca enjoys sewing and other crafts. She crochets and knits with yarn. She enjoys tatting and cross-stitching with thread. She sews and quilts with her sewing machines. Some of her favorite times with her mom are spent sewing. We plan for Rebecca to be a stay at home mom when we have children. We are also hoping to homeschool our children, giving them an individualized, hands-on, complete education.
Rebecca’s brother also lives in the area. He is very excited to be an uncle and expects to be a part of our children’s lives from the very beginning.
Both our families are also excited about us adopting. Our parents are looking forward to having grandchildren. We visit our parents often, usually for about 1-2 weeks at a time. Normally Rebecca makes a trip during the summer and we see them at the holidays. They come for one holiday and we try to go to their houses for the other. Rebecca’s parents have a home here in town which they come to stay at for a few weeks to a few months several times per year. Our children will be the first grandchildren in our families.
We pray that God will give you peace and wisdom as you make this decision.
Jared and Rebecca
Thank you for considering us as parents for your precious baby. We know this is a hard decision, the hardest of your life. We pray that God will comfort and guide you through this process. We were married in 2005 and after infertility, we have chosen to grow our family through adoption. Our love for each other has grown through our support for one another in this waiting process. We are excited to see God at work in the next chapter of our lives and to share our love with a child.
Facts About Our Family
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|Pets:||1 cat: Lil' Mac and 2 ducks: Corn and Jalapeno|
More About Our Family
Jared loves video games and shooting sports. Rebecca is an avid crafter and loves fiber and fabric arts. We recently got a camper trailer and have been enjoying more of the outdoors in this lovely state we get to live in. We are active in our local church. Jared helps with the tech team and Rebecca teaches children's church. We both volunteer for our church's Awana club. Our church is very supportive of our journey to adopt and prays for us often. There are many children in our church, with more being added almost every month!
More About Rebecca
Rebecca helps with both Awanas and Children’s Church at church. She plays with our friends’ kids and is always willing to help out with the kids. Rebecca’s favorite part of her job is the kids. She loves to play with them and listen to their stories. Rebecca enjoys gardening. She learned how to garden from her mom when she was growing up and believes this is an important skill to learn. She likes to cook and preserve the fruits of her labor. Rebecca really likes music, every year she sings in an Easter choir. She also plays the piano, but not as well as she would like. Rebecca likes to listen to music of many types: classical, rock, alternative, etc. Rebecca very much enjoys sewing and other crafts. She crochets and knits with yarn, tatts and cross-stitches with thread, and sews and quilts with her sewing machines. Some of her favorite times with her mom are spent sewing and quilting.
More About Jared
Jared is a very caring person. He is always willing to help others when needed. Jared plays games with the kids at our church’s Awana, children’s ministry, each week. One of his interests is Ham radio and no surprise with such a technical background! Jared likes shooting sports as well; he enjoys Skeet, Sporting Clays, and 5- stand with shotguns. Jared also likes to play video games. He prefers console games from the old 8-bit up to Nintendo Switch. Among his favorites are Mario Kart, Zelda, and Dragon Warrior. Jared comes from a Scottish and Irish heritage and he’s proud to wear his kilts. Going to some of the Scottish games and gatherings are a time when he and his family can gather and celebrate their heritage together. Jared grew up in a Christian home and has been a believer since 5 years old.