Hello! Thank you for taking a closer look at our profile. We want you to know that we have been praying for you as you are planning out the future for you and your child. And if it is the right decision for you, we hope to help you feel comfortable and confident in choosing us to care for, unconditionally love, and raise your child as our own. Lauren and I met in 2009 when she was on a mission trip in England teaching children through puppetry and the arts. I had four years left for my Master's Degree so we committed to a long distance relationship and relied on Skype to connect us. I proposed to Lauren in Scotland and we got married before I started my final year at school. We have been married for seven wonderful years. We have two gentle dogs. Every other year we travel to England to visit my family and they come out here to visit us. Lauren's family lives nearby so we see them often. We are known by our friends as being a compassionate and fun-loving couple who is committed to each other, our family, friends, and church. Five years into our marriage we were diagnosed as having 'unexplained infertility.' But our desire to become parents has never wavered. We know God has a plan for our lives, even when we don't know what it is yet. We pray for God's will and provision in your life, your child's life, and our lives.
Facts About Our Family
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|Pets:||Runner is a 9 year old Leonberger mix. Leonberger means 'gentle lion'. He is 100 lbs but he thinks he's a lap dog and he is the most gentle animal we've ever met, both around children and other animals. Keefe is a 5 year old American Eskimo mix. He is definitely a cuddle bug and he enjoys walks and barking at airplanes.|
More About Our Family
Daniel was born and raised in England. He grew up by the sea with his parents and two younger brothers, Peter and Joseph. His dad is a retired police officer and his mom works with special needs children and their families through the school system. Lauren was born in Utah and moved to Georgia when she was 11 with her parents, older sister, Erin, and older brother, Nathan. Lauren's dad is retired Air Force as well as a retired airline pilot and her mom is involved with an international bible study organization. Because of our unique family culture, Daniel being from England, any child we are chosen to adopt will have the opportunity to apply for dual citizenship with the United States and the United Kingdom.
More About Daniel
Daniel is a Civil Engineer. He is musically gifted and plays the saxophone and piano. Some of my favorite moments come from just sitting on the couch while he plays piano in our living room. Daniel is also a part of our church's worship team. He is very creative and artistic. His hobbies include: painting, drawing, making things from wood, and taking care of our yard. The first thing I noticed about Daniel when I met him was his bright blue eyes and huge smile. He's the only one who can make me laugh so hard I start snorting. He is also the most gentle, genuine, and caring person I have ever met. Every morning he writes me a note before he leaves for work just to wish me a blessed day and tell me how much he loves me. He will be the best Dad someday. His favorite color is blue. His favorite ice cream flavor is Mint Chocolate Chip. His favorite movie is The Lord of the Rings. His favorite hymn is 'Be Thou My Vision'. His favorite vacation spot is the Grand Canyon. His favorite thing about himself is his imagination. His favorite season is Fall. His favorite hobby is playing piano. His favorite childhood memory is playing hide-and-seek with his two younger brothers and friends on the sand dunes at the beach.
More About Lauren
Lauren loves with her entire heart, soul, and strength. The very first week I met her, I knew there was something different about her from the sparkle in her eyes. She has a heart for children of all ages and animals. There is nothing she wouldn't do when it comes to protecting the ones she loves. She is a beautiful ballroom dancer and loves teaching others how to dance. She is also adventurous and will be the first one to jump into the freezing ocean if she thinks it would impress me. I know she's going to be an amazing Mom. I love her dearly. Lauren actually has an assortment of jobs right now. She works as an executive assistant at a ministry, she teaches ballroom dancing, she is a health and wellness coach, and she volunteers as an agent representative for actors from Star Wars, Harry Potter, the Marvel universe, Game of Thrones, and many other sci-fi movies and tv shows. She has a heart for loving on other people and taking care of them. When we are placed with a baby, she will finally be able to do her dream job, which is to be a stay-at-home Mom! Her favorite color is yellow. Her favorite ice cream flavor is Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. Her favorite movie saga is Star Wars. Her favorite books are Harry Potter. Her favorite song is 'Jesus I Come' by Elevation Worship. Her favorite boy band is the Backstreet Boys. Her favorite vacation spot is the beach. Her favorite animals are dogs, camels, and highland cows. Her favorite hobby is ballroom dancing. Her favorite childhood memory is playing Barbies with her older sister and playing outside in her backyard with her older brother and sister.