|Our Education||High School, Marine Corps||Some College|
|Our Professions||Project Manager||Stay at home wife / personal investment manager|
|Our Racial Background||Caucasian ||Caucasian|
|Some of Caleb & Jessica's Favorites
|What's your favorite food?||Chicken Alfredo||Definitely, Tacos!|
|Favorite Movie?||Lord of the Rings Series||We Bought a Zoo|
|What is your favorite outdoor activity?||Hunting!||Backpacking! It's like a mix of hiking/camping in one!|
|What's your favorite hobby?||Music||Gardening|
|What are two of your personal goals in the next 3 years?||Eat healthier, continue working my way up in my job||To learn a second language and become a financial coach|
|Where do you hope to travel too in the near future?||Alaska!||New Zealand!|
|What's your favorite season?||Fall, hunting and cooler weather and then the holiday season starts||Fall, because it's cooler and the colors are vibrant! I love that it centers around food and fun activities!|
|More About Our Family
|Our Special Interests|
Our other interest would be spending time with our growth groups and learning more about God, His word, reading books about family and finance. We enjoy learning about other peoples interest. We are often entertained by people watching and studying their habits while out and about anywhere. It helps us understand others more and how we can put ourselves in their shoes. Which makes us better managers at work and friends outside of that, and we hope better parents! We love business and learning about all the different businesses in the world! How they operate, what their goals are, what their struggles are, and if we can help or just relate. We love networking, and we feel business is one of our talents God gave us. Like how some are gifted in music or art or something else more naturally. We believe our love for business is so universal that it will benefit our children in any career/education they choose!
We believe that Christ is the Son of God. That he died and rose again for all who accept Him. He is the way, the truth, and the light. We are part of the Body of Christ and we believe that Church was established for the growth of Christians and that disciples are the ones that bring/go to new believers. Every christian is called to be a disciple of Christ.
We show our faith based on works and faith and not just faith alone. We realize we are imperfect, but God's desire to give us grace and life starts from the day you accept Him and not just for when we arrive to heaven. His greatest commandment is to Love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind, and soul; and that's daily. It's not a chore to check off everyday. But a living relationship that needs time and investment. We believe it's He is what life is all about and we can find joy in Him!
We attend Church on Sundays and are dedicated to our growth groups. Community is a large part of our lives!
|What are your Hobbies?|
Wrestling the dogs
|What are Our Expectations for Your Child|
Honestly, we aren't expecting anything from you child except for love and respect. We realize that as parents they might not like the things we enjoyed doing. They might not play the same sports we did, or even like sports. They might not like the same foods or cooking. And all of that is OK! We want to see who they become and be a part of their journey in discovering who they are! We want them to love their time with family and we want to invest in what they learn to love. Our hope is that they will love learning about God and ultimately we can be apart of leading them to accept Christ. Overall we want to be apart of God's journey for them and be there with wisdom and guidance!
|Why We are Adopting|
This is a hard question to answer in so little words. How can you give an answer good enough to convey the love you feel for a child you haven't yet met? We believe adopted or biological our family is who we make it. Our hearts were always open to adoption and we are excitingly expecting your child! We believe God has asked us to grow our family through adoption and both of our extended families are ecstatic that we are continuing forward! We can't wait to meet your little one and hear about your hopes and wishes for your baby! Our hope is that you will be just as excited as we are to meet you!
|Where We Live|
Virginia. Closer to central Virginia, next to the blue ridge smokey mountains! Our home has beautiful sun rises and sun sets almost every day! Lots of wildlife around. Horses and farms are everywhere, and good colleges, local sports and entertainment. Rivers and springs run all around us, great for refreshing dips on a hot day or fishing. We are looking forward to exploring the outdoors with Aaris and his new sibling!
Our area is in the country but still within a subdivision where other kids are running around and playing. We are 7 minutes from Jessica's parents house and 20 minutes from Caleb's parents house. Our siblings and their kids are in between. There are lots of restaurants and town events year around. It's a smaller town but not too small. The kind of town where everyone gathers for fireworks and comes to watch our college football team! Or you can go and pick strawberries at the nearby farm! Our home is near the blue ridge mountains! We have lots of great christian schools near by and many homeschool social opportunities!
|We Prefer a Child Who Is...
|Age of Child|
We are open to adopting a new born or siblings up to age 4
Unfortunately, not at this current time
Any gender! Could be pink or be blue, either will do!
Yes, up to age 4!
|Ethnicity of Child||White or white/hispanic |
|Future Contact with Birth Family|
We are open to contact with the birth-mother and father including letters, photos and visits. We believe that an ongoing open and healthy relationship will be in the best interest of the child and would bring glory to God if you are comfortable.
Thank you for taking the time to read through our website and getting to know a bit about us! Virginia is truly an amazing home that we are excited to share with your child as we provide them with love, support, and guidance throughout their life. We promise adventures with our family, games, crafts, bedtime stories, and an abundance of love! We look forward to getting to know you and sharing letters, pictures, and visits.