|Our Education||Bachelor of Science in Mathematics||Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Science|
|Our Professions||Insurance Auditor||Bookkeeper|
|Our Racial Background||Caucasian||Caucasian|
|Some of Tad & Erika's Favorites
|What is your favorite Harry Potter book?||Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix||Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire|
|What are your favorite movies?||The Matrix and Big Hero 6 ||Fried Green Tomatoes and Coco|
|Who is your favorite artist? ||MC Escher and Norman Rockwell ||Claude Monet |
|What is your favorite outdoor activity? ||Watching a sunset on the beach ||boating|
|Who is your favorite Star Wars villain? ||Darth Vader||Kylo Ren |
|What are your favorite tv shows?||Friends and Seinfeld||Gilmore Girls and Friends|
|What are your favorite Restaraunts?|| Chipotle and Chilli's||The Melting Pot and Steak 'n Shake|
|More About Our Family
|Our Special Interests|
We love to travel and see new areas. Our bucket list consists of lots of different places to travel to. One of our goals is to make it to all 50 states and we have a good start so far. We are also big Disney geeks and have enjoyed being so close and getting to go more often! We love to play board games, but none of us are very competitive. Tad has recently been teaching Rory and I about Star Wars and we are really enjoying it! We have two Scottish Terriers named PJ and Colby. They look forward to having another baby in the house to feed them human snacks!
We met in church youth group in high school so church was the foundation of our relationship and where we made most of our friends through college. In later years we have not been as active, but are now starting to look for a new church to raise our children in. We want a church that embodies 1 Corinthians 13:13 ‘Three things will last forever – faith, hope, and love – and the greatest of these is love. In a world full of strife and pain we feel that as Christians we should be leading by example with love and kindness.
|Our Musical Interest|
Between the three of us, we like just about any time of music. Erika grew up singing in choirs and playing in band at school. Erika was a percussionist so during marching band she loved being part of the drum line. Tad loves music and exposes Rory to all types. The two of them recently went to see Shania Twain and loved it.
|About Our Home|
We are still working on painting and making our home feel like ours but we are really enjoying it. We back up to a conservation area so we have tons of green trees. It is very peaceful with a lot of windows to let light in.
Our daughter Rory is 5 years old and in Kindergarten. She is sweet, spunky and thoughtful. Her loves include playgrounds, Barbies, music and dancing. We have taught Rory about her adoption since birth and she has met many of her biological family members. Rory is daring and more outgoing than both of us put together! She loves to learn about the world around her and asks a lot of questions! We are so excited to see her learn and grow as a big sister. She will love your child unconditionally just as we will.
|We live in the state of...|
Sunshine!!! We couldn’t be more happy with our recent relocation and are looking forward to being able to have an active and outdoor lifestyle. We chose an area and school district that are diverse so that our children can learn and be comfortable amongst all different types of people.
We live in a small neighborhood that has many other families with young children. We live across the street from the neighborhood pool. The beach is about 15 minutes away and Disney is a few hours.
|We Prefer a Child Who Is...
|Age of Child|
Newborn up to 3 years old.
We'd love to raise either gender
Definitely! With the oldest up to 4 years old.
|Ethnicity of Child||We would love to have a child of any ethnicity.|
|Future Contact with Birth Family|
We are very open to an open adoption with you and your family including photos, letters, and visits. We feel that the more love in a child's life the better!
Thank you for taking a look at our family! We appreciate you considering us as adoptive parents for your child. We look forward to getting to know you and your family.