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Brandon & Brandt

There are few moments in life, this being one of them, when words simply can't express the gratitude that we have for you and the decision that you are considering. It is a courageous and selfless decision and we are honored and humbled to be considered as the family for your child. Children reflect both nature and nurture and we promise to provide a home of unconditional love, time and attention, a safe stable home, and abundant joy. Thank you for considering us!

About Us

Brandon
Brandt
Job
Director of Private Equity & Mezzanine
Pediatric Nurse
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Finance & Accounting
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing & Accounting
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

Our Leisure Time

Loving the Beauty of Nature

During a typical week we look forward to relaxing with each other in the evenings and on weekends. The two of us love to cook dinners, work on home improvement projects, exercise, listen to music, walk our dog Cosette, and explore new restaurants. We are also very social and like to entertain at our home. Our friends and family come over almost every summer weekend to enjoy boating and water sports. In the cooler months our friends and family take turns hosting get-togethers at our homes where the kids play and adults socialize. We regularly attend a non-denominational Christian church and meet with a Bible study weekly. Our favorite vacation pastime is traveling domestically and internationally. We’ve recently been to Colorado for hiking, Delaware for a family beach week, and Florida to visit Brandon’s grandparents. Together we have backpacked through Europe and hiked to hilltribe villages in Thailand. It is our dream to share all of our fun activities we experience with a child and give them the opportunity to explore the beauty of nature and cultures of the world.

Qualities We Love, Admire and Respect in Each Other

Being Silly With Our Niece & Nephew

Brandt About Brandon: God has surely blessed my life with this wonderful man. Brandon balances me out ... he is outgoing, patient, easygoing and naturally optimistic and kind. Always up for fun activity, Brandon makes everyone feel included and valued. Brandon has always wanted children and to be a father. He is first in a group to play with the little ones in our life (nieces, nephews, neighbors, and our friend's kids). He loves with his whole heart and dreams of sharing his love with a growing family.

Brandon About Brandt: Brandt has a quiet strength and determination that is unlike anyone I have ever met. She is quiet with strangers but adventurous and hilariously witty with friends and family. She is an excellent pianist but gets nervous to play in front of anyone. She is a ferocious reader and took organic chemistry in college because it was fun. She likes dogs and children, avoids attention and is a loyal and loving friend, daughter, sister, godmother and spouse. I cannot help but feel overwhelming love and pride each time I look at her.

Why We Chose Adoption

Our Family

Like many couples seeking adoption to build their families we have struggled with a long battle of infertility. Our infertility story has been extremely difficult at times, but it has also strengthened our relationship in many ways. We have had the opportunity to deeply consider the reality of what it means for us to be parents and raise a child. Throughout our journey we have discussed the possibility of adoption. We may not be able to have biological children, but that does not change our desire to be devoted parents and give a child the unconditional love and blessings that we share. It is truly a gift to be prospective adoptive parents. When we imagine bringing a new child into our house we are filled with joy and anticipation.

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Family Time on Our Cousin's Farm
Family Time on Our Cousin's Farm
Exploring the Bay
Exploring the Bay
Peaceful Scenery in Colorado
Peaceful Scenery in Colorado
Exploring Thailand by Elephant
Exploring Thailand by Elephant
Walking Hand in Hand
Walking Hand in Hand
Halloween With Our Nephew
Halloween With Our Nephew
Beach Time With Brandt's Cousins
Beach Time With Brandt's Cousins
Horsing Around in Jackson Hole
Horsing Around in Jackson Hole
Meeting Our Newest Nephew
Meeting Our Newest Nephew
Being Silly Together
Being Silly Together
Smiles at Sunset
Smiles at Sunset
Listening to Music at a Festival
Listening to Music at a Festival
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Family Time on Our Cousin's Farm
Family Time on Our Cousin's Farm
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Exploring the Bay
Exploring the Bay
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Peaceful Scenery in Colorado
Peaceful Scenery in Colorado
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Exploring Thailand by Elephant
Exploring Thailand by Elephant
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Walking Hand in Hand
Walking Hand in Hand
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Halloween With Our Nephew
Halloween With Our Nephew
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Beach Time With Brandt's Cousins
Beach Time With Brandt's Cousins
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Horsing Around in Jackson Hole
Horsing Around in Jackson Hole
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Meeting Our Newest Nephew
Meeting Our Newest Nephew
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Being Silly Together
Being Silly Together
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Smiles at Sunset
Smiles at Sunset
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Listening to Music at a Festival
Listening to Music at a Festival

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

We love our home and life on the bay. We are blessed to have a four-bedroom home with a walk out lower level that leads to our backyard, pier, and boat for exploration and fun on the water. The kitchen is the heart of the house but the lower level is the kid’s play center. When the weather is nice we are usually out on the boat or getting some exercise kayaking or running at the nearby park. Brandon hopes to help coach a sport or two at the park a short bike ride away. We can't wait to share the experience of fishing, navigation, tubing, waterskiing and swimming with our children. We also plan to take advantage of the major cities within a short drive with museums, zoos, festivals, sporting events, and theater. A nearby major airport is really convenient for Brandon’s work travel and family trips.

Spring in Our Back Yard

We love our home on the water but the number one reason we would never want to leave is our awesome neighborhood and neighbors. Our neighborhood has a marina, ball field, basketball and tennis courts, children's playground, clubhouse and swimming pool. Children love the yearly neighborhood activities including a fall festival, field day, and Santa's breakfast. There are children of all ages running and biking around every day on their way to a friend's house, playground, or pool. A child in our home will have a multitude of friends in the neighborhood that we will see on a regular basis.

Our Extended Families

Brandt's Family

Family is very important to us and a major reason we choose to live where we do. We are within several hours drive of nearly all of our extended family - parents, grandparents, siblings, cousins, nieces and nephews. We both are the oldest of three siblings and enjoy hosting family visits whether for a Thanksgiving feast, Fourth of July by the water, or a cozy winter weekend. We are blessed that our parents are all active and retired and love being involved in their grandchildren and children's lives. Brandon’s mother currently watches our niece and nephew part time. Brandon’s parents, known as "Meims" and "Scooter" to the grandchildren, make every effort to visit us regularly and look forward to spoiling our child with love and fun. Brandt’s mother lives by the ocean. Brandt’s entire family looks forward to gathering at her house, eating “Nana’s” home cooked meals, playing nightly board games, and making discoveries in the sand. In addition to our parents support in raising a child, our sisters and brothers will be a huge assistance as they are also raising young children. Our child will have close relationships with their cousins and unconditional love of aunts and uncles. Our family has always supported us through life’s challenges and celebrations. They couldn’t be more excited to be a part of our adoption plan and welcome a child into our family!

Brandon's Family

From Us to You

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to introduce ourselves. We are Brandon and Brandt and our so grateful that through the love you have for your child you are considering an adoption plan. It is a courageous and selfless decision and we are honored and humbled to be considered as a family for your child.

From the beginning of our relationship we desired to have children. As we began our journey to grow our family it became evident that the process would not be easy. Although we struggled to have biological children, our discussions to grow our family always included the possibility of adoption. We are overjoyed to realize our dream of becoming a potential adoptive family for your child.

We met in college and have been married for ten years. We consider ourselves truly blessed to have each other and our love grows stronger every day. Our relationship is built on Christian values and we plan on raising our child with similar beliefs. The two of us highly value quality time together, relationships with family and friends, education, and a curiosity for adventure. Our families are very close knit, loving, and supportive of our goals and decisions. They are enthusiastically committed to our journey to grow our family through adoption. Your child will be joyously welcomed into our extended family with much celebration.

When we think about our adoption plan our hearts fill with excitement, humility, and ultimately love for your child. We consider being parents one of the greatest gifts we could ever receive as a couple. We can only imagine how wonderful it will be to share life’s daily enjoyments with a child including trying new foods, reading colorful books, making new friends, learning to swim, playing in the snow, and cuddling on the couch.

We plan to introduce the child’s adoption story with them at a very young age. For us, we think that a child’s adoption story is an important piece of their background. We will choose to always speak of the child’s adoption in a positive light and encourage the child to think of their story with pride. We want the child to always be reminded that their birthmother chose to make an adoption plan out of selfless love and that her feelings of love for the child are lifelong. The child will always be told that they are treasured and a gift to both their birthmother and us as adoptive parents. We will want to encourage the child to have honest and open conversations about their adoption so that they will have a firm understanding of themselves as a person.

We cannot understand all the emotions you are feeling now or will in the future but can say that you are and will ALWAYS be the birthmother and significant to our family. We will always speak of you with respect and admiration. We promise to send you regular letters, pictures, and keepsakes of your child. We welcome your continued involvement with your child and when the time is right we are open to making arrangements for visits. We sincerely commit to be a family for your child that will be filled with unconditional love, time and attention, a safe and stable home, and abundant joy.

With Love and Respect,

Brandon & Brandt

Favorites

Brandon
Brandt
Actor
Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
Actress
Natalie Portman
Emma Stone
Animal
Our Dog
Our pup, Cosette
Author
Michael Lewis
Liane Moriarty
Book
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Glass Castle
Candy Bar
Reese's
Dark chocolate
Cartoon
Animanicas
Scooby-Doo!
Childhood Memory
Vacations with family
Summer visits to Grandparent's house
Childhood Toy
Legos
My Little Ponies
Children's Book
The Cat in the Hat
The Story of Ferdinand
City
Hong Kong
Seattle
Classic Movie
The Godfather
Meet me in St. Louis
Color
Blue
Blue
Day of Week
Friday
Saturday
Dessert
Ice Cream Cake
Tiramisu
Disney Movie
Aladdin
Sleeping Beauty
Dream Car
Tesla Model S
My Honda CRV
Dream Job
My current job
Pediatric Nurse
Dream Vacation
Sailing the Caribbean
Hiking in Patagonia
Family Activity
Relaxing on the boat
Long days on the beach
Flower / Plant
Boxwood
Gardenia
Food
Seafood
Artisanal cheese
Form of Exercise
Hiking
Hiking
Fruit
Raspberries
Blueberries
Game
Scattagories
Guesstures
Hobby
Boating
Reading
Holiday
Christmas
Fourth of July
Holiday Song
O Come All Ye Faithful
O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Holiday Tradition
St. Lucia Day
St. Lucia's Day
Ice Cream
Cookies and Cream
Mint Chocolate Chip
Junk Food
Scoops and salsa
Cheetos
Leisure Activity
Watching a comedy
Boating with friends
Magazine
US Boat
Real Simple
Memory with a Child
Tubing on the bay/lake
Watching my nephew for a weekend in Chicago
Memory with Spouse
Exploring Thailand
Raising a flock of backyard chickens
Movie
The Rock
Sleepless in Seattle
Movie Munchie
Popcorn
Homemade popcorn
Movie Quote
Either get busy living or get busy dying
I feel good, I feel great, I feel wonderful... (What About Bob)
Movie Type
Action and comedy
Thriller/suspense
Musical
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Musical Group
Zac Brown Band
Greensky Bluegrass
Nursery Rhyme
Incy Wincy Spider
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Olympic Event
Marathon
Ice skating
Personal Hero
My Dad
My Mom
Play
Twelve Angry Men
I prefer musicals
Poet
Edgar Allan Poe
William Wordsworth
Quality about my Spouse
Her Sense of Humor
Unconditional love
Quote
To love another person is to see the face of God
For where your treasure is, your heart will be also.
Restaurant
Local Spots
Small local favorites
Sandwich
Bacon Cheeseburger
Panini
Scripture
Matthew 22: 37-40
Philippians 4:6-7
Shopping Store
Amazon
Nordstrom Rack
Sport to Play
Indoor Soccer
Tennis
Sport to Watch
College Football
College basketball
Sports Star
LeBron James
Lebron James
Sports Team
Michigan football
Cleveland Cavaliers
Subject in School
Economics
Math
Superhero
Iron Man
The Flash
Thing to Cook
Anything on the grill
Ethnic foods
Time of Day
5 p.m.
Dusk
Tradition
Saying Cheers
Singing Silent Night with candles
TV Show
The Wire
Saturday Night Live
TV Show Character
Michael Scott
Elizabeth Jennings from The Americans
Type of Music
A little bit of everything
Anything that makes me want to dance
Vacation Spot
The next one!
Outer Banks, NC
Video Game
Madden Football
Super Mario Bros.

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