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Oscar & Jerylin

We believe adoption is a gift and one that we treasure dear to our hearts! We hope that in our profile you can see we the warmth, love, fun, and adventure your child will have in our family. We know you are facing difficult decisions, and we truly respect the love you are putting into this process. No matter what you decide, it will be the right decision for you and your baby. We hope that you consider us and we look forward to the journey that lies ahead of us.

About Us

Oscar
Jerylin
Job
Chief - U.S. Navy & College Professor
Future Stay-at-Home Mom
Education
Master's Degree in Information Technology
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

How We Met

At Our First Navy Party

We met in 2005 while we were living in the Middle East, the Kingdom of Bahrain. Oscar was on his first military assignment overseas and Jerylin was working as an accountant. A common friend our ours named Elena introduced us while she was working as a real estate agent and showing Oscar a house to live in. Since the moment she introduced us to each other we knew that we were meant to be together.

Traveling the World Together

We have had so many happy experiences since the beginning - such as our car breaking down in our first date, something we continue to laugh about today! Since then we have traveled the world and have experienced so many wonderful opportunities living overseas. However, now that we are back in the U.S. for good, we are ready to begin the next chapter of our lives as parents. We look forward to sharing our future adventures with a child and can't wait to make many more memories together as a family!

What It Means to Become Parents

Visiting a Pumpkin Farm

Oscar: I look forward to providing love and attention to our child's development, which will include doing our best to help our child be the best person he/she can be. Being a parent is not like being a carpenter, who sets out to make a chair to a specific design. Instead, it's more akin to gardening, creating a space in which a life can thrive and develop, often in unpredictable and unmeasurable ways. I want to share my child's experience with him/her and make sure I am there when my child needs me. But more importantly I am looking forward to being present in my child's life, attending the plays, school graduations, and birth ay parties are some of the happiest moments I have had in my childhood and I would like the same experience for my child.

Jerylin: Being a parent is a major responsibility. You are in charge of raising an individual to the point of adulthood with the goal of turning him or her into a valuable member of the community. This undertaking requires care, love, understanding and the ability to keep the children on the right path. I would like for my child to live a successful and happy life and I am ready for that. Because I am the oldest child, I helped my mother raise my brothers and sisters since diapers I have seen and experienced the long nights and the sacrifice that comes with raising children and I am so excited to have a family of my own!

Our Cultural Heritage

Oscar: I am Hispanic and speak Spanish so I am very in touch with my heritage. I speak Spanish anytime I can, and celebrate South American food such as ceviche and arroz con pollo. We also enjoy listening to Reggaeton but also like the old Salsa hits that my parents always listed to growing up. However, being part of the military has allowed me work and live with people from every heritage. I work and live with families from all races and we welcome each other's cultural backgrounds.

Jerylin: Being Filipino is a great part of my life. I enjoy my culture which we celebrate through the customs and the food. Home cooking is what reminds me of the Philippines the most. Cooking dishes such as adobo, pancit and lumpia, allows me to share my culture through the food and fortunately everyone seems to enjoy it. We also enjoy watching Filipino soap operas, Oscar already understands the language so it is great that we can watch shows and movies together and I am hoping to share this experience with everyone. I believe being from the Philippines allows me the opportunity to being more welcoming of learning of other cultures.

Video

Photos

Going to Oscar's Work Party in Hawaii
Going to Oscar's Work Party in Hawaii
Oscar Bringing Presents to an Orphanage in Japan
Oscar Bringing Presents to an Orphanage in Japan
Exploring Stonehenge
Exploring Stonehenge
Riding ATV's in Portugal
Riding ATV's in Portugal
With Mickey at Disney World
With Mickey at Disney World
Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece
Enjoying the Flowers in the Netherlands
Enjoying the Flowers in the Netherlands
With Oscar's Mom in Hawaii
With Oscar's Mom in Hawaii
Christmas Dinner in Hawaii
Christmas Dinner in Hawaii
Cinque Terre, Italy
Cinque Terre, Italy
Taking Archer to the Beach
Taking Archer to the Beach
At a Soccer Game
At a Soccer Game
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Going to Oscar's Work Party in Hawaii
Going to Oscar's Work Party in Hawaii
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Oscar Bringing Presents to an Orphanage in Japan
Oscar Bringing Presents to an Orphanage in Japan
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Exploring Stonehenge
Exploring Stonehenge
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Riding ATV's in Portugal
Riding ATV's in Portugal
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With Mickey at Disney World
With Mickey at Disney World
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Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece
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Enjoying the Flowers in the Netherlands
Enjoying the Flowers in the Netherlands
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With Oscar's Mom in Hawaii
With Oscar's Mom in Hawaii
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Christmas Dinner in Hawaii
Christmas Dinner in Hawaii
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Cinque Terre, Italy
Cinque Terre, Italy
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Taking Archer to the Beach
Taking Archer to the Beach
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At a Soccer Game
At a Soccer Game

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

We live in a military community on the beautiful island of Hawaii. Our house is a two-story single home, 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ bathrooms. We have one bedroom setup as a guest bedroom and one bedroom that we use for our clothes and sewing room. We plan to turn the guest room into the baby's room. We have a small back yard and a small park across the street. Additionally, our community has swimming pools, kid parks, and dog parks.

Neighborhood Children's Center

Our neighborhood is much like the military, there are many races and families from all over the world making our small neighborhood very diverse. It is great to see that all kids get along with each other, and neighbors support each other. All of the kids in our neighborhood know each other, play with each other and go to school with each other.

Our child will be just as home in our community where he/she will learn how to live, study, and socialize with families from all demographic backgrounds.

Our Extended Families

With Oscar's Mom & Brother

Oscar was born in Lima, Peru and lived there until he was 14 years old. His family then moved to Florida. Oscar has a mother (Miriam), a father (Walter) and an older brother (Walter). He maintains a long-distance relationship with his family, where social media has played a vital part of keeping us updated with each other. They call each other weekly if possible.

Jerylin was born and raised in the Philippines. She has a mother (Gloria) and five Siblings (Joyce, Manuel, Mercil, Babylin, and BongBong) which are all married with kids. Her father (Manuel) passed away in 2001. She maintains in contact with her family via social media and through the phone (Skype).

Christmas in the Philippines

We both had different upbringings, but it is this fact that makes us unique and full of experiences that will bring great benefit to our child. Oscar's childhood was good, he had many friends around the neighborhood who play sports with and enjoyed being outside. The challenging part of Oscar's childhood was that both parents worked long hours and were not around much, therefore Oscar looks forward to being an involved dad through our child's development.

Jerylin grew up in a rural area in the Philippines where most memories are happy surrounded by family and the outdoors. Although there were difficult times when the family struggled financially, she is happy to see that everyone in the family lives a successful life in the Philippines today.

From Us to You

We welcome you with open hearts and we are honored and grateful you are considering us as parents for your child. We have been waiting to complete our family for a long time. We do not know what brought you to our lives, but we would like to believe that God has connected us.

We have always wanted kids and were waiting for the right time to start our family. When that time finally came, we found out we were unable to have children. We did not want to give up on our dream of being loving parents and felt God steering us to adoption. For the past few years we have been living overseas and adoption was not possible at the time. However, now that we are for back for good, we immediately started the process and we are looking forward to enjoying Honolulu, Hawaii, where we call home!

We are Jerylin and Oscar. We met in the Navy while living overseas in the Middle East. Jerylin was already there for a couple years, and shortly after Oscar's arrival, we met through mutual friends. Since we first met fourteen years ago, we have lived the a loving life full of experiences that have taken us all around the world and provided us with many blessings in the form of loving friends and relatives who support us and share our experiences. We have lived in Japan, Spain, and Bahrain and from there we enjoyed traveling to multiple countries, and continue to love experiencing different cultures through food and conversations anywhere we go.

Oscar is on active duty in the Navy, and is also a cyber/IT professor for two colleges. Jerylin takes care of our house, a decision made a few years ago in preparation for our adoption path, but her career background and degrees are in business and accounting, which is the foundation of our financial success. In our spare time, we love spending time enjoying Hawaii, the weather is summer-like all year round, so we go hiking, fishing, attending sports events and cooking together while we are at home.

We are excited to grow our family. We can't wait to have a little one walking around, playing with our dog, Archer, and making little messes around the house. We look forward to future family camping trips, fishing, and going to games together. We want our future child to be happy and healthy. We want him or her to be active and have interests in and out of school. We enjoy music and sports and we hope that our child finds an interest (music, sports, art, scouts) that he or she loves and enjoys doing. College is a goal which thankfully is already provided due to Oscar's military benefits, but it isn't necessary if she or he finds a job that they can make a career out of. We hope that you will be able to share in her or his successes and happy moments and be a comfort during the tough times that life brings.

If you choose to make us part of your destiny, we will be forever grateful, and we will always be connected. Our relationship with you will include letters and pictures will send to you, and we look forward to developing a beautiful relationship that will only benefit the child.

With appreciation and gratitude,

Oscar & Jerylin

Favorites

Oscar
Jerylin
Actor
Jason Statham
Matt Damon
Actress
Gwendoline Christie
Kate Winslet
Animal
Dog
Dog
Author
Stephen King
Charles Dickens
Book
Ann Frank: Diary of a Young Girl
Great Expectations
Candy Bar
Kit Kat
Twix
Cartoon
Dragon Ball Z
Tom and Jerry
Childhood Memory
Playing Soccer
Playing doll
Childhood Toy
Atari
Doll
Children's Book
Tom Sawyer
Alice in wonderland
City
Miami
Manila
Classic Movie
The Ten Commandments
King Kong
Color
Blue
Blue
Day of Week
Friday
Saturday
Dessert
Creme Brulee
Crepe
Disney Movie
Lion King
Mulan
Dream Car
Ferarri
Porsche
Dream Job
Retirement
Designer
Dream Vacation
Monaco
Norway
Family Activity
Traveling
Traveling
Flower / Plant
Orchids
Orchids
Food
Soups
Steak and Mashed Potatoes
Form of Exercise
Running
Walking
Fruit
Grapes
Mango
Game
Cards
Computer games
Hobby
Movies
Cooking
Holiday
Christmas
New Year
Holiday Song
Feliz Navidad
Auld Lang syne
Holiday Tradition
Family Dinners
Family Dinners
Ice Cream
Mint Chocolate
Vanilla
Junk Food
Hot Cheetos
Doritos
Leisure Activity
Reading
Gardening
Magazine
National Geographic
Vogue
Memory with a Child
Watching a diaper change for the first time
Feeding a baby
Memory with Spouse
Traveling all over the world
Travelling together
Movie
Star Wars
War Horse
Movie Munchie
Hot Cheetos
Pop corn
Movie Quote
Luke, I am your father!
"I am mad at you but it doesn't mean I love you less"
Movie Type
Action
Love Story
Musical
Abba
The King and I
Musical Group
Disney
Abba
Nursery Rhyme
Itsy-Bitsy Spider
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Olympic Event
Swimming
Ice Skating
Personal Hero
My wife
My Husband
Play
The King and I
Evita
Quality about my Spouse
Patience
Good provider
Quote
The Squeaky wheel gets the oil
Golden Rule
Restaurant
Outback
Italian
Sandwich
Tuna
Ham and Egg
Scripture
Violence begets violence
John 3:16
Shopping Store
Lacoste
Nordstrom
Song
Despacito
Dancing Queen
Sport to Play
Soccer
Badminton
Sport to Watch
Soccer
Soccer
Sports Star
Ronaldo and Messi
Messi
Sports Team
Real Madrid
Barcelona
Subject in School
History
History
Superhero
One Punch Man
Spiderman
Thing to Cook
Soups
Filipino foods
Time of Day
Morning
After lunch
Tradition
Always eat together with wife
Eating together with my husband
TV Show
Everyone Loves Raymond
Chopped
TV Show Character
Doctor House
Bobby Flay
Type of Music
80's Romantic
R n B
Vacation Spot
Italy
Europe
Video Game
Call of Duty
Sims

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