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Alex & Sarah

Adoption quite literally means, "The Choosing." In the adoption journey, there are so many choices that have to be made. So from the bottom of our family's heart, thank you. Thank you for wanting to know us, and what brought us here in our journey to adopt ... again! Happy reading!

About Us

Alex
Sarah
Job
Shift Supervisor/Worship Pastor
Property Manager
Education
Professional Training - Orange County Sheriff's Academy
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology & Studio Art
Children
T
Relationship
Legally Married

Adoption in Our Lives

Feeding a Giraffe

We have one precious little girl that we are in the process of adopting. She is vivacious, and gentle. She is caring and also fierce. She tells us often how excited she is to welcome a sibling and all the ways she is going to care for this child.

Like your child, her story is special. Her story is unique and only hers, though her adoption story didn't start until she was 6-years-old.

We had a calling on our lives to adopt from the very beginning. We've always known it was the right thing for us as a family. In 2015, we began our journey. One year later in 2016, a sweet 3-year-old girl arrived at our front door. Though we were never sure if she would be able to stay with us forever, we loved on her and treated her as our own for two years. After much uncertainty God moved mountains to be able to bring us together. We will celebrate her official adoption this year! Sometimes things are just meant to be, and her in our lives is one of those things. We were made for each other!

Our Family Traditions

Horseback Riding in Colorado

One of the greatest family traditions that Sarah's family does every year, is go on vacation together. Not just her immediate family, but all of her extended family as well! Though we try to do something new every year, we do admit that we have our favorite vacation spots that we have done more than once. We have gone to places like Alaska, Hawaii, Disney World in Florida, Germany, and Canada.

However, our all-time favorite place is Colorado! Every other year, everyone spread out all over the United States meets at Guest Ranch, where we spend a week Horseback riding, Whitewater Rafting, and exploring the Rocky Mountains.

Being able to spend quality time with family is the greatest part of this tradition. We often choose places that don't have cellphone service, so that we can focus on being together. It's a tradition to we don't plan on stopping anytime soon, and even plan to carry on to the next generation.

Our Lifestyle

A Great Day Together in San Diego

Our lifestyle is that of a simple one. We actively choose every day to create a simple lifestyle for ourselves. Each member of our family has their own likes and interests. We allow each other the time to go out a pursue those things, but we find it important to come together at the end of the day, have dinner, and discuss the fun things, but also leave room to discuss the difficult things.

We like to be out and about. Though we enjoy days of being at home, as a family we always find ourselves outside. Whether it be walking, riding scooters, going to the beach, hiking and snowboarding in mountains, going out to see movies.

Alex has many hobbies and interests. He has always been interested in music, even from the time he was a child. He has spent his life mastering the piano and guitar. He is a very gifted musician. He is also a professional magician. He has performed for celebrities and well-known artists, as well as performed for large companies and organizations. He has the drive to do everything to the best of his ability, and it shows when it comes to his passions.

Sarah's interest and hobby is all things art. She enjoys painting, drawing, and crafting. Her art has been exhibited at the Surrey Summer Art Festival in Surrey, England. She is a very gifted artist, and enjoys it very much.

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Photos

Exploring Kauai
Exploring Kauai
Making Friends in Kenya
Making Friends in Kenya
Snorkeling
Snorkeling
So Happy Together
So Happy Together
Waterfall Swimming
Waterfall Swimming
Alex Leading Worship
Alex Leading Worship
We Can't Wait to Expand Our Family Through Adoption Again!
We Can't Wait to Expand Our Family Through Adoption Again!
Golfing
Golfing
At the Pumpkin Patch
At the Pumpkin Patch
Alex in India
Alex in India
Disney Fun
Disney Fun
All Smiles on Vacation
All Smiles on Vacation
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Exploring Kauai
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Making Friends in Kenya
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Snorkeling
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So Happy Together
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Waterfall Swimming
Waterfall Swimming
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Alex Leading Worship
Alex Leading Worship
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We Can't Wait to Expand Our Family Through Adoption Again!
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Golfing
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At the Pumpkin Patch
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Alex in India
Alex in India
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Disney Fun
Disney Fun
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All Smiles on Vacation
All Smiles on Vacation

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

We live in Southern California. We are home in a large suburb 45 minutes east of Hollywood. We love where we live! We can drive one hour in any direction and be in a different climate. We can drive a short distance and go paddleboarding at the beach, drive to the mountains to go snowboarding in the winter, or to the desert for camping. We enjoy being outdoors, and everything we could hope to do is just outside our door!

California Sunset

We live in a three-bedroom house where our living room is the headquarters of our home. It is where our sweet girl, family, and many friends have come to just hang out. Our home is not large, but it is filled with so much love and laughter. We would much rather be out traveling the world!

We also have two small dogs; Charlie and Piper! Charlie is Dachshund and Chihuahua mix, and Piper is a French Bulldog mix. They love to cuddle on the couch with us during family movie night.

Our Extended Families

Our Extended Family

We both grew up in large families, where someone was always around! We both loved this and hope to raise our families in the same way.

Apple Picking With Family

For Sarah, even though her extended family is spread out all over the United States, all of her immediate family lives within five miles of each other. We consider ourselves to be very close-knit. Her family has been touched by adoption. Her sister just adopted their son and they are thriving! In addition to this, Sarah has several cousins who have chosen to adopt!

For Alex, his story is the seed of our journey. At the age of two, he and his four other siblings were placed into a system to be adopted. By the grace of God, he found his forever family, and was adopted to a loving family with his biological sister. From the time he and Sarah starting talking about what our future family might look like, He was very adamant that one day he would want to do for a child, for what has been done for him. Thus, our journey to adoption was born!

From Us to You

Hello,

We first want to thank you for taking the time to learn about us, about who we are, and what we are passionate about.

We can never truly know what you are experiencing right now, going through countless profiles and considering choosing a future family for your child. Our heart goes out to you in this moment. We pray that you will have a clear mind so that you are able to make the best decision for you and for your child.

Here is one thing we know for sure. Your child will be loved so deeply by us, and by our village.

If we could, we would like to share a quote with you that has completely resonated with us when it comes to children and adoption: "A child born to another woman calls me mommy. The magnitude of that tragedy and the depth of that privilege is not lost on me." -Jody Landers

This way of thinking has such deep roots in our hearts; we will never allow our children to forget their story, and for us as parents to never forget the brave choice you are making to allow us and trust us to care for your child in truth and love. As a family we are open to communication with the birth family. We are able to send letters and emails with photos.

Isn't it crazy how life happens in the blink of an eye? Life has brought us a lot of ups and a lot of downs, too. But, here we are standing on the other side of those hard times, stronger than ever. We have been blessed with much, but out of everything we have to be grateful for, we feel the most blessed by our village. Our friends, family, and loved ones have surrounded us in love and support to first adopt our first child, and then to adopt again! Our village is the reason we keep going, the reason we are able to do any of this. They are so excited to meet our next child, and take them as their own.

We promise to love your child unconditionally, without refrain. To give them the best life we are able to provide. To encourage them in their goals and dreams. To choose them every day, as we have chosen each other, and as we have chosen our daughter.

We have been blessed beyond measure, and are looking forward sharing this with another child.

Thank you for considering adoption, for sharing your joy with the world, and for your brave choice.

We are a family touched by adoption. It is woven into our story. We hope to create a safe place for your child, as it has been created for Alex and our daughter; for our nephew, and for our cousins touched by adoption. We don't have it all figured out, but we are committed to figuring it out together. To support each other while we're in process, because let's face it—we're all in process.

With love and so much gratefulness,

Alex & Sarah

Favorites

Alex
Sarah
Actor
Jim Carrey
John Krasinski
Actress
Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock
Animal
Elephant
Giraffe
Author
Erwin McManus
JK Rowling
Book
The Artisian Soul
Harry Potter series
Candy Bar
Reeses
Twix
Cartoon
Spongebob
Snoopy
Childhood Memory
Going on family vacation
Family Vacations - all 52 of us!
Childhood Toy
Keyboard (piano)
Polly Pockets
Children's Book
Dr Seuss Green Eggs And Ham
Love Monster and the Last Chocolate - Rachel Bright
City
Ouray, Colorado
Carlsbad, CA
Classic Movie
Christmas Vacation
Miracle on 34th Street
Color
Blue
Yellow
Day of Week
Friday
Saturday morning
Dessert
Lemon Meringue Pie
Vanilla Cake
Disney Movie
Toy Story
Pocahantas
Dream Car
Hummer (H1 Orginal)
Jeep Wrangler
Dream Job
Host of the show Expedition Unknown
What I do now!
Dream Vacation
Hiking Through The Himalayas
Ireland, Scotland, and England
Family Activity
Spending Time Together
Going to the beach
Flower / Plant
Sun Flower
Gerber Daisy
Food
Mexican
Mexican
Form of Exercise
Yoga
Swimming
Fruit
Apple
Strawberries
Game
Harry Potter Clue
Monopoly
Hobby
Playing Music On My Guitar And Piano
Being creative
Holiday
Christmas
Christmas
Holiday Song
Carol Of The Bells
Carol of the Bells
Holiday Tradition
Making Cookies
Christmas Dinner Theatre
Ice Cream
Mint Chocolate Chip
Rainbow Sherbert
Junk Food
Doritos (Cool Ranch)
Popchips
Leisure Activity
Reading
Watching Movies
Magazine
Magic Magazine
National Geographic
Memory with a Child
Playing Outiside Using Their Imagination
Baking Holiday Treats
Memory with Spouse
Alaska Vaction And Spending Time Together
Traveling
Movie
Hook
Hunger Games
Movie Munchie
Reeses Pieces
Popcorn and M&Ms - all mixed up!
Movie Quote
Life Is Like A Box Of Chocolates, You Never Know What You're Going To Get
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Movie Type
Action And Adventure
Trilogy
Musical
Spring Awakening
Movie scores, and movie soundtracks
Musical Group
Anything (I Love Music)
Backstreet Boys
Nursery Rhyme
Twinkle Little Star
Rock a by Baby
Olympic Event
Snowbaording
Gymnastics and snowboarding
Personal Hero
My Parents
My mom
Play
Spring Awakening
The Importance of Being Ernest
Quality about my Spouse
Humble And Puts Others Needs First
He's so funny!
Quote
Whether we realize it or not, everything we do is an expression of either how alive our souls are or how much we have allowed ourselves to be deadened over time.
"Life is what is happening when you're busy making plans"
Restaurant
Chic- Fil-A
Chick-fil-a
Sandwich
Grilled Ham And Cheese
Grilled Cheese
Scripture
Psalm 136
Psalm 5:3 (NIV) In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly..
Shopping Store
Torrid
Song
Alive
It's too hard to choose!
Sport to Play
Baseball
Soccer
Sport to Watch
Baseball And Hockey
Hockey
Sports Star
Simone Biles
Sports Team
Angels
Seattle Seahawks
Subject in School
History
Science
Superhero
Gambit
Wonderwoman
Thing to Cook
Steak
English Scones and Devonshire Cream
Time of Day
8:00 a.m.
Early Evening
Tradition
Spending Time With Family And Vacations
Family Vacation
TV Show
Bear Grylls Adventures
Big Bang Theory
TV Show Character
Bear Grylls
Leonard
Type of Music
Everything
Pop and Movie Scores
Vacation Spot
Colorado
Colorado and Kauai
Video Game
Blitz

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