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Chris & Sara

Most importantly, we are forever grateful for the opportunity you are giving to us by viewing our profile! To us, adoption is such an amazing blessing and truly brings out the expression "everything happens for a reason". We have so much love to give & we are so excited to grow our family through adoption. To be selected to be your child's adoptive parents would mean the world to us!

About Us

Chris
Sara
Job
Sales Manager
Senior HR Generalist
Education
Bachelor's Degree Accounting
Master's Degree in Business Administration
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

Our Dreams for this Child

We Can't Wait to be Parents!

Our dream for this child is to grow up in a loving and safe environment. We will teach them love, respect, compassion and values. We want this child to have the passion and understanding to go for whatever they dream of doing and being. Whether that is playing sports, doing ballet or anything in between. We will love, support and encourage them in every step of the way.

We have always dreamed of having at least two children, so that they can grow up with someone close in age to share the joys of childhood and life. Our dream is to eventually continue the adoption journey for a second child.

As a family, we will have fun and travel often! We think making memories, whether it’s spending time with cousins, dinner with grandma, going to the lake, or taking a vacation is so important, especially as children start to grow and build memories of their own.

Fun Facts About Us

Date Night at a Baseball Game

1. We have never broken a bone in our body.

2. We received degrees in accounting from the same college.

3. We enjoy watching sappy Hallmark movies during the holidays.

4. Chris wanted to be a farmer when he was a child.

5. Sara wanted to be a kicker for the NFL.

6. We love Christmas – One of our favorite traditions is to go see Christmas lights at two close by parks.

7. We dislike scary movies.

8. Chris enjoys gardening/planting and being in the great outdoors.

9. Sara has only been out of the country once in her life - but we hope to change that!

10. Our fathers and grandfathers knew each other before we met as they worked in the same industry.

Cultural Diversity

We live in a neighborhood and community that continues to increase its cultural diversity. There are groups, events and festivals in our town and neighboring communities as opportunities to understand, support, and be a part of different cultures. While we understand we have one background, we are fully committed to welcoming another culture as our own into our family. We are excited to learn about our child's unique background and find ways to support their background as they grow up so they always understand and can embrace their whole self and uniqueness. Our family is also excited and open to embracing any cultural diversity through adoption and will be there to support and learn right beside us. We think it is important that a child is able to understand different cultures so that when they are older they can fully embrace their culture and also have respect and appreciation for other cultures as well.

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Our Little Family
Our Little Family
Chris & His Godson
Chris & His Godson
Go Cardinals!
Go Cardinals!
Decorating Cookies with Our Nieces
Decorating Cookies with Our Nieces
Roxy & Jax Relaxing in the Backyard
Roxy & Jax Relaxing in the Backyard
Celebrating Sara's Master's Degree at the Beach
Celebrating Sara's Master's Degree at the Beach
Carnival Fun with Our Nieces
Carnival Fun with Our Nieces
Fishing in Florida
Fishing in Florida
Silly Faces
Silly Faces
Enjoying a Mini-Vacation in Branson
Enjoying a Mini-Vacation in Branson
Swimming with Dolphins in Punta Cana
Swimming with Dolphins in Punta Cana
Ready for a 5k
Ready for a 5k
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Our Little Family
Our Little Family
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Chris & His Godson
Chris & His Godson
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Go Cardinals!
Go Cardinals!
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Decorating Cookies with Our Nieces
Decorating Cookies with Our Nieces
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Roxy & Jax Relaxing in the Backyard
Roxy & Jax Relaxing in the Backyard
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Celebrating Sara's Master's Degree at the Beach
Celebrating Sara's Master's Degree at the Beach
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Carnival Fun with Our Nieces
Carnival Fun with Our Nieces
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Fishing in Florida
Fishing in Florida
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Silly Faces
Silly Faces
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Enjoying a Mini-Vacation in Branson
Enjoying a Mini-Vacation in Branson
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Swimming with Dolphins in Punta Cana
Swimming with Dolphins in Punta Cana
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Ready for a 5k
Ready for a 5k

Our Extended Families

With Chris' Brother & Sister-in-Law

We have a large family and we cherish spending time and making memories with them. We have young nieces and a nephew who cannot wait to play with this child. They will enjoy seeing each other quite often as both sides of our families all live within an hour from us.

Our Parents

We enjoy spending time with Chris' extended family at the family lake house where many of our cousin's kids, nieces and nephew enjoy playing in Papa's treehouse and putting on a talent show for everyone to watch. Sara has a very large extended family as well that has numerous gatherings throughout the year and during the Holidays. Just a few of our favorite events include: going to fall festivals, watching & going to sports events, cookie decorating for holidays, and birthday celebrations.

Our entire family is very supportive and are always there for us. This child will continuously be around cousins and other children similar in age to enjoy childhood & beyond with. Our family is over the moon excited for this adoption & your child will be welcomed with open arms and embraced with showers of love!

Our House and Neighborhood

Home Sweet Home

We live in a small suburb of a big city in Missouri. Our home is a 3 bedroom ranch with a large finished basement. We spend most of our time in the open living room, but we also enjoy watching our nieces and nephew play in a large den in our basement that we've dedicated as a toy room for the kids that visit. We have a pond where Chris regularly fishes & a newly remodeled playground in our neighborhood.

Neighborhood Playground

Our tight-knit community is one thing we love most about our town. We just had a beautiful brand new elementary school built just down the street in an award-winning school district. The community has been exceptional with lending a hand to others when someone or the town is in need. There are a ton of special events every year such as a homecoming, Fourth of July parade, Christmas tree lighting, and even a Scarecrow Festival during October for Halloween. Our town has many parks, pools and neat places that we can't wait to enjoy with kiddos! We would love nothing more than to get the opportunity to share our home and community with your child.

From Us to You

First, we want to say that you and your baby are loved beyond measure. You are so strong, and your journey is not taken lightly. We understand you have some tough choices to make & wish you the best of luck as you figure out what is best for you & your child. Know that we are thinking about you always and are there to support you every step of the way.

We have been together as a couple for almost ten years and married for almost four. When we got married, we talked about having both biological children and adopting. Over the past few years, we have gone through infertility treatments - from reproductive meds to IVF - in hopes of having our first child. However, we have been able to take a step back and truly reflect on how we want to grow our family. We sincerely believe that we were meant to adopt all along, and we couldn’t be more excited about this journey!

Along with us on this journey are our two pups, Roxy & Jax. They both have very different personalities as Roxy is calmer and Jax can get very excited, but the love and bond they have is inseparable! They love cuddling, taking walks, having the cousins over & sleeping on the couches. Both of our dogs are very good with children. They are a very big part of our family and we couldn't imagine it any other way. We want your child to be able to grow up with dogs just like we did.

We have so much love, compassion and respect for one another and we promise to carry that love and devotion to a child. We also have a great support system all around us. Both of our immediate families, extended families and close friends live close by and we see them constantly whether it’s going to the lake, stopping at our local frozen yogurt shop, holidays or a relaxing move night in. Our friends and families are so excited to be on this journey with us and can’t wait to welcome a baby into our lives!

We promise to protect and provide a safe, loving and fun environment for your child to grow up in. We promise that they will always have the support they need through all stages of life. We promise to show them love, respect, dedication and passion. We promise to support them to pursue their passions. We promise to guide your child through hard work, determination and love to make sure they can take on any challenges that come their way.

We would really like to discuss what your wishes and desires are for the openness of the adoption - we promise to keep our minds open & will also respect your wishes as we all have the baby’s best interest at our forefront. We will send letters and pictures every year. We can also keep in touch through emails or phone calls with potential Facetime and future visits depending on comfort levels. It is very important to us that your child understands who their birth mom is and the only way we can do this is through you. We will always be open with your child about their adoption. We want them to love & respect you, just as much as we do!

We are starting our own adventure and hope you take this journey with us. We cannot wait to be the parents of your child and look forward to our opportunity together. We thank you so much for looking at our profile. We hope that getting to know us a little more has helped you gain more comfort as you go through this process.

Love,

Chris & Sara

Favorites

Chris
Sara
Actor
Will Farrell
Hugh Jackman
Actress
Reese Witherspoon
Jennifer Aniston
Animal
Dog
Dog
Candy Bar
Snickers
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
Cartoon
Tom and Jerry
Childhood Memory
Playing outside
Playing soccer
Childhood Toy
Hot Wheels
Children's Book
Cat in the Hat
City
Destin
Punta Cana
Classic Movie
101 Dalmatians
Color
Blue
Coral
Day of Week
Saturday
Saturday
Dessert
German Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Molten Lava Cake
Disney Movie
The Lion King
Dream Car
Viper
Dream Job
Baseball Player
Owning a dog rescue center
Dream Vacation
Hawaii
Hawaii
Family Activity
Watching Movies
Family time at the Lake
Flower / Plant
Calla Lily
Calla Lilies (our wedding flower!)
Food
Steak
Italian
Form of Exercise
Running
CrossFit
Fruit
Watermelon
Strawberries
Game
Uno
Connect 4
Hobby
Fishing
Shopping
Holiday
Christmas
Christmas
Holiday Song
Silent Night
All I Want for Christmas is You (Mariah Carey)
Holiday Tradition
Family Gatherings
Santa visits our family on Christmas Eve
Ice Cream
Cookie Dough
Chocolate chip cookie dough
Junk Food
Pretzles
Candy (sweets!)
Leisure Activity
Sleeping
Relaxing and watching movies
Memory with a Child
Helping my niece catch her first fish
Food packing event with my niece
Memory with Spouse
Our honeymoon
Our wedding day
Movie
Step Brothers
Movie Munchie
Buttered Popcorn
Popcorn
Movie Quote
If you build it, he will come
So I can kiss you anytime I want
Movie Type
Comedies
Comedy
Musical Group
Garth Brooks
Thomas Rhett
Nursery Rhyme
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
I'm a Little Teapot
Olympic Event
Soccer
Gymnastics
Personal Hero
My Dad
Poet
Robert Frost
Quality about my Spouse
Her Nurturing Nature
He is Kind-Hearted
Quote
Everything happens for a reason
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Restaurant
Texas Roadhouse
Texas Roadhouse
Sandwich
Turkey & Cheese
Peanut Butter & Honey
Shopping Store
Academy Sports + Outdoors
Target
Song
Friends in Low Places
Sport to Play
Baseball
Soccer
Sport to Watch
Baseball
Hockey
Sports Star
Yadier Molina
Sports Team
Cardinals
Cardinals
Subject in School
Math
Math
Superhero
Spiderman
Thing to Cook
Steak
Breakfast for Dinner
Time of Day
5:00 PM
4pm
Tradition
family gatherings for the Holidays
Making cookies with the nieces/nephew
TV Show
Big Bang Theory
Big Bang Theory
TV Show Character
Leonard Hofstadter
Type of Music
Country
Pop & Country
Vacation Spot
Florida
Florida
Video Game
Mario Kart
Wii Bowling

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