Courtney & Jurnie
Courtney & Jurnie
Race of child interested in adopting: No Preference
Gender of child interested in adopting: No Preference
Family Type: LGBT
State we live in: TX
Dear Expectant Mother,
The most important thing we can do is sincerely thank you for taking the time to read about us; our family, our hopes, and our dreams. We understand that your decision is likely the hardest one you will be asked to make in your lifetime. We are grateful to have the opportunity to share our vision for our family and hope that the information that we have provided paints a picture that will give you confidence in our suitability to raise your birth child as our own.
We believe that among our greatest strengths is our open-mindedness. You can be sure that your child will be blessed with a loving and giving family, with freedom of expression, and the ability to be unique. Our love and support for your child would be unconditional and unwavering.
We would welcome the opportunity for you to remain a meaningful influence in the child’s development and growth. We look forward to meeting you in the near future, where we would be happy to answer any additional questions you may have about us or our parental plan. Thank you again for your consideration and for the chance to share our journey with you.
We met on a night out with friends five years ago and it was love at first sight. We have been together ever since and have been happily married for the last two years. We both have good jobs that we enjoy; Courtney is a General Manager at a local restaurant and Jurnie is a Surgery Coordinator for an established neurosurgeon. We love to spend our free time together enjoying long walks with our puppies and working to beautify our yard. We also enjoy spending time on creative projects to decorate our home.
We just moved into our brand new home this year; a custom home that we built envisioning a family. Our home has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a lovely open kitchen and living area. We really enjoy spending time in our fenced-in backyard where our three fur babies play as we relax under our covered patio. Our three dogs, which are all rescues, have wonderful temperaments and are very loving companions. Our community is a new one, very popular among young families and we are fortunate to have highly rated schools within walking distance of our home. In the year that we have lived here we have found our neighbors to be friendly and outgoing, and in many ways have become part of our extended family.
Our Extended Family
We are fortunate in that both of our families our closely knit and live nearby. When Jurnie’s mom passed away in 2012, Courtney’s family took her in as a part of their own without hesitation. Jurnie is one of three children, (the only girl) and she capably stepped into a supportive role in the absence of her mother, in order to ensure the youngest brother had an opportunity to grow and be successful. Courtney is the younger of two children and enjoys spending time with her niece and nephews, who we both adore. Cheering them on at their sporting events gives us great pride.
Our favorite family tradition is Thanksgiving, when we all gather in the kitchen and make some amazing home-cooked food. After our Thanksgiving meal, we have a tradition – we gather around the table and plan for our “after-holiday shopping”. We love the sales! What we enjoy the most is the look on our niece and nephews’ faces as they anticipate the shopping spree that is to come. Christmas is also a special time for us – filled with more homemade cooking (donuts are our Christmas favorite). After enjoying our baked treats we like to relax around the tree and watch our traditional holiday movie, Christmas Vacation.
What Led Us To Adoption
Having and raising a family has always been something we have dreamed of. Early on, we felt that adoption would be the right choice even before we learned that conceiving our own child would be unlikely. We experienced the struggles of infertility for two years, which has affirmed for us that it is God’s will that we adopt a child rather than create one. In our hearts and minds we know we are ready for this next step.