Michelle & Michael
Michelle & Michael
Race of child interested in adopting: Caucasian
Gender of child interested in adopting: No Preference
Family Type: Traditional Couple
State we live in: PA
Dear Expectant Mother,
Hello there. Thank you for considering us to raise your baby. We have wanted to be parents for a very long time. If given this opportunity, it would be beyond a blessing for us. We will give this baby so much love. As parents, we look forward to being attentive and loving parents. We recently just refinished our kitchen, and since we love to cook and bake, this will be a place to have family dinners and share so many laughs. We can’t wait to share the baby with our large family and share in all of our wonderful traditions our large families have.
We love to spend time with our friends who have small children and look forward to bike rides, walking our dog Gus, and hanging out with friends at their homes and ours. We live so close to our local elementary school, and there is a wonderful playground attached.
We want to thank you again for considering us throughout this life-changing process. Your courage is incredible, and we genuinely appreciate your generosity. Our favorite quote is “Only in the darkness can you see the stars” by Martin Luther King, Jr. We hope we can be each other’s stars. We will be forever grateful for your courage and generosity.
We met in 2009. We had a long distance relationship for two years, and then Michael moved back to our hometown, where we grew up. We bought our house in 2012, the year we got married. Michelle works in the behavioral health industry helping people who suffer from addiction get into treatment. Michael is the national retail manager for a pet food company. We love our community and spend a lot of time volunteering in various capacities at soup kitchens, raising money for an organization called Carve4Cancer founded by Michael’s friend who lost his battle with cancer and helping to support the local elementary, Holy Family School. Michael also opened a dog park with a committee of people, and we help to put on fundraisers and in whatever capacity we can help people. We love to spend time together working out and with our families on the weekend. We both come from large Italian families with lots of relatives of all ages.
We have lived in our house since 2012, the year we got married. We have a large fenced-in yard where we enjoy spending time. The same year we were married, we adopted a pug named Gus. He has been a shining light in our lives. Gus loves to play in the back yard area. There are several other children in the neighborhood, and some of our close friends live a block over with their growing family. Both of our parents live within a mile of our home, and we often have dinner with them. We live one block from the elementary and high school and down the street from the local hospital.
Our Extended Family
Coming from large families, we have many traditions that we are excited to share with our child. Our families are beyond excited to bring a new member into our traditions. We have Sunday dinner at our grandmother’s with aunts, uncles, and cousins; we celebrate all holidays together and are always having family gatherings. We have grown up in our local town and have friends who have young children or who are expecting.
We can’t wait to experience all of our family and friend traditions with our new baby. Our favorite tradition is Christmas, where each of our families come together on Christmas Eve for a large dinner and exchanging of gifts. We have both been participating in this tradition our entire lives. We tell stories of Christmases past, and we laugh and enjoy the time we spend together. We look forward to starting new traditions with our baby by having our families over to our home to share in our love.
What Led Us To Adoption
We started our journey to having a family several years ago. We have tried multiple avenues, all of which ultimately led us to adoption. This process has helped our love for each other grow and our desire for children become stronger. Throughout this journey together, we have seen our love for children grow and help us along this path. We are beyond excited for the opportunity to have a child of our own and to help him or her grow with endless love and opportunity.