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Brittany & Melissa

dear expectant mother

There are not enough words in the world for us to share how grateful we are that you're taking the time to consider us as the perfect family for your child. We know this decision is not easy, but we absolutely acknowledge the fact you are so brave, selfless, and strong. We’ve been ready to start a family for a while now, and our journey has led us to you.

We are prepared to give a child a world filled with light, hope, and joy. We recognize this is an empowering responsibility, and we’re ready to give everything in order to start our family. We’ve created a home and environment that is safe, welcoming, and inclusive for all. Our family, friends, and fur babies are beyond excited to see where this amazing process takes us, and so are we. Whether we are traveling, going on an adventure, or simply creating new family traditions, we promise to create a loving, inseperable bond with our future little one.

You are truly a miracle to us in our journey to become moms, and we will never forget that. Although we do not know each other yet, we look forward to a genuine and heartfelt relationship. We’re sending you so much love. Thank you again for your consideration.

We’ve been ready to start a family for a while now, and our journey has led us to you. We are prepared to give a child a world filled with light, hope, and joy.

-Brittany & Melissa

About Us

We are best friends in every sense. Melissa is a former professional athlete, and Brittany is a teacher and classroom flipper! We matched on a dating app when Melissa was just returning from playing professionally overseas for 10+ years and Brittany was hosting a classroom makeover in the area. We have developed an inseparable bond filled with love, laughter, and happiness. We love traveling, going on adventures, spending time on the water, and being creative together. Whether we’re visiting new destinations overseas or trying something new in the kitchen, we truly love being in each other’s presence and making memories. Melissa enjoys surfing, training college-bound athletes, and all water sports. Brittany prefers interior design, hiking, and anything that is an artistic outlet. Although we are very different, we are a perfect balance of adventure and creativity and cannot wait to share our passion for life.

Melissa carried our baby boy and we are so excited to raise siblings close in age with one another! We are both super close with our siblings and would love for our children to have a similar bond and grow up as best friends!

Our Home & Pets

Our house is so much more than just a place to live. It’s a home that hosts family dinners, exudes comfort, and provides a sense of security for everyone who visits. We’ve created an oasis for our son and future children so that everyone who enters the space feels welcomed. It’s a place where memories are made and traditions are formed. Our home is nestled in a beautiful neighborhood with parks and walking paths in every direction. It’s the perfect place for a bike ride, walk, or even hiking in the nearby metro parks. In addition to living in a kid-friendly neighborhood, we are just a 20-minute drive to an incredible, diverse city well known for its museums, activities, and charm. Our two cats, Charlie and Monster, are super playful, and everyone loves their sweet personalities!

Our Extended Family

Both of our families are the definition of kind, open-minded, and inclusive. We’re beyond lucky to have a family who supports and celebrates our love, and they cannot wait to welcome a baby into the family. We adore our family and enjoy spending time with them! We also have a huge group of friends who are like family to us. They are so loving and accepting of our journey together.

Brittany grew up surrounded by strong, independent women who have shaped who she is today. She considers her mom to be one of her very best friends and is grateful she is only a short 15-minute drive away. Her hilarious, adventurous, fun-loving extended family is also nearby and are always eager to get together during holidays and birthdays. She is extremely close with her mom, nana, and sister.

Melissa grew up in a nurturing household too. She and her sister enjoyed competing against each other in surfing, basketball, soccer, and literally anything that could potentially have a winner! Her parents were their number one supporters and will be the same when we welcome a child. Melissa’s extended family is huge! They’re warm, welcoming, and kind.

What Led Us To Adoption

Since we first started dating, we knew we wanted a family together. Adoption happens to be the perfect path for us and has led us to you. We’ve both worked with several families (as a teacher and a coach) who have been through the adoption process, and we’ve seen how empowering it can be for everyone involved. Adoption gives us hope to start a family and watch it grow with strength, independence, creativity, and love. We are honored to have this opportunity.

more about Brittany

more about Brittany

Occupation:
English teacher, classroom flipper, entrepreneur
Race:
Caucasian
Education:
Master’s degree in marketing and communications
Food:
Macaroni and cheese, cheese boards, and really…just anything with cheese!
Hobby:
Flipping classrooms for deserving teachers, photography, traveling
Movie:
Grease, Mean Girls, The Parent Trap
Favorite Tradition:
Taking three yearly trips with MJ overseas and throughout the U.S.
Sport:
Volleyball, spikeball, hiking
Holiday:
Christmas and any holiday that brings family together
Music Group:
Bryce Vine, Florence + the Machine, Alicia Keys
TV Show:
The Great British Bake Off, Nailed It, MasterChef Junior
Book:
The Black Flamingo
Subject in School:
Creative writing, reading, journalism
Dream Vacation:
Fiji and Tahiti

more about Melissa

more about Melissa

Occupation:
Former professional athlete and current personal trainer
Race:
Caucasian
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Wellness Health Promotion and Injury Prevention
Food:
Vegetarian Mexican and Indian food
Hobby:
Surfing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking
Movie:
500 Days of Summer, Step Brothers
Favorite Tradition:
Spending the holidays in Florida, where the sun is shining and the surf is perfect
Sport:
Basketball, surfing, skateboarding, CrossFit
Holiday:
Christmas because I enjoyed visiting the Christmas markets in Germany when I lived there for 7 years
Music Group:
Billie Eilish, Jack Johnson, Post Malone
TV Show:
The Challenge, Breaking Bad, The Office, Schitt’s Creek
Book:
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo series
Subject in School:
Science, athletics
Dream Vacation:
Hawaii

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Call/Text 224-410-0522

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