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Darren & Larry

Family Type: Gay Couple
State we live in: Georgia

dear expectant mother

We are so very honored you would consider giving us the opportunity to provide a loving home for your baby. We recognize this could be a very emotional and important decision for you, and our hope is that after learning more about us, you will have the utmost confidence in our ability to care for your child. We are excited to provide an environment for a baby to be loved, nurtured, and exceptional in everything they do.

We are a family that values authenticity, unconditional love, and quality time. We know it will not be an easy journey, but we are excited about the amazing moments and experiences, such as cradling them to sleep, the first steps and words, and their first performance or game. If they are in performing arts, they will be the star of the show (Darren will be crying because he is a sap), and if they are playing a sport, they will be on the starting line up; we both will be those loud, obnoxious parents.

We are excited to cultivate a strong connection and relationship built on trust and communication. We want our child to be a free thinker, curious, confident, and excited to experience life. We will try our best not to spoil them, but we can't make any promises.

We will try our best not to spoil them, but we can't make any promises.

-Darren & Larry

About Us

Our journey together began six years ago, and it has been an amazing ride full of love and constant growth ever since. We are super excited to enter the next phase of parenthood together. Darren works as an account executive and leadership coach for an education technology company, and Larry works as an executive assistant at a small healthcare non-profit. We met online, instantly connected, and have been inseparable ever since. With so much love between us, we are even more excited to share this love with a baby.

Our Home & Pets

We currently live in a suburb of a major metropolitan area in Georgia. We have a large new townhouse in a beautiful community and amazing neighbors whom we socialize with often. Our favorite thing about our home is the modern and open kitchen that allows us to cook and entertain guests at the same time. We also love our fenced-in backyard that allows us to grill and have quiet dinners outdoors. Darren loves cartoons and video games and is excited about doing every “silly” dance that embarasess Larry but the baby will love. Larry is an avid runner and can’t wait to take the baby for long walks at the local park. We have a two-year-old Yorkie named Baxter who is sweet as pie and always wants to cuddle.

Our Extended Family

Words cannot express how excited our families are about us raising a child together. Larry’s parents, who live just ten minutes away, are already asking when they can babysit. Larry’s older sister has three children, including a one-year-old, and they are all excited for the new addition to the family that they can befriend. Darren’s mom is already giving us baby advice and parenting tips!

We are excited to start our own family traditions, including celebrating every holiday on the calendar. We will be those annoying parents who have to have matching clothes for family holiday photos. We can’t wait to plan annual vacations with our siblings, nieces, and nephews.

What Led Us To Adoption

Parenthood has been a part of our conversation since the early days of our relationship. With such a strong focus on education and our careers, we knew we wanted to wait until the perfect time to adopt. It has always been important for us to share the many experiences of parenthood together and equally. Like many people, we were fortunate enough to be able to transition to fully remote roles in 2020, allowing us to virtually choose where we wanted to live. We relocated and purchased a brand new home within minutes of our friends and family, ensuring that we have a strong and available support system for our future child.

more about Darren

more about Darren

Occupation:
Strategic account executive & leadership coach/trainer
Religion:
Non-denominational
Race:
African American
Education:
Doctor of Education
Food:
Mexican, Thai
Hobby:
Dancing, video games
Movie:
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Favorite Tradition:
Movie night
Sport:
Track
Holiday:
Christmas
Music Group:
Beyonce, Rihanna, Jill Scott
TV Show:
Real Housewives (ATL, Potomac, SLC)
Book:
The Five Love Languages
Subject in School:
Math
Dream Vacation:
Anywhere with a beach and clear water

more about Larry

more about Larry

Occupation:
Executive assistant at a healthcare non-profit
Religion:
Non-denominational
Race:
African American
Education:
Master in Healthcare Administration in progress
Food:
Mexican
Hobby:
Running, listening to podcasts, interior decorating
Movie:
Selena, The Conjuring franchise
Favorite Tradition:
Movie night
Sport:
Gymnastics
Holiday:
Halloween, Christmas
Music Group:
Amerie, Toni Braxton, Ari Lennox
TV Show:
True crime shows, documentaries
Book:
Redefining Realness
Subject in School:
English
Dream Vacation:
Tokyo

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Call/Text 224-410-0522

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