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Matthew & Devin

Family Type: Gay Couple
State we live in: California

dear expectant mother

To you, an expectant mother who is considering us as adoptive parents, we want to say thank you. We don’t know if this is an easy decision for you or if this is one of the hardest decisions you will ever make. What we do know, though, is that we are ready to love, nurture, and provide for this gift you are bringing into the world in the best ways we can.

This will be our first child. We’re not expecting it to be easy, but our boots are strapped and we’re ready to take on this next adventure life is bringing to us. We want you to know this child will be loved and adored, and they’ll have a support system at their side from the moment they enter this world. We promise to support every dream this child has and to guide them toward a bright and successful future. They will be loved by not only us but our many family members and close friends.

We have been preparing for this new chapter of our lives for many years, and we are so excited to finally become parents. Through trips to the beach, visits to Disneyland, homecooked meals, and a good education, we plan to nurture and love this child in every way. We are excited to meet you and partake in this journey with you, and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for considering us as adoptive parents.

Through trips to the beach, visits to Disneyland, homecooked meals, and a good education, we plan to nurture and love this child in every way.

-Matthew & Devin

About Us

We met almost ten years ago while in Hawaii for school, and it’s crazy to think that a chance encounter at a sandwich shop would lead us to sitting here telling you about ourselves. Devin is the calm, laidback kind of guy who is up for anything. Matt is the more methodical kind. The two of us together seem to create a harmony and balance that works well. We love to experience new things and new adventures, and we like to think when life throws something our way, we’ll take the opportunity to jump at it. One of our favorite things is to travel, and we can’t wait to share this hobby with our children. Devin currently works from home but is in the process of applying to dental school. When he begins school, Matt will begin working from home.

Our Home & Pets

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Currently we live on a farm in California, but Hawaii is truly home. What we’ve learned, though, is that it isn’t the location that makes the home; it is the company. We have two small dogs (Rover and Kai, both nine years old), who have been our companions throughout our journey almost since we’ve been together. Our home is warm, cozy, and full of love. Filled with pictures of our loved ones, our favorite places, and our favorite moments, as well as plenty of plants, our home is meant to be peaceful and soothing while making everyone feel welcome.

Our Extended Family

We are both very lucky to have been raised in tight-knit families. Devin is the youngest of four children, and we continue to create memorable experiences with his siblings and parents as often as possible. Between his two sisters, Devin has eight nieces and nephews, all of whom are spoiled by their grandparents. Devin’s older brother has been his best friend since birth and has always been supportive of his dreams and goals. Each year, Devin’s family coordinates to spend either Thanksgiving or Christmas together, ensuring the whole family can be together at least once a year.

Matt is an only child, which has resulted in an unbreakable relationship between him and his mother. Throughout all of life, they have cared for each other and made efforts to maintain each other’s happiness. Matt has uncles, aunts, and cousins in California and Washington, so we’ve been fortunate to spend time with them since moving to California.

Both of our families have a strong sense of humor and enjoy spending time together, so holidays are filled with jokes, love, and thoughtful moments. We are excited for our future children to grow with their cousins and share in family traditions, trips to the beach, and memorable vacations.

What Led Us To Adoption

Being a gay family, children were never something that would come “accidentally,” and we’ve had to work and plan to get ourselves in a position to take the next steps toward adopting. We have been fortunate and diligent to get us to a position where we could take the next steps to adopting and try to start a family. It has been a slow process for us (almost seven years since we first began talking about it), but we believe patience is one of the first lessons we had to learn when wanting to become parents. We feel very fortunate we are in a position where we can be the recipient of someone's gift and make a wonderful life for a little human.

more about Matthew

more about Matthew

Occupation:
Systems specialist
Race:
Caucasian
Education:
Master of Science - Management and Leadership
Food:
Sushi
Hobby:
Anything ocean related
Movie:
The Proposal
Favorite Tradition:
Holiday pranks
Sport:
Swimming
Holiday:
4th of July
Music Group:
Whitney Houston
TV Show:
Grey’s Anatomy
Book:
Becoming
Subject in School:
Science
Dream Vacation:
Bora Bora

more about Devin

more about Devin

Occupation:
Dental Office Administrator and Future Dentist
Race:
Caucasian
Education:
Bachelor of Science - Organizational Leadership
Food:
Thai
Hobby:
Snorkeling
Movie:
A Bug’s Life
Favorite Tradition:
Celebrating Pride
Sport:
Soccer
Holiday:
Christmas
Music Group:
Halsey
TV Show:
New Girl
Book:
The Hunger Games
Subject in School:
Science
Dream Vacation:
New Zealand

Contact Matthew & Devin

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Call/Text 224-410-0522

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