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Nicole

Family Type: Single Heterosexual Woman
State I live in: Michigan

dear expectant mother

It’s so important to me that you feel comfortable choosing me as a parent to your child, and I hope I can make such an important decision easier for you by telling you how much I will protect and adore your baby—and so will my family should you choose me.

I look forward to having a baby to sing to, a child to take to school, and a teenager to take on vacation. I look forward to taking a walk through the neighborhood with the baby to go see my parents and to going down to Florida to introduce my brother to his niece or nephew. I am dreaming about reading books together and making silly hair bows at Christmas with leftover ribbons. I want to see my dad teaching his grandchild how to swing a hammer and how to shake hands and to see my mom teaching him or her how to stain a dresser or crochet a scarf. I want to see a baby grow up to be happy, healthy, and so very loved.

I would like very much to work with you to make you as comfortable as you can be with your decision. Thank you so much for reading. I can’t wait to meet you!

It’s so important to me that you feel comfortable choosing me as a parent to your child, and I hope I can make such an important decision easier for you by telling you how much I will protect and adore your baby—and so will my family should you choose me.

-Nicole

About Me

I'm the one who spends holiday parties on the floor coloring with the kids and putting the ribbons in my hair and theirs so they giggle like mad. In the summer, I'm in the pool towing the kids around on my knees so they can "ski" and sneaking every chance I can get to hold the baby. I work at an insurance agency; I joke that I'm the backup help desk because I get so many calls from people asking about how to do different things. I think it's mostly because I don't make them feel ignorant for not knowing in the first place. I'm independent and stubborn, but I believe that's only because I have a strong family standing behind me; if I do falter, they’ll be there to catch me.

My Home

I live in a quiet community and an even quieter subdivision. In the summer, my neighbors go out walking from dusk to dawn, and the kids play in our shared backyard, running up and down the hills and hiding behind the trees. I live just 22 houses away from my parents. When I'm not working from home, I drive right by the elementary school with its big playscape, and if I turn the other way, there’s a community pool that beckons. I've been working with my parents to finish my basement so I can have a dedicated office space for myself and a dedicated play area in sight for a little one.

My Extended Family

My amazing parents each had two siblings, and they had six children between them. We grew up playing together, going up north to visit my grandparents in their little house in the woods, and having sleepovers with the other cousins. Now when the weather is good, we go to one aunt and uncle’s house to enjoy their pool and grilling dinner. When it's colder, we usually end up at Mom and Dad’s house and play cards or other games and just generally enjoying each other’s company.

My mom, her two sisters, some of the cousins, and I have craft weekends where we might be scrapbooking, doing beadwork, sewing, painting, or crocheting—anything crafty. Dad collects coins, so for a while, we were in a coin club together. (It was really boring, but it was time with him, and that’s what mattered!)

We have a lot of family traditions, but the most meaningful ones (and a bit stereotypical) are at Christmas. On Christmas Eve, Dad’s side of the family gets together for a very formal dinner, with anywhere from three to fourteen at the table. With Mom's family, the details aren’t quite as important so long as we are able to spend time together around the holiday.

What Led Me To Adoption

I've wanted children for as long as I can remember. I've watched my cousins start families of their own—I have ten wonderful second cousins, all under eight years old—and it has only reconfirmed my desire to have a child of my own. Since the more traditional methods weren't working for me, I realized adoption was an alternative that was calling to me. More than anything, I want to have a chance to provide the love and support I've had all my life to a child of my own.

more about Nicole

more about Nicole

Occupation:
Insurance agent
Religion:
Christian
Race:
Caucasian
Education:
Bachelor of Business Administration
Food:
Pizza, ice cream
Hobby:
Reading, crafting
Movie:
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Favorite Tradition:
Traveling
Sport:
Kayaking
Holiday:
Christmas, Thanksgiving
Music Group:
Aerosmith
TV Show:
The Golden Girls
Book:
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Subject in School:
English, history
Dream Vacation:
Italy

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