Waiting Families

Mike and Jack

Thank you for taking the time to learn about us! We understand that this is a difficult decision and that you are giving tremendous thought to your next steps. Although this is the first time we are adopting, we have friends and family who have adopted – or were adopted – and have learned so much from their experiences. We are grateful to be considered and we’re so excited for this journey.

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Jimmy and Mary

Thank you for viewing our profile! While we are filled with excitement and anticipation of growing our family, we realize you have an enormous weight of making a life changing decision for you and your baby. We would like to share a bit about our home and family, and the life that we will provide for a child. If you choose us as the adoptive family for your baby, we promise to meet you where you are in your desires for involvement in the life of your child – however that may look. Our hope is for your child to know who you are, and to understand how the choices made for them came from a place of deep love.

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Amy and Kyle

We are Amy and Kyle, and we appreciate you taking the time to read about our family. We cannot begin to understand what you are going through, but we know that it takes a strong mother to consider adoption for their baby. We hope you feel supported and cared for throughout this process. We will always treat this relationship with respect and promise to always do what is best for your child.

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Jake and Chris

Thank you for taking the time to read our letter. We are Chris and Jake, and we are so glad you’ve landed on our page. We know the decision to make an adoption plan is not one you’re considering lightly. We know how brave you are, and we are eager to connect with you!

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Sarah and Brian

Thank you for taking the time to read our letter. We want to start by telling you we cannot imagine the thoughts and feelings that you are currently going through. We hope you are able to find the path that will be best for you and your child.

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Amy and Rob

Thank you for taking the time to read our profile. We are Amy & Rob. We cannot begin to understand the overwhelming feelings you must be having during this time; however, we do know the immense love you have for your child as you consider making an adoption plan. Our hope is that while you read our profile you get a sense of our family and the desire we have to grow our family through adoption.

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Raphael and Rick

Thank you for taking the time to read our profile. We can only imagine what you are experiencing has been difficult, and we are incredibly grateful for your consideration. Although our love is the driving force fueling our desire to grow our family, we would not be able to do this without you. Our love for each other, our family, and your baby is boundless. We know your decision is based in love, too. Whether or not you choose to move forward with us: Thank you for everything you are doing.

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Amanda and Andrew

Hello! We are Amanda and Andrew. Thank you for reading our profile! We are excited to have a chance to possibly get to know you and have you become a very important part of how we become a family.

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Matt and Maurice

Hello! We are Matt and Maurice. We can’t describe how thankful we are that you are giving us this opportunity to introduce ourselves, our family, and a bit about our life. We admire your strength and courage as you make this difficult decision, and we hope only the best for you and your child.

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Jesse and Chris

Hi! We are Chris and Jesse, and we want to thank you for taking the time to read this letter and consider us in your adoption plan. We cannot wait to meet you. We understand that this may be a difficult process, but we hope this letter can paint you a picture of who we are, and what we hope your child can be a part of, if we are fortunate enough to be chosen.

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Holly and Dan

Hi! We are Holly and Dan! Thank you for taking the time to read our profile and learn more about us. We can only imagine the difficult feelings you are working through as you consider making an adoption plan. We are excited about the prospect of growing our family, and hope this profile gives you a glimpse of who we are and the life that we will provide for a child.

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Tiffany and Frank

Hi! We are Tiffany and Frank! We are so excited to be adopting and grateful for you considering us in your adoption plan. We hope to build a strong relationship with you through open adoption, and welcome you into our family, if that is something you choose.

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Melissa and Steve

Hi! We are Melissa and Steve, and we are excited for you to read our profile and get to know us. We can’t begin to imagine what it is like for you making this difficult decision. We admire your bravery and the amount of love you have for your child. We cannot express enough gratitude to you for the chance to have our dream of being parents come true.

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Gunjan and Kedar

Hi, We are Kedar & Gunjan from the Chicago suburbs, and we are so honored and grateful to be considered as part of your adoption journey. While we have much to learn about one another, you have already gained respect and admiration in our eyes for your courage.

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Patty and Josh

Hi! We are Josh and Patty, and we are excited for you to read our profile and get to know us. We can’t begin to imagine what it is like for you making this difficult decision. We admire your bravery and the amount of love you have for your child. We cannot express enough gratitude to you for the chance to have our dream of being parents come true.

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KC, Alex & Isaac

We are KC, Alex, and Isaac and look forward to having the opportunity to meet you! We honor and admire your process as you consider making an adoption plan. We are a family of 3 living in Northwest Indiana with our two dogs Oscar and LuLu. Our son Isaac was adopted in 2020, and we can’t wait to see him become a big brother and help foster a connection that he and his future sibling can share with adoption as part of their journey.

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Lindsay, Dan, Isaac, Eli, Thea

We are Lindsay, Dan, Isaac, Eli, and Thea! Having been through adoption before, we know that this is not easy but can have a wonderful outcome for all involved. We have learned that every situation is unique, and we are happy to listen to your story and develop a relationship that feels comfortable to you. We are excited to start a new adoption journey, and we can’t wait to add to our family. It has been our greatest joy to become parents, and we have so much love to share with another child.

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Alex and Shawn

Thank you for taking time to read our profile. While you are considering adoption for your child, and hoping to find just the right family, we are nervously waiting to be chosen by just the right birth parent. Shawn was adopted and grew up in Massachusetts and Alex grew up in Milwaukee. We both still love city life and now live in Chicago with our two cats. We know that a letter like this is far too short to convey all of who we are, but we will try our best!

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Paul and Mike

We would like to begin by thanking you for considering us as the adoptive parents for your child. We know that you are making a choice for your child that comes from a place of immense love and selflessness. We would be honored to open our home and our hearts as the adoptive parents and honor your loving choice.

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Laura, Charlie, and Jaxson

We are Charlie and Laura, we are in our thirties, and have been happily married for 10 years! We were blessed in 2018 to adopt our son Jaxson. We live in the west suburbs of Chicago, within walking distance to good schools. As a family, some of our favorite activities are going fishing in Wisconsin at Charlie’s family cabin and walking to the park district pools and playgrounds. We appreciate you taking the time to read our letter and get to know us. If you do us the greatest honor of placing your baby with us, we promise to maintain an open communication with you, if that is your wish

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Michelle and Bronwyn

We are Michelle and Bronwyn and we live in Chicago. Michelle grew up in Houston, Texas and Bronwyn in a rural area of South Africa. While we came from different parts of the world, we found common ground in our shared values. We hope you’re reading this letter confident of finding the right family for your child. We are writing this letter to you in hopes that you find us a worthy couple capable of providing a nurturing and loving home.

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Laura and Adam

Our names are Laura and Adam. We are a young (mid-30’s), energetic, fun-loving couple and are hoping to adopt a baby. Words cannot express how appreciative we are for you and the courageous, loving, and difficult decision you are considering for your baby. We want to thank you for taking the time to get to know us and are very excited to get to know you through this process. We are open to developing a relationship that is comfortable for you, which can grow as the baby grows. We promise to provide a safe, loving, caring, and fun household for your precious baby.

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Skye and RJ

Thank you for taking time to look at our profile! We are Skye and RJ and we’re from Northern Indiana. Our passions have always overlapped with our choice in careers. While we both started out as zoo keepers, our careers have each taken a turn towards education. After eight years together, we’re ready to open our hearts and home to children. We hope that if you find yourself connecting to our story, we’ll be able to alleviate some of the stress you may be feeling at this time. We hope to have the opportunity to learn more about you.

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Melissa and Reymar

We can only imagine what it is like for you as you face this difficult decision, and we admire the love that you have for your unborn child. After we got married, we immediately talked about starting a family. As Christians, we believe God has led us on this journey of adoption. Thank you for viewing our profile, and we hope to have the opportunity to meet you.

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Kaitlin, Clint, and Lincoln

We are very excited to be expanding our family and we could not be happier to be given the opportunity to adopt your child. We adopted Lincoln through the Adoption Center for Family Building, and we maintain an open adoption with her birth parents and family. We hope you feel supported and loved no matter where your journey takes you. If you decide that adoption is the right decision (and you choose our family), we promise we will cherish and love your baby, and provide a safe and loving home.

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Samantha (Sam) and Seth

Hi! We are Sam & Seth (both 32) and along with our daughters (4&6) we are so excited and grateful you’re reading a little about us. Seth is a registered nursing supervisor at our local hospital and Sam enjoys spending every moment at home with our kids. Sam’s mom and 2 of Seth’s brothers are adopted so adoption has always played a large and wonderful role in our lives. We won’t promise to be perfect parents, but we can promise to nurture and support your child and make sure they know just how loved they are by everyone in their life.

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Cady and Jack

We are Cady (29) and Jack (34) and live in Chicago with our daughter Clementine (2) and our dog Goose. Cady is from Minnesota and Jack is from Illinois. We met while volunteering as small group leaders for high school students. We talked about growing our family by adoption and got to know several children with unique adoption stories during our years as volunteers, which solidified our desire to adopt in the future. We are excited about the possibility of connecting with you at this time of your life. We look forward to having the chance to meet you and to learn more about you.

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Kristen and Michael

We are Kristen and Michael and live in the suburbs of Illinois. Kristen is a high school math teacher and Michael owns his own business. We love going on family walks or runs, and yes, all our dogs run with us even our 14-year-old, who is the youngest at heart. As we write this letter our hearts, minds and souls are filled with excitement and emotion. We promise that we will support and cherish you through this process, and are empathetic to the range of emotions that you may be feeling. We look forward to learning more about you and sharing more about us with you!

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James and Marty

Thank you for taking the time to read our profile. We are James and Marty, both born and raised in Wisconsin, and now living in a diverse neighborhood in Illinois. Some of our favorite hobbies are cooking, reading, gardening, and spending time with friends and family. We are so excited at the prospect of becoming parents. We hope our profile gives you a brief glimpse into who we are, and we wish you all the support and love during this time.

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Annie and Joe

We are a very open-minded couple that tries not to take life too seriously. Principles and ethics are very important to us. Loyalty, empathy, and equality are the foundation to how we live and conduct ourselves. Joking and laughing are our favorite hobbies. We really want to have a family, and it would be such a gift to have a child to love and cherish as our own. We could never truly put ourselves in your shoes but one thing we can understand is how strong you are and how much you must love your child by choosing adoption. So, thank you for being you.

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Alle and Andrew

We are Alle and Andrew and we are excited to have you view our profile. Life can be full of surprises, sometimes joyful and sometimes scary, and sometimes both at the same time. We can’t pretend to know how you are feeling and hope that you are surrounded by lots of love and support. Maybe our letter will be a part of the light on your path.

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Becca and Steve (and Sophie)

We cannot begin to imagine how you feel as you consider adoption for your baby. What we can do is assure you that you are not alone. We would be honored to help you through this journey. We have been happily married for 16 years. In 2013, we were blessed with our beautiful daughter, Sophie, through an open adoption. We are looking to complete our little family and hope you might consider placing your precious child with us.

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Kelli and Jeff

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. We look forward to getting to know you, and hope you get a glimpse of our personalities, including our quirkiness and fun-loving nature! Kelli is a financial planner and Jeff is a software analyst. When not working, you can find us traveling to visit family, playing games, or debating what the best part of the Oreo cookie is! We admire your strength as you consider making an adoption plan for your child. We are praying for you at this time, and always.

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Susan and Andy

We want to raise children that make this world a better place. We’ll teach our children to be compassionate, kind and empathetic. We also want to instill in our children respect for differences and diversity. Above all, we want our children to know that they are loved, every day and unconditionally. You will always have a place in our family and in your child’s heart.

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Jon and Liz

As an expectant mother, we are sure you are reading this and thinking about making one of the most important decisions of your life. You are probably reading this because you are looking for open, loving and trustworthy adoptive parents to raise your baby. We are writing this to you because we want to give your baby a home to grow up in surrounded by people that love him or her. In 2018, we adopted a beautiful baby boy named Dominic. He is the inspiration that keeps us going and adoption is something we openly embrace and wish to pursue again.

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Heather, Darrick and Nathaniel

Hello and Hola. We are excited that we may have the honor of sharing this journey with you. We thank you for viewing our profile and hope that you find a connection to the words and photos that we have shared. We have always imagined big holiday dinners with family and here we are, hoping to meet you.Please know that you have our respect and support.

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Tommy and Brent

We are Tommy and Brent and we hope our profile gives you a sense of who we are and the love we have for one another. We both are from a small town in Illinois, and have been together since high school. We now enjoy the city life as we explore all that Chicago has to offer. We are passionate about our careers in Nursing, and love what we do! We look forward to becoming parents and providing a loving nurturing home. Thank you for reading our profile and hope we have a chance to learn more about one another.

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Kelly and Josh

We’ve been married for 11 years and had always hoped to grow our family. Our journey has led us to adoption and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome your baby into our lives. We respect and admire your courage and promise to raise your child in a loving, supportive home. We want this child to appreciate their adoption story and maintain contact with you. We’ll always speak of you with respect, gratitude and kindness.

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