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TJ & Jodi

Adoption is an amazing gift. It is a prevalent and cherished part of our family. Thank you for looking through our profile. We are excited to open our arms and our home to your child. If you choose us as your child's parents, they will be loved and belong. We sincerely hope you find exactly what you and your baby need. Thank you again for considering us and we look forward to taking this journey with you.

About Us

Principal Architect - Emerging Technologies
Loan Processor
Master's Degree in Business Administration
Bachelor's Degree in Sociology
Kenadie, James
Legally Married

Adoption in Our Lives

All Together

Adoption has always been a big part of our family. Jodi, herself, and her brother were adopted as infants. TJ's uncle was adopted and, as you'll read more about later, we have an adopted son, James.

TJ has a daughter named Kenadie from a previous relationship who is an amazing young woman and a great big sister. We knew as soon as we were married that we wanted to grow our family through adoption. Adoption was such a positive part of Jodi's childhood that she never questioned whether to have a child or adopt. Her adoption is something she is incredibly proud of and hopes to instill that pride with James and any future children. Early in our relationship, adoption was discussed. We both agreed without question, when we build a family, we will build it through adoption. Our journey did not start with infertility and adoption was not a second choice. Our journey through adoption was our first choice and a choice we are proud of.

In 2019 we were blessed with our son, James. His adoption was a beautiful journey that we shared with his birth parents. We have built a wonderful relationship with his birth parents, and we are still actively engaged with them. Starting at a young age, we will share your child’s adoption story with them. To help us share James' adoption story with him, Jodi created a custom photo book about his journey. We have added it to our bedtime story rotation. We plan to do the same with a future child. They will know who you are. We will teach them to be proud of their story and show them how many people love them.

Qualities We Love, Admire and Respect in Each Other

Our Wedding Day

TJ About Jodi: Caring, thoughtful, non-judgmental, and hardworking are attributes of Jodi. One of the first things that attracted me to her was her non - judgmental and caring attitude toward everyone. If you needed a friend to talk to, she would be there for you. Jodi has always wanted to be mom and her big heart has made her a great mother. Her love and compassion has a plenty of room for another child. I love that she supports me in my goals and aspirations. For example, when I decided to go back to school when I was 27, she was supportive and would allow me study time without pressure. I love that Jodi is a team player. I love that she has accepted Kenadie, my daughter, as her own, and is a great parent to her. She plans activities and the future with our whole family in mind.

Jodi About TJ: I consider myself incredibly lucky to have found him. He is a very hard-working man and an amazing father. I know he will be a great dad to your child because I have seen him raise Kenadie, who is such an awesome young woman and James who adores him! TJ is very driven, and I am so proud of him for always striving for more and continuing to grow and educate himself. I am beyond thankful that he is excited to grow our family together through adoption again. I am blessed he is so supportive of my dreams and I feel like he would do anything necessary in the future to ensure we, as a family, are all safe and happy. He is an incredible partner and I can't wait to see what the future brings for us together.

Our Lifestyle

Morning Chats While Camping

Our lifestyle consists of playing outdoors, long adventures to new places, and visiting family. Day to day we spend a lot of time together as a family. We eat dinner at the table together almost every night. When indoors, we will play with toys, watch TV, or play video games. When we are able, we like to get out of the house. Either to explore a new location near by or to go on longer adventures like hiking or camping. On warm nights in the summer, we will set up a fire pit and a telescope in our back yard and look at the stars. We love adventure and try not to waste any time getting our kids hooked on adventure as well.


4th of July
4th of July
Baking Cookies Together
Baking Cookies Together
Visit With James' Birthmom
Visit With James' Birthmom
Cousins Together
Cousins Together
Matching PJs for Christmas
Matching PJs for Christmas
TJ & Kenadie Backpacking Trip
TJ & Kenadie Backpacking Trip
Family Sledding Adventure
Family Sledding Adventure
Meeting Mickey
Meeting Mickey
Our Family at Disney World
Our Family at Disney World
Christmas Time Adventures
Christmas Time Adventures
Jodi & Kenadie Paddle Boarding
Jodi & Kenadie Paddle Boarding
TJ, Kenadie, Molly & Lexie
TJ, Kenadie, Molly & Lexie
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4th of July
4th of July
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Baking Cookies Together
Baking Cookies Together
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Visit With James' Birthmom
Visit With James' Birthmom
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Cousins Together
Cousins Together
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Matching PJs for Christmas
Matching PJs for Christmas
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TJ & Kenadie Backpacking Trip
TJ & Kenadie Backpacking Trip
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Family Sledding Adventure
Family Sledding Adventure
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Meeting Mickey
Meeting Mickey
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Our Family at Disney World
Our Family at Disney World
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Christmas Time Adventures
Christmas Time Adventures
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Jodi & Kenadie Paddle Boarding
Jodi & Kenadie Paddle Boarding
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TJ, Kenadie, Molly & Lexie
TJ, Kenadie, Molly & Lexie

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

We live in a great little neighborhood on a dead-end road in Western Washington. Our community has several families with little children who play together. Through our backyard we have a gate that opens to a large field. The field is great for playing catch, frisbee, playing with our dogs, or just running around. At the end of the field is a playground where all the neighborhood kids gather. Also, just down the road is an amazing elementary school with a playground for toddlers and school kids.

Our house is two stories tall with the main living areas on the 1st floor (living room, dining room, and kitchen) and the laundry room and bedrooms are upstairs. A large three-piece glass door leads out to our backyard and the community field and park. We adore the openness of our main living area. During the day all activities in our house bring us together. Someone may be cooking, another playing in the living room, or someone in the backyard. It's all visible and together at our house.

We live about a mile from a small community lake. During the summer we like to join others at the lake and play on the sandy beach and walk the docks. The area is full of families and kids playing and having a great time. There are also many schools, parks and dog parks nearby where we like to spend time . Overall, our community is a great place for a child to have fun, explore, and make friends.

Our Extended Families

Kenadie & James With TJ's Parents

Our extended families are currently spread out over the western United States. We are both originally from Montana and both of our parents still live there. TJ's sister, Jamie, lives in Arizona with her husband and five children. Jodi's brother, Justin, lives in Texas with his wife and son. We have great relationships with them and see them as often as possible. The more time together with family the better. We spend most of our vacation time going back to Montana to visit. Often we will meet our siblings in Montana so we can all spend time together and all the cousins can be together for a week or two. The cousins always have so much fun together! Both of our parents have acreage and the kids get to explore, get dirty, and burn off energy.

James & Jodi's Mom

We have a large friend group in our area. We love to host dinner and game nights at our home. We have a big game collection and are always looking for something new to play. In the summer we play outdoor games, BBQ and have a firepit to roast marshmallows on.

Our family and friends are all excited and supportive of our journey to adopt again and can't wait to meet him or her. Adoption is a natural and open part of our entire family. James will be an amazing big brother and is already excited for a baby brother or sister. Kenadie will soon be away at college but is an amazing big sister and can't wait for more siblings to spoil.

From Us to You

Thank you so much for considering us. We are truly honored that you have decided to read more about us and hopefully you've learned a little more about how much we will love and care for your child. If we are blessed with the opportunity to raise your child, he or she will be loved and have a safe place where he or she belongs. Your baby will have a lifelong family who they can depend on to support and encourage them as they grow. Your story and role in your child's life is important to us and would be a cherished topic that will be discussed openly as part of his or her life story.

We have been together about 13 years and have been married for almost 8 years. We were both raised in northwest Montana and love the mountains and outdoors. Today, we live in a safe suburban neighborhood north of Seattle, Washington. In the summer we like to hike, float rivers on innertubes, go camping, and have friends over to our house to grill. Jodi likes to read and craft and has recently gotten more into photography. Jodi also enjoys making a yearly photo book for our family of our adventures together. TJ likes woodworking, working in the garage, backpacking, and hiking. He has made several pieces of furniture that we use every day.

We were blessed to have been chosen to be James' parents in 2019. We have built an amazing relationship with his birth mother and hope that continues to grow into the future. James is a caring and rambunctious little boy. He loves playing outside, roughhousing with dad, and cuddling with mom. He loves his superheroes, especially The PJ Masks, and enjoys any sport that involves throwing things. He likes helping us take care of our dogs and will feed them and pet them if he feels they need a little attention. James will be a great brother and will lead a lot of adventures for a younger sibling.

Kenadie is TJ's daughter and Jodi's bonus daughter. She will soon be 18 and heading out to college! She plans to study English Literature and would like to be a teacher. She received acceptance to all the colleges she applied to and has decided to attend Western Washington University. She is an amazing young woman and a great role model for James. She is very excited to be a big sister again!

We are thrilled to be on the journey of expanding our family again. Adoption is such a difficult but beautiful gift to give to your child and we would be honored to be a part of that gift. We are open to many ways of staying connected throughout your child's life, including photos, letters, calls, visits, etc... We are excited to build a lasting relationship based on your comfort levels and what you want most for your child.

We understand that your decision to consider adoption is a big and difficult one to make. You most likely have many questions and want the best life for your baby. We have the utmost respect for your courage and strength through this time. We hope to offer you some comfort in knowing that if we are chosen, your baby will have a family who cherishes them and showers them with unconditional love every day.

TJ & Jodi


Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds
Betty White
Jennifer Aniston
Nicolas Sparks
Candy Bar
Duck Tales / Bobs Burgers
Anything Disney!
Childhood Memory
Travelling to visit Grandma and Grandpa in MT
Playing outside and riding horses
Childhood Toy
My Little Pony
Children's Book
Fox in Sox
Dr Seuss
Kalispell, MT
Kalispell MT
Classic Movie
It's a wonderful life
Day of Week
Chocolate Cake
Disney Movie
All of them!
Dream Car
4x4 truck with all the features
Fully loaded F150 or Yukon
Dream Job
Adventure planner for my family
Stay at home Mom or something in the adoption field
Dream Vacation
Anywhere we can explore new things
Somewhere warm and new to explore
Family Activity
Camping or game nights
Flower / Plant
Ponderosa pine tree
Form of Exercise
Outdoor activities
Being active with family
Exploding Kittens Card Game
Ticket to Ride
Shooting / Reloading
Crafting and Photography
Holiday Song
White Christmas
Jingle Bells
Holiday Tradition
Cookies and milk for Santa
Baking and decorating together
Ice Cream
Rocky Road
Carmel Cone
Junk Food
Frech Fries
Anything sweet or pastries
Leisure Activity
Playing Video Games
Watching TV shows
American Rifleman
Memory with a Child
Bath time games
Bedtime routine with James and pedicures and nails with Kenadie
Memory with Spouse
Trip to Maui
Trip together to Maui
Tommy Boy
The Notebook
Movie Munchie
Popcorn and nacho cheese (everyone should try this)
Movie Quote
"Shut up, Richard" - Tommy Boy
So it's not gonna be easy. It's gonna be really hard, and we're gonna have to work at this every day. But I wanna do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever. You and me. Every day." - The Notebook
Movie Type
Mary Poppins
Mamma Mia
Musical Group
Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks
Nursery Rhyme
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Olympic Event
Personal Hero
My Mom
My Mom
Phantom of the Opera
Mary Poppins
Shel Silverstine
Quality about my Spouse
Loving and Caring
Hardworking and Authentic
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. - Wayne Gretzky
One small positive thought can change your whole day.
Olive Garden
Turkey Bacon Bravo from Panera Bread
Is a cheeseburger a sandwich?
John 3:30 - He must become greater; I must become less.
Shopping Store
Cabela's / Sportsmans Warehouse
You got it in you - Banners
Standing Outside The Fire - Garth Brooks
Sport to Play
Sport to Watch
Sports Star
Marshawn Lynch
Sports Team
Subject in School
Iron Man
Thing to Cook
Ribs on the charcoal grill
Time of Day
Saturday cartoons with the kids
Going out to see Christmas lights as a family
TV Show
Curse of Oak Island
Greys Anatomy and Yellowstone
TV Show Character
Type of Music
Vacation Spot
Anywhere warm and sunny
Video Game
Witcher 3
Mario Cart

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