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Caylan & Mairim

Hello! We are Mairim and Caylan. We currently live in the United Kingdom along with our cat, Salem and our dog, Skye. Having a child would mean the world to us, we want to travel, share experiences, and grow our family. We want to show them and give them the world. Choosing us to be parents would mean a lot to us, and we hope you take us into consideration.

About Us

Graphic Designer
Bachelor's Degree in Intelligence Studies
Master's Degree in Communication Design
Legally Married
U.S. Armed Forces – Europe

Our Leisure Time

At a Nearby Medieval Castle

In our leisure time, we love to travel and explore new places. Sometimes we plan our travels, while other times, we let our feet be our guides. We love finding new restaurants and participating in the local culture, whether by attending a local festival or a class on creating local food dishes. When we are not traveling abroad, we like to explore the UK and visit different historical sites. We also enjoy attending festivals such as medieval festivals or art festivals and attending the theater or other live shows. We also love to do different activities with our dog such as taking her to a new park or a new hike, or the beach. We also do movie nights and game nights. Some of the things we would like to do as a family are sharing our love of travel with our child. Now that we live in Europe, travel is very accessible. We would be able to explore castles in Germany, celebrate Three Kings Day in Spain, and learn about Romans while visiting Rome as a family. Besides traveling, we want to have family movie nights and family game nights where we play Chutes and Ladders, candy land, and later on, monopoly. Caylan could teach them soccer while Mairim can teach them photography or something art related.

Our Favorite Vacation Spot

Edinburgh Castle

Our current favorite vacation spot is Edinburgh, Scotland. It is a short drive from our home and truly a beautiful place filled with history. Mairim is a big Harry Potter fan so naturally when she discovered Edinburgh's significance and role in the series, we had to visit and we have loved it since. We visit frequently and would love to someday buy a place in Edinburgh near the castle. We love visiting all of the different historical sites, attending one of the many different festivals the city hosts, and hiking the local hill called Arthur's Seat.

Another vacation spot we visit frequently is Puerto Rico. Although we mainly go to visit Mairim's family, we always end up doing something new and spending time together at one of Puerto Rico's breathtaking beaches.

Education We Will Provide

Local School

Education is very important for us. For our child, we would like to provide the best education possible. We are lucky to live in a village known for its private school which we would gladly pay for. This school is a real-life Hogwarts set in 16th-century buildings. Kids get placed in houses and get to do events for the house they belong to. If they want to be a part of a team, they would get the chance to travel all around Europe with their team for their sports games. Which we would love to watch them play and cheer them on wherever they go. The school also organizes different cultural enrichment trips where they go to a palace for a day and learn its history. They also take different trips around Europe to learn about its history. Art-focused trips are very popular. We feel that the opportunity to live in the area and attend this school will be exceptional for the child's development while having fun and being part of a caring environment where they can thrive. We are also located between two of the most prestigious Universities in the UK; Oxford and Cambridge.


Mairim Taking Photos
Mairim Taking Photos
Hiking Together
Hiking Together
At Home With Our Pets
At Home With Our Pets
Hiking in South Korea
Hiking in South Korea
Visiting a Temple
Visiting a Temple
Happy Together
Happy Together
Tokyo Disney, Japan
Tokyo Disney, Japan
At the International Balloon Festival
At the International Balloon Festival
Danyang, South Korea
Danyang, South Korea
At a Green Tea Field
At a Green Tea Field
Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace
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Mairim Taking Photos
Mairim Taking Photos
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Hiking Together
Hiking Together
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At Home With Our Pets
At Home With Our Pets
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Hiking in South Korea
Hiking in South Korea
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Visiting a Temple
Visiting a Temple
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Happy Together
Happy Together
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Tokyo Disney, Japan
Tokyo Disney, Japan
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At the International Balloon Festival
At the International Balloon Festival
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Danyang, South Korea
Danyang, South Korea
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At a Green Tea Field
At a Green Tea Field
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Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

We recently moved to a charming market village in the United Kingdom, known for its excellent education system and picturesque 18th-century buildings. The area is home to one of the best private schools in the UK.

Our Village Center, Which is a Five-Minute Walk From Our Home

Our home is three stories with four bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and one-half bathroom. We have a backyard that our dog loves to run around and play in. Across the street from our home is a small park where kids and teens usually like to hang out. Football (soccer) is very popular here, and there are many fields around our house where kids of all ages go to play.

The town center is a 3-minute walk from our house. Everything we need is just a 5 to 10-minute walk, including doctors' offices and schools. Our town is also known for its weekly farmer's market and its festivals.

There are multiple nature trails nearby and we live near a couple of castles that host different types of events. We are also in a centralized location with easy access to the train station which makes us just a 45-minute train ride to London's King Cross and other major cities.

Our Extended Families

Mairim & Her Mom

Mairim is an only child but grew up close enough to her cousins to call them sisters while Caylan is the youngest of three and comes from a close-knit family. We both hope to have a large family of our own one day. Our love of travel keeps us away from our families but we always try to visit as much as we can.

With Family in New York City

Our family visits us whenever they can and we usually take a mini family vacation to show them around. We are lucky to get the best of both worlds. On Caylan's side of the family, they like to gather and celebrate big holidays. Food at our family events is normally a Southern type of meal with beans, potatoes, chicken, or turkey. Meanwhile, on Mairim's side of the family, we usually meet with them in Puerto Rico where we usually have numerous family gatherings. We like to play board games amongst the adults and children. During the holidays, we usually bake traditional Puerto Rican meals and desserts.

Both sides of the family are very excited about the adoption. Both grandparents can't wait to spoil their grandchild.

From Us to You


We are Mairim and Caylan and we are happy that you are considering us for the adoption of your child. We are explorers who travel the world along with our dog Skye and our cat Salem and we are looking to add one more traveler. We hope this letter provides a glimpse into our lives now and how it could be.

We have longed for a child and to expand our family, as well as give a child as much love and support as we can offer. We met while we were both serving in the United States Army which we feel this has prepared us for almost any situation in life. We have been together for 9 years and have been married for 8 years. Over the years we have come to realize that we complete each other. What we lack separately in skills and in knowledge the other makes up for, ever since we have been together life has been overall easier and we love how we complete each other in this way. Since the beginning of our relationship, we have discussed the possibility of adoption but decided to wait until we were in the right place to provide a good steady life for a child and provide them with exceptional education, a healthy life, and an active lifestyle.

Something we share deeply is our love for traveling, since we have been together, we have traveled to many different countries where we have learned and experienced the culture of each place we visit. Our love for travel is something we want to share with a child, and we want them to learn from traveling the same as we have. We are very excited to have recently moved to the United Kingdom and for the opportunity to explore all of Europe. We are fortunate to live in a charming English village which is home to one of the best private schools in the UK. Our village is very safe and child friendly. We can always hear children playing outside. We are also a multicultural family. We believe knowing more than one language is essential and we would teach them how to speak Spanish.

Another big part of our life is our pets, Salem our cat, and Skye our dog; they are both fun, loving, and excellent with children, we can't wait for them both to chase a child around the house and play with them. Skye has already begun practicing with our friend's child, when their child is around Skye will follow him around and make sure he does not go too far from us or his parents. Lastly, we would like to share many different aspects of our life with a child such as weekly board game nights, movie nights, athletics, birthdays, and everything in between, we have longed to share these moments with a child and expand our family. We wish to one day have at least three children and share our lives with them while supporting them through their childhood and life. We can't imagine how hard of a decision this is for you, we want to assure you that if chosen we promise to respect whichever level of openness and contact that you may want to have. We want you to know that we promise and give you our word that we will provide your child with a happy, healthy, loving, and supportive life.

Thank you,

Caylan & Mairim


Ewan McGregor
Ryan Reynolds
Scarlett Johansson
Maryl Streep
George Lucas
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Candy Bar
Kinder Bueno
Fairly Odd Parents
Childhood Memory
Spending time with my grandparents
Spending time swinging on my tire swing in our backyard
Childhood Toy
Barbie Camera
Children's Book
The Little Prince
Classic Movie
Star Wars
The Wizard of Oz
Day of Week
Gummy Worms
Molten from Chili's
Disney Movie
A Goofy Movie
Dream Car
1969 Camero
Dream Job
National Geographic's Graphic's Director
Dream Vacation
Travel to all of the Disney Parks
Family Activity
Baking and watching movies
Flower / Plant
Form of Exercise
Holiday Song
"This is Halloween"
Jingle Bells
Holiday Tradition
Making Coquito
Baking cookies
Ice Cream
Rocky Road
Pralaine Pecan
Junk Food
Leisure Activity
Video Games
Memory with a Child
Playing hide and seek with my nieces and nephews
Memory with Spouse
On one of our first dated she mistakenly ate butter
The day he proposed
Jurassic Park
Howl's Moving Castle
Movie Munchie
Gummy Worms
Buncha Crunch
Movie Quote
"If you look to the left you'll see toucans playing their favorite game of beak wrestling. The only drawback is: only 2.... can play" - Jungle Cruise
"The elves went too far" - Eurovision
Movie Type
The Greatest Showman
Moulin Rouge
Musical Group
Green Day
Fall Out Boy
Nursery Rhyme
Arroz con Leche
Olympic Event
Personal Hero
My grandfather
My aunt Laly
La Casa de Bernarda Alba
Edgar Allen Poe
Edgar Allen Poe
Quality about my Spouse
She always carries snacks.
He makes me laugh with his jokes
"What's the best thing about Switzerland?"
Classic ham and cheese
Shopping Store
Target, Marshall's
Sport to Play
Sport to Watch
Subject in School
Thing to Cook
Time of Day
Baking cookies during the holidays
Making coquito and matecaditos during the holidays
TV Show
How I Met Your Mother
TV Show Character
Boba Fett
Salem Saberhagen
Type of Music
Vacation Spot
Video Game
Crash Bandicoot

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