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JD & Sabrina

Becoming parents has been the biggest blessing in our lives! We are so excited to open our hearts, our home, and our resources to another child through adoption! Thank you for choosing to get to know our family a little better. It is our hope it will give you an idea of who we are and what is important to us.

About Us

JD
Sabrina
Job
Business Owner
Stay-at-Home Mom
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Farm & Ranch Management
Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Technology
Children
Paizley , Hugh
Relationship
Legally Married

Our Lifestyle

JD Bringing Home the Cattle

Sabrina is a licensed Veterinary Technician turned stay-at-home mom. While she loves animals and loved her previous job, being a mom is her favorite, most fulfilling job yet! Getting to be present for all the big and small milestones means the world to her.

JD owns and operates a successful oilfield company he has built from the ground up. He likes that every day is different and that he gets to use his problem solving skills to resolve all the challenges that come up. His company is active in the community sponsoring many local organizations such as the High School rodeo team. This past summer he provided employees and equipment to help clean up after a devastating hail storm hit our community. Being his own boss allows him to take time for family. We also raise cattle and JD calls his chores his therapy, he loves to be outside hauling hay, fixing fence or checking cows on horseback.

Our Children, Paizley & Hugh

Our Happy Family

God has blessed us with two biological children who cannot wait to become a big Sister and big Brother! They have both been telling us all the things they want to teach their new baby sister or brother.

Our daughter is 7 years old and in the first grade. She is spunky and full of energy. She has a kind heart and is compassionate towards those she loves. She is a born leader and loves to organize games and activities for her brother and friends. Currently she loves school, playing Barbies, taking piano lessons, running, and riding bike.

Our youngest son is 3 1/2 years old. He is our little snuggle bug and is always ready to give or receive a hug or kiss. His sense of humor keeps us laughing all the time! His favorite things right now are stick forts, building with his magnet blocks, making crafts out of paper and playing with his barn kitties.

We love helping them try different activities and seeing which ones spark their interests! We look forward to trying new things and exploring new interests with another child.

Cultural Diversity

No matter what language, race or faith family always comes first to us. JD's ethnicity is mostly Irish and German, while Sabrina's is German and Norwegian. Both of us are extremely proud of who and where we came from and know a lot about our ancestors. We nurture that in our children and will make sure our adopted child feels the same about his or her ethnicity as well. We will welcome any information about cultural traditions or family history from you. We promise to be open and honest about issues related to any of our race or ethnic differences as well as seek out mentors of similar heritage for our child and our family. We have developed relationships with other adoptive families within our community and will continue to grow our support network. We look forward to learning more about our child's heritage and incorporating new traditions into our family.

Video

Photos

Photo Booth Fun
Photo Booth Fun
Our Silly Family
Our Silly Family
We Caught a Big One!
We Caught a Big One!
Pony Hugs
Pony Hugs
We Love to Make Cookies
We Love to Make Cookies
Sweethearts at the Beach
Sweethearts at the Beach
Cheering on Our Niece
Cheering on Our Niece
Reading Before Bed
Reading Before Bed
Headed to a Wedding
Headed to a Wedding
Petting the Ponies
Petting the Ponies
Slobbers from Our Dog, Rudy
Slobbers from Our Dog, Rudy
Helping Daddy Drive the Bobcat
Helping Daddy Drive the Bobcat
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Our Silly Family
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We Caught a Big One!
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Pony Hugs
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We Love to Make Cookies
We Love to Make Cookies
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Sweethearts at the Beach
Sweethearts at the Beach
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Cheering on Our Niece
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Reading Before Bed
Reading Before Bed
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Headed to a Wedding
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Petting the Ponies
Petting the Ponies
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Slobbers from Our Dog, Rudy
Slobbers from Our Dog, Rudy
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Helping Daddy Drive the Bobcat
Helping Daddy Drive the Bobcat

Our Extended Families

Hugs from Grandma

Sabrina's parents (Papa Rod and Grandma Brenda) live 3 hours away and we see them at least once a month. They are such amazing grandparents and are very involved in our children's lives. It has become a family tradition to take the kids to their county fair and swimming lessons every summer. Last summer they bought a tent just so they could camp out in the backyard while the kids were visiting! You can find them in the stands at every school / church program, kindergarten graduations, dance recital and sport event. . Sabrina grew up very close to her aunts, uncles and cousins and we still remain close and see each other often.

Easter with Grandma & Grandpa

JD's parents live on the same ranch as us so we see them almost every day! They are also very hands on grandparents. Grandma Tracey loves to have the kids help her in her garden and Papa Bob builds box forts with the kids and is always ready to drop what he's doing to come see a fort they made or find a jar to help them catch lady bugs. JD has 2 younger brothers who visit often. JD also grew up close to his extended family. His Grandparents love to host big holiday dinners. His Grandpa Oscar even pretends he's Santa every Christmas for the little ones.

Our House and Neighborhood

Home Sweet Home

We are so fortunate to raise our family on the same ranch both JD and his dad grew up on! Our home overlooks the beautiful North Dakota badlands. It is so important to us that our kids can run out the front door and have wide open spaces to play, race their bikes, use their imagination, ride their ponies, build tree forts, chase butterflies, catch frogs and explore! We share our ranch with 2 dogs (Patrick and Rudy), barn cats, horses and cows.

Our Horse Barn

Our home has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large kitchen with a big dining room table where we eat dinner together every night, and a cozy living room with oversize furniture perfect for snuggling up with a book, or having family movie nights. The large deck on the front and fire pit gives us plenty of room to host friends for bbq's and bonfires complete with s'mores.

Our community is small yet progressive and has a wonderful school system where our daughter is in 1st grade. The community recently added a new indoor pool, ice skating rink, baseball field, basketball courts, skate park and bike path. We also have a wonderful park that hosts community picnics, an Easter egg hunt and is a perfect shady spot to watch the annual Fourth of July parade. The Church we attend has many young families and we enjoy spending time with our church family and teaching Sunday School.

From Us to You

What a strange way to meet....through a letter! We hope through our words you will feel and be able to envision the love and life we would provide your child if you choose an adoption plan. Whatever decision you make we want to thank you for getting to know us better.

We met in college- JD was on the rodeo team and Sabrina on the horse show team. Our first date was Valentine's Day and five years later we were married in a beautiful outdoor ceremony at the ranch we now call home ( it's a family tradition to be married on the ranch). Six years and 2 kids later we are ready and very excited to add to our family through adoption. We have chosen adoption to complete our family because Sabrina has experienced pre-term labor with both pregnancies and we feel strongly it wouldn't be safe to add to our family in that way again.

Raising our family on the ranch surrounded by beautiful scenery and fresh air was a decision we made purposefully. Both of us grew up in the country and it has contributed to who we are today. There is never a dull moment at our house and always plenty to do. The opportunity it gives us to play and work as a family just can't be beat! Our community is full of neighbors and friends many who have lived here for generations and would do anything they could to help and support each other.

We have many hopes and dreams for our children but ultimately they must follow their own hearts and dreams. Because of this we value education, and will encourage their interests and provide experiences so they can develop their strengths and reach their full potential. Success to us means being caring, responsible, and productive members of their community.

We imagine you would like to know what we will tell your child about their birth story. We want them to know all about their beautiful unique story! Our child will not remember a time they didn't know they were adopted. We will talk openly about how they were surrounded by love from the very beginning and through your selfless love you chose us to be their parents so that they might have the kind of life you dreamed for them. We would like to exchange letters and pictures to share your child's growth and experiences with you, and hope you are open to that as well.

As you make the important decision of who will parent your child we want you to know we are a loving and committed couple who value our marriage, children and being parents above everything else. Our family is ready to welcome and love your child with all our hearts!

You must have so many questions about us! Hopefully our letter, profile and video have answered some of them for you. We would love to get to know you better if you choose, but above all we wish you and your baby the very best.

JD & Sabrina

Favorites

JD
Sabrina
Actor
Mark Wahlberg
Matthew Mcconaughey
Actress
Jenifer Aniston
Sarah Jessica Parker
Animal
Horse
Horse
Author
Patrick Dearen
Danielle Steele
Book
Saddling Up Anyway
Romance Novels
Candy Bar
Reeses
100 Grand
Cartoon
Umi Zoomi
Peppa Pig
Childhood Memory
Sledding with brothers
Winning national championships at a national horse show.
Childhood Toy
Tractors
Dolls
Children's Book
Goodnight Cowgirl
Little Blue Truck
City
My home town
My home town
Classic Movie
Cowboys
Sabrina
Color
Purple
Turquoise
Day of Week
Friday
Saturday
Dessert
Juneberry Pie
Cheesecake
Disney Movie
Bambi
Emperors New Groove
Dream Car
'88 Dodge pickup
SUV
Dream Job
Dallas Cowboys Owner
Manager of a Stable
Dream Vacation
All inclusive resort on a beach
All inclusive resort on a beach
Family Activity
Checking Cows
Bonfires
Flower / Plant
Tiger Lilly
Maple trees- fall leaves
Food
Steak
Taco salad
Form of Exercise
Running
Walking
Fruit
Pineapple
Watermelon
Game
Solitaire
Tag
Hobby
Rodeo
Riding horse
Holiday
Thanksgiving
Christmas
Holiday Song
Jingle Bells
Oh Holy Night
Holiday Tradition
Thanksgiving dinner
Santa stockings Christmas morning
Ice Cream
Sherbet
Cookie Dough
Junk Food
Dairy Queen Blizzard
Doritos
Leisure Activity
Going for a drive
Reading
Magazine
Drover's
People
Memory with a Child
Vacation on the Beach
Taking the Kids to the Ocean for the First Time
Memory with Spouse
Getting married
Becoming parents
Movie
We are the Millers
Man from Snowy River
Movie Munchie
Popcorn
Popcorn with a lot of salt
Movie Quote
I'm your huckleberry
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Movie Type
Comedy
Comedy
Musical
Medora musical
Chicago
Musical Group
Florida Georgia Line
Tom Petty
Nursery Rhyme
Hickory Dickory Dock
She'll be coming around the mountain
Olympic Event
Snow boarding
Track
Personal Hero
Milton Johnson
My mom
Poet
Dean Meyer
Baxter Black
Quality about my Spouse
Her Love for Our Family
His Work Ethic & Dedication to Family
Quote
I was born at night but it wasn't last night- my dad
Restaurant
Chinese buffet
Gallaghers Steakhouse in Las Vegas
Sandwich
Hamburger
Tuna
Scripture
Phillipians 4:13
Phillippians 4:13
Shopping Store
Runnings
Target
Song
May We All
At Last
Sport to Play
Football
Track
Sport to Watch
Football
Football
Sports Star
Jason Witten
Carson Wentz
Sports Team
Dallas Cowboys
The kids school team
Subject in School
Math
History
Superhero
Superman
Superman
Thing to Cook
Steak
Tacos
Time of Day
When I get home from work
When JD gets home from work
Tradition
Thanksgiving Dinner
Tucking the kids in at night and family dinners
TV Show
Blindspot
Sex and the city
TV Show Character
Gus Mcray
Carrie Bradshaw
Type of Music
Country
pop
Vacation Spot
Maui
maui

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