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Corey & Amy

We are humbled and amazed by your love, courage, and strength. We are so grateful that you would consider us to raise your precious child. Family is our number one priority and we are beyond thrilled to grow our family. We love to laugh, travel, and spend time with our big extended family. Our hearts are bursting with love and affection that we cannot wait to share with a new baby. We are beyond thrilled to pursue adoption, a lifelong dream of our family. We would be extremely excited about the possibility of adopting a baby boy, a baby girl, twins, or siblings in our family. Thank you for considering us!

About Us

Corey
Amy
Job
Helicopter Pilot
Stay-at-Home Mom
Education
Professional Training - Aviation
Master's Degree in International Studies
Children
Graham
Relationship
Legally Married

Our Family Traditions

Big Brother Can't Wait!

We are big on traditions. We celebrate Christmas surrounded by our big extended family. We cook together, eat, and then open gifts by the tree. Birthdays are celebrated for a whole week with surprise decorations around the house. We also have a silly tradition where you must get a picture taken under the table on your birthday. We have another silly thing we do when we hear Corey coming home from work. We pretend to be asleep and when he walks in the door, we jump up and yell, “Surprise!” He always pretends to be surprised. Graham starts saying, “Daddy’s home! Daddy’s home!” On Saturday mornings, Corey and Graham go on a “donut date” together. He can’t wait to have a little sibling to take along too! They also love to set up a tent either in the yard or in our living room to play “camping” together. At bedtime, we sing songs and read books together. We also end up giggling together for a while. Our home is filled with laughter, music, and fun and we cannot wait to share these fun traditions with another little one. We look forward to building more traditions with him or her soon.

Fun Facts About Us

All Smiles!

About Amy:

  • Speaks French
  • Studied in France during college
  • Ran two half marathons while living in New York
  • Lived in NYC for 5 ½ years
  • Loves chocolate
  • Took dance for seven years as a child
  • Named Graham after Amy’s grandfather
  • Loves to read
  • Lived two summers in South Africa
  • Has traveled to India and most of Europe
  • Loves Paris
  • Parents still live in my childhood home, which my father built
  • About Corey:

  • Corey is a helicopter pilot. One of his most interesting jobs was dropping several thousand Easter eggs from the helicopter in a field for a community egg hunt.
  • Is one of seven children
  • Played and coached hockey
  • Born in Rhode Island
  • Grew up on a 300 acre cattle farm in New Hampshire
  • Knows random, fun facts
  • Can drive most any piece of equipment like tractors, haul trucks, backhoes
  • Loves ice cream
  • Education We Will Provide

    We value education for ourselves and for our children. We are curious life-long learners. We also value learning as you live normal, everyday life. Graham has learned his colors and letters simply by asking him what he sees as we go to the park or ride in the car. We will provide the education style that our children will need and desire. Relationships are also another tool of education. We have people from all walks of life around us and our children will be raised knowing and loving people from all over the world. They will eat food from India, hear personal stories about Vietnam, have family from other cultures, and serve others who may be in need. We would hope to provide an education that would build values like character, integrity, expertise, common sense, kindness, perseverance, generosity, and love. We will pursue building the whole person and not just their intellect.

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    Photos

    Date Night in Times Square
    Date Night in Times Square
    Enjoying a Hike
    Enjoying a Hike
    Fun on the Farm
    Fun on the Farm
    Visiting Corey at Work
    Visiting Corey at Work
    Graham as a Preschooler
    Graham as a Preschooler
    Silly Masks
    Silly Masks
    Amy in South Africa
    Amy in South Africa
    Graham
    Graham
    Go-Cart Fun
    Go-Cart Fun
    Amy Working With Children in India
    Amy Working With Children in India
    Our Favorite Place - THE BEACH!
    Our Favorite Place - THE BEACH!
    Remembering Our Youngest Son, Hudson, Who Has Passed Away
    Remembering Our Youngest Son, Hudson, Who Has Passed Away
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    Visiting Corey at Work
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    Graham as a Preschooler
    Graham as a Preschooler
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    Silly Masks
    Silly Masks
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    Amy in South Africa
    Amy in South Africa
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    Graham
    Graham
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    Go-Cart Fun
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    Amy Working With Children in India
    Amy Working With Children in India
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    Our Favorite Place - THE BEACH!
    Our Favorite Place - THE BEACH!
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    Remembering Our Youngest Son, Hudson, Who Has Passed Away
    Remembering Our Youngest Son, Hudson, Who Has Passed Away

    Our House and Neighborhood

    Home Sweet Home

    Our home is a fun place to be! We live in a beautiful two-story home with a beautiful yard made just for kids in mind. We just recently got the nursery and crib set up for when it is time to grow our family through adoption. We enjoy dinners together, do craft projects, play games, and watch movies. We also love music! There are many musicians and singers in our family so it is common to gather around the piano with guitars and sing together as a family.

    We live on a tree-lined street in a lovely, family-focused neighborhood with several playgrounds and lots of children. We love to sit in our backyard in the gazebo and grill hot dogs and hamburgers while our son plays or swims. Our neighborhood is surrounded by several beautiful parks where we ride bikes and go for runs.

    We live across the street from one of the schools and the school system is ranked top in the area. Families move specifically to our neighborhood to be part of these award-winning schools.

    We love our community and enjoy weekly activities at our gym like the climbing wall, pool, and painting parties. Our town offers so many fun festivals and shows for the holidays. In fact, they have a contest every year for the best Christmas lights so everyone extensively decorates their homes. It is a lot of fun and our son loves it. We often participate in fun 5k runs, service projects at Thanksgiving, amazing dramas and concerts, and weekly activities for children.

    Also, we live close to the big city of Chicago and have enjoyed seeing the zoo, museums, and the fun sites of the city. Our son loves exploring life in the big city.

    Our Extended Families

    Corey's Family

    We celebrate birthdays and holidays with lots of family and fun! Corey and Amy both grew up on farms with large families with so much love and adventure. We cannot wait to bring this little baby to the family farms! Corey is one of seven siblings and his nieces and nephew love to play with their fun uncle! We spend several weeks out of the year on the family farm in New Hampshire with loving grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Corey parents are thrilled to love a new grandbaby.

    Amy's family

    Amy’s family enjoys dinners together and also going on vacation together with Papa Joe and Mawmaw. They love to sing, dance, and play silly games together. Amy has two married brothers and a baby girl niece. We go to North Carolina every couple of months to spend time with Amy’s family at the farm. Amy’s parents are so excited to love another grandchild. They are telling everyone how excited they are!

    From Us to You

    From our hearts to your heart,

    We do not know all the reasons for your adoption journey but we do know it is out of deep love that you are considering adoption. If you pick us as the parents for your baby, we will always share your selflessness and love in your decision.

    Here is a small glimpse into our lives:

    We met while living in New York seven years ago and have been married for almost six years. During our years of dating, we talked about dreams for our family. We talked about important things like God and careers and as we fell in love, we talked about our desires for children. We love God and we love each other deeply. We are fully committed to one another for our lives and we are certainly best friends.

    Because of some complicated medical challenges, we cannot have more biological children and our hearts have always been drawn to adoption even before we met one another.

    We value living a financially stable life for our children. Currently, Corey works as a helicopter pilot and Amy works part-time as a writer from home to be able to more spend time with Graham and the baby we adopt.

    We have also been getting ready to adopt by setting up the nursery and preparing Graham for his role as big brother. We deeply love our son, Graham. He brings so much delight to our day. He is hilarious, imaginative, and fills our home with so much laughter. He asks almost every day when will we bring home his baby brother or sister.

    We are not alone on this journey because we have our family, church, and friends who are also so excited to love this little addition. Papa Roger, Grandma, Papa Joe, and Mawmaw are the best grandparents any child could ever want. They are thrilled to meet their next grandbaby!

    Our home is filled with laughter. Corey and Graham love to be silly and make Amy laugh. We have also learned to cry together in hard times which has made us even stronger as a couple and as a family. We do not know your exact story but we do know what it is like to surrender a child. Our precious son, Hudson, lived with a severe heart defect for eight months before passing away. As parents who want the very best for their children, we did everything to get the care our son needed. In some small way, we can identify with your desire to want the very, very best for the baby you now carry. We understand making the hardest decisions of your life for the sake of your child’s life even if it hurts so much. We are so humbled to know you.

    We will talk about you as a hero in our family. We will share the blessing of his or her adoption story regularly. We will celebrate your courage and selfless love. If you would desire photos, updates, letters, emails, or visits, we would be so happy to share how your precious child is growing and thriving. We will respect your desires.

    We pray for you often as you walk this adoption journey. We are ready and committed to loving this baby for the rest of our lives.

    We would welcome with open hearts and arms the possibility of a baby boy, baby girl, twins, or siblings. When we ask little Graham about growing our family, he says that he is so ready to show off his big brother skills. He tells everyone that he is getting a baby soon.

    Thank you for choosing life for your child. What a brave, selfless decision! Thank you for considering us as potential adoptive parents for your precious child. We are so honored and humbled. We hope to meet you someday soon.

    With love and admiration,

    Corey & Amy

    Favorites

    Corey
    Amy
    Actor
    Alec Baldwin
    Tom Hanks
    Actress
    Kate Beckinsale
    Sandra Bullock
    Animal
    Tiger
    Koala Bear
    Author
    Tim Keller
    Paula Rhinehart
    Book
    The Bible
    The Pursuit of God
    Candy Bar
    Snickers
    Peanut Butter Cups
    Cartoon
    Mickey Mouse
    Winnie the Pooh
    Childhood Memory
    Building Snow Caves With My Brothers in 10 Feet of Snow
    Playing With My Brothers & Cousins in the Creek and Tree House
    Childhood Toy
    Airplanes
    Baby dolls
    Children's Book
    The Jungle Book
    I'll Love You Forever
    City
    New York
    New York
    Classic Movie
    Top Gun
    Sabrina
    Color
    Black
    Pink
    Day of Week
    Friday
    Saturday
    Dessert
    Chocolate Eclairs
    Cheesecake
    Disney Movie
    Rescuers Down Under
    Nemo
    Dream Car
    Toyota 4Runner
    New Honda Accord
    Dream Job
    Helicopter Pilot
    Ministry with women, writer and being a mom
    Dream Vacation
    Hawaii
    The Beaches of Thailand
    Family Activity
    Picnics
    Playing in the Park
    Flower / Plant
    Pansies
    Roses
    Food
    Italian
    Italian
    Form of Exercise
    Hockey
    Running
    Fruit
    Mango
    Watermelon
    Game
    Hockey
    Banagrams
    Hobby
    Photography
    Photography and refinishing furniture
    Holiday
    Fourth of July
    Christmas
    Holiday Song
    Sleigh Ride
    O Come, O Come Emmanuel
    Holiday Tradition
    Putting up Christmas lights
    Christmas day with extended family in the home I grew up in
    Ice Cream
    Moosetracks
    Chubby Hubby
    Junk Food
    Milk shake
    Cheddar Popcorn
    Leisure Activity
    Surfing the web
    Watching movies
    Magazine
    Field and Stream
    InStyle
    Memory with a Child
    Holding our sons for the first time
    My sons being born
    Memory with Spouse
    Honeymoon in Jamaica
    Corey surprising me by proposing in Central Park
    Movie
    Hunt for the Red October
    Forrest Gump
    Movie Munchie
    Popcorn
    Popcorn
    Movie Quote
    Do you feel lucky, punk?
    What we do in life, echoes in eternity.
    Movie Type
    Action adventure
    Comedy
    Musical
    Sound of Music
    Chicago
    Musical Group
    Owl City
    New Kids on the Block
    Nursery Rhyme
    Mary had a little lamb
    Five Little Monkeys
    Olympic Event
    Downhill skiing
    Ice Skating
    Personal Hero
    My parents
    My son in heaven
    Play
    Much Ado About Nothing
    Hello Dolly
    Poet
    Robert Frost
    John Piper
    Quality about my Spouse
    Thoughtful
    Intergrity
    Quote
    Better late than never.
    "Nothing can separate us from the love of Christ."
    Restaurant
    Cheesecake Factory
    Cheesecake Factory
    Sandwich
    PB and J
    Turkey and avocado
    Scripture
    Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
    "If you are in Christ, you are a new creation. The old has gone and the new has come." II Cor 5:17
    Shopping Store
    Cabella's
    Target
    Song
    Amazing Grace
    Cornerstone by Hillsong
    Sport to Play
    Hockey
    Running
    Sport to Watch
    Hockey
    Basketball
    Sports Star
    Wayne Gretzky
    Michael Jordan
    Sports Team
    Boston Bruins
    Duke
    Subject in School
    Aviation
    French
    Superhero
    Batman
    Superman
    Thing to Cook
    Steak
    Tacos
    Time of Day
    Noon
    Evening
    Tradition
    Holiday meals
    Christmas morning
    TV Show
    Burn Notice
    Friends
    TV Show Character
    Michael Weston
    Chandler from Friends
    Type of Music
    Christian
    Boys bands or Christian worship
    Vacation Spot
    Beach
    Beach
    Video Game
    Medal of Honor
    Angry birds

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