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Ryan & Megan

Thank you very much for taking the time to read our profile. We are flattered you are considering us for the privilege of being your baby's parents. As you move forward with this personal decision, we hope this glimpse into our lives will help you get to know us better. We are so excited to be on this journey and we can't wait to welcome a wonderful baby into our home!

About Us

Ryan
Megan
Job
Self Employed
Emergency Physician
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Business
Doctor of Medicine
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

Education I/We will Provide

We Can't Wait to be Parents!

In our humble opinion, education is the key that unlocks most doors in the world. Aside from offering a safe environment full of unconditional love, we believe that providing a high-quality education is the next greatest thing we can provide for a child. Ryan has a bachelor's degree and Megan is a board certified emergency medicine physician. Our education has allowed us both to experience a lot of great things in our lives. We have always had an eye towards our family's future and a child's education has always been included in those plans.

In our opinion, it's not our job as parents to tell a child which profession they should enter into once they become an adult. But rather, help them become prepared by providing them the best education available in order to help them achieve their goals. Thanks in large part to our educational backgrounds, we are in a position that allows us to provide the financial means necessary for a child to attend college.

In addition to a high-quality traditional education, we hope to supplement that education by exposing a child to cultural events, music, sporting events and traveling across the country and abroad. We believe those experiences will help make the child a more well-rounded person.

Fun Facts About Us

Enjoying a Ballgame

10. Megan was in band and a cheerleader in high school.

9. We have seen Pearl Jam play in six different cities across America.

8. Ryan was the male lead in three different musicals in high school.

7. Our goal is to watch a baseball game in every Major League stadium.

6. Ryan considers himself to be a wonderful cook.

5. We have snorkeled in the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

4. Megan has participated in multiple 5K and 10K races.

3. We created a nonprofit organization called the Charlie and Emma Foundation in 2017 to honor our twin daughters who we lost in utero.

2. Megan graduated from the same medical school as her father and brother.

1. We have the same birthday (Although Megan would like to remind everyone that she's younger than Ryan)

Cultural Diversity

The most significant belief we hold as a family is that a child's race has nothing to do with how much they will be loved or the bond that will be created. Open and honest communication with a child about their race is of the utmost importance for us. As a caucasian couple, we will never know what it's like to be a minority in this country, but we do have a niece who is a mixed-race child.

We Love Spending Time with Our Niece

Megan's sister has a 4-yr old daughter named Evelyn who we've loved since the day she was born. Evelyn spends about 50% of her time with us in our home and we love her beyond words. As a mixed-race child, she will be someone a child can use as a confidant. Someone who knows what they're thinking and feeling when it comes to their race. For our family, race is a non-issue. We will never ignore the subject of race because the child will naturally have questions as they get older. Communicating with the child about racial issues, physical differences and the history of all races are important topics we would address. At the end of the day, we will do everything it takes for a child to feel loved unconditionally.

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Photos

Selfie Time in Jamaica
Selfie Time in Jamaica
Silly Picture with Our Niece
Silly Picture with Our Niece
Snorkeling in Hawaii
Snorkeling in Hawaii
Say Cheese!
Say Cheese!
They Love Uncle Ryan
They Love Uncle Ryan
Ready to Go Trick or Treating!
Ready to Go Trick or Treating!
Hanging Out with Our Friends
Hanging Out with Our Friends
Fun with Our Nephew
Fun with Our Nephew
Our Sweet Boy!
Our Sweet Boy!
Megan with Some Friends from Med School
Megan with Some Friends from Med School
Ballgame with Our Nephews
Ballgame with Our Nephews
Catching Some Spring Training
Catching Some Spring Training
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Selfie Time in Jamaica
Selfie Time in Jamaica
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Silly Picture with Our Niece
Silly Picture with Our Niece
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Snorkeling in Hawaii
Snorkeling in Hawaii
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Say Cheese!
Say Cheese!
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They Love Uncle Ryan
They Love Uncle Ryan
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Ready to Go Trick or Treating!
Ready to Go Trick or Treating!
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Hanging Out with Our Friends
Hanging Out with Our Friends
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Fun with Our Nephew
Fun with Our Nephew
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Our Sweet Boy!
Our Sweet Boy!
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Megan with Some Friends from Med School
Megan with Some Friends from Med School
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Ballgame with Our Nephews
Ballgame with Our Nephews
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Catching Some Spring Training
Catching Some Spring Training

Our Extended Families

Ryan's Family

We both come from larger, close-knit families and we feel extremely fortunate to have a number of our extended family members who live close to us. Megan has six siblings and Ryan has a total of six siblings and step-siblings, the majority of whom live in our area.

With such an extended family, we have been blessed with 17 nieces and nephews over the years. Our happiest times are spent at family gatherings, getting to watch our nieces and nephews grow and we cherish those experiences.

Megan with Her Mom, Sisters and Niece

Megan's mother lives less than five miles away and loves spending time with her children and grandchildren. Ryan's mother and step-father live 25 miles away. Both of our mothers love hosting family gatherings for holidays, cookouts, or just getting together to watch baseball and football games.

Both of us grew up in small towns surrounded by family. It helped give us an appreciation for the lifelong bond and unconditional love we've experienced. From the moment we welcome your child into our home, they will be loved and cared for by so many people.

Our House and Neighborhood

Home Sweet Home

We have lived in a quiet Kansas neighborhood in the suburb of a major metropolitan area for over seven years. Our community is extremely family-oriented with many events designed to help encourage community togetherness. Over the years, our community has been named by many organizations as the safest city in Kansas.

Within walking distance of our home, there are two neighborhood parks, a public swimming pool, a golf course, a movie theater and an entertainment area which includes local boutiques for shopping, a grocery store and numerous restaurants. "The Shops" host numerous events throughout the year including Trick-or-Treating for kids, sidewalk sales, holiday open houses and an annual art fair. Also within walking distance of our home are numerous schools and churches.

Neighborhood Park

We live in a 4-bedroom, 2-bath home with a two car garage and a large backyard enclosed with a 6-ft tall privacy fence that is perfect for playing outside. All throughout our neighborhood there are numerous families raising children of all ages.

With the combination of safety, ample community activities, top-rated schools, and proximity to our family and friends, we feel this is a wonderful community in which to raise a child.

From Us to You

First off, we both want to say thank you for taking the time to view our profile and we hope we've given you a good look into the kind of people we are. As potential adoptive parents, we have embraced our journey that's led us to this point. We also appreciate and admire the road that led you to choosing adoption for you and your baby.

We both believe it would be a privilege to be parents to your baby. We are flattered that you've taken the time to learn more about us. Being allowed to adopt a child is something we both consider to be a lifetime commitment and we are honored to even be considered as potential parents for your baby.

We have been married for almost eight years and adoption was always a possibility for us as a way to grow our family. Like many other adoptive parents, we also have our stories of loss and infertility. But sometimes, God has plans in store for us that we never imagined.

If you were to choose us to be your baby's parents, we would love to keep in touch and share your baby's adoption story with you. We both have a tendency to take lots of pictures, so we would send lots of photos, emails and letters if that's something you would like.

Megan is an emergency room doctor. The qualities that make her such a great doctor are some of the same qualities that come through in her personal life. Her desire, compassion, and thoughtfulness help make her a wonderful daughter, wife, sister and aunt. Ryan runs the day-to-day business of the nonprofit foundation we started up in honor of our two daughters who passed away in 2015.

We both have large families with lots of siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Your baby would be immediately adored by grandparents who can't wait to spoil them, 17 cousins who can't wait to play with them and over 20 aunts and uncles who are already in love with them! Family is the most important thing in both our lives and we would be so excited to include your baby in ours.

As far as promises for your child's future are concerned, we have just a few. Should we be lucky enough to be chosen as your child's parents... We promise to give your child a life of love. Your child will never go a day in their life without knowing they are loved unconditionally. We also promise to do everything in our power as parents to raise them to be a kind, thoughtful and giving person. And lastly, we promise to give them every possible opportunity to accomplish their goals in life, whatever they may be.

We would be so incredibly happy if we were chosen to be the parents of your baby. But at the end of the day, we realize everyone has their own decisions to make and you need to do what's best for you. We wish you nothing but the best with your decision.

With love and respect,

Ryan & Megan

Favorites

Ryan
Megan
Actor
Tom Hanks
Morgan Freeman
Actress
Viola Davis
Jennifer Aniston
Animal
Dog
Dog
Author
Mitch Albom
Gillian Flynn
Book
The Outsiders - S.E. Hinton
The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
Candy Bar
100 Grand
Snickers
Cartoon
Super Friends
Mickey Mouse
Childhood Memory
Playing wiffle ball in the front yard with my brother.
Playing dress-up with my little brothers
Childhood Toy
Speak 'n Spell
Etch a Sketch
Children's Book
Oh, the Places You'll Go - Dr. Seuss
Goodnight Moon - Margaret Wise Brown
City
Boston
Chicago
Classic Movie
White Christmas
Wizard of Oz
Color
Black
Pink
Day of Week
Saturday
Sunday
Dessert
Key Lime Pie
Chocolate Ice Cream
Disney Movie
Remember the Titans
Monsters Inc.
Dream Car
Jeep
Jeep
Dream Job
MLB Owner
Doctor
Dream Vacation
Bora Bora
Hawaii
Family Activity
Tailgating before football and baseball games
Going to the ballpark
Flower / Plant
Rose
Orchid
Food
Pizza
Chocolate
Form of Exercise
Baseball/Softball
Running
Fruit
Pineapple
Apples
Game
Risk
Baseball
Hobby
Collecting Sports Memorabilia
Reading
Holiday
Christmas
Halloween
Holiday Song
O Holy Night
I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas
Holiday Tradition
Thanksgiving Dinner
Dinner with family
Ice Cream
Chocolate Peanut Butter
Chocolate
Junk Food
Chips
Chocolate
Leisure Activity
Watching Sports
Shopping
Magazine
Sports Illustrated
InStyle
Memory with a Child
Trick-or-Treating with our niece
The first time our niece said "I wush you."
Memory with Spouse
My 40th birthday dinner on the beach in Turks and Caicos
The night he proposed
Movie
The Shawshank Redemption
Tommy Boy
Movie Munchie
Twizzlers
M&Ms
Movie Quote
"Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things. And no good thing ever dies." - Andy Dufresne, The Shawshank Redemption
"What are we doin' here, Harry?" - Lloyd Christmas, Dumb and Dumber
Movie Type
Drama
Comedy
Musical
Oklahoma
Annie
Musical Group
Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam
Nursery Rhyme
Hey Diddle Diddle
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Olympic Event
Bobsled
Gymnastics
Personal Hero
My mother
My mom
Play
Romeo and Juliet
Othello
Poet
Eddie Vedder
Maya Angelou
Quality about my Spouse
Her compassion
His sense of humor
Quote
"You're never wrong to do the right thing." - Mark Twain
"Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent." --Eleanor Roosevelt
Restaurant
Story - Prairie Village, KS
Story - Prairie Village, KS
Sandwich
Cheeseburger
Reuben
Scripture
Matthew 19:14 "Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven."
Matthew 19:14 "Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven."
Shopping Store
Target
Target
Song
"With or Without You" - U2
"Black" - Pearl Jam
Sport to Play
Baseball
Running
Sport to Watch
Baseball
Baseball
Sports Star
Pedro Martinez
Alex Gordon
Sports Team
Boston Red Sox
Kansas City Royals
Subject in School
Math
Science
Superhero
Batman
Wonder Woman
Thing to Cook
Grilling
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese
Time of Day
Dusk
Mid-morning
Tradition
MLB Opening Day
MLB Opening Day
TV Show
The West Wing
Friends
TV Show Character
Michael Scott - The Office
Chandler Bing, Friends
Type of Music
Rock
Rock
Vacation Spot
Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos
Video Game
NCAA Football
Tetris

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