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Dave & Anne

We are truly honored you are taking the time to review our profile! After 6 years of trying to conceive, we started our adoption journey. It is our dream to become parents and devote our lives to a child. Having much experience with adoption in both of our families, we are excited and ready for the next chapter in our lives where we will give a life full of unconditional love, support, and opportunities to a child.

About Us

Dave
Anne
Job
Painter
Human Resources Consultant
Education
High School
Master's Degree in Human Resources
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

Adoption in Our Lives

Our Wedding With Dave's Mother's Birthmother

Our past experience with adoption is extensive. Dave's mother was adopted at birth and after her adoptive parents passed away, she was found by her birth mother in a joyful reunion which has since resulted in a very close relationship. So close, that Dave's mother moved to live near her. Anne's sister and her husband adopted two sons from Vietnam and China. Through these two adoptions, our family has been enriched by the tenderness the boys have brought to our family. Anne's father was known for stating "I have 21 grandchildren. Two were adopted. I forget which ones." That perfectly sums up the love, acceptance, and closeness of our family. Anne can recall once when another 9-year-old cousin learned that the boys were adopted. This cousin was in disbelief. That melted Anne's heart because the visual differences of their Asian heritage was never noticed by their cousins. They were family and that is all that mattered. Also, two of our dear friends adopted two siblings from a foster-to-adopt program. They have been another reminder to us that love makes a family. Through all these experiences, we have witnessed the power of devotion that has inspired us to follow our hearts toward adoption.

Favorite Vacation Spot

With Family at the Shore

One of our favorite family traditions is our annual week vacation at the New Jersey shore. This vacation includes our extended family — parents, brothers, sisters, in-laws, nieces, nephews, and their various friends. It is a full week of fun! We rent several homes near each other and have so many great pastimes we share together. We love to go boogie boarding, build sand castles, collect seashells, fly kites, work on crossword puzzles, jump in the waves, and play paddleball or football. After a long day at the beach we share a dinner together which varies from pizza to Chinese food, burgers or tacos as a different house hosts the meal. One highlight of the week is receiving the tie dye shirts Anne's sister makes for everyone (even the babies!) — each year different colors and theme. After we get our shirts we play our annual boys vs. girls game of basketball. No evening would be complete without our nightly walk to get an ice cream cone — everyone's favorite part! Other beloved traditions of the week include a family golf tournament, playing at the huge playground across the street, riding bikes, playing games like spoons or cards, going out for breakfast, and mini-golf. It is a vacation all the siblings and cousins look forward to because spending a week together is a very special tradition we cherish. We are excited to have our child experience moments like these with their family that they can treasure and enjoy!

Our Family Dream

Halloween Camping Fun With Friends

We both have amazing role models of unconditional love in our families and we hope to be just as loving and giving as our parents were for us. We want to expose our child to all kinds of experiences to help them grow, be challenged, develop empathy for others, and have gratitude for each and every day. We look forward to sharing our love of music, travel, nature, vacations with extended family, volunteering, and learning. Ultimately, our dream for our family is to have a home full of happiness and togetherness, growing in love as we make new memories. Our dreams and hopes are to nurture and teach all that we know, be the rock that they can always depend upon, and support them with all our hearts no matter what road they choose as they grow into adulthood.

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Photos

With Our Dogs Daisy & Teddy
With Our Dogs Daisy & Teddy
Stopping Along the Florida Keys
Stopping Along the Florida Keys
Family Girls vs. Boys Basketball Game
Family Girls vs. Boys Basketball Game
Dave Volunteering With Veterans in D.C.
Dave Volunteering With Veterans in D.C.
Anne Indoor Skydiving
Anne Indoor Skydiving
Enjoying the View Near Naples, Italy
Enjoying the View Near Naples, Italy
Dave at an Open Mic Night
Dave at an Open Mic Night
Enjoying the Marina in Atlantic City
Enjoying the Marina in Atlantic City
Family Golf Tournament Time
Family Golf Tournament Time
Invigorated After a Horseback Ride
Invigorated After a Horseback Ride
Dave Fishing
Dave Fishing
Thankful - Grateful - Blessed
Thankful - Grateful - Blessed
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With Our Dogs Daisy & Teddy
With Our Dogs Daisy & Teddy
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Stopping Along the Florida Keys
Stopping Along the Florida Keys
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Family Girls vs. Boys Basketball Game
Family Girls vs. Boys Basketball Game
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Dave Volunteering With Veterans in D.C.
Dave Volunteering With Veterans in D.C.
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Anne Indoor Skydiving
Anne Indoor Skydiving
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Enjoying the View Near Naples, Italy
Enjoying the View Near Naples, Italy
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Dave at an Open Mic Night
Dave at an Open Mic Night
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Enjoying the Marina in Atlantic City
Enjoying the Marina in Atlantic City
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Family Golf Tournament Time
Family Golf Tournament Time
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Invigorated After a Horseback Ride
Invigorated After a Horseback Ride
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Dave Fishing
Dave Fishing
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Thankful - Grateful - Blessed
Thankful - Grateful - Blessed

Our House and Neighborhood

Autumn at Our Home

Our home in Pennsylvania is a two-story colonial, has three bedrooms, three baths, a finished basement, fenced-in yard and a deck. We live in an outstanding suburban area near a large city that has the best to offer in medical care, historical settings, and strong cultural heritage.

Our town is a close-knit and safe community, full of young families with parents involved in volunteering, youth sports and an award-winning school system, to make it a wonderful place to raise a family. A block from our home is one of 24 parks that has a playground, basketball courts, tennis courts, sledding hill, and library. Every year there is a "Family Day Festival" there where there are pony rides, face painting, live music, zip-lining, bounce houses, and crafts. There are also the St. Patrick's Day and July 4th parades, outdoor movies in the park, outdoor restaurant dining, and block parties.

We are a short fun drive to the beach and close to the mountains and several other major cities. The grade school is only one block away as are our police and fire departments and, we are also only one mile from local hospital, golf course, swim club, and ice skating rink. We live within blocks of multiple close friends, also with young children, and so we have a built-in network of support and fun!

Our Extended Families

Anne With Her Mother & Sisters

We are blessed to have remarkable parents and phenomenal families. Anne's mother is a role model of wisdom, unconditional love, and faithfulness and Anne's dear father passed away in 2016. Anne is the youngest of 8 children and has 23 nieces and nephews so family time is always lively and fun. Whether it's lazy afternoons at the fishing club pond, playing sports, board games, cooking, or beach time, we have a ball! Laughter is always in the air as siblings re-tell stories from growing up or make new memories playing charades. The cousins look forward to family traditions and are growing up to be great friends to one another. Dave is from a much smaller immediate family and having experienced the death of his only sibling and father at a young age, he is very close to his mother and grandmothers. Dave's mother is nurturing and tender, full of adventure, and lives life to its fullest. Dave's step-father is kind, honorable and hard-working and we love his cooking and sense of humor. We were both raised to cherish family, care for others, and live selflessly. Our families are thrilled to welcome a child into our family. We are also part of a tried-and-true group of 20+ friends. We go camping and to the beach, celebrate milestones, help with raising of children, and are always there for one another. Your child will be accepted with love and respect from day one!

Sightseeing With Our Nieces & Nephews

From Us to You

Thank you for choosing to read about us! Words cannot adequately describe how we feel right now as we are humbly presenting ourselves to you for consideration to adopt your baby. We can only imagine how you are feeling as you think about this decision.

Our story together began 9 years ago when we met and then were married exactly two years later. We wanted to start a family right away but we were not capable of conceiving. Because both of our families have had wonderful adoption experiences, we knew it could also be the right path for us. Though these years have been difficult, we know now that they have helped us grow immensely as a couple. We have learned so much about ourselves and about the type of parents we want to be. We are now full of anticipation and excitement as we anxiously await being chosen as the adoptive parents to a child that we will have the privilege of loving with all our hearts.

We know that being a parent will be the most important thing we will ever do. We love to think about all the special memories ahead of us?"like taking our child to the zoo, teaching them how to fish, or watching them participate in sports or plays in school. Most importantly, we look forward to the many small moments together?" holding them close as we say goodnight, listening to their stories about their day in school, helping them with everyday challenges, and being present for them. We will encourage our child to explore their creativity and discover their passions. We are eager to help make their dreams come true!

We also feel strongly about teaching our child to care for others. Together we would do our best to be positive role models in believing in the goodness of others, being a good listener, and giving more than we take in life. Volunteering is important to us and would love to share that experience. We want to inspire, encourage, and support our child to grow into a good person that will have a positive impact on their world.

Anne is warm and nurturing whether she is volunteering with the elderly and veterans, making memories with the nieces and nephews in the family, or being present for a friend in need. She has a strong moral character and makes family her first priority. Her kind heart and positive attitude make people happy and at ease to be around her. She is an empathetic listener and always has fun exploring and learning. Dave is kind and gentle. He is a provider and protector. His strong curiosity about the world, patience, and encouraging nature would be great attributes to share with a child. Those who know Dave value his strong work ethic, integrity and character.

We understand there must be immense challenges you are facing, and the desire you would have to know your child is cared for and loved. We will gladly share updates and photos of your child's growth and progress, as well as stories of their milestones and adventures, to keep you informed and provide you the peace of mind you need. We also take very seriously the responsibility of ensuring the child we adopt knows from the beginning that they were a loving gift from their birth mother that wanted them to be raised with all the unconditional love, support, and opportunities possible.

We want more than anything to share our home, lives, and heart with a child. We are sensitive to this being a difficult and emotional time in your life. We would be honored to be chosen as the adoptive parents and it would be our life's mission to provide a safe and stable home, an excellent education, and a life full of unconditional love, opportunities, emotional and financial support. We thank you again for your time and consideration! May God bless you always!

Dave & Anne

Favorites

Dave
Anne
Actor
Jeff Bridges
Jimmy Stewart
Actress
Wynona Rider
Audrey Hepburn
Animal
Elephant
Birds
Author
Stephen King
David McCullough
Book
The Dark Tower series by Stephen King
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Candy Bar
Butterfinger
Twix
Cartoon
Spongebob Squarepants
Bugs Bunny
Childhood Memory
Fishing with family
Walking down the steps Christmas morning with my siblings youngest to oldest
Childhood Toy
He-man
Fisher Price Little People
Children's Book
Little Fur Family
Where The Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
City
Philadelphia
Washington, D.C.
Classic Movie
Rebel Without a Cause
It's A Wonderful Life
Color
Blue
Pink
Day of Week
Friday
Saturday
Dessert
Creme Brulee
Oreo Cheesecake
Disney Movie
Robin Hood
Beauty and the Beast
Dream Car
Large RV for travel/vacation
Convertible
Dream Job
Scoring movies
Pet therapy for senior citizens and veterans
Dream Vacation
Caribbean Islands
To take 3 months and drive across the U.S.
Family Activity
Games
Take Day Trips & Explore
Flower / Plant
Daisy
Lilac
Food
Jambalaya
Seafood
Form of Exercise
Swimming
Circuit training
Fruit
Peach
Grapes
Game
Chess
Scrabble
Hobby
Playing guitar
Reading
Holiday
Christmas
Halloween
Holiday Song
Little Drummer Boy - Bing Crosby & David Bowie
Home for the Holidays
Holiday Tradition
Stuffing stockings
Decorating our house for Christmas
Ice Cream
Mint chocolate chip
Peanut Butter Swirl
Junk Food
Popcorn
Nachos
Leisure Activity
Grilling outdoors
Crossword Puzzles
Magazine
Guitar Player
Magnolia
Memory with a Child
Family beach vacation
Reading bedtime stories to my nieces and nephews
Memory with Spouse
Honeymoon in St. John USVI
Our honeymoon in St. John, USVI
Movie
Terminator 2
Gone With The Wind
Movie Munchie
Popcorn
Popcorn
Movie Quote
"I'll Be Back" - Arnold Schwarzenegger
That'll do pig, that'll do. -Babe
Movie Type
Science Fiction
Suspense
Musical
Les Miserables
Guys and Dolls
Musical Group
U2
Coldplay
Nursery Rhyme
Row Your Boat
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Olympic Event
Skiing
Snowboard Cross
Personal Hero
My stepfather
My parents
Play
Hamlet
Arsenic and Old Lace
Poet
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Robert Frost
Quality about my Spouse
Kind heart
Integrity
Quote
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Be yourself. Everyone else is taken - Oscar Wilde
Restaurant
Japanese hibachi
Japanese Food
Sandwich
Reuben
Grilled Cheese
Scripture
Psalm 23
Philippians 4:8
Shopping Store
Barnes & Noble
HomeGoods
Song
"One" by U2
Perhaps Love by John Denver
Sport to Play
Tennis
Golf
Sport to Watch
Football
High School Basketball
Sports Star
Cole Hamels
Michael Phelps
Sports Team
Phillies
U.S. Olympic Team
Subject in School
History
American History
Superhero
Batman
Superman
Thing to Cook
Chili
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Time of Day
Evening
Evening
Tradition
Family vacations
Christmas ornament exchange party with my girlfriends
TV Show
Breaking Bad
The Walking Dead
TV Show Character
Captain Kirk - Star Trek
Jack Bauer
Type of Music
Shoegaze/post-rock
Singer/Songwriter
Vacation Spot
New Jersey shore
Beach with my family
Video Game
Mass Effect
Tetris

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