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Byron & Armi

Thank you so much for considering us. We know this is such a difficult decision for you and we appreciate you taking the time to get to know us. We have always wanted to be parents and cannot think of a more beautiful way than through adoption. We hope we can show you how much love, support, and happiness we can share with your child.

About Us

Byron
Armi
Job
Physician
Future Stay-at-Home Mom
Education
Doctor of Medicine
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

Cultural Heritage

Our Big Happy Family at New Years

Armi is Filipino and Byron is half Filipino and half Indian. We were both born and raised in America to parents who immigrated to the United States. Through our childhoods, we had exposure to our culture, tradition, language, and grew up eating Filipino food. Armi is fluent in the native language of the Philippines and we both traveled there several times as children.

Armi's parents immersed her in Filipino culture and traditions, which have a lot of Spanish influence. Armi was surrounded with tons of family, in a warm, caring household that almost always was the scene for holiday gatherings. Armi was highly involved in the Philippines Arts Foundation for which they used to dress in traditional gowns and perform dances in front of the Filipino-American community. Byron also had some exposure to both Filipino and Indian traditions growing up. Byron's entire Indian family is scattered around America, but when they get together, the whole family has always a near perfect attendance for a fun filled family event.

Qualities We Love, Admire and Respect in Each Other

So Happy Together

Byron About Armi

I fell in love with Armi because she is so sweet, kind, and warm. She laughs easily and always has a positive outlook. She has such a joy challenging herself, learning new things, and growing individually and spiritually. She is selfless and always puts others in front of herself, especially when it comes to family. I met her while I was in med school and she has been by my side ever since. She is certainly my best friend. When I think of Armi, I think of selflessness and love. She has been such an incredible wife and undoubtedly would be an incredible mom.

Armi About Byron

Byron is smart, energetic and has such a good sense of humor. He always makes me laugh and is one of the most down to earth people I know. I admire his hard work and dedication in his career and how he treats every individual with the utmost kindness and respect. He is so thoughtful and does little things for me that I appreciate so much. Byron by nature has a childlike side to him and is often engaged in playing and laughing with our nieces. Byron is such a positive person and can find the good in every situation. His love and dedication to me as a husband and his love for children shows me that he would be an amazing father as he has always wanted to be.

Our Promise to You

We promise to provide a warm and loving environment for this child with loving parents who will always give their best.

We promise to love him/her unconditionally.

We promise to always listen, support, and encourage them.

We promise to be there for them through thick and thin.

We promise to teach them good manners.

We promise to raise them with faith, values and morals.

We promise to provide them a well-rounded education.

We promise to expose them to the arts, music, and culture.

We promise to teach them to be humble, helpful, and kind to others.

We promise to let them know about their heritage and the beauty of other cultures.

And, we promise to support them in all their dreams and aspirations.

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Beautiful Day for a Hike
Beautiful Day for a Hike
Pool Day with Family
Pool Day with Family
Enjoying the Beautiful View
Enjoying the Beautiful View
Fall Fun
Fall Fun
Trying Out a New Food Truck
Trying Out a New Food Truck
Armi Loves to Bake and Cook
Armi Loves to Bake and Cook
Byron Loves to Play Guitar
Byron Loves to Play Guitar
A Walk in the Park
A Walk in the Park
Playing Tennis with Our Niece
Playing Tennis with Our Niece
Teaching Our Niece to Swim
Teaching Our Niece to Swim
Carving Pumpkins with Our Niece
Carving Pumpkins with Our Niece
We Can't Wait to Share Our Days with a Child
We Can't Wait to Share Our Days with a Child
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Beautiful Day for a Hike
Beautiful Day for a Hike
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Pool Day with Family
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Enjoying the Beautiful View
Enjoying the Beautiful View
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Fall Fun
Fall Fun
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Trying Out a New Food Truck
Trying Out a New Food Truck
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Armi Loves to Bake and Cook
Armi Loves to Bake and Cook
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Byron Loves to Play Guitar
Byron Loves to Play Guitar
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A Walk in the Park
A Walk in the Park
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Playing Tennis with Our Niece
Playing Tennis with Our Niece
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Teaching Our Niece to Swim
Teaching Our Niece to Swim
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Carving Pumpkins with Our Niece
Carving Pumpkins with Our Niece
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We Can't Wait to Share Our Days with a Child
We Can't Wait to Share Our Days with a Child

Our Extended Families

Family Dinner

We are surrounded by family and friends who are very supportive and care for us deeply. Our family has four loving grandparents and lots of caring aunts, uncles and cousins. Our family is very close knit and we are blessed to have Armi's immediate family and extended family within a 10 minute drive of each other. Since Armi's parents love to cook, we often enjoy stopping by their house for meals or simply just to stop by and talk about our days. Both of our parents are very kind, caring and love playing with children. Our parents to this day still call often to check in and make sure we are doing well.

Christmas Eve at Church

During the holidays we have a ton of fun at our family Christmas party and enjoy family traditions including overindulging in traditional Filipino dishes, Christmas caroling, karaoke and family games. We have a gift exchange for the adults while the young children are showered with presents. Growing up, we were taught that it is better to give than to receive, so during the Christmas season, we fill a huge box with gifts that is sent to an orphanage in the Philippines. We look forward to sharing these traditions with a child, and perhaps even creating our own new traditions.

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

Currently, we live in a cozy two story townhome located in a wonderful suburb in the Midwest, excellent for raising children. Our townhome can be described as simple, but cozy. It has the necessities, three bedrooms, a kitchen, dining room, family room, and basement. We enjoy spending time in the family/dining room because we enjoy eating, chatting, and laughing. We are fortunate to live in the same neighborhood as Armi's brother and have an active part in the lives of our two young, energetic nieces. Our neighborhood has a pool for which we all enjoy swimming and barbecuing in the summer.

Local Playground

Our community can be described as diverse and family friendly. We seem to be greeted with a smile almost everywhere we go. This is a community where people are quick to help and look out for each other. In our town, there are several activities to allow a child to participate in and foster their development. There are an abundance of parks, indoor and outdoor pools, and activities to keep us busy throughout all four seasons. There are also several events throughout the year with food trucks, farmers markets, and even family movie nights at our outdoor community amphitheater. We can't wait to share in the fun of our community with a child.

From Us to You

We are so grateful for your selflessness and courage to choose adoption for your child. We respect and appreciate that you have chosen this path. We know that it is not an easy decision but we will try our best to be understanding and supportive of you along the way, to whatever makes you comfortable in this process. We have always dreamed of becoming parents and we believe that adoption is such an amazing gift. We know that without your act of love this would not happen, so we will always be grateful for that.

We met when Byron was in medical school. We got to know each other and found out that we had a lot of similarities, so we eventually started dating. We went through the challenges of a long distance relationship, but despite that, we made it work. When Byron finished medical school, he applied for residency in Armi’s hometown, and by God's grace and many prayers, he landed the residency. Shortly after, Byron proposed, and we were married three months later.

We always knew that when you commit yourself to someone or something, with hard work and perseverance, you can attain it. We've been married for six years now and it has been quite a journey. We've shared so many experiences and have really worked hard as a couple to be where we are now. The challenges we have faced in trying to start a family have made us a stronger couple. It has given us insight on what a blessing it is to become a parent. It has also taught us not to take anything for granted.

We've realized that there are things beyond our control and that we always need to be positive and grateful for whatever situation that is put in front of us. We remain prayerful and hopeful to be able to become parents and to share the warmth and unconditional love we have to offer a child. We believe that this path happened for a reason and we are so excited to grow our family. We are hoping for a good relationship moving forward & we are prepared to take responsibility of raising your child with open hearts. We want you to know that we are on this journey together and we promise to bring up your child in a loving and happy home.

As parents, we are excited to see a child develop their own personality and to grow and experience the beauty of life. We look forward to him/her having a happy childhood, and growing up to be a pleasant and loving individual. We will do our best every single day to provide a safe, supportive environment, for the happiness & wellbeing of the child. We understand that parenthood requires a great sacrifice, but we cannot wait to dive into this new adventure. We are so excited to be parents and look forward to experiencing the smiles, laughter, first words, and first steps. We look forward to reading books before bedtime, going to the park, eating meals together, and teaching them. Overall, we can't wait to embark on the journey of parenthood.

We will do everything we can to raise your child with good values, faith, and love for family & friends. We will support them and love them. We want you to know that we will respect any level of communication that you are comfortable with. We wish you all the best and pray that God gives you the courage & strength in whatever decision you make. We thank you for reading our profile and would be so honored, happy, and excited if you choose us as your child's adoptive parents.

Warm regards,

Byron & Armi

Favorites

Byron
Armi
Actor
Al Pacino
Chris Evans
Actress
Sandra Bullock
Eleanor Tomlinson
Animal
Dolphin
Koala Bear
Author
JR Tolkien
Dr. Scott Peck
Book
Lord of the Rings
The Road Less Traveled
Candy Bar
Nestle Crunch
Twix
Cartoon
Ninja Turtles
Smurfs
Childhood Memory
Museums
Decorating the Christmas tree
Childhood Toy
Legos
My Little Pony
Children's Book
Goodnight Moon
Charlotte's Web
City
New York
New York
Classic Movie
Godfather
It's a Wonderful Life
Color
Blue
Magenta
Day of Week
Saturday
Friday
Dessert
Chocolate chip cookies
Chocolate lava cake
Disney Movie
Finding Nemo
Beauty and the Beast
Dream Car
Ferrari
Masarati
Dream Job
Musician
Mommy
Dream Vacation
Fiji
European Vacation
Family Activity
Jam Sessions
Game Night
Flower / Plant
Christmas Cactus
Sampaguita
Food
Seafood
Filipino
Form of Exercise
Tennis
Zumba & jogging
Fruit
Pineapple
Pineapple
Game
Monopoly
Heads Up
Hobby
Playing music
Playing the piano, painting, baking
Holiday
Christmas
Christmas
Holiday Song
Twelve Days of Christmas
Wallking in a Winter Wonderland
Holiday Tradition
Caroling
Putting ornaments on the Christmas tree
Ice Cream
Cookies and Cream
Mint Chocolate Chip
Junk Food
Sour Cream and Cheddar chips
Cheese puffs
Leisure Activity
Laying around by a pool/boat/ocean
Watching movies
Magazine
Readers Digest
Food Network
Memory with a Child
Playing Games in the Pool
Baking a Cake with My Niece
Memory with Spouse
Date night!
Watching surfers catch waves at the beach
Movie
Forest Gump
The Wedding Singer
Movie Munchie
Popcorn
Whoppers
Movie Quote
I may not be a smart man, but I do know what love is - Forest Gump
When life gets you down do you wanna know what you've gotta do? Just keep swimming - Finding Nemo
Movie Type
Action/comedy
Comedy
Musical
Les Miserables
Annie
Musical Group
Pearl Jam
Coldplay
Nursery Rhyme
Georgie Porgie
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Olympic Event
Halfpipe snowboard
Gymnastics
Personal Hero
My Dad
My Grandfather
Play
Newsies
West Side Story
Poet
bob Dylan
Henry David Thoreau
Quality about my Spouse
She is Loving & a Great Cook
He is Patient
Quote
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
"Pray, hope, & don't worry." -St. Padre Pio
Restaurant
Red Lobster
Cheesecake Factory
Sandwich
Italian sub
Gyro
Scripture
Joshua 1:9 Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid, do not be discouraged for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go."
Jerimiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you," Declares the Lord, Plans to Prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."
Shopping Store
Target
Target
Song
Piano Man
Don't Stop Believing
Sport to Play
Tennis
Tennis /Badminton
Sport to Watch
Football
Tennis
Sports Star
Carson Wentz
Roger Federrer
Sports Team
Philadelphia Eagles
Real Madrid
Subject in School
Anatomy
Social studies
Superhero
Thor
Wonder Woman
Thing to Cook
Pancakes
Adobo
Time of Day
Morning
Morning
Tradition
Christmas decorating
Christmas caroling
TV Show
Scrubs
Downton Abbey
TV Show Character
Kramer
Daisy
Type of Music
Alternative Rock
Pop/rock/christian
Vacation Spot
Beach
Beach
Video Game
Sonic the Hedgehog
Pac Man

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