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Philip & Jessica

Thank you for allowing us to introduce ourselves to you. We have been blessed with one adopted child and are looking to grow our family. We have great respect and admiration for the decision you are making. We are a loving family of faith whose goal is to love, support, and enrich the life of our future child.

About Us

Philip
Jessica
Job
Regional Sales Director
Respiratory Therapist
Education
Master's Degree in Business
Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy
Children
McKenzie
Relationship
Legally Married

Adoption in Our Lives

All Smiles

Adoption has affected us personally in many ways. McKenzie has been the greatest joy the both of us have ever experienced. Watching her grow up has been a blessing and the most rewarding experience of our lives. Philip has a unique connection to adoption. Philip's parents had five biological children. Following that, they decided to grow their family and adopted two children from an orphanage in Russia. This really gave Philip a perspective from an early age on the power of adoption. Philip considers them no differently than his biological siblings. We will tell your child about the adoption when the time is right. There is no specific age or time this can be done. Each child is unique, and this is one of those situations that when you know, you know. We will never be secretive about anything and look forward to someday telling your child about how loved they were that someone who loves them so much made an incredible brave decision.

Why We Chose Adoption

We Can't Wait to Grow Our Family

We originally chose adoption because our plans after getting married did not work out as envisioned. Due to health issues, the ability to get pregnant was not possible. We did not want to try all of the scientific methods that are now available. We knew there were many children out there that were in need of a good home. We considered this to be an opportunity to spread our love to a child. It was the best decision we ever made. We are now considering adoption again because we have much more love to give. We understand God's calling for us. We also want McKenzie to have a sibling to grow up with. Sometimes life does not go as planned, but we decided to not let that get us down. We made the decision to adopt and realize that this is our calling, to welcome another child into our lives.

Education We will Provide

Education is of great importance to us. We both were fortunate to go to private, faith-based schools and have continued that tradition by providing that to McKenzie. We were taught from a very young age the value of education. Our parents stressed that we could be anything we wanted but would have to work hard in the classroom. Because of the school McKenzie is in now, she knows more than we ever knew as a four-year-old. She even knows some Spanish words already! We plan to put this child in the same situation, getting an early start on the importance of a good education that will play a major part in setting them up for the future. McKenzie has excelled in all of her subjects and has formed bonds with her classmates. The school is full of wonderful people who have the best interest of the children as the number one priority.

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Wedding Ready
Wedding Ready
Happy Family
Happy Family
Relaxing in the Pool
Relaxing in the Pool
Silly Faces
Silly Faces
Riding the Tea Cups
Riding the Tea Cups
Best Friends
Best Friends
Jessica and Her Sisters
Jessica and Her Sisters
So Much Love
So Much Love
Game Time
Game Time
McKenzie Can't Wait to be a Big Sister
McKenzie Can't Wait to be a Big Sister
Playing at the Beach
Playing at the Beach
A Walk to Raise Money for Cancer Research
A Walk to Raise Money for Cancer Research
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Wedding Ready
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Happy Family
Happy Family
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Relaxing in the Pool
Relaxing in the Pool
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Silly Faces
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Riding the Tea Cups
Riding the Tea Cups
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Best Friends
Best Friends
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Jessica and Her Sisters
Jessica and Her Sisters
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So Much Love
So Much Love
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Game Time
Game Time
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McKenzie Can't Wait to be a Big Sister
McKenzie Can't Wait to be a Big Sister
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Playing at the Beach
Playing at the Beach
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A Walk to Raise Money for Cancer Research
A Walk to Raise Money for Cancer Research

Our Extended Families

Philip's Family

We both come from very supportive families who are very excited that we have decided to pursue growing our family. Jessica is the oldest of her 2 siblings, Morgan and Haley. Morgan is a newlywed to Anthony and Haley and her husband Alex recently welcomed their first child, Jack. Philip is the oldest of 7 children, all within 10 years! Ellen, Sarah, Tim, Matt, Denis, and Tanya are his siblings.

Jessica's Family

We enjoy spending time with our families. Whether it is cooking out, going to dinner, or having fun pool days, just being together is what matters. Jessica's family all lives very close to us, while Philip's family is spread out along the east coast. What makes Jessica's family unique is the closeness and bond that they share and the support they provide for each other. Philip's family is unique in the fact that although they are spread out, they maintain a bond as siblings.

Our families could not be more excited about our plans to adopt. Seeing the wonderful girl McKenzie is growing to be, they know how great of a big sister she would be to your child. They have had the up close and personal experience to watch us be parents and welcome the addition of another child to the family.

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

Our community is very supportive of families. The subdivision is filled with many children who are always out playing some sort of game in the front yard. There are many children in the neighborhood for children to become friends. In fact, McKenzie's best friend lives two houses up the street. We have a spacious home that is eager to welcome another child. With four bedrooms, 3 baths, and a large play room, there is space for toys, crafts, and individual rooms for each child. Our favorite room is the den. This is where we spend a lot of time together watching tv or reading, and it is open to the kitchen so we are always close. We have an in-ground swimming pool that we love to play in during the summer! McKenzie has turned into a little fish from all of her time in the pool. There are so many parks around and we love taking McKenzie to the Playground of Dreams, her favorite park.

From Us to You

We are Philip, Jessica, and McKenzie. We thank you for taking the time to view our profile. We understand that this is a difficult decision and support you unconditionally. Although we have not met and do not know each other, one thing that is certain is that you are brave and courageous for the selfless decision you are making. We are a committed, spiritual, and respecting married couple that considers it an honor to even be considered as parents for your child. We have been married for over seven years now and together for over 16. We have an adopted four-year-old daughter named McKenzie who has changed our life for the better.

We live in a great neighborhood surrounded by wonderful people and have a great family support system very close to us. We have strong values that include faith, family, and education. We enjoy spending time with our families and introducing McKenzie to new things. She loves swimming, going the playground, and doing her crafts. She is the sweetest little girl who would make a great big sister.

Philip is employed as a sales director in the medical field while Jessica is a respiratory therapist at a children's hospital working in the critical care units. Jessica's job gives her unique insight into how precious life is. McKenzie goes to an awesome school where she has learned so much already and has a fantastic group of friends. She is the most outgoing, sassy, and happy little girl.

We are here to support you during this journey. We do not want you to ever feel alone. Through the agency and us, you have a support system that is here for you whenever things get difficult. It cannot be said enough that the love you are showing to your child is to be respected and admired. It is an indescribable love to put your child above yourself and make a decision of this magnitude.

From Philip's experience with two adopted siblings and our last four years with McKenzie we feel that we are up for this challenge once again. Parenting is challenging, and it is up to us to get up every day and be the best parents we can be to our McKenzie and our future child.

We have been fortunate throughout our lives to be blessed in many ways. This is not something that we can take credit for. Our circumstances dictate our experiences. The important thing is to use these blessings as a force for good and love. We live our lives to spread love and help people, something instilled in us by our parents from a young age.

We are open to communicating with you going forward. Whether emails, call, or visits, we are open to exploring all means of communication should it be agreed upon by everyone. We will never shield our child from the fact that they are adopted. In fact, this should be considered a positive thing as this child is blessed to be loved by not one, but two families.

We cannot thank you enough for taking the time to hear what we are all about. We understand that you have a tremendous decision to make and have a great respect for whatever you end up doing. We considered it a blessing to even be in a position to spread our love in welcoming another child into our family.

Sincerely,

Philip & Jessica

Favorites

Philip
Jessica
Actor
Idris Elba
Steve Carell
Actress
Edie Falco
Amy Adams
Animal
Flamingo
Cat
Author
Mark Billingham
Dr Seuss
Book
Catcher in the Rye
Candy Bar
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
Reese's
Cartoon
Garfield
Puppy Dog Pals
Childhood Memory
Trips across the country with my family
Picking the ripe red tomatoes with my grandfather from his garden
Childhood Toy
GI Joe
Power Wheel Barbie corvette
Children's Book
Mister Dog
Goodnight Moon
City
Sarasota
Classic Movie
It's a Wonderful Life
Mary Poppins
Color
White
Rose Gold
Day of Week
Saturday
Sunday
Dessert
Anything chocolate and peanut butter
Strawberry shortcake
Disney Movie
Moana
Peter Pan
Dream Car
Chevrolet Tahoe
Dream Job
Sports Announcer
Owning an animal santuary
Dream Vacation
Scotland, Ireland, England
Pineapple farm in Hawaii
Family Activity
Pool days
Seeing who can make the biggest splash from a cannon ball in our pool
Flower / Plant
Rose
Purple Clematis
Food
Pizza
Cheese dip and tortilla chips
Form of Exercise
Cardio and weights
Walking on trails
Fruit
Banana
Watermelon
Game
Trivial Pursuit
Candy Land
Hobby
Reading
Gardening in my flower beds
Holiday
Thanksgiving
Christmas
Holiday Song
All I want for Christmas is You-Mariah Carey
I'll Be Home for Christmas by Elvis Presley
Holiday Tradition
Football and family on Thanksgiving
Baking lots of Christmas treats with my daughter and sisters every Christmas
Ice Cream
Sea Salt Caramel
Chocolate Almond
Junk Food
Hot Wings
Cheetos
Leisure Activity
Relaxing by pool
Watching a good Netflix show with Philip
Magazine
National Geographic
Memory with a Child
Days on beach after she was born
Listening to our daughter say her prayer for the first time before dinner
Memory with Spouse
Honeymoon in Jamaica
Watching Philip hold his daughter for the first time
Movie
The Town
The Town
Movie Munchie
Popcorn
Buttered popcorn and coke icee
Movie Quote
Get busy living or get busy dying
Movie Type
Drama, suspense
Musical
Damn Yankees
Musical Group
Amos Lee
Lady Antebellum
Nursery Rhyme
Twinkle Twinkle Little Start
Hush Little Baby Don't Say a Word
Olympic Event
100 meters
High Dive
Personal Hero
My father
My beautiful mother
Play
A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Quality about my Spouse
Wonderful Mother to McKenzie
His gratitude and positive outlook
Quote
"Keep a smile on your face and in your heart"
Restaurant
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
Sandwich
Italian
Hot Italian Sub
Shopping Store
Jos. A Bank
Target
Song
El Camino by Amos Lee
"For Baby" by John Denver
Sport to Play
Basketball
Softball
Sport to Watch
Football
NBA
Sports Star
Gennady Golovkin
LeBron James
Sports Team
Yankees
New York Yankees
Subject in School
Geography
Anatomy
Superhero
Superman
Super Woman
Thing to Cook
Burgers
Steak and Chicken Quesadilla
Time of Day
Morning
Early morning
Tradition
Yearly trip to beach in Delaware to visit family
Cooking homemade chili and hot dogs before taking McKenzie trick or treating on Halloween
TV Show
The Sopranos
The Office
TV Show Character
Tony Soprano
Lucy Ricardo
Type of Music
Pop
Country
Vacation Spot
Florida
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Video Game
Super Mario Brothers
Super Mario Brothers

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