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Kirk & Britt

We are beyond excited to be on this path to grow our family! Being parents and having a family is something we've been dreaming of for a very long time. Adoption is such a beautiful gift, one that we are deeply grateful to be considered for. We are so excited that you are taking the time to read our profile and get a glimpse of what life would be like in our home. Our home is filled with so much love and laughter and we are excited to share that unconditional love with a child.

About Us

Kirk
Britt
Job
Senior Energy Markets Analyst
Principal Commodities Management Group
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Business
Bachelor's Degree in Communications and English Writing
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

What Makes Us Unique

The Gang's All Here!

Britt didn’t have a biological brother but when she was 6, she had a foreign exchange student come to live with her family for a year. His name was Tomas and he was from Sweden. Tomas was a senior in high school when he came to live with them and Britt thought he was the coolest person she had ever met. He was over 6'5" tall and loved to play tennis and eat McDonald's :) Britt's family took a trip to Sweden a few years after he lived with them to visit him and his family – and the rest is history!

They've remained close friends and shared family visits over the last 25 years. Tomas is now married with children who have come to the US many times to visit with Britt and Kirk, and they can't wait to introduce their future child to their "Swedish" family. Beyond the friendship they've maintained with Tomas's family over the years, meeting him and having him as part of her childhood was the catalyst for what became one of Britt's greatest passions in life (which she now shares with Kirk!), her love of travel and learning about other cultures. After college, she moved to the Czech Republic to study European history. While there, she traveled through the Czech countryside, Poland, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Germany, and France to name a few. She met many people along the way she still keeps in touch with. It gave her an appreciation and curiosity about other cultures she's shared with Kirk that they can't wait to share with their child!

Leisure Time

Cruisin' with the Kiddos!

In addition to our holiday and cultural traditions, we've both been lucky enough to spend time with our family's in special places since we were young children. Britt's family has a beautiful lake house where they've spent summers since she was a baby, and Kirk's family has a condo in the White mountains where he grew up skiing every winter.

It's not surprising that we still spend many weekends together with family at both places - but one of our favorite traditions is spending Labor Day weekend at the lake. Every year, we have a huge clam bake and invite family and friends near and far. We spend the day playing games, boating, doing water sports and cooking up over 500 clams (and our grandmas famous bean soup) on the campfire! When we're not at the lake or in the mountains we enjoy taking our dog Samson for walks around the neighborhood, meeting up with friends at local parks or frequenting the many different restaurants around our area. We also love working in our yard, doing projects around the house (Kirk is rather handy) and cultivating our vegetable garden (Britt has quite the green thumb). All these activities we look forward to sharing with a child.

Qualities We Love, Admire and Respect in Each Other

Mountain Air!

Britt about Kirk: Kirk has one of the biggest hearts of anyone I know. He is always putting others before himself – he would give a stranger the shirt off his back and I truly love that about him. He loves to learn new things and works very hard at the goals he sets for himself. Kirk is thoughtful in our conversations and always offers a unique point of view. He helps me look at situations in a new light and I am grateful for that. He is a true partner and is supportive of all that I do. I cannot imagine not having him in my life. He is smart, funny, caring, and affectionate. He is wonderful with our niece and nephews and I cannot wait to watch him share his love and affection with a child.

Kirk about Britt: I love Britt’s drive and passion for life. She is intelligent, kind, and a phenomenal dog/cat mamma. She is a natural leader, always looking for ways to do better whether that is at work, home, or in the community. Britt loves to have fun and doesn’t shy away from new adventures. She has a zest for life and travel, to learn about other places and cultures – and I’m thankful she’s shared that with me. Two of the things that made me fall in love with Britt was her sense of humor and her genuineness. She is so funny and can lose herself to a fit of belly laughs when she’s with her family and close friends. She is the best aunt to our niece and nephews; I cannot wait to see her share her love, laughter, and passion for life with our child.

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At the Lennon Wall in Prague
At the Lennon Wall in Prague
Snuggles with Our Pups
Snuggles with Our Pups
Holiday Visit to the City!
Holiday Visit to the City!
Making Christmas Cookies!
Making Christmas Cookies!
Kayaking with Our Nephews and Our Puppy Sammy
Kayaking with Our Nephews and Our Puppy Sammy
Skiing at Loon!
Skiing at Loon!
A Beautiful Hike!
A Beautiful Hike!
Building a Dock at the Lake
Building a Dock at the Lake
Carving Pumpkins with Our Nephew
Carving Pumpkins with Our Nephew
Chef Kirk Making Pasta!
Chef Kirk Making Pasta!
Happy Birthday, Kirk!
Happy Birthday, Kirk!
Being Silly as Usual
Being Silly as Usual
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At the Lennon Wall in Prague
At the Lennon Wall in Prague
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Snuggles with Our Pups
Snuggles with Our Pups
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Holiday Visit to the City!
Holiday Visit to the City!
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Making Christmas Cookies!
Making Christmas Cookies!
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Kayaking with Our Nephews and Our Puppy Sammy
Kayaking with Our Nephews and Our Puppy Sammy
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Skiing at Loon!
Skiing at Loon!
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A Beautiful Hike!
A Beautiful Hike!
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Building a Dock at the Lake
Building a Dock at the Lake
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Carving Pumpkins with Our Nephew
Carving Pumpkins with Our Nephew
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Chef Kirk Making Pasta!
Chef Kirk Making Pasta!
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Happy Birthday, Kirk!
Happy Birthday, Kirk!
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Being Silly as Usual
Being Silly as Usual

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

We live in a single-family home on a tree lined street in a suburban neighborhood in Pennsylvania. We share our home with our black lab puppy Samson, our cats Boots and Bella and lots and lots of houseplants! We have a fenced in yard with a veggie garden, fig tree, and several berry bushes! Our neighborhood is beautiful and within walking distance to the high school, middle school, community pool, and YMCA. We have met a ton of people in the neighborhood and feel that it is a great area for ourselves and for a new baby!

There is lots to do in our neighborhood from biking, to parks, swimming clubs, and local restaurants. The commuter train is nearby and allows us to hop on for a quick trip into the city to check out a baseball game, museum or other local spots. Our neighborhood is diverse in terms of age, race, family make-ups, etc. On the weekends, we often see families enjoying the outdoors and the many fun things there are to do in our area. This is important to us as our family is always looking for new, fun things to do together! Overall it is an awesome neighborhood just outside of the city with tons to do as a couple and as a family!

Our Extended Families

Family!

Although our families do not live in our city, we make it a priority to visit each other often. We both have siblings who are huge parts of our lives, including Britt’s Swedish brother who has stayed close with her family after living with them as a foreign exchange student in grade school. She also has an older sister, and Kirk has an older brother and sister as well. We have one niece and three nephews, with the oldest in fourth grade. Our siblings and their families are extremely excited to add another cousin to the crew! We are also close to our cousins’ children and think of them as our nieces and nephews—spending many weekends in the summer at the lake with the whole gang.

Sunday Dinner with the Fam!

In addition, we are close to our parents who provided us with strong examples of what it looks like to love your children unconditionally and encourage them to be the absolute best they can be. Neither of us grew up in the area we now call home, but we both love meeting new people and exploring new places and this area offers plenty of both! We have lots of friends with children now and that has added another fun layer to our friendship circle! Our family traditions focus around being together for big milestones as well as holidays, and include our siblings, parents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. We rotate major holidays like Christmas, Easter, and Thanksgiving each year between Britt's family and Kirk's family. We really love our lake trips with our immediate and extended family too! Both our family and friends are anxiously awaiting our newest member!

From Us to You

“All you need is love. Love is all you need” Lennon/McCartney

We are incredibly thankful that you’ve taken the time to look through our profile. We know that trying to get to know people through a profile has its limitations, but we hope you’ve seen that we are loving, caring, good-hearted people who enjoy life and would be so honored to welcome a child into our family and provide them all the love and support in the world.

Our life together began about 10 years ago when we both lived and worked in Texas. A few months after meeting we began dating and soon after we knew that we’d found the right person. We never anticipated the twists and turns our journey together would take; from the joys of getting engaged in in central park, married at the lake, and traveling the world to the hardships of fertility issues that made it difficult for us to start the family we have dreamed of for so long. We tried many IVF cycles over the years without success. During this process we learned how a relationship strengthens when two people love and support each other unconditionally. It may be cliched but it’s true that “all you need is love” and you can get through anything. We have worked hard to get to where we are in life and to be financially stable. We are fortunate and happy to be at a place in life where we have a lot of flexibility and balance. We currently work in similar industries; Britt does commodities management for an energy firm and works from home; Kirk is an energy manager and has a flexible schedule that allows him to work from home several days a week. We both have very generous benefits, including maternity and paternity leave. Our work schedules will allow for us to have a great work life balance and provide for lots of quality family time together.

We are prepared to become parents and promise to provide your child with all of our love, support, time, and guidance. We will demonstrate positive relationships with understanding and open communication and will ensure the health of your child with every resource we have. We will provide a stable home environment where your child will feel safe and loved. Our home has room for an expanding family and for a child to live, grow, play, and learn. We will ensure a quality education and look forward to fostering your child's interests, whatever they may be. We hope that you find comfort in knowing that we will strive with all that is in our hearts to give this child the most well-rounded, loving and safe upbringing possible. We want your child to develop their own identity and their adoption story is a beautiful and important part of that. We will be honest and open with your child about adoption from the beginning. We want them to know that adoption means they are loved beyond measure by everyone involved in the adoption process.

We are committed to sharing your child's life with you through letters and pictures and promise to maintain a level of connection between our two families in whatever way you feel comfortable. You are extremely important to us and we welcome your input on the kinds of communication you would like. We look forward to building a relationship based on mutual respect and trust as we go through this together. We can promise you that we will always be devoted, understanding, tolerant parents. We are very fortunate to be in the position to provide a good stable life for a child and would be incredibly grateful if you chose to entrust us with that honor. No words can truly convey the excitement, anticipation and joy we feel when we think of being parents. We acknowledge the immense strength it must take for you to make this decision and hope you find solace in knowing your child will be well cared for and tremendously loved.

Forever grateful,

Kirk & Britt

Favorites

Kirk
Britt
Actor
Robert DeNiro
Andrew Rannells and Bryan Cranston
Actress
Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock
Animal
Dogs & Cats
Love them all!
Author
Steinbeck or Kerouac
Kristin Hannah
Book
Of Mice & Men
The Alchemist
Candy Bar
Snikers
Heath Bar
Cartoon
Family Guy
Scooby Doo
Childhood Memory
Learning to ski
The Lake
Childhood Toy
Stuffed bear & blanket
Blankie
Children's Book
The Giving Tree
Oh the Places You'll Go
City
Boston
New York
Classic Movie
Christmas Vacation
Wizard of Oz
Color
Blue
Yellow
Day of Week
Friday
Friday
Dessert
Anything
Banana Ice Cream
Disney Movie
Homeward Bound
Beauty and the Beast
Dream Car
Aston Martin Vanquish
Jeep Wrangler
Dream Job
Pro Golfer
Beauty Editor
Dream Vacation
Italy
Bora Bora
Family Activity
Playing cards in the summer or skiing in the winter
Going to the Lake or Skiing
Flower / Plant
Tulips
Sunflower
Food
Pasta
Tacos
Form of Exercise
Golf & lifting weights
Running
Fruit
Peach
Blueberries
Game
Trivia
Code Names
Hobby
Golf
Gardening
Holiday
4th of July
Thanksgiving
Holiday Song
White Chrismas
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Holiday Tradition
Xmas evening party at in-laws
Baking Cookies
Ice Cream
Black raspberry
Banana
Junk Food
Doritos
Chips and Guac
Leisure Activity
Golf
Swimming
Magazine
Golf Digest
Women's Health
Memory with a Child
Playing on the dock with the neices and nephews
Swimming, campfires and bedtime stories with my neice and nephews
Memory with Spouse
Getting Married and visiting Prague
Roadtrips :)
Movie
Big Lebowski, Goodfellas, Caddyshack
Hope Floats
Movie Munchie
Popcorn
Popcorn
Movie Quote
"Right in the lumberyard, Danny"
There's No Place Like Home
Movie Type
Comedy, mystery, action
Comedy
Musical
The Book of Mormon
Caberet
Musical Group
Creedance Clearwater Revival
The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Stevie Nicks, Avett Brothers, Janice...
Nursery Rhyme
Wee Willy Winkie
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and Hey Diddle Diddle
Olympic Event
Ski Jump
Gymnastics, Half-pipe
Personal Hero
Grandfather
My mom
Play
The Lifespan of a Fact
The Network
Poet
Hemingway
Rumi Kapur
Quality about my Spouse
Intelligence and compassion
Selfless
Quote
You fail at 100% of the things you don't try
Wisdom is knowing I am nothing, Love is knowing I am everything, and between the two my life moves.
Restaurant
Neptune Oyster
El Tiempo
Sandwich
Italian hoagie
Grilled Cheese
Scripture
"It is more blessed to give than receive" Acts 20:35
Corinthians
Shopping Store
Lowes
Target
Song
Fortunate Son
Shelter From the Storm
Sport to Play
Golf
Soccer
Sport to Watch
Golf or Football
Soccer
Sports Star
Phil Mickelson
Mia Hamm
Sports Team
Red Sox
Philadelphia Eagles
Subject in School
History
Humanities
Superhero
Batman
Wonder Women
Thing to Cook
Pasta
Homemade Pasta w/ Sunday Sauce
Time of Day
Dusk
Sunset
Tradition
1st weekend of the summer going to the lake with Britt
Christmas Eve Celebrations
TV Show
Jeopardy
Breaking Bad, Girls. My So Called Life, Newsroom, Homeland, GOT
TV Show Character
Ray Donovan
Walter White
Type of Music
Classic Rock
Love it All!
Vacation Spot
Charleston
Anywhere with water!
Video Game
Metriod, MegaMan
Tetrus

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