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Jon & Misty

We have thought about adoption for many years. We are so eager to become parents through adoption. We have built a life and home full of joy and love and we cannot wait to share that! We cannot express how much we appreciate you looking over our profile. We can think of no higher honor than to be chosen to be your child's parents.

About Us

Jon
Misty
Job
Instructor
Teacher
Education
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

Our Lifestyle

Exploring Rome

Being educators has provided us with a lifestyle that is full of variety. During the school year, we operate on a very regular schedule. During the week, we are focused on our jobs. On the weekends, we take the time we need to recharge by spending time with our friends and family. One wonderful perk of working in education is that we get ample time off. Our Christmas break is usually around two weeks long. This means we have plenty of time to lazily watch Christmas movies and also time to celebrate the season with our loved ones. The summer allows for even more time off. We use the time to rest and travel. In addition to annual beach trips, we also like to go on more adventurous trips. A favorite memory of ours was going on a road trip across the country. More recently, we traveled to Italy during the summer. We are so excited to have this time off to spend with our child making fun family memories!

Our Most Memorable Moment

Our most memorable moment is a silly one that both of us constantly refer to. We were at Myrtle Beach, lounging on the deck and looking at the ocean. It was one of those laid back days that people think of when they go to the beach. Out of nowhere, we started a balcony food fight with our leftover Chinese lunch. It might have started with a randomly tossed packet of soy sauce, who knows, it might have been a dried up piece of broccoli. In seconds we’d both committed to throwing as many of our leftovers at each other. We laughed as we grabbed handfuls of cold food. Right when things ended the both of us laughed out loud and started picking up the lo mein noodles stuck to the sliding glass door.

Discussing Adoption

We Can't Wait to be Parents!

We have done extensive research on adoption and will continue to do so once we become parents. We will be completely transparent when it comes to discussing adoption with our child. We plan on having a variety of children's books that focus on adoption. We will talk about adoption so that it is normalized for our child. We are also willing to utilize every resource available to ensure that all of our child's questions are answered and needs are met. Our best-case scenario would include having input from you so that we can provide our child with as complete and honest a background as possible.

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Enjoying the Beautiful Weather
Enjoying the Beautiful Weather
Meeting Our Newest Niece
Meeting Our Newest Niece
Jon and His Mom in Italy
Jon and His Mom in Italy
Good Times with Good Friends
Good Times with Good Friends
Wedding Fun with Misty's Brother and His Husband
Wedding Fun with Misty's Brother and His Husband
At a Panther's Game
At a Panther's Game
Hanging Out with Our Niece
Hanging Out with Our Niece
Taking a Stroll Through the Neighborhood
Taking a Stroll Through the Neighborhood
We Love to Rela with a Good Book
We Love to Rela with a Good Book
Snuggles for Winnie
Snuggles for Winnie
Football Game with Friends
Football Game with Friends
Selfie Fun
Selfie Fun
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Enjoying the Beautiful Weather
Enjoying the Beautiful Weather
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Meeting Our Newest Niece
Meeting Our Newest Niece
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Jon and His Mom in Italy
Jon and His Mom in Italy
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Good Times with Good Friends
Good Times with Good Friends
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Wedding Fun with Misty's Brother and His Husband
Wedding Fun with Misty's Brother and His Husband
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At a Panther's Game
At a Panther's Game
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Hanging Out with Our Niece
Hanging Out with Our Niece
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Taking a Stroll Through the Neighborhood
Taking a Stroll Through the Neighborhood
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We Love to Rela with a Good Book
We Love to Rela with a Good Book
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Snuggles for Winnie
Snuggles for Winnie
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Football Game with Friends
Football Game with Friends
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Selfie Fun
Selfie Fun

Our Extended Families

Misty with Her Mom & Brother

We both have family that live nearby and spend time with our families every week eating dinner and catching up on everything that happened that week. We also love to go visit for birthdays and other holidays.

Misty's family always travels to the beach for Thanksgiving. Her brother and his husband live in another state, so this trip is something they look forward to all year. Misty's mom usually gets there first and gets everything set up. We will meet everyone there a couple of days later. We spend time playing games, eating homemade chex mix and just catching up. Misty's mom loves to watch Hallmark Christmas movies and the whole family joins her. On Thursday, they all work together to make a delicious Thanksgiving dinner. They spend the rest of the week eating the leftovers and enjoying each other's company.

With Jon's Family

Jon's father built a very nice cabin in the woods. He has since expanded to include smaller cabins and other buildings. Every Christmas, the family heads out to the cabin to spend the night. There are lots of snacks and treats to eat throughout the evening. Towards the end of the night, the family will gather around the fire. There is a Christmas tree in the main cabin that gets loaded up with presents for everyone to unwrap.

Both families are very supportive of our adoption plan. Misty's mother, in particular, is eager to become a first-time grandmother!

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

We live in a cute house in a wonderful neighborhood. The neighborhood is older so many of the houses are unique and so full of charm! It is very close to the city but still has a small town feel. We live within walking distance to two wonderful parks. There are playgrounds for children to explore and make new friends. Our neighborhood has many families with young children.

There are so many things for small children to do in our town. There are several children's museums that offer places for kids to learn and play. There is also a wonderful library and book store that will offer many opportunities for our child to learn to love reading.

Our house is so sweet and cozy. It has three bedrooms and a very large living room, which is our favorite room of the house. We love to spend time in there catching up about what happened in the day or watching movies.

From Us to You

We thank you for looking over our profile. We know that you have a difficult decision ahead of you. More than anything, we want what is best for your child. If you decide to place with us, we assure you that we will do everything in our power to give this child a happy life.

We both had wonderful childhoods. So many of our happy memories come from time spent with our family when we were young children. We are eager to raise a child full of wonder and joy. We have so many happy traditions that we enjoyed as children that we cannot wait to share with our child. From last-minute beach trips to visits to the library, we are eager to revel in the best parts of childhood with our child.

We met 12 years ago. We had mutual friends and began dating very soon after we got to know each other. We felt an immediate connection. We love to travel and try out new restaurants. We work so well together and make each other laugh. We knew that we wanted to become parents and we are unable to have biological children. We have always been interested in adoption and are excited about taking this step to become parents.

We are committed to putting our child first. We know that our greatest joy will come because of you. We will never forget that and will make sure our child is aware of your place in their life. We plan to be completely transparent about our child's adoption. We are also aware of research-based practices to help ensure that our child has all the support they could ever need. We will eagerly send you letters, pictures and updates.

Our work schedules allow for many opportunities to spend time together as a family. We will be free to travel to spend time with family and friends for Christmas. During the spring, we will be able to take quick trips to the mountains or to the beach. Best of all is the amount of time that we get off for summer vacation. Misty gets around two months off and Jon gets closer to three months. This means that we will be able to spend lazy summer days going to the local children's museum and the nearby zoo. We will be able to go to theme parks and even go on last-minute getaways!

As educators, we cannot wait to become parents. Our schedules will ensure that we are able to spend as much time as is necessary when we bring our baby home. We cannot wait to begin reading stories to our child every night and many of those stories will focus on adoption. As our child grows, we know that we will be able to make sure that our child has the best education possible. Attending college was key to the success we've had in life and we can assure you that our child will have the same opportunities for college that we did.

We cannot wait until we are able to bring our little one home. We promise that we will always put our child first and will always be a source of unconditional love and support.

With love,

Jon & Misty

Favorites

Jon
Misty
Actor
Walton Goggins
John Krasinski
Actress
Elizabeth Moss
Jennifer Aniston
Animal
Jellyfish
Dogs
Author
William Faulkner
J K Rowling
Book
Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Candy Bar
Pay Day
Butterfinger
Cartoon
The Simpsons
The Simpsons
Childhood Memory
Playing in the creek in my neighborhood
Going to the beach with my family
Childhood Toy
Go-kart
Barbie Mansion
Children's Book
Miss Nelson is Missing
The Berenstain Bears
City
New York City
New York City
Classic Movie
The Night of the Hunter
The Wizard of Oz
Color
Black
Blue
Day of Week
Saturday
Saturday
Dessert
Brownies
Cake
Disney Movie
Fantasia
Frozen
Dream Car
1968 Ford Mustand Fastback
An SUV
Dream Job
Doing something with traveling.
Librarian
Dream Vacation
Scandanavia into Russia
Cruise
Family Activity
Going to new restaraunts
Watching movies on the couch
Flower / Plant
Dogwood trees
Orchid
Food
Japanese
Cheese
Form of Exercise
Working in the yard
Dancing
Fruit
Orange
Strawberries
Game
Mike Tyson's Punch Out
Catchphrase
Hobby
Mail-art
Writing
Holiday
Halloween
Thanksgiving
Holiday Song
"Monster Mash"
O Holy Night
Holiday Tradition
Going to my parents cabin at Christmas.
Unwrapping presents on Christmas Eve
Ice Cream
Salted caramel
Cookies and Cream
Junk Food
BBQ Fritos
Doritos
Leisure Activity
Sitting in the backyard
Napping
Magazine
Wire
Woman's Day
Memory with a Child
Getting to hang out with my Godson, Clark.
Picking up our godson from daycare when he wasn't expecting me and seeing the look of astonishment on his face.
Memory with Spouse
Our Myrtle Beach balcony food fight.
Getting caught in the rain at a Mets game
Movie
The Big Lebowski
Mean Girls
Movie Munchie
Popcorn
Popcorn
Movie Quote
"These are O.R. scrubs." / "Oh, are they?"
"On October 3rd he asked me what day it was."
Movie Type
Noir
Comedy
Musical
Oklahoma
Les Miserables
Musical Group
Deerhoof
Taking Back Sunday
Nursery Rhyme
"Wheels On the Bus"
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Olympic Event
Curling
Gymnastics
Personal Hero
Ian MacKaye
Tina Fey
Play
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Romeo and Juliet
Poet
William Carlos Williams
Emily Dickinson
Quality about my Spouse
Her strange sense of humor
He is tidy and organized
Quote
"Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary." E.A. Poe
"Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance."
Restaurant
Sampan
Chinese
Sandwich
Italian
Reuben
Shopping Store
Goodwill
Target
Song
"I've Got Dreams to Remember"
"I was here." Beyonce
Sport to Play
Baseball
Kickball
Sport to Watch
Football
Football
Sports Star
Luke Kuechly
Stephen Curry
Sports Team
Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers
Subject in School
English
Reading
Superhero
The Savage Dragon
Deadpool
Thing to Cook
Eggplant parmesan
Chicken
Time of Day
12pm
6 PM
Tradition
Football Sunday's
Going to the beach on Thanksgiving
TV Show
VEEP
The Office
TV Show Character
Creed off of the Office
Jim
Type of Music
Jazz
Rock
Vacation Spot
Japan
The beach
Video Game
Mike Tyson's Punch Out
Super Mario World

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