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Jacob & Jennie

Hello, we are Jennie and Jacob. Both of us were born, raised and reside in Texas. We currently have two older children, Kylie and Jaret, 16 and 13 respectively. We have a large, loving family and have always dreamed of being able to share our love and blessings with another child.

About Us

Jacob
Jennie
Job
Claims Manager
Stay-at-Home Mom
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology
Doctoral Degree in Law
Children
Kylie , Jaret
Relationship
Legally Married

Our Lifestyle

Hanging Out at the Arcade

Our lifestyle is very family oriented and we love spending time with family. Both of us have large extended families and not a weekend goes by where some of them are not at our house. We have many nieces and nephews that we enjoy watching grow up.

Headed to Cozumel!

Our family loves to travel, and we make it a point to go on a vacation each year. Our vacations have included going on cruises, taking trips to resorts, annual trips to the beach in Texas and annual camping trips.

In our leisure time at home, we enjoy taking our dogs for walks in the neighborhood, relaxing in the hot tub or out in the sun by the pool. We work out together in our self made gym and enjoy hiking at McKinney Roughs or along the river in town.

We enjoy attending the sporting events of our children and watching them do what they enjoy. We are an active family and are excited to add a little one to our family to enjoy life with.

Qualities We Love, Admire and Respect in Each Other

Jennie and Jacob!

Jacob's perspective on Jennie: 

Jennie has many amazing qualities that would be easy to go on and on about, but I wanted highlight specifically why she is and would be an amazing mother. Like mentioned before, she is the "Mom" of the family. Mom can mean many things; loving, caring, patient, unwavering, and yes she fits all of these descriptions. But, her love goes further and deeper. She has helped raised all of her nephews and nieces and continues with the recently added twins(Dalton & Emmett). Her patience and kindness goes above and beyond anyone I have ever known. She was a corner stone in our church's baby and childcare center, along with our family. Jennie loves all children and has taken steps to use her law degree towards social work for children and families. Her nurturing love surpasses what I thought was possible for a human and believe God as placed her in this path. There is no one more deserving and suitable for this. So this is why I admire her. 

Jennie's perspective on Jacob: 

Jacob is the most amazing husband and an even more amazing father to our two children. Jacob came into our lives and shouldered the responsibilities of parenting two pre-teens. His patience, understanding and love are immensely inspiring. He developed such an amazing relationship with both of the children as if they were his own and continues to amaze me daily with his witty/fun parenting skills.

Our Children

At a UT Football Game with Jacob's Mom

We have two children from Jennie's first marriage. Kylie and Jaret.

Kylie is 16 years old, she has an amazing heart for people and wants society to have the care she has for others. She is dedicated to church and is very strong in her beliefs. She is an amazing athlete who loves volleyball, basketball, soccer and working out with us as a family. She attends high school at Colorado River Collegiate Academy where she doubles as a college student. She consistently makes the honor roll. She plans on attending Texas A&M university for Ranch Management, due to her love for animals, especially horses.

Jaret is 13 years old, he is very active in sports and loves playing video games, like most boys his age. He has dyslexia, a learning disability which makes it difficult to read and write easily. He has amazingly overcome this challenge and is striving to be an A/B student. He loves exotic cars and enjoys playing outside with his friends. He also has the knack for taking things apart in order to see their inner parts and how things work together. We are excited to see where his future takes him.

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Photos

Vacation at Disney!
Vacation at Disney!
Fun at the Escape Room!
Fun at the Escape Room!
Babysitting Fun!
Babysitting Fun!
Swimming with Dolphins
Swimming with Dolphins
Cuddling with Dalton
Cuddling with Dalton
Our Family!
Our Family!
Jacob and Emmett
Jacob and Emmett
Jacob Being Silly
Jacob Being Silly
Jennie's Graduation!
Jennie's Graduation!
Hanging Out in the Cruise Room
Hanging Out in the Cruise Room
Kayaking
Kayaking
Going for a Hike
Going for a Hike
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Vacation at Disney!
Vacation at Disney!
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Fun at the Escape Room!
Fun at the Escape Room!
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Babysitting Fun!
Babysitting Fun!
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Swimming with Dolphins
Swimming with Dolphins
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Cuddling with Dalton
Cuddling with Dalton
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Our Family!
Our Family!
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Jacob and Emmett
Jacob and Emmett
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Jacob Being Silly
Jacob Being Silly
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Jennie's Graduation!
Jennie's Graduation!
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Hanging Out in the Cruise Room
Hanging Out in the Cruise Room
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Kayaking
Kayaking
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Going for a Hike
Going for a Hike

Our Extended Families

Headed to the Water Park!

We both have rather large extended families which primarily reside in central Texas. Both grandmothers live within 30 miles and are actively involved in our lives. Frequently, there are numerous family members over along with close friends as we like to enjoy each others company.

Watching the Horse Race

We enjoy the Texas weather together playing in the pool, corn hole, football and other backyard activities. In the evenings we normally play a board game(Catan) or two as the smaller kids watch movies and play video games. There are very few if any weekends that go by that there is not extended family visiting our house.

We cherish time spent with all of them and enjoy being able to entertain and provide a safe atmosphere for everyone. Closest to us is Jennie's Brother's family, which consist of 2 toddlers and 2 twins who recently turned a year old. Jennie is the only girl with 4 brothers. She is routinely considered the "mom" among all of her siblings kids(8). Jacob has one older brother who currently resides in Seattle, Washington. All of our family is extremely excited and supportive in our decision to adopt.

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home!

We currently reside in Bastrop, Texas. We both were born in central Texas and have set our roots here in Bastrop to grow and develop. The town is most closely located in proximity to Austin, Texas. It is a relatively small town with gatherings and events downtown. Our neighborhood is just outside the city in a subdivision that have many other families with children. The neighborhood is not very large so it is a close knit community and our family enjoys going on walks thorough the neighborhood in the evenings. The house is a 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, ranch style home. Most activities and time spent is in the living, kitchen areas that lead out to the backyard and pool.  Our pool includes a small splash pad for the younger children to play in and an entertaining area for guests to lounge. We have a basketball court where we enjoy playing basketball with our children and family/friends. 

From Us to You

We are Jacob and Jennie. We are humbled by your selflessness and the sacrificial decision you are making on behalf of this child. We understand that you are reading several of these letters, trying to choose the best possible family for you and your child. We know this is not an easy decision and thank you for taking the time and consideration in going through our profile. We want to welcome you into our life and hope that you will want all of us to get to know one another.

We have only been married for a few years but knew as soon as we met that we would spend the rest of our lives together and we married shortly after. Since we met, we began discussing the idea of adoption and always knew that we would adopt. Our family currently consists of two amazing children from Jennie’s prior relationship, who are caring and can not wait to welcome a new addition. We have so much love and joy to share.

We live on an acre of land in a suburban to rural area about 2 miles outside the city where the kids go to school everyday. We both really enjoy children, so our house is open and kid friendly as nieces and nephews visit and stay over often. Both of us have vast extended families and we enjoy having them over, along with going on trips and vacations as much as possible. Family is very important to use and we like to include all of them in our life as much as possible.

During the week, we try to stay active and workout in our self-made gym, as dinner preparations start. Once dinner is cooked, we sit around the dining room table to eat as a family, while we discuss what occurred in our day at school and work. Depending on the time of year, we often have sporting events going on which the kids are involved in, but we also enjoy putting on a movie or relaxing in the hot tub to wind down for the day. We would cherish the opportunity to financially provide, give unconditional love and support to this child in whatever endeavors they might seek. We would hope to provide some support and ease to you in knowing that this child would have a loving, stable and structured upbringing.

We do hope with your blessing to keep you in contact and updated as much as possible. We are open and would like to exchange photos, letters, future visits, phone calls, and/or emails. We are very open minded and look forward to meeting with you to discuss your hopes for the communication in this relationship. We want you to feel comfortable, no matter what type of contact you choose.

We realize that the decision to place your child for adoption is one of the greatest challenges you may ever face. Please know that we will provide a fun, loving, nurturing family, should you select us to parent this child. We all share one goal - the happiness and health of this child. We hope to take this adoption journey with you, with the goal of establishing a life-long connection through the love of this blessing.

Sincerely,

Jacob & Jennie

Favorites

Jacob
Jennie
Actor
Ryan Reynolds
Channing Tatum
Actress
Selma Hayek
Jennifer Aniston
Animal
Dolphin
Dogs
Author
Ernest Cline
C.S. Lewis
Book
Ready Player One
Parenting with love and logic
Candy Bar
Reeces Cups
Reese's/Butterfingers
Cartoon
Rug Rats
The Magic School Bus
Childhood Memory
Camping at the lake
Trips to the Beach
Childhood Toy
Football
Baby dolls
Children's Book
Stinky Cheese Man
Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales
City
Bastrop
San Diego, CA
Classic Movie
Rear Window
Willie Wonka and Chocolate Factory
Color
Graphite
Pink
Day of Week
Friday
Saturday
Dessert
Brownies
Cheesecake
Disney Movie
Toys Story
Tangled
Dream Car
Tesla
Chevy Traverse
Dream Job
Financial Analysis, Entrepreneur
To own a children's home
Dream Vacation
Hawaii
Austrailia
Family Activity
Backyard BBQ
Working out together
Flower / Plant
Oak Tree
Tulips
Food
Tex-Mex
Spaghetti
Form of Exercise
Weight Lifting
Jogging
Fruit
Mango
Cantelope
Game
Football
Phase 10
Hobby
Weight Lifting
Cleaning
Holiday
Christmas
Christmas
Holiday Song
Grandma got ran over by a reindeer
Jingle Bells
Holiday Tradition
Christmas Eve Family Gathering
trips to look at christmas lights
Ice Cream
Cookie Dough
Cookies n Cream
Junk Food
Lays Chips
Chips
Leisure Activity
Working on House, Property
enjoying the sun
Magazine
Texas Alumni
Austin Lawyer
Memory with a Child
Baby sitting twins
Singing to songs, loudly and silly
Memory with Spouse
Honeymoon trip
proposal on the beach
Movie
Shawshank Redemption
Gnomeo and Juliet
Movie Munchie
Popcorn
popcorn
Movie Quote
You're killing me Petey
"What you talkin bout Willis"
Movie Type
Documentaries
Comedy
Musical
Moana
Taming of the Shrew
Musical Group
Luke Combs
Mercy Me
Nursery Rhyme
5 little monkeys
The Little Red Hen
Olympic Event
Curling
Gymnastics
Personal Hero
Mother
Older Brother Josh
Play
Rent
Taming of the Shrew
Poet
Emily Dickinson
C.S. Lewis
Quality about my Spouse
Kindness
Amazingly loving heart
Quote
I'm in shape, round is a shape
Live, Laugh, Love
Restaurant
Franklins BBQ
Kyoto Sushi
Sandwich
Turkey
Grilled Cheese
Scripture
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. �¢?? Philippians 4:13
1 Corinthians 13:4
Shopping Store
Academy Sports
Amazon
Song
Combs, Even though I'm leaving
Holy Spirit
Sport to Play
Basketball
Basketball
Sport to Watch
Football
Football
Sports Star
Tim Duncan
Tim Tebo
Sports Team
Texas Longhorns
Texas Longhorns
Subject in School
Math
Science
Superhero
Iron Man
Captain America
Thing to Cook
Pico De Gallo
Chicken Enchiladas
Time of Day
4pm
Evening
Tradition
Lake Trip
Evening Walks with the family
TV Show
Scrubs
Full House
TV Show Character
Winston Schmidt
Joey from Friends
Type of Music
Country
Christian
Vacation Spot
Beach, Lake
Beach
Video Game
Call of Duty
007

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