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Greg & Molly

We appreciate you considering our family and reading our profile. We are incredibly excited for the opportunity to share our love with another child. We admire the decision you are making for your baby and believe that together we can give a child a beautiful life filled with unconditional love.

About Us

Greg
Molly
Job
Sales Representative
School Nurse
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Political Science
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Children
Emma, Charlie
Relationship
Legally Married

Our Favorite Vacation Spot

Fun Day at Disney World

We love to take vacations as a family. It is always a special time for us to bond closer together and get away from the business of our daily lives. We like to plan two summer trips and enjoy going to the beach in the early summer when it's not too hot and to the mountains in late summer to get away from the heat of the city.

Last summer we went to Florida and went on a kayaking trip and had dolphins and a pod of manatees glide right past us. We also got to enjoy a day at Disney World during this trip which is always a magical time.

When we go to the mountains we like to go camping or rent a small cabin. We love being able to see a sky full of stars and catching fireflies. Getting outside and finding new and unique things to do together is always special. We are very much looking forward to adding another child to share in our adventures.

What it Means to be Parents

So Excited to Welcome a Little One

We are parents to two children who are Greg's biological children and Molly's step-children and we love to watch them grow, learn and succeed. It brings us such joy to watch them set goals for themselves and achieve those goals. It is amazing to watch them grow and mature into increasingly independent people. Being parents is the greatest responsibility and honor. It means being selfless and patient, and putting the child's needs before our own. It means being able to instill all the good we see in ourselves and each other in another person and raising that person to carry those traits to the world. Being a parent is loving a child unconditionally at all times while also setting boundaries and rules to protect them and keep them safe. Being a parent is being a protector, a provider, a teacher, and a nurturer.

Discussing Adoption

We want to make sure our child knows his/her birth story from a very young age. We believe in the benefits of a child knowing their birth story from the very beginning and helping them understand their unique story through every stage of their life. We want our child to know that their place in our family is secure and forever but also know the love you have for them. We want to weave their adoption story naturally into their life and will create a life book to help document and communicate their story. It is our goal for adoption to be a normal part of their life and know that it is a story filled with love for them. We honor your decision and will always respect you and your important place in our child's life.

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So Happy Together
So Happy Together
Our Happy Family
Our Happy Family
Ringing in the New Year with Silly Glasses
Ringing in the New Year with Silly Glasses
Dropping Emma Off at Camp
Dropping Emma Off at Camp
Hiking in the Mountains
Hiking in the Mountains
Eggnog by the Fire
Eggnog by the Fire
Patiently Waiting for a Sibling
Patiently Waiting for a Sibling
Fun Family Photo at Thanksgiving
Fun Family Photo at Thanksgiving
Sightseeing in Chicago
Sightseeing in Chicago
Beach Vibes in Saint John
Beach Vibes in Saint John
Molly & Charlie Getting Ready for Horseback Riding
Molly & Charlie Getting Ready for Horseback Riding
We Can't Wait to Grow Our Family
We Can't Wait to Grow Our Family
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So Happy Together
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Our Happy Family
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Ringing in the New Year with Silly Glasses
Ringing in the New Year with Silly Glasses
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Dropping Emma Off at Camp
Dropping Emma Off at Camp
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Hiking in the Mountains
Hiking in the Mountains
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Eggnog by the Fire
Eggnog by the Fire
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Patiently Waiting for a Sibling
Patiently Waiting for a Sibling
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Fun Family Photo at Thanksgiving
Fun Family Photo at Thanksgiving
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Sightseeing in Chicago
Sightseeing in Chicago
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Beach Vibes in Saint John
Beach Vibes in Saint John
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Molly & Charlie Getting Ready for Horseback Riding
Molly & Charlie Getting Ready for Horseback Riding
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We Can't Wait to Grow Our Family
We Can't Wait to Grow Our Family

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

Our home is the center of our life. We live in a great family home in a large city in North Carolina. We love to be in our kitchen gathered around the island. It is the heart of our home and where we start each day together. We live in a beautiful neighborhood filled with young families.

Our neighborhood offers the best of both worlds, a quiet setting that is only a 20-minute drive to our downtown. Our neighborhood has great sidewalks and big trees. We love to go on nightly walks with our dog, Penny and catch up with our neighbors and their kids. We are walking distance from the elementary school, a park with a playground, and a greenway trail. Our neighborhood park hosts trunk-or-treat at Halloween and several annual food truck rallies. Living in a larger city gives us the ability to enjoy sporting events, concerts, and cultural events throughout the year.

Our Local Park

During the summer months we spend a lot of time at our pool club. Our kids love to spend the day jumping off the diving board with their friends and getting a treat from the snack bar. Our pool club hosts annual parties for Memorial day, 4th of July, and Labor Day that have become a family-must for the summer.

Our Extended Families

Ready for a Night Out with Greg's Parents

We both come from close-knit families and believe few things are more important. Our extended families are over the moon for our family to grow through adoption.

Greg's parents, his sister, and her family live a short driving distance away and we get to spend a lot of time with them. His parents, Maemae and Pop, live at the beach and host us for several get-a-ways. They come up to our house to support our children at sporting events, school musicals, and band concerts. When together we enjoy finding a new board game and grilling out. Maemae and Pop love to spoil their grandchildren and can't wait for another grandchild in their life.

Molly & Her Family

Although Molly's family lives farther away, distance doesn't keep us from making family time a priority. One of our favorite places to come together is a small beach town in Florida that Molly's dad has been going to since he was a small boy. Grandpa loves taking the grand-kids to all his favorite ice cream shops and grandma loves to help everyone find the perfect souvenir. Molly's brother and his wife just welcomed a new baby. We are excited for our families to grow together and continue on our family traditions.

From Us to You

Hi, we are Molly and Greg and we can't thank you enough for taking the time to get to know us. We are excited for you to learn about us and our family as you choose what is best for your child.

We met 6 years ago through a mutual friend who played match maker for us and she could not have done a better job. When we first met, we were living in two different cities but quickly realized the world made more sense when we were together. We found the perfect home to build our family and have been married for 2 years. Among the many things that make our relationship so strong are love and respect for one another, our maturity, and mutual goal to build a strong happy family together. We love having a full house, cooking big family dinners, and going on family road trips.

While our family is blessed with Greg's biological children, Emma and Charlie, we are not able to have biological children together. At first this was difficult to deal with but it did not change our desire to have more children. Greg's uncle is adopted and we have a very close friend who is adopted as well. Having adoption as a part of our family and friends helped us see all the positives of choosing adoption and has given us a better understanding of how it shapes your life. We believe families come together in all sorts of ways. Beginning the adoption process was the natural next step for us and a beautiful way for us to complete our family.

As parents, we promise to unconditionally love, encourage, teach, motivate, inspire, support, and stand behind your child. We promise to allow them to be their own person, follow their dreams, and do everything in our power to help them succeed. We promise to teach them how to laugh, how to be a good friend, how to live every day to the fullest, and how to enjoy their life.

We value the importance of an open adoption and we hope to build a relationship with you throughout this process. However, we will respect any level of communication that you are comfortable with. We promise to share with you pictures and letters that celebrate birthdays, milestones, and special moments throughout the years. We want you to always know that your child is happy and loved in our family. We promise they will always know your love for them. We want your child to know who you are and to hold you dearly in their heart.

We go in to adoption with great hope and a very strong support system. We both have close, loving families and friends that are so excited to welcome a new baby into all of our lives. We look forward to getting to know more about you and to be able to support you and your choice. Thank you again for your willingness to get to know us and help us in our dream to complete our family.

With Love,

Greg & Molly

Favorites

Greg
Molly
Actor
Steve Carrell
Tom Hanks
Actress
Zoe Deschanel
Kristen Wiig
Animal
Dog
Panda Bear
Author
Clive Cussler
Liane Moriarty
Book
A Walk In The Woods
Big Little Lies
Candy Bar
Twix
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
Cartoon
Scooby Doo
Winnie the Pooh
Childhood Memory
Summer Camp
Family Vacations
Childhood Toy
Big Wheel
Baby Heather Doll
Children's Book
Goodnight Moon
Blueberries for Sal
City
Los Angeles
Charleston, SC
Classic Movie
White Christmas
Mary Poppins
Color
Blue
Yellow
Day of Week
Friday
Friday
Dessert
Ice Cream
Coconut Cake
Disney Movie
Fox and the Hound
Little Mermaid
Dream Car
Mustang
Scout
Dream Job
Owning a Hotel
Travel Show Host
Dream Vacation
Croatia
Fiji
Family Activity
Playing Board Games
Sunday Family Dinner
Flower / Plant
Lily
Gardenia
Food
Spaghetti
Pizza
Form of Exercise
Walking
Yoga
Fruit
Orange
Peach
Game
Clue
Uno
Hobby
Hiking in the Mountains
Cooking & Baking
Holiday
Christmas
Christmas
Holiday Song
White Christmas
All I Want For Christmas Is You
Holiday Tradition
Picking out our Christmas Tree
Decorating the Christmas Tree & Baking Christmas Cookies
Ice Cream
Cookie Dough
Mint Chocolate Chip
Junk Food
Lays Potato Chips
McDonald's Fries
Leisure Activity
Going to the Pool
Going to the pool
Magazine
Food Network
Food & Wine
Memory with a Child
Teaching my children to swim
Watching their faces Christmas morning
Memory with Spouse
Sitting on a dock in Charleston and watching the sunset
Our wedding day
Movie
The Meg
Almost Famous
Movie Munchie
Popcorn with M&Ms
Popcorn
Movie Quote
"We're gonna need a bigger boat"- Jaws
"There's no place like home"
Movie Type
Action
RomCom
Musical
Hamilton
Mama Mia!
Musical Group
Beach Boys
My Morning Jacket
Nursery Rhyme
Itsy Bitsy Spider
I'm a Little Teapot
Olympic Event
Swimming
Women's gymnastics
Personal Hero
My Father
My Grandma Dorothy
Play
Harvey
Romeo & Juliet
Poet
Roald Dahl
Maya Angelou
Quality about my Spouse
Dependability, intelligence
Kindess & positive outlook
Quote
"A Man is never poor if he can still laugh"
"When we have each other, we have everything"
Restaurant
Olive Garden
Kabuto
Sandwich
Pimento Cheese
Grilled Cheese
Scripture
Matthew 7:12
1 Corinthians 16-14
Shopping Store
Belk
Target
Song
Good Vibrations
"This Must Be The Place"
Sport to Play
Basketball
Tennis
Sport to Watch
Football
Football
Sports Star
Cam Newton
Serena Williams
Sports Team
Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers
Subject in School
Science
Science
Superhero
Flash
Wonder Woman
Thing to Cook
Anything on the grill
Roast Chicken
Time of Day
Early morning
Evening, "golden hour" in the summer
Tradition
Family Dinner
Buying a Christmas ornament souvenir on every vacation
TV Show
Modern Family
The Bachelor
TV Show Character
Phil Dunphy
Daenerys Targaryen
Type of Music
Rock
Rock, Pop
Vacation Spot
Disney
Saint John US Virgin Islands
Video Game
Super Mario Bros.
Mariokart

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