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Matt & Julie

Thank you, for taking the time to read our profile. We want to begin a journey with you to raise a child from infancy to adulthood. We want to raise them to reach their dreams. We want you to see the development of the child and be proud of what we have accomplished together.

About Us

Logistics Support Representative
Future Stay-at-Home Mom
Bachelor's Degree in Business Management
Some College - Studied Nursing
Legally Married

Our Life Priorities

We Can't Wait to Become Parents!

The No. 1 priority in our lives is family. Julie's cultural heritage is from the Philippines, where family is valued and respected. Julie talks to her mom and dad almost daily to discuss matters of the day. Matt talks to his parents at least once a week, if not more. The relationship we have with our parents is something we both truly treasure and we look forward to becoming parents ourselves.

We are focused on expanding our family and we have taken that into consideration in all that we do. When we looked for an apartment, we looked for one that could best accommodate a growing family. When we bought a car, we bought one that would hold a family.

We want to be able to share our world and experiences with a child. We can't wait for the day when we finally have a family of our own!

Fun Facts About Us:

  • Matt has been to all 50 states in the U.S.
  • Matt likes to stay in and read a book or play a game on his tablet, then to go out.
  • Julie enjoys dressing up and going out. When she is at home, Julie likes being in the kitchen. Julie enjoys cooking and loves sharing that passion with friends and family.
  • Julie enjoys collecting shoes and purses. She enjoys shopping of all types!
  • We enjoy watching movies together.
  • Julie speaks Tagalog (the national language of the Philippines) and Ilocano (a local dialect).
  • Our faith is very important to us — We look to the Bible for guidance in our lives. We are not perfect, but we try each day to make God proud of us. We want to spread the word of Salvation and raise our child to do the same.
  • Adoption in Our Family

    Fun With Family

    Adoption is already a very large part of our extended family. Our child will grow up being able to share a special bond with other adopted family members and we feel blessed to be able to continue to grow the family through adoption.

    Julie's youngest sibling, Christine, was adopted as an infant. Her family maintained an open relationship with Christine's biological mother and they visit and talk often to this day.

    Matt's oldest sister has three adopted daughters that are a part of his family. Each adoption was different and brought much love and happiness to each family.

    We welcome the opportunity to expand our family through adoption. We wish to continue to the expansion of love and happiness to all members of both families. As Christians who practice our faith, we believe that we are adopted members of God's family. God continues to be a model for us to follow in this new endeavor.


    At Patar White Beach in the Philippines
    At Patar White Beach in the Philippines
    Forest Railroad Bike With Matt's Parents
    Forest Railroad Bike With Matt's Parents
    Boat Ride With Julie's Family in the Philippines
    Boat Ride With Julie's Family in the Philippines
    Bridal Veil Falls in Canada
    Bridal Veil Falls in Canada
    At a Hot Air Balloon Festival in Colorado
    At a Hot Air Balloon Festival in Colorado
    Exploring Aspen, Colorado in the Fall
    Exploring Aspen, Colorado in the Fall
    Having Fun Ziplining
    Having Fun Ziplining
    Scenic View in Oregon
    Scenic View in Oregon
    Great Sand Dunes National Park
    Great Sand Dunes National Park
    Merry Christmas!
    Merry Christmas!
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    At Patar White Beach in the Philippines
    At Patar White Beach in the Philippines
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    Forest Railroad Bike With Matt's Parents
    Forest Railroad Bike With Matt's Parents
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    Boat Ride With Julie's Family in the Philippines
    Boat Ride With Julie's Family in the Philippines
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    Bridal Veil Falls in Canada
    Bridal Veil Falls in Canada
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    At a Hot Air Balloon Festival in Colorado
    At a Hot Air Balloon Festival in Colorado
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    Exploring Aspen, Colorado in the Fall
    Exploring Aspen, Colorado in the Fall
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    Having Fun Ziplining
    Having Fun Ziplining
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    Scenic View in Oregon
    Scenic View in Oregon
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    Great Sand Dunes National Park
    Great Sand Dunes National Park
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    Merry Christmas!
    Merry Christmas!

    Our House and Neighborhood

    Condo Playground

    We currently live in Singapore. We enjoy the warm weather year round and the many attractions that the city has to offer.

    We live in a 28-story building. We share with the building a gym, pool, playground, tennis court, outdoor BBQ area, putting green and a clubhouse. Matt enjoys the swimming pool, which he uses almost daily. There are many families whose kids use the playground and pool area.

    Watering the Plants

    We live in a two-bedroom, three-bathroom condominium. Julies' favorite room is the kitchen where she likes to bake (cookies and loaves of bread) and cook. Julie also enjoys gardening, as she places plants throughout the house. Matt's favorite room is the living room, which provides a great view of the city and overlooks the pool and putting green.

    Although we currently live overseas, the Navy holds monthly events to celebrate U.S. holidays and other events, so there is always something fun to do! We look forward to having a family of our own to share these events with and we cannot wait to experience it all through the eyes of a child!

    Our Extended Families

    With Julie's Family

    We enjoy close relationships with our families. Julie's family doesn't live close to us, but that does not stop us from communicating via Facetime every day. When are able to get together with Julie's family, we sing Karaoke. Karaoke is a Philippine tradition and is done when the family is together —everyone has so much fun! Lechon (roasted pig) is also eaten at family events. These are just a few of the many traditions that we carry on and hope to share with a child. Julie's family sees our choice to expand our family through adoption as a blessing and they are so excited to meet the newest family member!

    With Matt's Family

    When we are together with Matt's family, we go sightseeing in the local area. They also like to play billiards or cornhole when they get together. Although they live back in the U.S., we travel to meet them on holidays, or special days to his family (i.e. birthdays and graduations). His family is also very supportive of our adoption plan and are ready to welcome another child into the family with open arms!

    From Us to You

    Hello! We are Matt and Julie. Thank you for taking the time to get to know us and consider us as you determine whether adoption is the right path for you and your child.

    We understand that is probably a difficult and trying time in your life. Although we have seen our share of difficult times, neither of us can relate to what you are going through. We think that there must be a million thoughts running through your head right now. Who to trust? What to do? As Christians, our faith is an important part of our daily lives. We turn to God to lead us and we believe that He will also help lead you as you navigate this journey.

    We got married on the sixth of December 2014. We met online and talked to one another one year before getting married at a beautiful resort in the Philippines that was near Julie's hometown. It was a magical day surrounded by family and friends that we will never forget!

    Unfortunately, we had to spend the next year apart. Julie had to wait for her visa to be processed by the U.S. State Department prior to be allowed to join Matt. Although we were not together, our bond only grew stronger and our dedication to our marriage and future family also continued to grow. We were reunited a year later and we have been inseparable ever since!

    The only thing that's missing in our lives is a child to share it with. We have always dreamt of being parents and cannot wait to grow our family. To us, being a parent means being a mentor to our child. It is a lifelong endeavor. It starts with providing a safe, stable environment where they can grow up and express the talents that they have. We then want to nurture and grow those talents. The idea we like the most is knowing that this child will have a positive impact on the world and that we assisted in creating a dynamic person.

    What we can offer this child is a home full of love. We can also provide them an education so that they can follow their dreams wherever they take them. We can also teach them how to deal with the difficulties in life's road and will always be there for them.

    We also welcome a relationship with you and want you to see your child grow up. We will be creating a Facebook page just for you to follow the growth of your child and to see that we have kept our word. We are also open to staying in touch via email and phone contact, as well as the potential to see each other again in person some day, if that is something you would like.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to view our profile. We are praying for you and wish you all the best!


    Matt & Julie


    Robin Williams
    Dwayne Johnson
    Salma Hayek
    Melissa McCarthy
    Clive Cussler
    J.K. Rowling
    The Bible
    Harry Potter
    Candy Bar
    Reeses Peanut Butter Cups
    Bugs Bunny
    The Flintstones
    Childhood Memory
    Going to my first Cleveland Browns game with my dad.
    Riding a horse with my grandpa.
    Childhood Toy
    Toy train
    Cooking set
    Children's Book
    Where the Red Fern Grows
    Colorado Springs
    Classic Movie
    Bicentennial Man
    Day of Week
    Chocolate & peanut butter ice cream
    Chocolate cake
    Disney Movie
    The Kid
    Boss Baby
    Dream Car
    BMW 5 Series
    Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
    Dream Job
    Logistics Manager for the Cleveland Browns
    Dream Vacation
    Overland Trail
    Paris, France
    Family Activity
    Flower / Plant
    Philly cheesesteak
    Form of Exercise
    Cooking and baking
    Holiday Song
    O Come, All Ye Faithful
    Jingle Bell Rock
    Holiday Tradition
    Christmas Eve with the Family
    Videoke/Karaoke with family & friends
    Ice Cream
    Chocolate & Peanut butter Ice cream
    Strawberry Cheesecake
    Junk Food
    Potato chips
    Potato chips
    Leisure Activity
    Taking photographs
    Popular Mechanics
    Memory with a Child
    Taking my niece for a long walk.
    Baking with my niece
    Memory with Spouse
    First time snorkeling together
    Boss Baby
    Movie Munchie
    Movie Quote
    I am your Huckleberry.
    Either you run the day, or the day runs you.
    Movie Type
    Romantic comedy
    The Phantom of the Opera
    Beauty and the Beast
    Musical Group
    Brooks and Dunn
    Rascal Flatts
    Nursery Rhyme
    Hey Diddle Diddle, the Cat and the Fiddle
    Five Little Monkeys
    Olympic Event
    Personal Hero
    My dad
    My parents
    Tecumseh! Outdoor Drama
    Walt Whitman
    Quality about my Spouse
    Patience is a virtue, virtue is necessity, exercise patience.
    Don't give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.
    Million Dollar Cowboy Bar
    Bjs Restaurant & Brewhouse
    Spicy Italian Sandwich
    Philly Cheesesteak
    Romans 12:9-21
    John 3:16
    Shopping Store
    Any toy store
    How Great Thou Art
    God Gave Me You
    Sport to Play
    Sport to Watch
    Sports Star
    Brian Sipe
    Manny Pacquiao
    Sports Team
    Cleveland Browns
    Cleveland Cavaliers
    Subject in School
    Physical Education
    Robin Hood
    Wonder Women
    Thing to Cook
    Time of Day
    Ham at Thanksgiving
    Noche Buena (midnight meal) to greet Christmas Day with family
    TV Show
    Family Feud
    TV Show Character
    Steve Harvey
    Type of Music
    Vacation Spot
    Video Game

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