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Kevin & Tracy

Thank you for taking the time to look at our profile and taking us into consideration to be potential parents to your child. We are so excited to expand our family through adoption and bring a child into our fun, loving, and joyful home. It's an honor to be considered, and we wish you peace and wisdom on your journey.

About Us

Kevin
Tracy
Job
Marketing Specialist
Quality Manager
Education
Bachelor's Degree in History
Bachelor's Degree in English Language
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

Cultural Diversity

We Can't Wait to be Parents!

Tracy is Lebanese-American but was raised mainly by her mother, who is white. We enjoy incorporating aspects of Tracy's heritage into our lives, but we also acknowledge that our experiences have been influenced by our primarily white upbringings. We believe strongly in the importance of representation of all cultures and racial backgrounds, and we will look to embrace heroes and historical figures that look like our future child. We are committed to teaching our child not only about their own heritage, but also about many different cultures. We plan to discuss the realities of race and racism while also celebrating what makes each of us unique.

Additionally, Kevin has two cousins who are transracial adoptees, and we have had conversations with them and continue to educate ourselves about the unique challenges of a transracial adoption. Tracy's mother's longtime partner is a Black man, and he is excited to contribute to our child's cultural education. Both of our families are filled with unconditional love and are open and accepting of all cultures.

Our Family Traditions

Decorating the Tree

Our families are very loving and fun, and we are always looking for reasons to spend time together. Tracy's extended family has a cottage in northern Michigan where the large, 40-person family enjoys the classic lake experience every summer. We water ski, swim, play yard games, have campfires, and enjoy hanging out with the many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Kevin's side of the family also loves to spend vacation time together in the summers. Every other summer, we go on a family trip to a new vacation spot. We like to go boating, make large dinners, and eat lots and lots of ice cream! We love to watch our nieces and nephews try new things and explore new places and we can't wait to have a child of our own to share these memories with as well.

In winter, we like to stay in and watch our home become a winter wonderland. Our favorite household tradition is our "Santa Claus Day," when we decorate our house for Christmas. We put up our tree and other decorations while eating Christmas cookies, drinking hot cocoa, and watching all three of The Santa Clause movies. We are so excited to welcome a child into our home and share these traditions with them.

Discussing Adoption

We plan to be honest with our future child about their adoption. The child will always know that they are adopted, and we will answer any questions they may have about it. In our family, we will be as open and honest as possible, even when that means having complicated conversations. We intend to give the child as much information as we can, while making sure to be age-appropriate.

We plan to approach these conversations with empathy towards everyone involved. We will be compassionate towards the child's desire for any answers or information, and we will never discourage any curiosity they have about themselves and this process. Throughout the child's life, we will engage in an open dialogue about their identity and their adoption story while assuring them that they are unconditionally loved and supported.

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Hanging Out at a Local Arcade
Hanging Out at a Local Arcade
Hanging Out with Our Niece
Hanging Out with Our Niece
Going for a Walk with Our Niece & Nephew
Going for a Walk with Our Niece & Nephew
Showing Off Our Pumpkins
Showing Off Our Pumpkins
Enjoying a Family Wedding
Enjoying a Family Wedding
Hiking the Grand Canyon
Hiking the Grand Canyon
Kevin & Our Nephew with Their Skateboards
Kevin & Our Nephew with Their Skateboards
Music Festival Fun
Music Festival Fun
We Love Spending Time Together
We Love Spending Time Together
Skating with Our Niece & Nephew!
Skating with Our Niece & Nephew!
Beautiful Day with Family
Beautiful Day with Family
Doing Our Nieces Nails
Doing Our Nieces Nails
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Hanging Out at a Local Arcade
Hanging Out at a Local Arcade
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Hanging Out with Our Niece
Hanging Out with Our Niece
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Going for a Walk with Our Niece & Nephew
Going for a Walk with Our Niece & Nephew
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Showing Off Our Pumpkins
Showing Off Our Pumpkins
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Enjoying a Family Wedding
Enjoying a Family Wedding
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Hiking the Grand Canyon
Hiking the Grand Canyon
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Kevin & Our Nephew with Their Skateboards
Kevin & Our Nephew with Their Skateboards
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Music Festival Fun
Music Festival Fun
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We Love Spending Time Together
We Love Spending Time Together
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Skating with Our Niece & Nephew!
Skating with Our Niece & Nephew!
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Beautiful Day with Family
Beautiful Day with Family
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Doing Our Nieces Nails
Doing Our Nieces Nails

Our Extended Families

Tracy with Her Mom & Grandma

Most weekends, we get together with Kevin's parents, sisters, and nieces and nephews. We love to cook and eat together. We often have game nights with the whole family. We love spending time playing with our nieces and nephews, goofing around with them in whatever game they've made up. We are really excited that Kevin's sister and her husband (who are expecting their first child) just moved into our neighborhood five houses down from ours!

Kevin's Family

On Tracy's side of the family, we spend most of our time with her mom, baking cookies and playing cards. We also enjoy being active together, playing various sports like tennis and basketball. Tracy's mother's family has a cottage in northern Michigan where the whole extended family enjoys campfires and watersports. A few times a year, we also visit Tracy's sister who lives on a large farm with her five children.

Both sides of the family are really excited to welcome another child into the family who they can spoil with love and attention.

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

Our house is a three-bedroom tri-level with a big great room where we spend most of our time cooking, baking, doing puzzles, doing crafts, and spending time together. Our house has a peaceful, quiet backyard that backs up to woods. We love to sit outside together, sometimes with a campfire, when the weather is nice. Our home is a fun place to be! We love to spend time together in our home making each other laugh, and we can't wait to share that joy with a child.

A Backyard Visitor

We live in a subdivision with a lot to offer. Our neighborhood has a small lake that neighborhood kids often fish in. There is a neighborhood park with swings, a playset, and some small boats for exploring the lake. Kevin's sister lives down the road, so we like to walk down to spend time with her and her husband. We also live about 15 minutes away from both a large metropark and a state park that have nature trails, camp sites, beaches, and lots of events and activities for kids.

The city we live in has a small downtown with a lot of fun restaurants to explore and frequent street fairs throughout the year. We also live nearby two larger cities, which both have a lot of fun museums and family events all year long.

From Us to You

We want to start by saying thank you so much for taking the time to look through our profile. We hope you can see that we are a loving couple who are so excited to welcome a child into our lives. We have been together for nearly eight years and married for nearly five. In that time, we have created a stable, fun, loving life that will be a great environment for raising a child. This child will be raised with the confidence and security that comes with growing up in a happy, safe, kind home.

We can’t wait to bring our child home to meet our supportive friends and family. Our families are so excited to welcome another child into our lively group. Our nieces and nephews love when they get to all play together, and we will be so thrilled to introduce a new child to them. Several of our close friends are starting to have children too, and we are so thankful to have a very supportive network of people behind us as we become parents.

To us, being parents will mean sharing our fun, joyful life with a child on a daily basis. We are really looking forward to all of the activities in our lives that will be made all the better when we have a child to share them with. Kevin is really excited to cook and go on bike rides with our future child, and Tracy can’t wait to do crafts and play sports with him or her. While we are at home, we frequently envision adding a child to our daily life. We often jokingly say to each other, “The baby could go right here” when we’re spending time together at home. We are always thinking of ways we will include our child in our current life and our future one. One of the specific things we’re excited to share with our child is taking him or her to the local metropark nature trail where they can feed birds right out of their hand.

We look forward to sharing the triumphs and the pitfalls of life with our future child, and through it all, we will consistently provide each other with encouragement and love. We want our child to grow up in an environment where they can feel free to be themselves at all times. We will respect their unique qualities and allow them to be themselves without exception. We look forward to giving them unconditional love and support while also giving them structure and boundaries to guide them to excel in life. We will feel successful as parents as long as our future child is happy, kind, and fulfilled, and we want to do whatever we can to support them along the way.

Throughout this child’s life, we will always honor you. We would be happy to know you and share your story with your child if you wish. We also look forward to getting to know you through this process as much as you are comfortable with. We will always speak about you with kindness and compassion. We plan to send letters and pictures to you regularly so that you can see the happy, loving life this child will have with us. We are also open to coordinating visits when the time is right for everyone.

We realize you have a big decision to make, and we wish you all the best now and in the future. Thank you again for considering us.

Best Regards,

Kevin & Tracy

Favorites

Kevin
Tracy
Actor
Will Smith
Keanu Reeves
Actress
Rachel Wiesz
Sandra Bullock
Animal
Gorilla
Elephant
Author
J.R.R. Tolkien
Jane Austen
Book
The Hobbit
Sense & Sensibility
Candy Bar
Take 5
Kit Kat
Cartoon
Spongebob Squarepants
Spongebob Squarepants
Childhood Memory
Summer vacations with my family
Dancing with my brother in the living room growing up
Childhood Toy
Skateboard
Barbies
Children's Book
Mother I Feel Sick, Send for the Doctor Quick Quick Quick
The Hungry Caterpillar
City
Montreal
Portland, Oregon
Classic Movie
Dr. Strangelove
An Affair to Remember
Color
Blue
Purple
Day of Week
Saturday
Saturday!
Dessert
Ice Cream
Pumpkin Pie
Disney Movie
Mulan
Aladdin
Dream Job
Artist
Book Editor
Dream Vacation
Hawaii
Ireland
Family Activity
Cooking and eating together
Movie night
Flower / Plant
Buttercups
Lilacs
Food
Pizza
Cheeseburgers
Form of Exercise
Biking, Lifting weights
Lifting weights, Rollerskating
Fruit
Nectarines
Blackberries
Game
Clue
Skip-Bo
Hobby
Skateboarding
Reading
Holiday
Christmas
Thanksgiving
Holiday Song
Frosty the Snowman
Do You Hear What I Hear - Whitney Houston
Holiday Tradition
Christmas decorating
Setting up Christmas decorations while eating cookies and watching Christmas movies
Ice Cream
Cookies 'n' Cream
Moose Tracks
Junk Food
Cheez-Its
Pop-Tarts
Leisure Activity
Playing video games
Watching movies
Memory with a Child
Slip 'n Slide with my niece and nephew
Doing my niece's nails
Memory with Spouse
Going out in San Francisco on our Honeymoon
Dancing around the house to old music
Movie
Apollo 13
When Harry Met Sally
Movie Munchie
Popcorn
Cheez-Its
Movie Type
Comedy
Comedy
Musical
Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesus Christ Superstar
Musical Group
R.E.M.
Harry Styles, Travis Scott
Nursery Rhyme
John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt
Hickory Dickory Dock
Olympic Event
Track & Field
Gymnastics
Personal Hero
Fannie Lou Hamer
Harriet Tubman
Poet
Jim Harrison
Edgar Allan Poe
Quality about my Spouse
Sense of Humor
His humor
Restaurant
Any local mediterranean restaurant
Shiro (local sushi)
Sandwich
Club Sandwich
BLT
Shopping Store
The local skate shop
Ikea
Song
Me in Honey - R.E.M
I Feel the Earth Move - Carole King
Sport to Play
Skateboarding
Tennis
Sport to Watch
Baseball
Basketball
Sports Star
Bo Jackson
Venus Williams
Sports Team
Detroit Tigers
Detroit Pistons
Subject in School
History
English
Superhero
Green Lantern
Spiderman
Thing to Cook
Steak
Fish
Time of Day
Afternoon
Evening
Tradition
Decorating for Christmas
Christmas morning with family
TV Show
Gilmore Girls
Gilmore Girls
TV Show Character
Winston - New Girl
Dana Scully - The X-Files
Type of Music
Folk
Folk, R&B
Vacation Spot
Northern Michigan
Our Family Cottage
Video Game
Minecraft
Assasin's Creed

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