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Lyle & Jen

We hope to become parents through adoption after struggling with infertility. We want to thank you for taking the time to check out our profile. We have so much love to share with a child. It would mean the world to us to become first time parents through adoption. We hope you will consider us and we look forward to the journey ahead.

About Us

Contract Specialist
Child Program Assistant
Bachelor's Degree in Economics
Bachelor's Degree in Business
Legally Married

Our Adventures

Having Fun at the San Diego Zoo

We love to travel and our goal is to visit all 50 states in the U.S. and visit every baseball stadium. We've traveled together to South Carolina, Delaware, Colorado, California, Ohio, Florida, Virginia, Grand Turk, and the Bahamas. We took a trip to Colorado to visit Lyle's friend in Boulder. We saw the Garden of the Gods, Estes Park, mountains, and many other landmarks. After Colorado we went to San Diego to visit Jen's friend. We went to the San Diego Zoo and Universal Studios. That was one of our favorite trips. In our journey to visit every ballpark stadium, we went to Cleveland and saw the giant postage stamp and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The stadiums we have visited are Baltimore, Washington D.C., Cleveland, San Diego, Denver, Philadelphia, New York, Miami and Boston. We plan to continue visiting stadiums and states making new memories with our child.

Our Leisure Time

Attending a Baseball Game

In our leisure time, we love to watch and play sports. We love to watch baseball and football and play golf together. Lyle, his dad and brother coach baseball at the local high school and Jen and Lyle's mom often attend games. Lyle also plays baseball, softball and flag football in his spare time.

We also love to watch TV and movies, play yard games and board games. Some of our favorite shows include The Masked Singer, Criminal Minds, Game of Thrones and One Tree Hill. Our favorite games are Ticket to Ride, Yahtzee, Sequence and Family Feud.

Individually, Jen loves to read and craft. Jen's favorite authors include James Patterson, Jeff Kinney and Diane Chamberlain.

Lyle likes to play video games. Lyle's favorite video games are Madden and MLB The Show.

We can't wait to have a child to take to ball games, the playground, friends and family gatherings and traveling!

Our Individual Strengths

Best Friends

Jenis very organized, smart and studious. She is hardworking and dedicated to everything she does. Jen is caring and always takes care of her family. She is very nurturing at home and her job at the daycare. Jen is a very good baker and known in the family as the best cookie baker!

Lyle is very patient, kind, loyal and strong. He's always willing to lend a hand. Lyle is very good with numbers. Lyle is very athletic and excels at every sport he tries.


We Love to Root for Our Local Baseball Team
We Love to Root for Our Local Baseball Team
Lyle Skiing With His Best Friend
Lyle Skiing With His Best Friend
Jen Loves to Bake
Jen Loves to Bake
Visiting Vermont
Visiting Vermont
Lyle Loves to Play Baseball
Lyle Loves to Play Baseball
A Favorite Spot to Watch the Sunset
A Favorite Spot to Watch the Sunset
Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado
Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado
Attending a Friend's Wedding
Attending a Friend's Wedding
Jen Loves to DIY & Make Her Own Creations
Jen Loves to DIY & Make Her Own Creations
Our Wedding Day
Our Wedding Day
Exploring Rhode Island
Exploring Rhode Island
Mini Golfing on a Mountain in Tennessee
Mini Golfing on a Mountain in Tennessee
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We Love to Root for Our Local Baseball Team
We Love to Root for Our Local Baseball Team
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Lyle Skiing With His Best Friend
Lyle Skiing With His Best Friend
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Jen Loves to Bake
Jen Loves to Bake
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Visiting Vermont
Visiting Vermont
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Lyle Loves to Play Baseball
Lyle Loves to Play Baseball
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A Favorite Spot to Watch the Sunset
A Favorite Spot to Watch the Sunset
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Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado
Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado
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Attending a Friend's Wedding
Attending a Friend's Wedding
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Jen Loves to DIY & Make Her Own Creations
Jen Loves to DIY & Make Her Own Creations
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Our Wedding Day
Our Wedding Day
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Exploring Rhode Island
Exploring Rhode Island
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Mini Golfing on a Mountain in Tennessee
Mini Golfing on a Mountain in Tennessee

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

We live in a small town in Maryland with a diverse community. Our neighborhood was just built a few years ago and most of our neighbors have children. Our neighbors are very friendly and always ready to lend a hand.

We have a spacious house with four bedrooms, a large open living area, a basement full of games and an extra room for the child to house toys and books.

Nearby Playground

There is a park and recreational center right down the street, less than five minutes away. Another park that is just 10 minutes from our home has basketball courts, baseball fields, a waterpark and a playground. We live near a naval base that has playgrounds, picnic areas and a beach. There are larger parks within 20 minutes of our home that we frequently visit to hike, go to the beach and be near the water. Each park has a unique playground that we like to visit with friends and their children.

We have many schools in our community and that we are still active with because Lyle and his dad coach baseball at the local high school.

Our town is a great place for a child to grow up and will have many different opportunities provided to them.

Our Extended Families

Family Get Together With Cousins

We both are very close to our parents and grandparents. Lyle's parents, brother and grandparents live 10 minutes from us. Jen's parents and brother live two hours away but visit once a month. We often all get together for holidays and birthdays. We love to have game nights and go out to dinner with both families and often travel together.

Our family is unique because Lyle's dad, Jen's dad, Jen's brother and Jen's grandfather all have the same name so it can be very confusing when everyone is together! We had to come up with nicknames so when we say their name they all don't answer.

Visiting Family in Florida

We have a lot of fun family traditions that we can't wait to share with a child. Every year on New Year's Day we go to Lyle's grandparents' home and have a Mexican feast. We often all go to baseball games together during summertime. Every few years, Jen's family travels with us to see family in Florida and enjoy the sunshine state.

Both families are very supportive about our adoption plan. This will be the first grandchild on either side of our extended family, and our parents are so excited to become grandparents! We are fortunate to have close-knit family and friends, many of whom have young children. We can often be found spending time with them and are eager to have a child of our own.

From Us to You

We appreciate you visiting our profile and considering adoption for your child. We cannot imagine how difficult a decision this must be for you. We promise to give your child a safe, stable and loving home.

We are a young married couple excited to become first-time parents. We have been married for several years and are ready to bring a child into our life through this process. We chose the path of adoption because we are unable to conceive biological children. We know this will be a lifelong journey and we are here to support you along this road. We admire your courage and strength and hope to give you peace of mind that your child will grow up in a wonderful home.

Currently, Lyle works for the government as a contract specialist on a naval base. He has been in his position for quite some time and enjoys his work with numbers. Jen currently works at the child care center on the naval base but plans on being a stay at home mom once we bring a child into the home. Jen loves working with children and enjoys seeing children learn and grow. We feel it's important to be present in the child's life and be there for all the big and little milestones that will occur throughout life.

For a future child, we value education, learning, respect and family life. We will encourage our child to pursue their interests and learn new things. We hope to assist our child to reach their full potential and support them in any way we can.

We are very open to having you in the child's life through letters, pictures, videos, emails and visits. We are open to having visits each year and making it work for the whole family. We are extremely close with both of our parents so this child will have four loving grandparents and two uncles that will give them tons of love. We are a very open and honest couple so we plan to share the child's adoption story with them. We will use pictures and books as a young child and then have those conversations as the child grows and matures. We will ensure the child knows you love them and how difficult the decision was for you.

Our family loves sports, games, traveling and spending time together so this child can look forward to always having something to do and someone to talk with. A day in our life consists of working, working out, making dinner, and relaxing at night by watching TV, sports or playing board games. We will always have our child as our priority and look forward to making new memories with them.

Thank you for considering us as potential parents for your child. We know that you have a very difficult decision ahead of you and we hope you can find peace in whatever decision you choose.

Lyle & Jen


Adam Sandler
Patrick Swayze
Emma Stone
JK Rowling
James Patterson
Harry Potter
To Kill a Mockingbird
Candy Bar
Reeses Cup
Hershey's Chocolate
The Simpsons
Childhood Memory
Playing Baseball
Birthday parties at Skateland
Childhood Toy
Children's Book
Lyle Lyle Crocodile
The Cat in the Hat
Myrtle Beach
Ocean City, MD
Classic Movie
Dirty Dancing
Purple and Orange
Day of Week
Brownie Sundae
Ice Cream
Disney Movie
The Lion King
Dream Car
Purple Charger
Dream Job
Baseball Coach
Sports Marketing
Dream Vacation
Tour of Italy
Family Activity
Yard Games
Game Night
Flower / Plant
French Fries
Form of Exercise
Weight Lifting
Ticket to Ride
Ticket to Ride
Holiday Song
All I Want For Christmas Is You- Mariah Carey
Holiday Tradition
Spending Time with Family
Decorating Home for Christmas
Ice Cream
Cake Batter
Junk Food
Brownie Brittle
Leisure Activity
Watching Sports
Watching TV
Memory with a Child
playing sports
Christmas Tree Festival with cousins
Memory with Spouse
Denver/San Diego trip
Myrtle Beach trips
Remember the Titans
Dirty Dancing
Movie Munchie
Movie Quote
Just tap it in- Happy Gilmore
Never Let the Fear of Striking Out Keep You From Playing the Game
Movie Type
Pitch Perfect
Musical Group
Linkin Park
Taylor Swift
Nursery Rhyme
Humpty Dumpty
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Olympic Event
Ice Hockey
Personal Hero
Grandma who passed- taught me so much
Quality about my Spouse
Everything Happens for a Reason
Red Robin
Shopping Store
Under Armour
Shake it Off- Taylor Swift
Sport to Play
Sport to Watch
Sports Star
Cal Ripken
Brian Roberts
Sports Team
Baltimore Orioles
Baltimore Orioles
Subject in School
Iron Man
Thing to Cook
Time of Day
Game Night
Game Night
TV Show
Game of Thrones
Law and Order SVU
TV Show Character
Homer Simpson
Derek Shepard from Grey's Anatomy
Type of Music
Vacation Spot
Myrtle Beach
Half Moon Cay, Bahamas
Video Game
Just Dance

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