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Robb & Jill

Thank you for giving us the chance to introduce ourselves. We're very excited to continue growing our family through adoption. We love being parents, and want more than anything the chance to welcome a new child into our family. If you should choose us as parents for your child, we would provide tons of love and a warm, nurturing environment.

About Us

Robb
Jill
Job
Systems Technician
Future Stay-at-Home Mom
Education
Some College - Studied Computer Science
Bachelor's Degree in English
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

Type of Education We Will Provide

A Nice Weekend Outside

Education is definitely an important factor in a child's life and we are lucky to live in an area that has a really strong school system. Our city is a college town with a well-known university, so there is ample opportunity here for a great education.

In addition to taking advantage of the public education system, as parents we really look forward to helping our child learn on a daily basis. Childhood is such an exciting time to discover what interests you about the world around you, and we really want to nurture all of our child's interests. We both look forward to sharing with them things that we know, and also learning new things with them. We want to instill in our child a real love of learning. We want them to feel the joy of learning new things and to find learning fun. Above all, we want to make sure that they feel empowered to learn anything they want to, and to enjoy learning new things their whole lives, as well as making sure that they have access to any higher education they want to pursue for their careers.

Our Lifestyle

Robb Loves to Grill

We enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities throughout the year. We usually make sure we spend time outdoors every weekend, whether it's going for a hike with our two dogs, kayaking or bike riding. We are very fortunate to live in an area where there are many parks, hiking areas, and lakes. In fall, we always visit local farms to enjoy the corn mazes, pumpkins, and playing with the baby goats and rabbits. One of the farms we visit has a huge activity area for children and we cannot wait to have a child to take with us.

Jill in the Garden

When Robb has free time, he loves cooking on his grill, and building things, from small furniture, to fish aquariums and water-gardens. He loves spending time relaxing in our yard, playing with the dogs, playing Frisbee, and enjoying downtime in the hammock. He is really looking forward to having a little girl or boy to play ball and yard games with.

Jill enjoys working in the garden in summer, and doing art projects year round. Some of her favorites are drawing, embroidery and photography. She also loves books. She is looking forward to having a child to do art projects with and read books to.

Both of us can't wait to spend time playing with our child and going for walks with them, pulling them in a wagon, or buying them their first tricycle. In general, spending time together as a family, whatever activity we are doing, is very valuable to us.

Our Pets

Jill & Ham

We are definitely a family that likes being surrounded by living things. We have two dogs, named Ham and Egg, who bring so much joy and laughter to our home life. We count them as part of the family. In addition to them, we also have a cat named Hugo and a bunch of little fish. All of our pets add to our happiness level and we really enjoy taking care of them. One of our favorite things to do first thing in the morning is to go out on the sun porch and feed the fish. They all come swimming up to the surface and are fun to watch. Our two dogs love going for hikes outside, playing in the yard, and they love going for car rides, to the point where if we open the garage door, they get excited. Besides pets, we also like gardening outside and feeding the birds and other critters that visit our yard. There are a few wild rabbits that I think live under our deck most of the year. Spending time outside and enjoying the nature around us has definitely given us a way to slow down and enjoy life more. Similarly, our pets have added a deeper level of happiness to our family life. They really expanded our hearts and capacity to be loving people, I think, corny as that sounds, because we love them so much.

Photos

Lake Trip Up North
Lake Trip Up North
Annual Trip to the Christmas Tree Farm
Annual Trip to the Christmas Tree Farm
Happy Together
Happy Together
Hammock Time With Ham
Hammock Time With Ham
Summer Hike With Edgar
Summer Hike With Edgar
A Sunny Day by the Lake
A Sunny Day by the Lake
Fourth of July
Fourth of July
We Like Kayaking in the Summer
We Like Kayaking in the Summer
Robb Hiking
Robb Hiking
Visiting a Petting Zoo With Our Nephew
Visiting a Petting Zoo With Our Nephew
On Vacation in the Smokey Mountains
On Vacation in the Smokey Mountains
Our Wedding Day
Our Wedding Day
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Lake Trip Up North
Lake Trip Up North
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Annual Trip to the Christmas Tree Farm
Annual Trip to the Christmas Tree Farm
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Happy Together
Happy Together
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Hammock Time With Ham
Hammock Time With Ham
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Summer Hike With Edgar
Summer Hike With Edgar
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A Sunny Day by the Lake
A Sunny Day by the Lake
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Fourth of July
Fourth of July
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We Like Kayaking in the Summer
We Like Kayaking in the Summer
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Robb Hiking
Robb Hiking
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Visiting a Petting Zoo With Our Nephew
Visiting a Petting Zoo With Our Nephew
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On Vacation in the Smokey Mountains
On Vacation in the Smokey Mountains
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Our Wedding Day
Our Wedding Day

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

We found our house in Wisconsin driving around one Sunday. We turned down a pretty street, lined with honey-locust trees and were excited to see a nice blue house for sale. The front bay window, large backyard and sunroom sold it for us, plus three bedrooms meant we had room for kids.

We have continued to love our neighborhood for its family friendliness. There are many families on our block with small children. We see couples pushing strollers and walking little ones daily. One little boy loves zooming by on his bicycle, followed by his dad.

Our house backs up to open green space so we see lots of wildlife, including deer, turkeys, cranes and a fox. We live within walking distance to two parks, both of which have open space and playground equipment for small kids.

We are a ten minute drive to one of Wisconsin's many beautiful lakes, a fantastic botanical garden, and our local library, which has weekly story times for kids. We also have two local farm with kid's activities including lots of baby goats, rabbits and piglets.

Jill's favorite room in our house is the sunroom; its many windows give us a great view of the changing seasons. Robb's favorite is either the deck where he likes cooking on the grill, or his workbench where he designs and builds aquariums.

Our Extended Families

Jill's Family

Both sides of our extended family are very excited about us adopting a child. On Robb's side of the family we had the addition of baby Zoe, Robb's niece, in late 2019, and Robb's mom is looking forward to adding another grandchild to dote on.

Similarly, on Jill's side of the family, both of her parents would love to have another grandchild to spoil, as they do her nephew Caleb. We get asked about once a week how the adoption is going. There are siblings on both sides excited to be aunts and uncles.

Playing With Our Nephew

We have quite a bit of family locally, as all of Robb's extended family live near to us, including his mom, sisters, cousins and nieces. We see family often and there is always a lot of good food involved.

We also have extended family in several other states. Jill's family lives in both Illinois and Arkansas, and we see them at either Thanksgiving or Christmas. Being Southern, Jill's mom makes a drool-worthy pecan pie every major holiday, and very good cornbread.

We feel lucky to have all of the family support that we have, and look forward to sharing that with a child.

From Us to You

First of all, a warm hello from both of us. We appreciate you taking the time to learn more about us. We'll try our best to give you a snapshot of who we are, so hopefully by the end of this, you can feel like you know us a little bit better. We are Jill and Robb. We have been married for almost three years now. Jill is really looking forward to being a stay-at-home mom. She has worked mostly in libraries and enjoys doing art. Robb works in fire alarms and security systems, and is good at fixing things. We also have two great dogs, named Ham and Edgar (Egg for short) who we love a lot. In general, we are a pretty down-to-earth family who love humor and jokes. One of the first things that attracted Jill to Robb was his sense of humor and we still enjoy making each other laugh. Since getting married, we have been fortunate enough to get to a place in our lives where we have a comfortable home and life. Now that we are in a great house, and have a loving family, we could not be more excited to become parents to a little boy or girl, and to share our lives and happiness with them. Our dream is to provide a safe and loving home to a child, and to do our best to help them grow into happy, confident adults.

In our free time, we really love simple things, like playing in the yard and watching the rabbits and deer that come around. We like cooking out and going for walks and hikes with our dogs. We are fortunate to live in a city that not only has a great educational system, but is also bordered by two lakes and surrounded by lots of natural beauty. There are many places here to enjoy the outdoors. We also really enjoy travelling and look forward to exploring new places as a family. Plus, we can't wait to get to spend holidays with a child and creating great memories with them, whether it's watching them open their presents at Christmas, or helping them make costumes at Halloween, or hunting for Easter Eggs.

While we are very excited about becoming adoptive parents, we also really want to make sure that the birth parents we work with feel good and confident about their choosing us. We are glad that open adoption exists for this reason. We would be happy to share pictures and letters with you, and to work with you to figure out what type of ongoing relationship we will have together. Whether it is communicating via email, phone or sending photos through photo sharing, we really want you to feel comfortable with how we are doing as parents. We also want you to know that we understand your needs may change over time. Being the birth parents gives you a very special place in our hearts and our child will always know how much they are and were loved by you.

It is really impossible to fully express how excited and hopeful we are to become parents. And we are so grateful to you for considering our profile. We hope this letter helped you know us a little bit better. We look forward to getting to know you and learning more about each other in the future, and providing whatever support we can.

Warmly yours,

Robb & Jill

Favorites

Robb
Jill
Actor
Ryan Reynolds
Keanu Reeves
Actress
Betty White
Melissa McCarthy
Animal
Octopus
Dog
Author
Ray Bradbury
Sue Grafton
Book
Dandelion Wine
To Kill a Mockingbird
Candy Bar
Almond Snickers
Almond Joy
Cartoon
Adventure Time
King of the Hill
Childhood Memory
Seeing Transformers the Movie with my dad
Going to Chicago with my parents
Childhood Toy
Transformers
I had a small stuffed dog called "Honeydog"
Children's Book
Rascal
Diary of a Wombat
City
Frankfort KY
New York
Classic Movie
The Thin Man
Suspicion
Color
Blue
Blue-green
Day of Week
Saturday
Tuesday
Dessert
Tiramasu
Pecan pie
Disney Movie
Lilo & Stitch
Brave
Dream Car
1970 Cutlass 442
Red MG convertible
Dream Job
Writer
Write & illustrate children's books
Dream Vacation
A trip to any type of Rain Forest
Seeing Europe
Family Activity
Family Drives
Bike riding
Flower / Plant
Orchids
Sunflowers
Food
BBQ
Spaghetti
Form of Exercise
Hiking
Walking/Hiking
Fruit
Banana
Clementine oranges
Game
Scrabble
Badminton
Hobby
Fish Keeping
Drawing
Holiday
Thanksgiving
Halloween
Holiday Song
"I Yust Go Nuts At Christmas" Yorgi Yorgesson
Joy to the World
Holiday Tradition
Cooking dinner for my family
Going to find a Christmas tree
Ice Cream
Butter Brickle
Chocolate, also drumsticks
Junk Food
Flaming Hot Funyons
Cookies
Leisure Activity
Kayaking
Bike Riding
Magazine
National Geographic
Birds and Blooms
Memory with a Child
Petting Zoo with me and Jill's nephew Caleb
Going to the petting zoo with my nephew
Memory with Spouse
Driving to Orlando Florida in my old Forrester from our home in Wisconsin
Our wedding day
Movie
Deadpool 2
Raising Arizona
Movie Munchie
Pretzel Bites
Popcorn & Junior Mints
Movie Quote
"NO DISSASSEMBLE!" - Short Circuit
"Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice!"
Movie Type
Sci-Fi
Comedy
Musical
South Pacific
Little Shop of Horrors
Musical Group
The Pixies
Missy Elliott
Nursery Rhyme
Three Little Kittens
Jack be nimble
Olympic Event
Hockey
Ice skating
Personal Hero
Patton Oswalt
Betty White
Play
Little Shop of Horrors
The Miss Firecracker Contest
Poet
Robert Frost
Edgar Allan Poe
Quality about my Spouse
Jill is a wonderful, caring, and unique person I can trust with anything.
His sense of humor
Quote
"A wise man must sometimes play a fool to fool wise men."
"You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks."
Restaurant
Smokey Johns BBQ
Sushi
Sandwich
Rueben
BLT
Shopping Store
Petco
Target
Song
"Dig For Fire" The Pixies
Candy by Iggy Pop
Sport to Play
Bags
Badminton
Sport to Watch
Football
Baseball
Sports Star
Aaron Rogers
Mariano Rivera
Sports Team
Green Bay Packers
The Yankees
Subject in School
Biology
English
Superhero
Spider Man
Ant Man
Thing to Cook
BBQ
Home Made Veggie Soup
Time of Day
Night Time
Evening
Tradition
Cheese Plates during Packer Games
Thanksgiving Meal
TV Show
The Mandalorian
Murder She Wrote
TV Show Character
Columbo
Jessica Fletcher
Type of Music
Rock
Pop/rock/R&B
Vacation Spot
The Woods
Anywhere with an Ocean
Video Game
Metroid
Mario Kart

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