Kaylie & Brett
We want to thank you for considering us and we cannot begin to express how excited we are at becoming an adoptive family. We understand that this must not be an easy decision, but please know that your courage at this time is providing so much hope, both for us and for your child, who deserves all the love and encouragement that we know we would be able to give. We understand that there are many things to consider and would like you to know that we will provide all the love, support and attention we can for a child. Parenting is going to be our top priority and we intend to have one of us as a full time stay at home parent. We look forward to getting to know you and we are very excited to move forward on this journey with you.
What Brings Us to You
In 2017 we found out we were pregnant, but we had a miscarriage early in the pregnancy. We were told that pregnancy would be difficult and would carry significant risk for Kaylie. It was a difficult time for both of us, but it made us closer.
Our nephew was born in 2015 and watching that little man grow has been such an amazing experience. Over the last few years, we realized that raising a child was something that we wanted. Adoption has been in our hearts and seems like the best path for us. Our family has always been very supportive of the idea. We know any child would be welcomed with open arms by our extended family members. We had always talked about adoption being the way we would want to grow our family and after years of building our life together we are finally ready for that next phase in life
Get to Know Us
We met in college while pursuing our degrees and have been happily together since 2011. After sitting across from each other in class we quickly became best friends and still are to this day. Neither of us had been very focused on dating or relationships but that changed almost instantly once we started to spend time together. We are so grateful to have a best friend as a partner.
In 2014 we bought our first home after renting a small townhouse while Kaylie finished college. On Thanksgiving of 2015 we got engaged and were married in December of 2016 at the (supposedly) haunted Stanley Hotel. Through good times and bad we have always been there for each other and after over a decade together we are excited to grow our little family. Whatever we are doing, it is always better together. Presently we like to spend our time outdoors hiking, improving the yard or working on the garden, spending evenings by the fireplace either listening to audiobooks or relaxing with the dogs.
We most enjoy spending time with each other regardless of what we are doing. We get along so well, and everything is more fun together. Specifically, we enjoy getting outdoors either hiking or driving up through the mountain roads. Some days we just like to relax and catch up on our favorite shows or play some video games together. Kaylie has a few spots she grew up camping and fishing at that we continue to visit as a family. Reading books or listening to audiobooks while on the road.
About Brett - by Kaylie
Brett is my rock and my adventure. He is always a constant in my life, he is incredibly patient and kind, and his sense of humor always keeps me on my toes. He is a kid at heart, and I know he is going to be an amazing father. Watching our nieces and nephew grow up with him makes my heart full. He has inspired our nephew to have a love for creating, building, and problem solving. They can sit together for hours and build lego sets or build imaginary worlds playing with toys. He keeps me level when I get stressed out and always finds a way to make me smile.
He loves collecting vintage cards and memorabilia and we have several shelves dedicated to his collection in our family room, but every time our nephew comes over our nephew always gets to play with any of the toys or collectables he wants. Life has always been an adventure and I cannot wait to go on more with him and hopefully a little one too.
About Kaylie - by Brett
Kaylie has been my best friend for as long as we have known each other. She is going to make an absolutely amazing mother. She is the most generous person I have ever known, super patient and kind. Kaylie has always been easy to be around and makes friends with anyone she meets. For years she worked as a nanny and has raised kids from toddler age all the way through high school, so I am confident she knows what she is doing and what is best for a child as they age.
Kaylie went to school for Geology and is still very passionate about her field. Every hike we go on she ends up wanting to take some unique rock home with us or pointing out some cool formation. Kaylie is extremely smart in her domain, and I know that education and passion will be attributes she instills in a child.
Kaylie is a hard worker and will teach that same ethic to children. We both understand the value of education and consistency for a child.
Our Home & Pets
In 2019 we moved out of our starter home and into a suburban area closer to family and work. It is on the corner of a cul-de-sac with a large backyard area for a child to play. We have a small garden set up around the edge of the yard where we are growing peaches, apples, cherries, blackberries, strawberries and raspberries every year. It is on a quiet street with plenty of trails and a large park nearby to explore as a child grows. There are a number of families with children in the cul-de-sac and families that are young enough for a child to find easy friends. We are about a 30-minute drive to get into the mountains to the west of us with all sorts of fun things to do.
We have adopted 3 senior cats over the years. Our two oldest black cats love laying in the sun and sleeping, but Nyx our Main Coon rules the roost, she is the queen of the house and knows it. We have two Alaskan Klee Kai; Lu the oldest has a never-ending reservoir of energy and is constantly on the go. Phox is our loveable goofball, with a heart of gold but often forgets how to dog.
Before You Go
We want to thank you for considering us, and if you choose an adoption plan and pick us as an adoptive family, we want you to know we want to honor you, your heritage, your traditions, and have you and your story be a part of this child's life.
We promise to give your child a healthy loving home where endless adventure, fun, and laughter reign. We promise to give this child every opportunity we can provide, and we will let them be themselves and will encourage any activity or hobby that makes them happy and whole. We promise tree climbing, imagination, and learning will always be a foundation and we will encourage new ideas and traditions always.
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