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H
i!WeareMattandMichelle;ayoung,energeticChristian
couplewithaloveforfamilyget-togethersandweekend
drives.Withseveraladoptedcousinsinourfamily,adop-
tionisanexcitingandlovingchoicetous.Wehavealwaysdreamedof
thedaywebecomeparentsandweareoverwhelmedwithexcitement
aboutbeingfirsttimeparents!
about us
Wearehappilymarriedandtrulybestfriends.Welovespending
timetogether;takingbikeridesorwalks,playingtennis,swimming
atourneighborhoodpool,ortakingweekenddrivesthroughthe
cityorcountryside.Welovetocelebrateanddecorateourhomefor
allholidays.Ourfamilyandfriendsareveryimportanttousandwe
lookforwardtoourlargegatheringsforbirthdaysandholidays,or
justabackyardbarbeque.Wecomefromabigfamilyandbelievethe
morethemerrier.Wearealllookingforwardtothedaywhenour
livesandtraditionswillbeenrichedwiththeloveofachild.
my wife, michelle
Michelleisthemostlovingandcaringwifeamancaneveraskfor.
Shehasauniquewayofwarminguparoomrightaway,thatothers
feelinstantaneously.Michelleisalwaysthereforfamilyandfriends
offeringalltheloveandsupportshehas.Michellelovestoentertain,
cook,careforanddecorateourhome.Shehasmadeitawarmand
cozyenvironment.EveryyearMichellemakeshundredsofChrist-
mascookiestosharewitheveryone.Shelovestomaketraditionsand
issoexcitedtosharethemwithachild.Michelleisalsoverywell
educatedwithseveraldegreesineducationandtheologyandIknow
shecan'twaittobeastay-at-homemommy.
my husband, matthew
Matthewistheloveofmylife,mybestfriend,myconfidant.Heis
calm,kindandenthusiasticaboutlifeandanticipatingfatherhood.
Iknowhewillbeanamazingdaddy.Mattalwaysthinksofhimself
last.FriendsandfamilyknowtheycanalwayscountonMattwhen
theyneeda"handyman"tohelpoutaroundthehouse,orjust
someonetospendthedaywith.Mattisabigcollectorofcoinsand
baseballcards.Healsolovestowatchfootballandisahistorybuff!
FamilyisMatt'snumberonepriorityandbeingself-employedallows
himtheflexibilitytobehomeatthedropofahat.Matt'sloveoflife,
beliefandfaithinGod,andutterselflessnesswillsurelybeshared
andpassedontoachild.Hisactionsaretrueexamplesoflove.
our home and pets
OurhomeisinawonderfulneighborhoodinPennsylvania.Wehave
fourbedroomsandsavedoneespeciallyforthebaby.Ourneigh-
borhoodhasseveralplaygrounds,apool,tenniscourts,andweare
surroundedbyfamilieswithchildren.Drivingthroughourareaitis
notunusualtoseefarmswithbuffalo,cows,deerorhorses.Yet,we
aresoclosetogreatshopping,awonderfulchurch,andofcourseour
family.Wealsoliveinawonderfulschooldistrict.Weexperience
allfourseasons.Weequally
enjoywintersnowfallsand
springflowersonsunnydays.
Wehavetwoadorablekitties,
LibbyandAllieandagerbil
namedSals.Wealsohavea
hugesaltwaterfishtank.We
wouldlovetohaveapuppy
too,butwearewaitinguntil
wehaveachildtosharethat
wonderfultimewithachild.
our family and
friends
Wecomefromlarge,loving
andsupportivefamiliesthat
arethrilledwiththeanticipationofwelcominganewmemberof
thefamilythroughadoption.Growingupwithourfamily'slovehas
helpedtomakeusthepeoplewearetoday.Strongfaithandalove
forGod,respectofothers,andhopeareallvalueswelearnedfrom
ourparentsandpraywewillimpartonourchild.
our promise to you
Wepromisetoloveyourchildunconditionallywithallofourhearts
andprovideahomefilledwithfaithinGod,lotsofhugs,kisses,fun,
andfamilytradition.Wewillraiseyourchildtoknowandbeproud
oftheiradoptionstoryandpromiseheorshewillknowaboutyou.
Wewillprovideanexcellenteducationandwillalwaysencourage
himorhertomeettheirpotential.Wewillsupportyourchildin
achievingtheirdreams.Ifyouwant,weareopentocontactthrough
picturesandletters.Ifyouwouldlikemoreinformationaboutus,
pleasecontactLifetimeat1-800-923-6784.
Matthew & Michelle
matthew & michelle
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