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Thank so much for stopping by my page. I am grateful to have the chance to share with you a glimpse about my life, and my dreams about starting a family. I am a single woman, who has a fulfilling life of friends and family, a rewarding career, and enriching hobbies. I approach life with optimism, joy, love and gratefulness. I love laughing and enjoying life to the fullest. I have strong values that I live by including gratitude, kindness, acceptance of others, loving and acceptance of oneself, and sharing with the less fortunate.
I have reached a time in my life when I know I’m ready and so excited to start my own family. Choosing adoption over starting my family by having my biological child was relatively an easy one. I have friends whose lives have been touched by adoption and others who created their families with adoption. I knew that adoption was also the right decision for me. I cannot wait to open my heart to my baby and build the next chapter of my life with him/her.
I’m so grateful that I have a tremendous support system as I plan for and dream about my baby. My mother, who cannot wait to become a grandmother for the second time, my sister and brother-in-law who are already counting the days until they become the aunt and uncle to my baby are ready to provide the extra care that will be necessary at times as our whole family expands the arrival of my baby—not to mention the boatloads of love.
I have so much respect for you for considering an adoption plan as it shows how much you love and care for your baby. If I am given the privilege to be your child’s parent, I promise to love him/her unconditionally, provide him/her with a loving, fun and stable home and the best education possible. I would forever honor the difficult yet loving decision that you made, and would also respect your degree of openness that you choose. Whatever your decision is, I wish you love, health and only the best.
I understand that children who join families through adoption will or may experience issues of loss. I experienced loss as a child when my father died suddenly. I understand the true meaning of grief and sadness that remained with me through adult years year. I know how important it is to allow individuals time to grieve and. During those times, it is important to show love and compassion. I will show sensitivity in talking with my future child about his/her adoption story depending on their age and temparament.
As a parent, I plan to implement positive parenting, promoting confidence in my child, giving them enough space to explore their interests and their skills. Instead of serious punishments, I would like to have conversations with my child about issues that may come up and how to handle them ahead of time.
Ada is a very shy 13-year old rescue. However, once she gets to know someone, she is extremely friendly. Her favorite pass times are eating and sunbathing :)
My sister and I only 2 and half years apart and very close apart, and we’re very close. Many say that we look like twins but I tend to disagree. My brother-in-law has been in our family for 14 years now, and is like a brother to me. He is great with kids, particularly in teaching them anything involving hiking, biking, swimming, playing basketball, soccer and of course being there for them as a role model. I spend a lot of my time with my five-and-a-half-year-old niece. She and I have developed a very special bond, pretty much since her birth. Whether we’re throwing one of our famous two-person dance parties, preparing shows for her dolls, collecting shells from the beach, practicing the alphabet with a made-up song of our own, or simply talking about the highs and more importantly the lows of her day – as she knows she can tell me anything, our time together is always special, fun, full of love and teachable moments for both of us. My niece showed me how much love I have to share with a child.
My mother cannot wait to become a grandmother for the second time. My sister and brother-in-law are already counting the days until they become the aunt and uncle to a child. My entire family is ready to provide the extra care that will be necessary at times as our whole family will expand upon the addition of a child—as well as the boatloads of love. I’m so grateful to have such a tremendous support system as I plan for and dream about being a mom.
If there’s one thing that I would love to share with my child, it is traveling! I love traveling–domestically and internationally. During the summer times, the travel is often to the coast so we can enjoy the water and of course swimming! I love swimming and luckily there’s a pool in my building community, guarded by a lifeguard, during summer months. I cannot wait to share these experiences with my child.