- New Jersey -
Hi! We're Brooke & Joey, and we're so glad that you're here to learn more about us! We are grateful and excited to become first-time parents through adoption! A bit about us: we met on a dating app when we were in our early 20s. We've been together for 9 years and married for 5 years. In our spare time, we like to hike, play tennis, and take our pup to the dog park. We also enjoy doing jigsaw puzzles and escape rooms together. We look forward to meeting you & sharing this journey with you.
Brooke grew up in NJ (and subsequently converted Joey to a Jersey boy!). She's a creative person - she loves to write poetry! - and is a big fan of reading mystery & thriller books. She also loves to cook - she makes mean truffle parm mushrooms - and spend time with her loved ones. Brooke's family and friends describe her as generous, loyal, and open-minded. She's the first one to help those who need it, and she's very compassionate. For work, Brooke manages recruitment for a software company, where her favorite part of her job is building a diverse, supportive team. Her favorite foods are penne vodke, sushi, and ice cream, and her go-to karaoke song is "Eye of the Tiger." She also has a flexible schedule and works fully from home - meaning that she'll be able to make being a mom her #1 priority!
Joey grew up on Long Island, NY, and has reluctantly become a true "Jersey boy." He is a big sports fan, and loves supporting his teams - including the Vikings, the Yankees, and the Penguins! Joey also enjoys playing word games and spending quality time with family and friends. Those closest to him describe his personality as magnetic and charismatic - he lights up whatever room he's in. He's also hardworking, focused and optimistic. For work, Joey manages client relations for an advertising company. He has a strong work/life balance and is always home in time to have dinner with Brooke.
Hi, we’re Brooke and Joey! We’re so appreciative that you’ve taken the time to learn about us! While we haven’t met you yet, we know that you are strong, selfless, and courageous – and for that, we couldn’t be more grateful.
If you choose us to raise your child, please know that they will be provided with lots of love and warmth, and that we’ll strive to fulfill all of the hopes that you have for them. You will always be honored & respected in our home. While we can’t pretend to know what you’re feeling, we want you to know that we we’ll embrace & support you however we can.
We are so ready to become first-time parents through adoption, and this is the sole way that we are looking to grow our family. Additionally, both sides of our extended family were built through adoption! Our family is warm, loving, and and supportive. We are open- minded and forward-thinking, and your child will be embraced with open arms.
We truly can’t wait to make our dreams of parenthood a reality, and we look forward to maintaining the level of openness that you are comfortable with. We are sending you strength and love.
Our neighborhood is quiet, safe, diverse & welcoming!
We live in the New Jersey suburbs. Our house has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, and plenty of space for family! We have a large, fully fenced-in backyard, making it an awesome place for outdoor fun and games.
We live 2 blocks away from a public park, which has a playground, walking trails, and baseball fields. It also has tennis courts, where we spend a lot of time, as we both played varsity tennis in high school!
We also live a 45 minute drive away from New York City, and one of our favorite things to do there is go to Broadway shows. A couple of our favorites are Hamilton and Come From Away. Your child would live in the peacefulness of the suburbs, but still have easy access to one of the world’s most vibrant cities.
Your child would have a spacious, peaceful nursery, with lots of natural light and overlooking our backyard. Our home is set up so that a little one can comfortably stay in our room for as long as is needed – but the nursery is right down the hall from our room. Additionally, we plan to convert our sunroom to a playroom once the little one is old enough!
Our 4 year old pup, Shiloh, is a big part of our lives. We knew that we wanted to get a dog together right after we got married, but Joey wanted a Siberian Husky, and Brooke wanted a Pomeranian. Our first big compromise as a married couple was to get a Pomsky – a mix of the two! He’s never met a person or dog who he doesn’t love (and he is fantastic with children – he can’t wait to be a big brother).
We have a big, adoring family. Your child would grow up with 4 grandparents, 1 great-grandma, 5 aunts and uncles, and 5 cousins nearby. Check out a bit more about us below:
In addition to celebrating the below, we’re just as excited to create new traditions with your child – and to honor any traditions that you’d like passed on.