Bill & Deannaprofile id #28225
Bill & Deanna
are hopeful adoptive parents from Washington waiting to adopt a baby.
If you are pregnant and considering placing your child for adoption, please read the following Dear Birthmother Letter.
Dear Expectant Parent(s)
Adoption is a sacred exchange that is not considered lightly by either side.
We know that you have given this decision great thought, and we are grateful that you are considering adoption. You may be feeling overwhelmed and emotional. Know that we are praying for you to have peace and strength.
We hope that we are the family you are looking for to raise your child. We have done a lot to prepare for adoption - from classes to books to conversations with other adoptive parents to a nursery that is fully stocked and ready to go. The only thing missing is a baby and birth family to love!
We are excited to grow our family through adoption - we have so much love to give! If you're looking for a childless couple that is stable, active, musical, always learning, and a little bit silly, we hope you'll read on to learn more.
We met in a Bible study in 1998, just after we graduated from college, and have been married since 2001. We are happy to be each other’s best friend and biggest cheerleader! We live with our two cats in a family-friend neighborhood in Seattle – a tremendously beautiful and fun city!
Raising kids together has been our dream since we were dating. We waited about five years before trying to start a family so that we could accomplish some dreams - Deanna went to graduate school and we backpacked around Europe - and to build a solid base to our marriage. Once we were ready, however, we quickly realized that getting pregnant wasn't going to be easy.
After three years of fertility treatments, including one round of IVF, we decided to prioritize becoming parents over becoming biological parents. Those years were a challenging time that helped us grow in our faith, our love for each other, our empathy towards others, and our commitment to be a loving and healing home for a child. Infertility was just a temporary obstacle to our dreams and we now know that we are on the right path!
We can provide a loving, stable, supportive, and safe home for a child that will allow them to flourish and reach the full potential of the person they were created to be.
Bill works as a software developer. He loves his work, especially the latest project he's working on. In his free time he sings in a men’s acapella quartet, plays softball and basketball, keeps up on Seattle and Portland sports teams, and tackles projects around the house.
Deanna works part-time as an editor and writer at a non-profit and volunteers at a children’s museum so that she's ready to be a full-time mommy when the time comes (we sure hope it's soon!). She also sews, crochets, and tends our large organic vegetable and fruit garden.
Together we are active in our church community, we love spending time with our friends and family (especially watching our nieces and nephew grow up), and cherish our quiet down time.
Being active in the outdoors – the Pacific Northwest is a beautiful part of the country – is one of our favorite recreational past-times as well as enjoying music, arts, and culture; watching our favorite TV shows and catching a movie at the theater; and just enjoying each other’s company and super silly sense of humor.
We know that one page on the internet cannot capture the fullness of who we are, so we hope you will Send us a message
or call us at 206-651-5651 to start a conversation. We'd love to learn about you, to hear your hopes and dreams for your child, and to answer any of your questions.
Thank you for taking the time to get to know us. We hope to hear from you soon!
Bill & Deanna