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Dear Birthmother,

We are excited to become first-time parents to a child of any race and to grow our family through adoption! We have been blessed with a well-established, loving marriage and a peaceful, spacious home in beautiful Pennsylvania.  The flexibility in our careers and our financial stability will allow us to share equally in the joys and responsibilities of parenting.

We anticipate special family times together singing, biking, camping, and playing games!  We look forward to embracing the everyday wonders of life as your child learns new things and discovers their unique God-given gifts and interests. 

About Us

We met in the cafeteria during our freshman year of college.  Kerry’s class on interpersonal relationships provided important communication activities that gave us a healthy start.  We married shortly after graduating from college and our bond has strengthened over the years through shared experiences and confronting life’s challenges.  

Together, we enjoy biking, hiking, kayaking, camping, attending Christian music concerts, visiting our friends in Japan, and sharing our home with others.  Similar to our own childhood experiences, we look forward to sharing bedtime stories and prayer with your child.

About Kerry

Kerry’s patience and tenderness, along with his natural ability to nurture, have uniquely prepared him for fatherhood.   He often goes out of his way to serve and care for those in need.  On many occasions, he has stopped to assist a stranded motorist or expedite a turtle crossing the road.  One evening, he stopped to save ducklings from a storm drain!

Some of Kerry’s hobbies include superhero movies, cars, and cleaning.  He enjoys taking care of the house and vehicles, and he does most of the cleaning.  Kerry loves to be with people, to laugh and to have fun.  He looks forward to funny questions, the sense of curiosity, and laughing with your child about everyday life!

About Bobbi

Bobbi’s quiet and consistent demeanor fosters a calm and secure environment for your child to grow and learn.  Her ability to listen, understand, and communicate allows her to care for others through relational ministries at our church.

Bobbi loves being outside — walking, biking, reading, working in the yard, playing soccer, or just enjoying nature.  She volunteers in the church nursery and loves to snuggle and play with the babies and toddlers.  Bobbi especially looks forward to cuddling and reading bedtime stories with your child!

Our Home

Our prairie-style three-bedroom ranch home is located in a quiet suburban community, within walking distance of several parks and schools.  True to our favorite architect, we designed our house with lots of windows and doors which draw people outside to the large deck and patio.  Downstairs is a fully finished walk-out basement with even more space for playing!  

We enjoy hosting picnics on the deck, sitting around the fire with friends, and watching movies in the theater room. We have had many occasions to share our home with international students from Japan, Spain, Korea, and China.  When your child is older, we would hope to continue similar hosting opportunities and learn about other cultures together.

Our Family

We were both blessed to grow up in loving Christian families who taught us to use our God-given resources and strengths to serve others.  Kerry’s sister loves to cook, and we spend Thanksgiving with her and her family each year.  Bobbi’s brother and his family live at a lake nearby, and they take our family and friends boating, tubing, and wake-boarding in the summer.  Together, we all look forward to welcoming your child into the family!  

 

Our Promise

We commit to providing a home where your child is always loved and accepted, and where their uniqueness is recognized and appreciated.  We promise to teach your child the values of respect, love, and grace through modeling these values in our home, teaching them through everyday events, and attending church together regularly.  Our hearts’ desire is that our home will be a safe place where we explore, laugh, and grow together. 

We hope to build a relationship with you through updates, pictures, and occasional visits if you wish.

To learn more about us, please call or text Lifetime at 1.800.923.6784.

Learn More About Kerry & Bobbi

  Kerry Bobbi
Our EducationBachelor of Science in Family StudiesBachelor of Arts in Computer Science
Our ProfessionsOwner/Operator of House Painting businessComputer Systems Engineer
Stay-At-HomePart-timePart-time
Our Racial BackgroundCaucasianCaucasian
Some of Kerry & Bobbi's Favorites
Family ActivityCampingPlaying Games
DessertApple PieDark Chocolate Covered Fruit
Household ChoreVacuumingMowing the lawn
ExerciseBikingHiking
Childhood MemoryGrandma reading bedtime stories and singing to meBuilding snow slides and sledding with my family in the front yard
Romantic VacationMaui, HawaiiMaui, Hawaii
Country to VisitJapanJapan
More About Our Family
Our Faith

Our faith in Jesus is a daily journey of learning to love better. We are active in a grace-filled church that is centered on God’s love and how we care for others. We are blessed with a great support system of trusted Christian friends who connect regularly to encourage and challenge one another. Our church includes many families who have adopted children, fostered children, or hosted international students in their homes.

Our Cultural Experiences

Over the years, we have traveled to Peru, Japan, Jordan, Israel, and Mexico. Many of these trips were service-oriented, relationship-building trips where we engaged in the culture directly.
We have been blessed with many opportunities to share our home with international students from Japan, Spain, Korea, and China.  Most visit for a few weeks to experience a new culture and learn conversational English, and two girls from Japan have stayed longer while they attended school in our area.

Our Musical Interest

We both enjoy singing and listening to music, primarily Christian contemporary music like MercyMe. On our first date, we sang together in the car to the songs on the radio!
Growing up, we both played musical instruments and sang in school choirs. Bobbi played the piano and trombone, and Kerry played the violin.

Our Community

Our area has many beautiful lakes, streams, and family-friendly hiking/biking trails. In the summer and fall, there are festivals and fairs to attend. We are close enough for day trips to animal parks like Lake Tobias, to amusement parks like Hershey Park, and to cities like Gettysburg PA and Washington DC to explore our country’s history.

We live in the state of...

Pennsylvania

We Prefer a Child Who Is...
Age of Child

Newborn to 3 months old

Gender

Either

Ethnicity of ChildAny
Future Contact with Birth Family

We hope to build a relationship with you through letters, pictures, and visits if you wish.

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Lifetime Adoption Florida Seal of ApprovalLifetime Adoption, Inc.
is a Licensed Florida Child
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(License #100084254)

 

 

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