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Dear Birthmother,

We are so thankful you are taking the time to get to know us better! We are a family of 3 excited to welcome your child into our home, and journey through the adoption experience. We strongly encourage dreams, aspirations, education, and exercise. As a fun, loving family, we are excited to share our adventures with your child. Thank you for considering us, and we look forward to hearing your story if you would like to share!

About Us

We grew up in the same city, had the same group of friends, and at one point went to the same school. Somehow, we never met in grade school, but we finally met several years later. It was like we were circling each other until God was ready for us to meet, so it was obvious to us both that we should get married. We have complete trust in each other and know we can rely on one another. Long adventures and vacations are something that we and our son, Clayton, like to do at least twice a year: going to amusement parks, the beach, skiing, hiking, and camping. We are excited to share our future adventures with your child.

Kayla

Compassionate, nurturing, confident, and spirited, Kayla bears all the virtues of an incredible wife and mother. As a natural artist, she observes the world from a unique perspective and teaches me to see life differently.  Kayla has an adventurous heart, craving new experiences and appreciating all the sights this world has to offer. While adventurous, she does enjoy staying home and playing video games. She’s the master of silly faces and always has Clayton and I laughing hysterically.  Kayla puts the needs of her family above her own, comforting and providing for those around her. She is an excellent drawer and painter and is looking forward to sharing these gifts with your child.

Taylor

Open-minded and up for anything, Taylor is always ready to take on the world. He enjoys being outdoors and hiking. From YouTube to hands-on experiences, he loves learning new things any way possible. He might be ready to take on the world, but he is also laid-back, and it is easy to be yourself around him. Taylor is an amazing father to my son, Clayton, and has been a truly wonderful role model for him. Taylor is good with his hands and can fix anything broken around the house! I love that he is musically gifted with piano, guitar, and singing. He is looking forward to sharing his musical talents with your child.

Clayton and Our Family

Our twelve-year-old son, Clayton, is athletic and has played several sports including soccer, baseball, gymnastics, racquetball, tennis, and swimming. Soccer is his favorite team sport so far! Clayton is active, yet on rainy days he likes playing video/computer games. He is excited to be a big brother and we know that he will be a great role model for his younger sibling!

We have a large extended family with more than 20 nieces, nephews, and cousins, so your child will have plenty of playmates. Since everyone lives close to our home, family get-togethers are frequent and we always have a blast! All of our aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews are ecstatic about your child becoming part of our family and look forward to welcoming them with open arms.

Our Home Sweet Home in Alabama

We live in a one story, 3 bedroom house that’s very open with a large fenced backyard. Our full size trampoline, tetherball set, shed, and patio don’t even take up half of the backyard, which means there is plenty of room for a playground! We already have a room painted and ready for your child!

We like that we live on a quiet cul-de-sac street where few cars drive and several police officers live, which makes it safe for kids to play outside. The zoned schools have excellent ratings, and everything we need is less than a 10-minute drive away.

Our Promise

We promise to provide your child with love, affection, support, and faith.  We are committed to ensuring your child has all the opportunities to succeed including education, family support, and cultural experiences.

We are excited to teach your child and look forward to sharing with them all that we know and all that we learn through God.  We look forward to sharing your child’s milestones with you however you feel most comfortable.  We’d love to hear more about your story and your dreams for your child.

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

Learn More About Taylor & Kayla

  Taylor Kayla
Our EducationBachelor's Degree Business Administration/Information SystemsCurrently Attending Nursing School For Bachelor's in Nursing
Our ProfessionsOracle Database Administrator/Government IT ContractorStudent
Stay-At-HomeNoYes
Our Racial BackgroundWhiteWhite
Some of Taylor & Kayla's Favorites
SeasonSummerSpring!
Sports to playUltimate Frisbee Volleyball and softball
ShowPsych, Lost, & SupernaturalGrey’s Anatomy, The Office, & Inu Yasha
FoodPrime RibBlack Olive Pizza
Activity with ClaytonPlaying soccerHiking and looking for cool rocks
HobbyPlaying music on the piano and guitarOil painting & playing video games
MoviesGood Will Hunting, School of Rock, & The AvengersAvatar, Underworld, Event Horizon, & Mulan
More About Our Family
Our Special Interests

During weekends, the three of us love playing racquetball, throwing a baseball or football, going to the mud pit and finding cool rocks for Clayton's collection, and walking our two Siberian Huskies. Since Taylor has a large extended family, we have several birthdays and other events we all celebrate together throughout the year. Clayton loves having five(yes five) Christmases!

Our Faith

Both of us having been raised in strong Christian households, it's our love for Christ that really makes this family so strong. Through prayer and our faith in the Word, God has brought us closer together, and led us here: one step closer to welcoming home our newest blessing.

Our Musical Interest

Kayla loves rock, classic and modern, and Taylor just enjoys anything he can sing along to. We both come from a musical background, so we share the appreciation of just about all things musical. In general, Taylor enjoys the more mellow, laid-back, feel-good music, while Kayla enjoys music that gets her motivated.

About Our Home

We have a one story, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house with a large fenced backyard. Our full size trampoline, tetherball set, shed, and patio don't even take up half of the backyard, which means there is plenty of room for a playground! We live on a cul-de-sac street where few cars drive, which makes it safer for kids to play outside.

Our Child

We have one son, Clayton, who is just a joy to be around. He's fun-loving, quick-witted, and has a passion for helping others. He's always talking about how much he really wants a younger sibling; he wants someone to play with, to teach, and to stick up for. He dreams of being a geologist one day, exploring the world and finding amazing gem stones and other natural treasures. As happy as he is with our family the way it is, he could not be more excited to welcome the new addition with whom God will bless us.

We live in the state of . . .

Alabama. The beautiful country-side, the proximity to the ocean, the excellent educational opportunites, and its rich history really make Alabama a wonderful place to live.

Our Families

Taylor has a large family who we are close with and like to get together frequently. He has a sister, 2 brothers(one of which is adopted), 5 step-sisters, 5 step-brothers, and too many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews to count. We get to see parts of Taylor's family every week because they all live nearby.
Kayla has a pretty small family, but we still get to see them often. While most of her family lives in Alabama, she has one brother who lives in Virginia with his wife. We only get to see them about twice a year, but we certainly take advantage of that time.
We are in no short supply of love!

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

Newborn to 3 months old.

Twins

We would love to welcome twins into our home.

Gender

Either!

Sibling group

We are open to a sibling group with the oldest up to 2 years old.

Ethnicity of ChildCaucasian, Asian, Hispanic, Middle-Eastern, Caucasian/ Asian, Caucasian/ Hispanic
Future Contact with Birth Family

We are open to sharing letters, pictures, and visits with you.

In Closing

Thank you for taking the time to read through our website and getting to know us. We are excited to grow our family and to welcome your child into our adventures with open arms and plenty of love! We are open to sharing letters, pictures and visits with you.

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