Dear Expectant Mother,

We are Andrew and Amanda; we are so excited to share a snapshot of our lives with you. First, we want to thank you for having the courage and the love to place your child for adoption. We appreciate the care that you are taking to select a family that will give your baby all that you wish for him or her. We are humbled and blessed to be considered as you make this difficult and courageous decision.

Andrew and I married 10 years ago. We married as best friends and soul mates. We grew up together in northern Minnesota. Although we didn’t date until college, I remember sitting together in our first grade Sunday school class thinking, “I am going to marry this boy some day.” Needless to say, I was thrilled when he chose me to be his wife! We built our relationship on God’s love. Our friendship only grows stronger each year.

We began a family shortly after marriage. God blessed us with three biological children who light up our lives. Our children are our highest priority. When Andrew found a local company that values family, we knew it was a perfect fit. He works as a civil engineer and is successful at his career. I hold a nursing degree. I worked for seven years as a registered nurse in an intensive care nursery. I currently love my life as a stay-at-home mom. We value the constant attention and care I provide to our children.

When our desire grew to add another child to our family, God directed our hearts to expand our family through adoption. We are elated to answer His call, and welcome another child into our family to share in the love, joy, and adventure that fills our home. We live in a lovely two-story five bedroom home near parks and bike trails with a great backyard for children to play. Many of our neighbors have small children as well, and during summer days the sounds of childhood laughter fill the neighborhood.

As adoptive parents we promise to love your child as our own and honor the love for this child that began with you. We will provide your child with a loving, stable home environment, lots of hugs and fun times, and a spiritual and moral foundation in which he or she can grow into a happy, self-confident adult. We pray that all the children God entrusts us to raise and nurture into adults will reflect the character of Jesus Christ in everything they do.

We are thrilled and grateful that you are considering us to welcome your baby into our lives. We will ensure that your child grows to understand and respect your courage and selflessness. We are praying for you, knowing you are making some very difficult decisions. We pray that you have peace in all the choices you make. We look forward to meeting with you and would be happy to keep in touch over the years. We will work with you in this area to respect your wishes.

With Love,

Andrew & Amanda
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Adoptive Family at a Glance

Father’s Name: Andrew Mother’s Name: Amanda
Occupation: Civil Engineer Occupation: Stay At Home Mom
Education: B.S. Civil Engineering Education: B.S. Nursing
Religion: Christian Religion: Christian
Date of Birth: June 15, 1981 Date of Birth: December 12, 1981
Ethnicity: Caucasian Ethnicity: Caucasian
Hair Color: Blonde Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue Eye Color: Blue
Height: 6’2” Height: 5’7”
General Health: Excellent General Health: Excellent

Date of marriage: June 17, 2005

Children: We have three daughters; ages 7, 4, and 2.

Interest and Hobbies: We enjoy running, biking, sports activities, backyard barbecues, sledding, ice skating and visits to the lake. We also enjoy reading, music, and family game or movie nights.

Home: We own a two-story, five bedroom home with a large backyard in a family friendly neighborhood.

Pets: None.

Finances: We are financially secure and live within our means.

Why are you interested in building a family though adoption: When our desire grew to add another child to our family, God directed our hearts to expand our family through adoption. We are elated to answer His call and welcome another child into our family to share in the love, joy, and adventure that fills our home.

Openness to Birth parents: We would love to meet you and get to know you, but we are open to any level of openness you desire. We will work with you in this area to respect your wishes.

Childcare Plans: Amanda is a stay at home mom.

We are represented by Nightlight Christian Adoptions. If you need more information about us, or would like to meet us, please contact Nightlight toll-free at 866-832-3678.