Married Since: 2018

Pets: No

Stay at Home Parent: No

Other Adopted Children at Home: No

Other Biological Children at Home: No

While our journey to parenthood may not have started out the way we planned, ultimately it was always about sharing our love with a child and it is our hope that the road will lead to you.

Albert and Shruti

from Massachusetts

Albert

Ancestry: English, Irish, German

Religion: Episcopal

Occupation: Historic Consultant

Education: MA

Hobbies: Cycling, Seeing live music, Reading, Anything outdoors

Shruti

Ancestry: Indian

Religion: Hindu

Occupation: Senior Manager, Global Marketing

Education: MBA

Hobbies: Skiing, Yoga, Cooking, Gardening, Anything outdoors

Baby

Preferred Ethnicity of Baby: African American / Caucasian, Caucasian / Asian, Asian / Hispanic, Biracial (African American + any other), Caucasian, Caucasian / Hispanic, Caucasian / Indian, Caucasian / Middle Eastern, Caucasian / Native American, Caucasian / Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Hispanic / Middle Eastern, Hispanic / Native American, Hispanic / Pacific Islander, Indian, Middle Eastern, Pacific Islander, Native American Indian

Preferred Gender of Baby: Either

Religion Child To Be Raised: Episcopal / Hindu

Favorites

Albert

Color
Orange
Early Bird or Night Owl?
Night Owl
Family Activity
Sitting by the fire pit
Food
Fish
Hobby
Reading
Holiday
Thanksgiving
Leisure Activity
Watching crime shows
Sport
Cycling
Subject in School
English Literature
Quote
"There but for the grace of God go I."

Shruti

Color
Emerald Green
Early Bird or Night Owl?
Night Owl
Family Activity
Going on vacation
Food
Pizza
Hobby
Gardening
Holiday
Thanksgiving
Leisure Activity
Going to the beach
Sport
Skiing
Subject in School
Biology
Quote
"Every moment is an opportunity."
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From Us to You

Early on in our relationship, we knew that we wanted to grow our family. Even though our journey did not go as planned, we decided that adoption was the best path for us. We hope the road ultimately leads to you. We have so much love in our hearts and will feel extremely grateful and blessed to care for, love and nurture your child. It would bring incredible joy into our lives to watch them grow into an amazing adult.

As you scroll through our profile, you’ll find that we are nature lovers.  You’ll often find us enjoying outdoor activities such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking, camping and golfing.  We also have a passion for travel and adventure and believe that one of the best ways to experience a new culture is through food. We are excited to share with your child the beautiful and diverse world in which we live and will encourage him/her to find their own passion in whatever activities they desire.

We are fortunate to have family close by, and although Albert’s siblings are in California and Michigan we have been able to spend important events with them. We look forward to roasting marshmallows in our backyard fire pit, hosting BBQs and celebrating the holidays as a family. We are also lucky to have a network of friends who are incredibly supportive and feel grateful to have amazing family and friends to rely on.

It is with great admiration of your selflessness and love for your child that we offer our hearts and home to you and vow that your child will be raised in a home full of love, support and patience so that your child will blossom.  Should you decide to bless us with your child, you will make all of our dreams of becoming parents together come true.

All our love,
Albert and Shruti

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About Us

It was 2015 and we were both on our way to Chicago on business. Shruti didn’t book her typical aisle seat and was late getting on the plane.  When she leaned across my aisle seat to throw her laptop onto hers, I knew that I had to meet her. It took a few minutes for her to settle in and get off the phone but when she did, right in the middle of the safety check, I decided to take my chance and started a conversation with her. Her sense of humor captivated me and by the time we landed 2 hours later…we knew.

Shruti grew up in suburban New England and her career took her from living in Massachusetts to moving to California and even London, England. Albert had grown up in Pennsylvania and his studies brought him to Rhode Island and Massachusetts. We talked about many things including concerts we had both been to – separately – places we had visited – separately – but we knew very soon after meeting that we wanted to create these experiences together. We share a passion for adventure, a love of family, and an appreciation of diversity and culture that has only grown deeper as a couple.  Our individuality and mutual respect for each other create the solid foundation for our life-long friendship.  And we can’t forget that at the core of it all, laughter is what nourishes our souls.

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About Shruti

Shruti has an incredible amount of love to give. She has an amazing smile that can light up any room or heart. Her warmth is infectious and her compassion for others is endearing. She often gives back to her community – previously serving as a ski instructor for inner-city kids to helping children realize their dreams through Make-A-Wish Foundation and most recently volunteering at COVID mass vaccination sites.  I knew the moment I met her I had to have her in my life and feel blessed every day that she chose me. She is such a caretaker for those in her life – from her mother to me – that I am confident she will be an incredible mother.  Her approach is to be a student of life and it’s the constant learning she engages in that makes me believe that she will be a strong role model for our child. I have truly found my person and look forward to growing old together.

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About Albert

Albert is an unbelievably patient, kind soul with so much love to give that I feel blessed to be one of the recipients of his heart. I treasure the joy of being married to him and the unconditional support he provides. He is a thoughtful husband, an involved father to his son and daughter from a previous marriage, and a loyal friend. He is an avid cyclist and frequently rides 100-miles in support of Autism Awareness.  His adult son lives in a group home with others who have special needs so he is deeply involved in the autism community and serves on the board of a local school for children on the spectrum. He is extremely handy and is constantly tackling one house project or another and I know he’s excited to share his knowledge with your child.  Fatherhood has taught him so much and I know his support will provide a solid foundation as we grow our family.  I am grateful that I found my person and a life-long friend in him.

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What We Will Teach

We will teach your child the same values that we grew up with; To always treat others with kindness and compassion because we never know what is happening in others’ lives; To speak up when they feel something isn’t right; To always show up as their authentic selves; To know that hard work and a good education are the foundation with which to build his or her future. And most of all, we will teach them to live a life full of gratitude because every day we are able to live a healthy and happy life is a blessing.

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Our Lifestyle

We are fortunate to have careers that enable and support our worldly interests. We are also lucky that our companies believe that family comes first.  Albert has unlimited paternity leave and Shruti will be able to take at least 4 months off to spend with your child.  We expect to return to work eventually and believe that a daycare program with a focus on STEAM education will allow your child the personalized attention to meet his or her developmental milestones while also teaching them social skills.

We can’t wait to read bedtime stories together (among our favorites – “Good Night Moon” and “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”) and schedule play dates with our friends.  Albert is already looking into hiking backpacks and cycling carriages to take trail walks or rides as a family at the state park near our house!  We envision a busy daily routine juggling childcare with other responsibilities but fortunately, Shruti’s mom (affectionately known to her grandchildren as “Nani”) will be with us every step of the way.  With extended family nearby and friends eager to join in we feel incredibly supported as we anticipate this exciting new chapter ahead.

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Families and Friends

Albert is one of four children and Shruti has one younger sister.  We both grew up with extended family and have many fond childhood memories of playing outside in the summers. We see Shruti’s family often as we live close to her sister, mother, and cousins. Even though Albert’s family is spread across Michigan and California, we connect during these unprecedented times with regular video calls and for Thanksgiving 2021 were able to fly out to California to spend much needed time with them.  Shruti’s niece and nephew are the light of her life and being around to watch them grow up is such a blessing. While Shruti’s mother is the only remaining parent, we feel lucky to have her in the neighboring town.  Our families are overjoyed that we are adopting and can’t wait to welcome your child with open arms.

We have an amazing network of supportive friends and often take vacations together with fun memories to cherish and are looking forward to the day when we can bring our own child along with us.  Like us, our friends are eager to meet your child and can’t wait to start scheduling play dates.  We feel deep gratitude knowing there is so much love and support in our lives from our family and friends.

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Home and Neighborhood

When we moved into our home and neighborhood we knew this was where we wanted to raise our family.  We spent our first spring in our new home working on the backyard to make it a wonderful place for a child to play and explore.  We planted an enormous vegetable garden and can’t wait to see the expression on your child’s face when the first seeds they plant begin to grow.  And of course, there is the fire pit perfect for roasting marshmallows on those cold nights. We know all our neighbors, and enjoy the annual block parties in the fall. It’s really nice to know we always have people watching out for us and have become especially close as a community during the pandemic as we found comfort in each other and sanity through all the social distance gatherings. In fact, the big project of 2020 was the huge shed Albert built to store all of our family gear and it became quite fun for the neighborhood kids to be a part of. Our cul-de-sac is always full of children playing hide-and-seek, shooting hoops, or riding bikes. It is a wonderfully diverse community in which to raise a child.

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Racial & Cultural Diversity

We are fortunate to live in a diverse community with people of various ethnic backgrounds represented.  As a bi-racial couple ourselves, we appreciate differences in each other and see that also reflected in our families, both from a racial and religious perspective.

Albert grew up with the teachings of the Episcopal Church, Shruti learned the spiritual teachings of Hinduism, and her niece and nephew are being raised also knowing the Christian faith. In Shruti’s extended family, she has the cutest bi-racial children – ranging from African-American/Asian to Caucasian/Asian descent.

As a combined family, we celebrate all of our collective traditions and share our different cultures together in a blend of diversity. It is quite a special environment that we hope your child will embrace.  We vow to incorporate your child’s story into ours and to celebrate all the individuality that he or she will bring to our blended families.  He or she will know that they can live their authentic lives in an environment that nurtures and loves their uniqueness.

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Our Adventures

We love to travel, especially to other countries, since both of us have a deep appreciation of other cultures and unique foods.  In the winter you will often find us on the slopes either skiing, snowboarding, or snowshoeing. In the spring and fall, we spend our time hiking, camping and cycling. We also enjoy playing golf, lounging by the water, or simply watching good old New England sports teams. As music lovers of all genres, you can find us at various concerts dancing and singing like no one is watching (Michael Buble is quite entertaining!).  Albert was even able to pull off a surprise trip to New York City for Shruti’s birthday this year to see Hamilton on Broadway. From the Rocky Mountains to the castles of Quebec or the valleys of the Finger Lakes to the rolling hills of the Douro Valley and all places in between, we feel blessed to have had these experiences together. We can’t wait to one day be able to share these adventures and explore the world with your child.

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What We Will Share

We will honor you by letting your child know that your decision was made out of love.  He or she will know how special they are because of how many people love them. Our desire for openness will be in whatever way feels comfortable to you. We are forever grateful to you and hope you find comfort knowing that your child’s life will be filled with unconditional love and support.

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Our Promise to You

You may feel lonely at times but we want you to know that we are here in whatever capacity you wish. We vow to give your child a home with love, laughter, and joy and will raise them to feel safe and secure with all the support they need to become the best person they can be. It’s more important than ever with the current state of the world to teach him or her to respect and to celebrate differences among one another. We will encourage your child to explore and embrace all the opportunities the world has to offer. But most of all, we will just love them with all that we have and share with you whatever milestones you wish to be a part of.

Message Albert and Shruti

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  • Hi, We are honored that you are considering us! Lisa, our adoption specialist at Adoption Network, will be reaching out to make sure your needs are being met and your questions about adoption are being answered. She will help us get in touch with each other. We can’t wait to connect with you!

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  • Hi, We are honored that you are considering us! Lisa, our adoption specialist at Adoption Network, will be reaching out to make sure your needs are being met and your questions about adoption are being answered. She will help us get in touch with each other. We can’t wait to connect with you!