Q: Tell us about your home and neighborhood.
A: I live in a very small, rural village. My home has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, an enclosed porch, laundry room, living room, kitchen, and dining room. I also have a large barn with goats, chickens, and one puppy.
Q: When you have a 3-day weekend, what do you like to do?
A: I enjoying going camping or traveling to visit my daughter at school.
Q: Do you have pets? If so, tell us about them.
A: I have three kittens (Ellie, Norman, and Steve). I have two adult cats (Shmuel “Momo” and Sara). I have two dogs (Tanner and Granger). One puppy lives in the barn to watch over the goats and chickens (Scout). I have 7 young Nigerian dwarf goats (Isabella, Ingrid, Norwood, William, Henry, George, and Charlie). One outdoor rabbit (Thunder).
Q: What do you hope to teach your child(ren)?
A: I hope to teach my children not to judge others, to love animals and nature, and how important education is. I hope my children learn to love reading, being outside, and spending time with family.
Q: What will you tell your child about his or her birthmom?
A: I will tell them everything I know about his or her birthmother, but keep it age appropriate. It is important they know how much they are loved by their birth family.
Q: Are you active in your church? Tell us about your activities.
A: No, I am not. But, I know it is important for your child to be a part of a community. I plan to join an appropriate faith and raise your child in that faith.
Q: How will a child enrich your life
A: Parenting my daughter is the greatest thing I’ve done. I was/am good at being a mom (she is 20 now). I look forward to having a new little son or daughter to parent.
Q: Describe your last vacation and/or daytrip.
A: My last vacation was to Hawaii. It was rather dull and not somewhere I would go again. To me it was way too hot, over populated, and very commercialized. For day trips, I like to go to the zoo, hike at a park, or visit my daughter.
Q: Will you be a stay-at-home parent? If so, what are your day-to-day plans?
A: I will not be a stay-at-home parent unless I win a million dollars.
Q: Will you be returning to work? If so, describe your day-care plans.
A: I will be returning to work. I hope to find a daycare in the town where I work. I have talked to my boss about the changes needing to be made to my availability once an adoption takes place.
Q: When you close your eyes and see yourself holding your precious baby in your arms, what are your thoughts regarding his or her birth mother?
A: It is very important to me she is okay. She will forever be in my mind and heart. I want nothing to stop her from succeeding in life. I also hope she knows how thankful I would be for her and the choice she made.