Dear Expectant Mother,
You must be facing such a difficult decision and you are so
strong. We cannot imagine what this must feel like for you, but we want you to
know how much we appreciate your consideration. We promise to love and support
your child with everything we have - should you choose us - and honor your
wishes in an adoption plan.
We have both always dreamed of becoming parents and having a
family, but it was a dream we never knew would be possible. Charmie was born
with a series of birth defects that aren’t noticeable today and don’t impact
her life very much except for the fact that she cannot biologically have
children. We decided early on in our relationship that we both wanted children,
and that adoption seemed like it would be the right choice for us.
We want you to know that should you choose us, your baby
would be joining a very close, loving family - one with a caring, compassionate
mother who adores being a stay-at-home mom; an amazingly supportive father who
provides humor and unmatched love; the best dog in the world who will provide
all the kisses and a watchful eye; a welcoming neighborhood and community of
friends who make up the village of support we can call on at any time; and a
big extended family who will love your baby more than we can say.
Our parents and families have been so incredibly supportive
and have loved our daughter, Paige, unconditionally from the minute she was
born and placed into our arms by her Birth Mother. Charmie’s father and aunt
are both adopted as well, which makes that connection even more meaningful.
Speaking of Paige, she’s our greatest joy in the world; we
adopted Paige in Ohio and she’s now 5 years old. She brings such light into our
lives and we love seeing her grow and experience the world. We love sharing
updates with Paige’s Birth Mother – we were able to spend time with her before
the adoption was finalized and it was such a blessing to meet her - and
continue to show how much of a gift Paige is in our lives through photos and
It is our greatest desire to add one more family member to
our lives. We have more love to give, and Paige talks about being a big sister
daily. It would be so special for her to be part of this process with us and
become a family of four. We would love to share family traditions, holidays,
vacations, and a lifetime of memories.
Every year for Thanksgiving we celebrate with family and
Brian cooks a turkey and carves it, cousins get to play together, and we watch
the parade! Every Halloween we meet up with friends and the kids have dinner
together, play games, and have a giant dance party, and then we all go trick or
treating together! It’s such a blast! We love building memories as a family
spending time at the beach in the summer, seeing family for holidays, swimming
in lakes around Maine, going to Disney and visiting cities like New York or
Boston, getting ice cream from the local ice cream shop, playing ball in the
yard with our dog and just having fun being together enjoying the outside!
We hope to get to know you in this journey and want to
support you in this process. Thank you again for reading this, and for
Charmie & Brian