Dear First Mother,
Tony and I want to thank you from the depths of our hearts for considering us for adoptive parents. We understand that this is a huge decision to make and we want you to know that you will always be a part of this baby’s life. We are here for you if you have any questions about the process or just want to learn more about us. We would love if you would consider an open adoption and also staying in your baby’s life in some form as well. We invite you to discuss a possible visitation schedule with us once the adoption process has begun.
We want you to know that we will care for this baby and look forward to incorporating life as a parent into our lives. We look forward to watching this child grow and develop into its own person. We already have a nursery ready and waiting for a child to enjoy. There are many children in the neighborhood of a close age to this child and we look forward to watching this baby form friendships with our neighbors. Our family is currently expanding as well this year. Tony’s little sister is expecting their first child in September 2016! We are excited to welcome this new niece or nephew into our lives and hope that this child we adopt will enjoy a close relationship with their cousin.
Family is very important to us as well as our faith in God. We hope, since you have chosen Bethany Christian Services, that you are open to a Christian home for your child. Tony and I regularly attend worship at a United Methodist Church in the area and are active members of the congregation. I, myself, volunteer monthly with the Director of Children and Family Ministries and she is very excited to invite a new little one into the church. Tony is an usher two months out of the year and enjoys playing in the bell choir with me as well. Our church family is very close to us and all at our church are ready to embrace this new child and teach them about God and all the wonderful things he has done for this world.
Plans for the future for our family include incorporating both you and your baby into our lives. As mentioned, we would love if you would consider an open adoption for your child. It is important to us that you be in this child’s life as much as you feel comfortable with. We felt that developmentally, this will benefit the child, and make the transition of finding out who they are. We would love to set up times to meet with us and the baby in public locations, as well as share photos and life events with you as the child grows. We hope that you will consider this as a possibility for your child.
Ultimately, we want you to know that your child will grow up in a happy and safe environment if you choose to adopt (even if it isn’t with us). If you are still confused as to what decisions to make, we encourage you to continue discussing your concerns with your pregnancy counselor. They can help you make the best decision for you and your baby. Just know that we are here as a potential resource as well. We would love to learn more about you and what you want in an adoption as well. We invite you to contact us through Bethany.
May God bless you and your family, and always be with you through this process.
Tony and Abby
Hello! We are Tony and Abigail and we would like to share a little bit about ourselves. We have been married for 9.5 years and just realized recently that we have known each other for almost 15 years. We currently live in the west suburbs of Minneapolis but the 10 year plan is to move back to rural Minnesota. One interesting fact about us is that we are rock hounds. We love the natural sciences and enjoy spending time learning more about geology, ornithology, and astronomy. One day, we hope to teach our child about these topics as well as have them accompany us on one of the many field trips we take to collect mineral specimens, check out nature, and learn about the wonders in Minnesota. Please see the photos below to see some trips we have gone on recently. We also invite you to look around our profile and contact us with any questions you may have.
Facts About Our Family
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