Karen & Mike
Dear Birth Mother,
We want to thank you for taking the time to read our letter during this challenging time you are facing. We understand that it will be a difficult decision, but we hope that by reading this letter you will get to know us enough to decide that your baby will be in a loving home with us.
We are an interracial couple, Karen is Chinese and Mike is Caucasian, dreaming of expanding our family for many years. Together, we decided along with much support from family and friends that adopting a child is a rewarding way to expand our family.
Currently our “kids” are 3 playful, wonderful, energetic adopted dogs: Brinkley, a 10 year old Golden Retriever, we’ve had since he was a puppy, Asia, a Rough Collie, (looks like Lassie) was adopted when she was 10 years old and is now 12, and Jet, a 2 year old black Goldendoodle, we’ve since he was a puppy. They all have different personalities and are fun to be around. All three are very good natured and love and know how to behave around kids.
Our home is a popular place because the kids in our neighborhood love to come over to play and go on walks with us with our dogs. We both grew up with pets. Knowing how much joy and comfort they brought us as children, we hope to share this experience with our adopted child someday. We love our dogs like they are our kids, but we know we cannot compare them to having a “real” child as they will not outlive us. We hope to have 2 legged kids join our family one day soon
We have been married for 13 years. Despite the challenges of infertility over the years trying to expand our family, we have been able to experience many amazing and happy adventures together. We have been very fortunate to travel to many exotic and foreign lands. We love and appreciate the outdoors through hiking with our dogs, kayaking, biking, camping, and playing sports. We also know how to enjoy our quiet time reading, gardening, working on projects/crafts or just relaxing at home. It is our hope to share these experiences with a child one day.
In both of our extended families, there are adopted children. Through them, we understand that however you build a family - your kids are your kids no matter how they came into your lives. We have spent time with our friends’ children and we find joy in watching them grow and being a part of their lives. We hope that we can one day bring our kids over to play with their “cousins” in the future.
We live in a quiet multicultural community in with schools and parks within 2 blocks of our home. We live in a nice home with a large yard where our dogs love to run and play and plenty of room for children. We spend a lot of time in the yard relaxing and enjoying our flower and vegetable gardens. Karen enjoys gardening more than Mike, but Mike enjoys building the flower beds and keeping the yard trimmed.
We hope that this letter gives you comfort in knowing that your child will be raised in a safe and supportive home that will nurture their growth to the fullest potential. Our family will offer stability, structure, and opportunities for your child. They will have loyal companions with pets and will never feel lonely. We will provide them with memories they can share with their own children. They will be part of a large extended family that would embrace them. We will put them at the centre of our attention. We have wanted a child in our lives for many years, so that child will be a priority in our lives. The child will be in a home they can grow up in until it is time for them to spread their wings. That is our dream for your child and our child.
Thank you for taking the time to read this letter. We wish for you all the very best.
Karen and Mike
We would love to hear from you. You can learn more about us, or reach us through our social worker, Andrea Flanderkova. She can be reached at 1.866.582.3678 or 604.736.7613, ext. 4003 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“We understand you have a difficult decision to make, but we hope we can make that decision easier after you have read our profile. We dream of expanding our family to more than just our dogs. We hope to bring a child into our lives to nurture their growth and share our lives and experiences.