Nice To Meet You
Please know that we are praying for you and your child and wish you nothing but peace in whatever decision you make.
HI, we're Jamie & Kevin.
It takes a strong, beautiful person to consider making an adoption plan for their child, and we want you to know that we hold that so close to our hearts and know that whatever you choose, you know what is best for you and your child. And, know that you are enough. Never let anyone tell you otherwise, because just by looking at this profile, you are considering what is best for you and your child. That is the most selfless act of love someone can do for another person. If you decide to parent, you are enough. If you decide to make an adoption plan, you are enough. Whatever your choice in the end, your child will know that you have their best interest at heart and no one can take that away from you, ever. Please know that we are praying for you and your child and wish you nothing but peace in whatever decision you make.
Though the good times and the difficult times, there will always be unconditional love.
We met in college in 2001.
Kevin and I met in college in 2001, though we did not attend the same college. I (Jamie) was a freshman, and he was a sophomore when we met. It was over Spring Break in my home town, and our first date was dinner and a concert. Because it was close to my birthday, Kevin bought me a giant teddy bear (that was my college mascot) with a birthday balloon. Things were going really great, until, as we were walking back to his car, I stepped wrong off the curb and twisted my ankle! I tried to play it off and pretend it didn't hurt because I was so embarrassed, but he was super sweet and took care of me and got me home safely so I could tend to my ankle. I guess I didn't scare him off, because when I invited him up to a dance at my college a couple weeks later, he didn't hesitate to say yes. And the rest, as they say, is history! We dated long distance from 2001-2004 when I graduated college. I moved back home and Kevin got a job in my hometown. This was the first time in 4 years that we actually lived in the same city! In April 2005, Kevin proposed and in June of 2006 we were married. Three months after getting married, Kevin got the opportunity to promote into a new position with his job, but it was located in a large city in Texas. We moved in October of 2006 and purchased our first home together. We moved into our current home in 2013 which is in a suburb.
Jamie Through Kevin’s Eyes…
Something silly about myself is that I love to shop, but ONLY in the sale racks. I like the thrill of the “hunt” to find a great item at a great price.
She loves family and makes a special effort to spend time with family and friends.
Jamie has a great personality and is extremely down to earth. She is super bright intellectually (finished ranked 10th out of over 500 in her high school class), and maintains a high level of good judgement in life. She works hard both in our home and in her career. She loves exercising, especially running and playing volleyball with friends and co-workers. She runs several 5k's and half-marathons each year. She also takes casual runs around our neighborhood on a regular basis and is the primary walker of our dogs! We spend a lot of time together on the weekends, whether it's traveling to visit nearby family or traveling to out of town destinations, hanging out at the house, working in the yard, watching sports on TV (or in person), going to the gym etc. Jamie maintains solid relationships with people, both friends and family. She loves family and makes a special effort to spend time with family and friends. She enjoys spending time with our nieces and nephews and is extremely patient with them. They love her in return and I think they secretly rather her read books to them than me! Our love truly continues to grow for one another and we enjoy each other's company. We're excited to grow our family and welcome a child into our life and share our great experiences with them!
Kevin Through Jamie's Eyes...
I'm at my silliest when I'm trying to make people laugh, most often nieces and nephews, but I really enjoy laughing with people and having a good time.
He has a strong work ethic and a deep love for his family, especially his nieces and nephews.
Kevin is easily my favorite person. He has a strong work ethic and a deep love for his family, especially his nieces and nephews. When I see him interacting with them, I can just see how wonderful a father he will be because of his patience, kindness, and joy for life. Kevin works hard to provide for us, but he also enjoys having a good time as well. His two favorite hobbies are playing golf and hunting, and he likes to visit with and cook barbecue with his friends. Kevin is one of those people who truly likes his job, and you can see it in the passion he has for his work and those he works with. I love to hear him talk about his work even though I don't understand all the technicalities of it. Kevin is also really funny! You might not think that upon meeting him for the first time because he is a little more quiet at first, but he has such a great sense of humor and a quick wit... he keeps me laughing constantly. Kevin is also supportive and encouraging. He has been on the sidelines and finish lines of many of my races cheering me on! He has even run a few 5Ks with me even though he does not enjoy running as much as I do! Now that's love! I can't think of a better person who balances me out and makes me a better person. I simply cannot wait to share the joy and challenge of raising a child with him.