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Hello! We’re Forrest and Alyssa, and we want to say thank you for taking a glimpse into our family life. Parenting our two biological children has been the most meaningful role of our lives, and it would be our greatest honor to welcome another child into our hearts and our home through adoption. 

A few things about our family: you’ll often find us walking/scootering to our neighborhood park, reading books, playing games, building block towers, and having fun together. We are involved in our church and are grateful to have supportive extended family relationships. Forrest works as a career coach in a fully remote job with a flexible schedule that gives him lots of time with our family. Alyssa has previously worked as a third-grade teacher and a book editor, but she is currently in her favorite role: full-time mom!

We come to the adoption process with open minds. We know adoption will bring changes to our family, and we are committed to embracing those changes and letting them transform our hearts and worldview. We commit to keep learning how to best parent each of our children with their unique talents, challenges, and personalities and to help them seek out all the opportunities God gives them. We also commit to instill our values and faith in our children and to raise them to be empathetic, kind, brave, and to stand up for what’s right.
If you choose to begin an adoption journey with us, we commit to always honor and speak highly of you in our home and to support your child’s relationship with you if you so desire. We strongly believe that a child can never have too many people cheering them on, and it would be our absolute privilege to partner with you in loving and supporting your child. 

Thank you for letting us share a piece of ourselves with you in this way, and we pray that you will be filled with wisdom and peace as you discern what’s next. 

With much love and appreciation,

Forrest and Alyssa

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