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A Letter from Brad & Katie

We are honored that you have chosen to learn more about us. Welcoming your child into our home would be our greatest joy.

While we are unable to have biological children, we have both wanted to be parents since childhood. We believe that children are a gift from God and we are thrilled that we have another opportunity to adopt! Our daughter will be a wonderful big sister, and is just as excited as us!

We will work together to create a warm and loving environment where your child knows how much they are loved by us, by you, and by God.

We look forward to learning about you, your journey, and the hopes and dreams you have for your child!

About Us

We met over 6 years ago in college. Brad was smitten with Katie, and introduced himself by telling a goofy joke. It wasn’t until a few months later that we really connected through a mission trip to help children in Mexico. We built a foundation of friendship and serving the Lord together. Now, we have a strong marriage and family because of our constant reliance on God.

In 2018, our daughter, Charli, joined our family through adoption and she had been a true joy in our lives. We love to ride bikes together, go outside to explore nature as a family, and enjoy movie nights with homemade popcorn and goodies! We are excited to include our next child in our adventures.

Meet Brad

Brad is an incredible husband, father, brother, son, uncle, and friend. He has a unique gift to spread joy and make friends wherever he is. I love that Brad has such a magnetic personality and it makes him a great father.

As a deacon at our church, Brad is well-respected by others, especially our youth. He is an excellent guitar player and drummer and is on our church’s worship band. Brad also loves to ride dirt-bikes, play golf, and read to our daughter.

My husband is the hardest-working person I know. Even after a hard day’s work, Brad comes home and devotes himself to spending quality time with family. I know he is thrilled to be able to pass on these qualities to his children as well as share with them the joy of music.

Meet Katie

Katie is naturally beautiful inside and out and was born to be a mother. Her love for Christ is so evident, which often encourages others in their own faith.

Katie is a great baker and even sells some of her famous macrons throughout our community. Katie also loves to stay active by working in our garden, helping others whenever possible, and singing and dancing any chance she gets!

My wife is the most genuine person I know. She will teach our children the importance of being honest and kind to everyone they come into contact with. No matter what our family is doing together, she always has a smile on her face. Her love is contagious!

Our Home in California

We live in a one-story, three-bedroom home with lots of space! Our front porch has a great view of the colorful desert sunsets that simply take your breath away. We also have a fenced-in pool, lots of trees, and a big backyard to play in. Our dog, Rio, is a sweet black lab that loves to run, play and make friends.

We love our nightly family dinners around the table, where we can pray together, eat food, and share about our days.

Our Daughter and Families

Our daughter, Charli, is 2 years old and is an active toddler who loves to explore nature, learn, read books with us, and be chased! We know that she will be a great big sister because of her affectionate personality!

We both come from large families with lots of aunts, uncles, cousins, and children. Our family enjoys spending time together for potlucks, game nights, or pool parties! Every summer we take a trip to Oregon to see more relatives.
Both of us were fortunate enough to grow up in Christian families that loved the Lord. Katie’s parents would read a bible story and pray with their kids every night before bed – a tradition we plan to continue with our children.

Our Promise to you

We promise that your child will be raised in a compassionate, well-rounded family that values a good education, a positive attitude and enjoying each day of life. We look forward to helping them achieve their goals with hard work, dedication and a loving family!

Your child will never doubt how much they are loved by us, by you, and by God. We are open to sharing letters, emails, pictures, and visits if you wish.

To learn more about us, please call or text Lifetime at 1-800-923-6784.

Learn More About Brad & Katie

  Brad Katie
Our EducationBachelor's Degree in Applied Exercise ScienceMaster's Degree in Educational Counseling
Our ProfessionsConstruction ForemanStay-at-home Mom
Stay-At-HomeNo, but hours are flexible because it's a family businessYes
Our Racial BackgroundCaucasianCaucasian
Some of Brad & Katie's Favorites
Vacation spotYosemite ParkOregon! We have lots of family there
Outdoor ActivityDirt bike riding & golfingHiking or River-rafting
MovieNational TreasureThe Parent Trap
DessertAnything my wife bakesAnything chocolate
SportBasketball & golfBasketball
Bible VerseJames 1:17 - Whatever is good and perfect is a gift coming down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow.Romans 12:2 - And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him.
Children's BookCurious GeorgeGoodnight Moon
More About Our Family
Our Special Interests

We love being outdoors! We love to go hiking, golfing, and floating down the river. When at home, we love to work in the garden, host pool parties, game nights, or just run around in the backyard!

Our Faith

Both of us were fortunate enough to grow up in Christian homes. Putting our faith in Jesus Christ from a young age was one of the biggest blessings in both of our lives. We believe that Jesus Christ is God's son, who came to earth in order to die for us and rise again three days later. Because of this sacrifice, we are forgiven of our sins and can spend eternity with God in heaven.
We cannot wait to share this message with our future family and raise them up knowing and loving Christ.

Our Musical Interest

From a young age, we both have had a passion for music. Brad plays the saxophone, guitar, and drums. Katie love to sing and play guitar as well. On Wednesday nights, we lead worship for our church's youth group. One of our greatest joys is to play music for His glory.
On an average day, you can catch us listening to Christian radio or country music.

About Our Home

We live in large house with lots of room and a wonderful view of the desert. Often our house is filled with sounds of joy and laughter, especially when we have family gatherings. We want our home to be a place of rest and encouragement for our family.

We live in the state of...

California

Our Neighborhood

We live in a family-friendly neighborhood with lots to do! There are several parks and great schools close to us, so we see lots of little ones running around. We often take our loving dog, Rio, for walks in the desert where we get to see beautiful wildlife and breathtaking sunsets.

We Prefer a Child Who Is...
Age of Child

Newborn to 3 months old

Twins

Absolutely YES!

Gender

Either!

Ethnicity of Child

Caucasian

Future Contact with Birth FamilyLetters, pictures, and visits. We want to honor our child's birth mother in whichever way she is comfortable with.
In Closing

We are so excited to meet you! Being parents is our greatest joy. We promise to love your child unconditionally and provide a safe, stable environment for him or her to learn and grow. We are grateful and honored that you have considered us to be a part of your family.

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