About Us

We live in the Bay Area with our two year old daughter Mabel and our dog Cody aka “Monster.” We want expand our family by adopting a baby through open adoption. We’ve been together for almost 10 years. After several rounds of infertility treatment we knew open adoption was the way to create our family. We’ll […]

Mabel Jane

Our daughter, Mabel Jane was born Aug 27 at 11:39 pm. She was 9 lbs 5 oz and 21 inches! We skipped right over the newborn diapers and went straight into the 1s! We love our birth mom more than we can describe in words. Mabel is surrounded by love and family, and we look […]

Interesting facts about adoption

It’s surprising how little most people know about adoption, despite the fact that “about 60% of Americans have a personal connection to adoption” (according to the Adoption Institute’s 1997 Benchmark ‪Adoption‬ Survey). What is adoption? Adoption is the transfer of parental rights and responsibilities from one family or person to another. Sometimes children are adopted […]

Our fertility struggle

Dear Birthmother, I decided to share the very personal story about our struggle to conceive with you because, well, I want to share it with you. Some key points: Yes, we struggled to procreate. We cannot have biological children of our own. This is sad for us. But we believe there are many ways that […]