“…whoever welcomes a child like this…. welcomes Me.”
Meet Brian & MaryAnne
A video message from Brian & MaryAnne
A Letter from Brian & MaryAnne
We appreciate and thank you for taking the time to get to know us. Before we were even married, we knew we always wanted to have children. After trying to get pregnant for years, we realized that we were meant for adoption. In 2019 we were blessed to adopt our daughter, Leila, and feel that adoption is truly the greatest gift. We’re a fun-loving, silly, and caring family of three and are excited to welcome another child, or children, into our family! We love visiting the zoo, spending the day at the lake, taking family vacations, and getting together with friends and family; and we look forward to continuing all of this and more with your child!
We have been together for 13 years. We were both born and raised in Colorado. Brian is a corporate controller at a company he has grown with and truly loves. MaryAnne was a teacher before she became a stay-at-home mom. We love trying new things together as a family and enjoy any excuse for the whole extended family to get together! Whether it’s going to the zoo, taking a family vacation, or simply going on walks as a family, we’re happiest when we’re together. We are excited to welcome your child into our family and share with them our love of exploring.
Brian is someone I truly admire. He’s a strong, honest, and hardworking man. From enlisting in the Army, going back to school, and starting his career right after college, it is no wonder why I fell in love with him. Brian is someone who is constantly trying to better himself. He wants what’s best for everyone and always goes above and beyond. Brian loves watching sports and is always reading. He is a child at heart so watching him become a father has been one of my greatest joys. He is a super involved, funny dad who absolutely adores our daughter. He can’t wait to have another child in the house!
MaryAnne is incredibly enthusiastic and outgoing. She makes friends everywhere she goes. She makes people around her feel comfortable and safe. She’s incredibly loyal and caring and is always happy to lend a helping hand. She loves being with friends and family, studying Spanish, going swimming, and hosting game night. After seeing her as a mother, it’s clear this is what she was meant to do. As a mother, she seems to always know exactly what to do and it all comes so naturally to her. She’s so creative and is constantly trying to find new ways to keep our daughter smiling! She’s thrilled to share her love with another child.
Our daughter Leilani (Leila) is a very happy, easy-going little girl. She is absolutely infatuated with other babies and children and adores dogs. She was adopted into our family in 2019 and we have been truly blessed by it. We have an open adoption with her birth family – all the more people to love her! Leila loves babies, dogs, books, learning sign language, and dancing to any music she hears.
We are both incredibly close to our families. Brian has a younger sister, and MaryAnne has an older brother and younger sister. Family is incredibly important to both of us. Not only do our families have a huge role in our lives but so do our friends! We both come from Christian families. MaryAnne grew up going to church regularly with her family and Brian became particularly spiritual once we were married. Our faith and family are both very important to us and we look forward to sharing them with our children!
We love our cozy home!! It is a 4 bedroom house with a wonderful backyard and mountain views! It’s a beautiful family neighborhood with a neighborhood pool we can go to. We have a park just down the street and friends and family that live nearby. Our home provides plenty of space for friends and family to gather and our own family to grow.
We promise to provide a loving and nurturing environment for your child (or children). Every day, we’ll instill the morals and values we’ve learned growing up. Your child will know the importance of family and how special it is. We’ll pass down the traditions of our families such as card games, cheesy jokes, and family get-togethers. We promise to encourage them and to support them in all that they do. We promise to attend soccer games and band recitals and cheer them on as they go after their dreams. We promise to keep in touch through letters and pictures, or regular visits. Most of all, we promise to love your child unconditionally.
Learn More About Brian & MaryAnne
|Our Professions||Corporate Controller||Stay at home mom|
|Our Racial Background||Caucasian||Caucasian|
|Some of Brian & MaryAnne's Favorites|
|Food||Nachos||Anything with cream cheese|
|TV Show||The Office||Friends|
|Author||Michael Crichton||J.K. Rowling|
|School Subject||Math||Language Arts & Spanish|
|Season||Fall (Football season)||Summer|
|More About Our Family|
|Our Special Interests|
We love being active, enjoy playing soccer and attending games whenever we can. Additionally, we both love to read and hope to instill this same love for reading in our daughter and next child. We love to gather with friends and family and love playing games. Traveling is also a favorite pastime. Whether it's taking a trip to the mountains with our dogs, or flying to another state to visit friends and family or go on vacation, we love any excuse to visit places and experience new adventures!
We are a Christian household in which God plays an important role in our lives. MaryAnne grew up attending church regularly and Brian really found his faith after they got married. We believe that God has a plan for each of us and that it is all in His timing. We feel it's important to pass on the morals and values to our children as well as provide a good community for our family.
|Our Musical Interest|
MaryAnne loves music of a variety of genres of music from country, pop to Spanish. Her all-time favorite singer is Ed Sheeran. She really is just happy when she can either dance to some music or sing along.
Brian listens to whatever MaryAnne listens to as he is usually found listening to podcasts when he is on his own. However, his favorite band is Mumford and Sons.
Leila loves all music and will dance to anything that has a melody! Her favorite, of course, is Baby Shark and Happy Birthday.
|About Our Home|
We recently moved into our cozy home. For us, it was important that there was room for our family to grow, family and friends to visit, and plenty of room for toys and books, and room for people to gather. We live in a beautiful 4 bed 3 bath house with a basement for extra room to play, a front porch, and a backyard for entertainment and for the dogs to run around.
|We Prefer a Child Who Is...|
|Age of Child|
Newborn to 1 year old
Yes, we would love twins.
We are excited to grow our family once more through the joy of adoption! We look forward to welcoming your child into our family and are witnessing the sibling relationship that will bloom between them and our daughter. We have so much more love to give and are excited to share our adventures at the beach, with family, in the mountains and so much more with your child! We promise to unconditionally love and support your child and to encourage them in all that they do. Your child will know, above all else, that they are loved. We are open to sharing letters, pictures, and visits!