Thank you for looking at our profile and considering us as you explore adoption. We’ve struggled with fertility issues and have been wanting to expand our family for a while now. With a lot of love and compassion in our hearts, we are looking to adopt in order to share our joy and love with a little one. Jamilah’s niece is a mother who decided to place her child for adoption and we know what a heart-wrenching decision it can be.
We believe that love and compassion are the strongest values that we hold. Giving people respect and treating them fairly and with dignity is paramount. Education is very important. We both believe in lifelong learning and that curiosity is key.
We feel our life experiences have given us the opportunity to practice some of the skills that will be useful in parenting. These skills include being patient, listening, expressing love and affection and setting healthy boundaries. Jamilah helped raise children in a previous relationship which provided her an opportunity to prepare for parenting.
It is our hope to have an open adoption so that we may welcome this child’s biological family into our own family. Though we know this relationship may shift and change through the years, we would like for this child to have a strong sense of self, rooted in knowing both of their families. We will begin talking to him or her about adoption immediately and already have several children’s books at home that address adoption.