S: Dallas & Emily
FC: Dallas & Emily
1: Dear Expectant Parents, | , Dallas & Emily | See how great a love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called children of God 1 John 3:1 | Hi! We are Dallas and Emily from Georgia. We are ready to give our unconditional love to a child and expand our family through the miracle of adoption! Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. Even though we do not know you yet, we have a great amount of respect and admiration for you. We cannot truly understand everything you are going through, but please know we offer our sincere support and prayers.We can only try to understand the difficulty in the decisions that lie ahead for you. It is obvious the plan you are making is being made out of love, courage and selflessness, and that you are trying to make the best decision for your child.We hope by looking at our photos and reading about our lives you will find comfort in knowing how much we want to share our lives with your child. We have always known that we wanted a large family. After several years of struggling with infertility, we felt the Lord leading us toward adoption. There is no question in our minds that adoption is the answer to making our dreams of a big family come true! | Thank you so much for taking the time to learn more about our family. No matter what decision you make, we will be praying for you and your child.
2: about us | Dallas James | November 18th | Blue | Flying Airplanes | Adventurous | Loving | Funny | Speaking of Jesus | Skyfall - Adele | Hotel Rwanda | Dallas is my best friend and the love of my life. He is the funniest person I know, and he fills my life with joy and laughter. He cares deeply about the needs of others and is passionate about helping to meet these needs. He is incredibly smart and a very hard worker. He will be an amazing father because of his great love for people and because he is so much fun! I cannot wait for Dallas to become a daddy and to watch him pour out his love for this child. - Emily
3: Emily Ann | October 28th | Pink | Thrift Shopping | Extrovert | Friendly | Kind-Hearted | The Help | Home- Philip Phillips | Juno | Emily is so sweet and loving! I have never met anyone who cares so deeply about people, not only her friends but everyone she meets. She is fun-loving and full of life, always surrounded by friends. She is very creative and imaginative, and she loves decorating and planning. Emily will be the most caring, loving, and nurturing mom I can imagine. She will be selfless in caring for your baby, and will give everything she has to provide the very best. - Dallas
4: We met in college and dated for 4 year.s. We had such a BLAST getting to know each other and going on adventures together. We knew early on that we would spend the rest of our lives together and always remain BEST FRIENDS. | DATING
5: MARRIED FOR | 5 | YEARS | DALLAS & EMILY | Dallas proposed on September 13, 2007 and we were married May 31, 2008! We had a beautiful wedding and were surrounded by our family and friends.
6: Dallas | I am a pilot and I love to take Emily flying! | I love adventure! I love to hike, climb and do anything outdoors! | I grew up in Bolivia, where my parents served as missionaries. I enjoy celebrating Bolivian culture. | I am a proud Canadian. At Disney World I was excited to show off my heritage. | I love indoor rock climbing. Emily and I enjoy racing to the top! | I coached a soccer team through the YMCA. Our players were so cute! | I am a certified Aviation Mechanic and I enjoy learning how planes work. | I enjoy spending time with our friends' babies!
7: Emily | I love dogs! I can't wait to have one of my own someday! | I teach Sunday School at our church and I enjoying spending time with my students! | I coached basketball at the YMCA. Our team had an undefeated season! | I am a certified elementary school teacher. I love working with kids and planning fun activities! | Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love to dress up in crazy costumes! | I work in the Counseling Office at a boarding school. I love my students! | Fall is my favorite time of year. I have so much fun at Fall festivals! | Dallas and I went ziplining for his birthday. I loved flying through the trees.
8: OH THE PLACES WE'VE | TRAVELED | Cancun, Mexico | Dallas planned a surprise Honeymoon to the beautiful beaches of Mexico! The water was crystal clear and we enjoyed gathering shells on the beach. | 1 | We love to travel! We are passionate about exploring new countries and learning about different cultures. We love trying new and unusual foods and seeing what makes each country special. We have visited almost 20 countries total!
9: Manitoba, Canada | Nassau, Bahamas | Munich, Germany | Cochabamba, Bolivia | Emily's family loves to cruise and we have cruised to the Bahamas several times! We go all out for cruises, matching shirts and all! | We visited Dallas' brother while he was stationed in Germany with the Army. We loved the architecture and the delicious food! | We spent two weeks in Bolivia, visiting the city where Dallas grew up. We worked in orphanages and with children who live on the streets. | We celebrated Christmas 2009 with Dallas' Canadian family. It was Emily's first snowy Christmas!
10: Our Family
11: We are blessed to have such a wonderful family. Both of our families have blended so well that we consider us all to be one big family! Our parents have each been married for over 30 years and are great role models for us as to what a Godly marriage looks like. We always have so much fun together and get together at least once a week for family dinners!
12: Mission Work | We are passionate about mission work. God has called us to help those in need and to share the good news of Jesus Christ. We have worked in orphanages, homeless shelters, hospitals, refugee camps, schools and churches. We have served as youth pastors, English instructors and camp counselors. We are so excited for your child to join us in our mission work!
13: "Then I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?” Then I said, “Here I am. Send me!”" | Isaiah 6:8
14: Our Home | YEARS | OUR | We live in a very family-friendly neighborhood on a quiet street. Our home has 3 bedrooms and a BIG backyard. We can't wait to play catch in the yard with your child. Our house is within walking distance from a park with a huge playground and walking trails. It is always full of children and their families. | HOME | Nursery Ideas
16: Our Friends | TURNED | THIS YEAR
17: Just For Fun! | We love to spend time together and are big GOOFS! We always have so much fun together and can't wait to add a child to our exciting lives!
18: Our Hopes for Adoption | We are so excited to get to know your child, and would love to get to know you too, if you would like. We look forward to being there for you during this difficult process and offer our support. If you are looking for an open adoption we want you to know we are definitely open to that. If you would like to meet us, we would feel honored to meet you and spend some time together. However, if you are looking for more of a closed adoption, we certainly respect your privacy. We will be here to support you anyway we can at the level that you are most comfortable. Please know our door will always be open to you and you will be in our prayers each day. | ADOPTION
19: We have so much love to share with a child and we are excited to have the opportunity to expand our family through adoption. If we are given this privilege to adopt your baby, always know we will unconditionally love and cherish your child and they will forever know the sacrifices you have made out of love. Thank you once again for taking the time to read our story. We wish you all the best in everything you do, especially in the coming months as you will be faced with some tough decisions. We respect your decision to follow your heart and pray that God will give you the strength and courage to do what is best for your child. | , Dallas & Emily | Thank You!