S: Aaron & Irene Allen
FC: Aaron & Irene Allen
1: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. CathyAllen | Dear Birth Parent, | We would like to say thank you for choosing "life" for your baby, for giving him or her a chance to see the beauty of the world and to have a good life. With this action, you proved that you are a good mother. We appreciate how brave you are. What ever you are going through, we are here to offer our love, support and prayers.
2: Why We Choose Adoption My wife Irene was diagnosed with premature ovarian failure. Dealing with infertility is very difficult. We really desire to have a complete family that's why we choose adoption. We know that there is a baby for us that God will bless us with. We consider your baby a precious gift from God and we promise to treasure and unconditionally love your child.
3: Aaron, Irene and Efie (Irene's Mom)
4: All About Aaron: I was born and raised here in State of Michigan. I'm 29 years old and my height is 5'10". My hair color is darkish blond, and my eye color is hazel. All About Irene: I was born and raised in the Philippines. I immigrated here in United States on June 2, 2005 and married Aaron on June 24, 2005. I became a US citizen on June 22, 2009. I'm 31 years old, my height is 5'4", black hair, my eye color is black and tan color skin. All About Efie: I was born and raised in the Philippines. I came here in United States on June 10, 2010. I'm currently a permanent resident. I'm 62 years old, my height is 5'5", black hair, my eye color is black and have tan skin color.
5: Irene's oath taking ceremony
6: All things grow better with love. | Aaron's graduation | At work
7: Education Level of Aaron: I obtained my bachelors degree at SAU, with the degree of Bachelor of Arts, major in Business Management and Organizational Development. Aaron's Job: I work in sales and marketing in a Industrial Manufacturing Company. My job requires me to go to Wisconsin, and Illinois three times a year.
8: Irene's Graduation
9: Irene's Educational Attainment: I obtained my bachelors degree at Cagayan State University Philippines 2001, with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, major in Crop Science. Irene's Career: I'm currently employed as a waitress at a local restaurant. I've been working there since 2006.
10: At the Golden Gate Bridge | Palace of Fine Arts San Fransisco
11: Irene's Personality: I'm simple person, who is loving and thoughtful. I'm a religious person that applies bible principles to the best of my abilities. I'm easy to get a long with and I'm friendly. I'm a hard working person and do my job to the best of my abilities. | Aaron's Personality: I'm a simple fun loving guy, who is religious, and likes adventures. But when it comes to work and responsibility I take that seriously. I enjoy helping people whenever I can and I'm easy to get a long with. | At the Gull Lake Country Club
12: Aaron's Hobbies: I love to play the guitar, work in my work shop, traveling, playing the wii, camping, house projects, bowling, hanging out with my wife and my neighbors. | Irene's Hobbies: I love to cook, gardening, traveling, bowling, dancing, having fun with my friends, and singing karaoke. | At the Beacon Club | Celebrating Easter Sunday at the Country Club
13: On a Cruise | In Charleston, SC
14: Our house has three bedrooms, with two and a half baths. It has a sun room and a finished basement perfect for family bonding. It also has a large back yard which is a good place for kids to play. Our neighborhood is quiet, friendly, not much traffic and perfect for children to grow up in. Our neighborhood is close to everything such as, churches, parks, stores and schools. | Our House
15: Irene's flower garden | Irene's flower & vegetables garden
16: This is where we go to church. This is where we listen and learn about God's word. This is where we develop and grow our knowledge about our spiritual needs. | Northeastern Baptist Church
17: Our Faith Our faith & relationship to God is very important to us. This serves to guide us & empower our strengths for every day life. This makes us stay strong together & survived for all challenges we encounter in our life. | "Do not let your heart be troubled. Exercise faith in God, exercise faith also in me." John 14:1
18: The Extended Allen Family | Celebrating Christmas at Aaron's parents house | Family vacation | Dunns Waterfalls | Jamaica
19: Irene's Extended Family | Irene's Nieces & Nephews | Irene's Sisters | Family Vacation | Botanical Garden, Baguio City, Philippines
20: Family Interests and Activities *Going to church * Singing Karaoke *Watching Movies | Reno Nevada | Tahquamenon Falls | *Playing Board Games * Outdoor Activities * Traveling | On A Cruise ( playing golf)
21: Plans for our child | * Celebrate the arrival of our angel. * Irene will cut her working hours to stay home and take care of our baby. * Provide everything for our baby, moral, physical, financial and spiritual needs. * To love, treasure, and care for our baby. Parenting: We plan to follow the bible principle's with regards to parenting. We believed that this is the best & effective way to raise a child. * We trust God. He is the one to help & guide us for the best of our child. Proverbs 3:5 * Be responsible -1Timothy 5:8 and Loving -Titus 2:4 * We will give the best training for life for our child. "Train up a child in the way he should go, even when is old he will not depart from it'. Proverbs 22:6 * Discipline. "Father do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord" - Ephesians 6:4 * Time, attention and teaching. These words, that I am commanding you today must prove to be in your heart; and you must inculcate them in your son and speak of them when you sit in your house and when you walk on the road and when you lie down and when you get up. Deuteronomy 6:6,7