FC: Elizabeth and Brent
1: Elizabeth&Brent | Thank you so much for taking the time to get to know us! We appreciate your consideration!
2: We live in Santa Barbara, California. We have been together for 13 years & married for over 4 years. We have taken time in our relationship to create a solid foundation for a family. We are best friends and have so much love and respect for each other. We both want to share are love with a child. Adoption would make our dream a reality!
3: Elizabeth is a 4th grade teacher for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing. She has been teaching for 13 years. Making a difference in children's lives is important to her livelihood. She has compassion & love for all her students. | Liz enjoys the outdoors and being active. She enjoys photography, traveling, art, cooking, gardening, camping & being with friends & family. Liz is patient, caring, smart, funny creative and very kind!
4: Brent is a Project Manager for a software company. He has been doing this for 15 years. Brent enjoys the outdoors, cooking , watching sports, gardening, traveling and being with his friends and family. Brent is kind, has a great sense of humor, trustworthy, smart, motivated & has a huge heart! He will make a incredible Dad.
5: Elizabeth went to the University of Arizona and majored in Photography and Media Arts. She was a professional photographer and then got a masters in Deaf Education. She has a passion for learning! | Brent went to the University of Georgia and majored in International Business and Finance. We both believe strongly in education, and we would make sure that our child had the same opportunities as we had!
6: We enjoy waking up and cooking breakfast and having a nice cup of warm coffee. We often go to the Farmers Market and buy fresh vegetables and fruit for our weekend dinner. We take long beach walks, hike or take our kayaks out. We end the day with a homemade meal with family or friends.
7: Our family is extremely important to us. They have shaped us into who we are today.We feel so blessed! | Our families have taught us the importance of having good morals and ethics. We learned to be respectful, responsible, trustworthy and accepting of all people! We see our families frequently to celebrate birthdays, holidays, dinners and take vacations together. We are fortunate to have them in our lives!
8: fun with the family | Liz's and Brent's family getting together.
10: More Family Fun
11: Friends | Friends are a special part of our lives.
12: Travel is an important part of our life. We are interested in learning about the world around us. We have been to Africa, South America, Asia,Europe and many other places. Learning about other cultures is our passion. Liz often does her photography while traveling. We look forward to providing opportunities for our child to travel.
13: Travel | Adventures
16: We own a house in beautiful Santa Barbara. We live in a friendly neighborhood. We live near good schools, many nice parks, shops, the beach, a museum, nice restaurants, theater, Farmers Market, bike trails and the wine country and more.
17: Santa Barbara Memories
18: Being Parents We are so excited to become parents. We look forward to loving our child unconditionally. We want to teach them them to be independent thinkers who grow up feeling confident in their own skin. We look forward to laughing, playing, making cookies, exploring, going on adventures, playing sports, gardening, traveling, reading,doing homework , eating dinner around the dinner table together, communicating,snuggling, and always being there for them!
19: We will always offer protection, acceptance, respect and encouragement, and love to our child.
20: We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for taking the time to getting to know us. We know your decision is a difficult one. We have respect for your courage! | We have all the confidence that we will make good parents. We know it won't be an easy job but we will do our best to raise a honest, confident, respectful, responsible child. We will always be there for the laughs and tears. Thank you for making our dream become a reality!