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FC: Mills Family
1: Welcome Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to introduce ourselves and tell you about our family, We realize this is a difficult decision for you and that takes an incredible amount of courage and unconditional love. We really feel honored to be considered.
2: Torey and Jaime met in October 1995, when we were just teenagers and have been together ever since. We got married in Phoenix, Arizona January 4 1997. We share the same interests and family values. We have been in love from day one and plan to grow old together. Both of us were born and raised in the Phoenix area. Torey is an avid waterskier. Jaime also grew up taking family trips camping and to the lake. We have always wanted a large family.
3: We are always taking family trips in the RV to San Diego. Sea World is our happy place, we go there every Dec with Jaime's family and our summer vacations are at the beach .We even go trick or treating in the park. The kids love to fish off the pier, and boogie board in the surf. | We want to add more prints in the sand
4: Torey age 36 is meant to be a father. He spends all his extra time putting things together and taking things apart to see how they work. He loves to be in the water. Waterskiing is his true passion. He works in Computer drafting which gives him a family friendly work week. He loves to come in the door to hugs and kisses.
5: Jaime age 35 was born and raised in Arizona. Family is her life. She spends all her time going to practices watching improv talent shows and kissing boo boos. She is always there to wipe away tears, and cheer when they compete. | Being a full time mother is the only job she has ever wanted. She loves to participate and/or attend their school activities. She works nights as a respiratory therapist in the NICU, giving her flexibility and allowing one parent to always be at home. She is also into fitness -- jogging and yoga to keep her going.
6: Hailee Hailee is a true animal and nature lover. She spends lots of time with her dogs and gerbil. | She loves to sing and dance. She plays the flute in the band, and likes to babysit the kids in the area. She also wants to be a vet when she grows up
7: Austin Austin is a child big into fitness. He plays on an Arizona travel hockey team in which he is a role model for young ones. | Austin has just started refereeing youth hockey games. He wants to be the General manager of the Anaheim Ducks when he grows up.
8: Parker Parker is a true snuggle bug who loves to play outside and ride his bike. He plays ice hockey, and loves to fish. Parker is a kid with a smile always on his face. He can become best friends with everyone.
9: Great Grandparents are very important to our children and the kids are lucky enough to spend lots of time with them. All of our immediate family is in the Phoenix area. Uncle Kyle and Aunt Cristi are the proud parents of Violet and Cole. They are both police officers and love to help our children learn about safety. Uncle Bryan is a large part of Arizona hockey and a Doctoral student at ASU. Uncle Jim and Aunt Tiffany stay busy with their church and love to visit when they can.
10: Grandma and Papa E Jaime's parents live miles from our home. They love to take the kids outside to feed the many rabbits, play games and rock the kids in the chair. With the wonderful assistance from all grandparents none of our children have had the need for day care. Ann is a school teacher and Dale is a retired police detective who now spends his free time playing pickle ball and spending as much time as he can with his grandchildren..
11: Grandma and Papa Mills We are very lucky to also have Torey's parents near by. They have two horses and two dogs the kids love to play with. Grandma and Papa have promised each kid a trip to Washington D.C. on their 13th birthday and look forward to planning more trips with our new additions. Karen is a retired Vice President of Rio Salado College and Conrad is a retired construction plumber. They love to spend time watching the boys hockey games and all of Hailee's concerts.
12: Maggie our Golden | We are a hockey family Austin and Shane Doan | Weekends at the lake | Face painting together | We love to ride our quads | Hikes in the mountains
13: Parker, Jaime, and Torey relaxing in California | Kono's our breakfast spot in SanDiego | Family time at La Jolla | Parker digging in the sand | Halloween at SeaWorld | Fishing off Crystal Pier
14: HOME SWEET HOME We have a large park around the corner with a covered playground, basketball court and sand volleyball.
15: Thank you for taking the time to learn about our family. We are a strong family with strong family values. We are a family able to give all the love in the world. We spend all the time we have doing family activities. We are able to provide a warm loving home close to a very good school. Our neighborhood is full of children of all ages and there is a park around the corner. Please keep us in mind as you make your tough decision. We can provide all the love and comfort a child will need.