Dear Expectant Mother,
We write you this letter to first tell you how much we admire your courage and love. You are incredibly brave to do this. We recognize it’s not an easy decision. We hope this letter guides you to a place of safety and warmth. A place of knowing that you are making the right decision for your beautiful baby. We are here for you and your child, with loving arms, praying for the day to come for us to meet and venture on this journey together.
We will try and paint a picture of the kind of life your child would have in store with us. We are two big kids at heart. We aim to laugh and enjoy this blessed life we are given. We constantly surround ourselves with our loving family and friends. If you step inside our home, you will probably find lasagna in the oven (Adrien’s mom’s recipe), books of all sorts on our shelves, pretty art on the walls, and music and movies of varying genres playing. We are physically active, and love being by the water. We live a couple of blocks away from one of the many beautiful lakes of Michigan. Travel is our favorite hobby and we have visited many countries around the world. Our top travel destinations so far have been Brazil, Italy, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Vietnam. If you envision a life full of adventure and excitement for your child, you’ve come across the right people.
On the subject of travel, we are a unique couple with interesting backgrounds. Adrien is from France and his first language is French. He immigrated to the USA when he was 22 years old and became an American citizen in 2021. Angelina was born in Michigan, to a father who is from Malta (an island just south of Italy). Her mother is also Maltese. Angelina grew up spending her summers on the Maltese Islands. Both of our cultures are intertwined into our everyday life. We vacation to France and Malta often, to spend time with our precious family. You can expect your child to be fully immersed in both of these cultures and we hope it excites you to know that your child will be exposed to both the French and English languages.
While we live life to the fullest, we also work incredibly hard at our jobs to make it happen. Our parents and ancestors raised us with an understanding that the world we live in can throw you a curveball at any given moment. We must always be able to land on our own two feet. Your child will be raised with this same general understanding – in order to play hard, you must also work hard. We can assure you that our work lives are moving in the right direction. We are financially stable and are prepared to weather any storm to the best of our ability.
We believe that, along with the teachings of our families, our educational experiences are at the heart of our success. We both highly value education and live in a community that will ensure your child is given the utmost opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. One of the top contenders in choosing the home we live in today was the strength of the surrounding education system. You can feel good knowing that your son or daughter will attend safe and quality schools that will gear them for college later down the road.
Know that your baby will begin its life with two people who have been striving to be parents for many years. After seven years of trying to conceive (naturally and medically), it finally dawned on us. We have been fighting our destiny all along. We were meant to adopt and provide this child with an incredible life. Once we signed the initial adoption paperwork, our minds became clearer. Our smiles came back. Sometimes we try to control what simply cannot be controlled.
This is a snapshot into the life in which we live, however, our life would not be complete without you. You are, in fact, the birth mother of your child, and if you are open to being a part of our family, we are happy to welcome you. Your child will know who you are and there will be no surprises. We will honor you throughout your child’s life with us.
We hope this letter has given you a sense of calm, knowing that your child will be placed in the loving arms of a couple who has nothing but the best intentions.
Angelina and Adrien