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Blake & Christie

Thank you for taking the time to read through our profile and consider us as potential parents for your child. We are excited for the opportunity to expand our family through adoption. We look forward to showering a child with love, support, and guidance throughout their life. Please know that we are praying for you as you navigate your options on this journey.

About Us

System Marketing Manager
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Master of Business Administration
Legally Married

Education We Will Provide

Our Family

Education is important to both of us. We both have teachers in the family who instilled in us a lifelong thirst for learning. The school district we live in is one of the top school districts in the state, and there are several other high-achieving schools in the area. We plan on enrolling our future children in these schools to establish a firm foundation for them to build on as they move towards high school and beyond.

We understand that a lot of learning also happens outside of the classroom. We will encourage our child to try new things such as various sports, learning to play musical instruments, participating in faith-based youth groups, or engagement in other activities or organizations to see what they might like. We strongly believe that a good education and the ability to explore other interests will only help our child develop a strong sense of confidence and independence as they grow.

Qualities We Love, Admire and Respect in Each Other

Sunflower Field

Christie About Blake: Blake is such a handsome, caring, patient, and thoughtful man. I discovered all of those things immediately on our first date, and they all hold true today. He has a resilience about him that is very admirable. He also has a strong work ethic which helped carry him through dental school into his career today. Even though he is incredibly intelligent, he is humble and very down-to-earth. He can strike up a conversation with anyone, and is passionate about his faith, his family, and his hobbies.

Blake About Christie: Christie has to be the most genuinely caring, most generous and giving person I know. She feels true empathy for people going through a hard time in life and has the most incredible ability to comfort them and help them through to the other side. She does not hesitate to "go the extra mile" for someone in need, oftentimes depriving herself of something she might like herself in the process. She is a wonderful listener, is very understanding, and gives wise advice on a host of different life topics. Her word is good and she can be relied upon. She is beautiful inside and out.

Our Faith

Friendsgiving With Our Church Small Group

We both grew up in the Christian church. Over the years we have both been members of different Christian denominations, but are currently members of a Presbyterian church.

We have many fond memories of involvement in Christian circles including vacation bible school, youth groups, and young adult ministries. Christie has been on several international mission trips and is very thankful to have had those opportunities to grow and share her faith.

Faith is a large component of who we are. It is the foundation for our marriage, and we each have individual walks with Christ that have molded us into who we are today. Our plan is to raise future children within the Christian faith and encourage them to develop their own personal walks with Christ.


Beach Vacation
Beach Vacation
Christie Fishing
Christie Fishing
University of Tennessee Football Game
University of Tennessee Football Game
White Sox Game
White Sox Game
Blake Playing Saxophone
Blake Playing Saxophone
Playing Baseball With Our Niece & Nephew
Playing Baseball With Our Niece & Nephew
All Dressed Up
All Dressed Up
Snow Day
Snow Day
Trick-or-Treating With Friends
Trick-or-Treating With Friends
Cooking Class
Cooking Class
Blake Enjoys Golfing
Blake Enjoys Golfing
Christie's Birthday
Christie's Birthday
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Beach Vacation
Beach Vacation
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Christie Fishing
Christie Fishing
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University of Tennessee Football Game
University of Tennessee Football Game
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White Sox Game
White Sox Game
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Blake Playing Saxophone
Blake Playing Saxophone
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Playing Baseball With Our Niece & Nephew
Playing Baseball With Our Niece & Nephew
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All Dressed Up
All Dressed Up
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Snow Day
Snow Day
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Trick-or-Treating With Friends
Trick-or-Treating With Friends
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Cooking Class
Cooking Class
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Blake Enjoys Golfing
Blake Enjoys Golfing
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Christie's Birthday
Christie's Birthday

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

We live in a very kid-friendly, cozy suburb of a large city in Tennessee. We are able to get out and enjoy all of the things that large cities have to offer and then come home to a beautiful community that is full of southern charm. There are several museums, restaurants, theaters, music venues, sports teams, a zoo and outdoor recreational activities that make this area a wonderful place to live.

Our Backyard

We love our home and cannot wait to raise a family in it! Our house is a two-story brick house that has room to live and play in. It has three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, a living room, dining room, kitchen, bonus room, and a backyard to run around in.

Our neighborhood is full of diverse families with young children. It is located in an excellent school district with the elementary school and middle school close by, and even has a large park that we can walk to from our house. The park has several baseball, soccer and recreational fields, along with a water spray park and large playground. It also has a nature center with boardwalks and ponds. Our community is a wonderful place to raise a raise a family and we look forward to exploring it all with a child!

Our Extended Families

Christie's Family

Christie is an only child, and Blake has a younger brother and two step-siblings.

Christie's parents are both retired and live nearby. We enjoy seeing them regularly for family dinners and lively conversation on topics such as sports and world events. They are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to babysit and spoil future grandchildren!

Blake's Family

Blake's family lives about three hours away, and we get to visit them several times throughout the year. Blake's dad is a counselor and former tennis pro who loves to stay active. Whenever we get to visit with him, either a tennis match or a round of golf will be on the agenda, along with several board games. Chess is an all-time favorite, but Risk and Ticket to Ride are close seconds. Blake's mom and stepdad live on a ranch where they breed dogs and enjoy life outside the city. Many Memorial Day and Fourth of July weekends have been spent there relaxing by their pool, grilling out, and playing bocce ball in the yard.

Everyone is very excited and supportive of our adoption plan, and cannot wait to be a part of the child's life. This includes our four-legged children, Peyton (dog) and Annabelle (cat) who love children and can't wait for our family to grow!

From Us to You

We are honored and thankful that you have taken the time to learn more about us. While we can't imagine the difficult decisions you are having to make, please know that we are praying for guidance and peace for you and your baby on this journey.

Throughout the years of us trying to conceive biological children and having a miscarriage, we were praying for God's wisdom and guidance on His next step for us on this journey. We finally got His answer after meeting with a fertility specialist who recommended that we quit trying to get pregnant due to Christie's blood clotting disorder. While there was sadness in that door shutting, we both had peace knowing that God was pointing us in the direction of adoption. We started reading books about adoption and researching adoption agencies, and then began the process of making this dream become a reality. We are excited about growing our family through adoption, and cannot wait to provide a loving home to a child.

We plan on raising a future child in the Christian faith, as that is important to both of us. We also value the importance of receiving a good education, developing good moral character, and fostering the exploration of their passions outside the classroom. Our goal for the child is to grow up into a well-rounded adult who makes wise decisions, has a good moral compass, is compassionate, responsible, hard-working, contributes to society in a meaningful way, and understands the importance of helping others. While everyone is given different paths to take in their lifetimes, we want to help the child flourish wherever they go.

We have been married for over 5 years and have had many fun times together, but we are thrilled to grow our family and share our life with a child. Our family members and friends are also excited to have a child join our family so that they can love and support them as well. We have several friends with young children who will be eager to have a new friend to play with.

We promise to share pictures and letters with you so you can see how your child is growing and what they are doing over the years. We also promise to be open and honest with your child about adoption, and will speak favorably of you to them. Your child will know how much you love them and how hard the decision was for you. You will always be an important person in our lives, and we will forever respect you for the difficult decision you made.

You are so incredibly brave. We know that you have many difficult decisions ahead, but please know that we admire your courage and selflessness. Both you and your baby are important and loved.

Thank you for considering us to be potential parents for your child. We are excited to grow our family through adoption, and we will love, support, protect, and raise your child to the absolute best of our ability. We will be praying for you as you navigate this journey.


Blake & Christie


Liam Neeson
Denzel Washington
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
John Eldredge
Dan Brown
The Bible
The Da Vinci Code
Candy Bar
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
Milky Way
Looney Tunes
Childhood Memory
Getting a Game Boy on Christmas morning
Riding bikes with neighbors
Childhood Toy
Super Nintendo
Children's Book
Goodnight Moon
Berenstein Bears
Vancouver, BC
Atlanta, GA
Classic Movie
Home Alone
It's A Wonderful Life
Day of Week
Chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream
Disney Movie
101 Dalmations
Dream Car
Electric Vehicle
Dream Job
Pro golfer on the PGA Tour
Photographer for National Geographic
Dream Vacation
Family Activity
Board games
Gathering together at the holidays
Flower / Plant
Aloe Vera
Ranunculus flowers
Form of Exercise
Free weights
Spin Class
Ticket To Ride
Decorating and hosting parties
Fourth of July
Holiday Song
Auld Lang Syne
O Holy Night
Holiday Tradition
Dinner with family
Church and dinner on Christmas Eve
Ice Cream
Rainbow Sherbet
Cookie Dough
Junk Food
Potato chips and dip
Leisure Activity
Online Shopping
Better Homes & Gardens
Memory with a Child
Playing basketball with neighbor
Playing Baseball with Blake's niece and nephew
Memory with Spouse
Trip to Lake Tahoe
Trip to Dominican Republic
Batman: The Dark Knight Rises
Legally Blonde
Movie Munchie
Buncha Crunch
Reese's Pieces
Movie Quote
"You can't handle the truth."- A Few Good Men
"There's No Place Like Home" --The Wizard of Oz
Movie Type
Romantic Comedy
Musical Group
Bruno Mars
Nursery Rhyme
Humpty Dumpty
Hey Diddle Diddle
Olympic Event
Track and Field Sprints
Personal Hero
Peter Pan
Shel Silverstein
Walt Whitman
Quality about my Spouse
His Patience
"It ain't over 'til it's over."
"When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade"
Outback Steakhouse
Olive Garden
Grilled Cheese
Chicken Salad
Romans 8:28
Jeremiah 29:11
Shopping Store
Edwin Watts Golf Shop
"Hotel California" by The Eagles
"Most People Are Good" by Luke Bryan
Sport to Play
Sport to Watch
Sports Star
Tiger Woods
Peyton Manning
Sports Team
Arkansas Razorbacks
Tennessee Volunteers
Subject in School
Thing to Cook
Time of Day
Easter morning church with family
Driving around and looking at Christmas lights
TV Show
Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
Fixer Upper
TV Show Character
Will Smith from Fresh Prince
Rachel on 'Friends'
Type of Music
Vacation Spot
Video Game
The Legend of Zelda
Donkey Kong

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