Marin County, in a friendly neighborhood close to great schools and many outdoor activities.
Addison, she is a sweet dog always looking for a snuggle.
Colin: Bay Area
Jamaica: family, great weather and the beach.
Being outdoors, family time, cooking (and eating)!
Hello from Melissa and Colin! We met in Chicago and relocated to the Bay Area about 15 years ago. We have a 5 and half-year-old son, Lachlan. We enjoy the adventures of everyday life and building memories together. We are excited to expand our family through open adoption. Thank you for taking the time to get to know us better.
We met through a mutual friend in Chicago in 2003. Our lives immediately intertwined and we knew what we had was special. In 2005, we decided to relocate to the Bay Area to kick off a new chapter in our lives. We had a small, intimate wedding in 2007, and continued to enjoy each other’s company and building our life together. We are parents to our 5 1/2-year-old son, Lachlan.
In late 2019, we added a dog to our family, Addison. She and Lachlan immediately bonded. Addison is extremely loving and wants to be in the middle of fun with Lachlan.
We enjoy being together be it watching movies, playing outdoors, or a spontaneous adventure. We adore being parents and are excited to expand our family through open adoption.
Melissa is a thoughtful, hardworking, compassionate, and loving woman. She always takes time to explain to Lachlan the feelings behind actions and words. Melissa always tells him “People won’t always remember what you say, but they will remember how you make them feel. ” Melissa is a great mom and celebrates Lachlan’s milestones such as first time riding a scooter, staying dry all night, or swimming underwater.
Colin is a passionate, outgoing, fun, loving individual! He brings his all to everything he does. He is 100% committed and ensures everyone is having fun. Colin puts family first. He is never too busy to set up a Hot Wheels car track for racing or take an extra 5 minutes to explain the nuances of recycling and composting. Colin loves being able to teach Lachlan what he knows be it sports, cooking, or “how to”.
Lachlan is an inquisitive, thoughtful, adventurous boy! Lachlan is ready to play at a moment’s notice. He will go above and beyond to make everyone feel welcome. Lachlan is excited to be a big brother so that he can teach a sibling how to play with Dominoes, Connect-4, and race Hot Wheels.
Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. We honor you and the decisions you are making. Please contact us if you’re feeling a spark of interest. We look forward to getting to know you and learning about all the dreams you have for your child.