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A Letter from Sean & Gayla

Hello from Texas! Our hearts and home are full of love, and we are looking forward to expanding our family through adoption! We will provide your child with a strong education, financial stability, and a faith-based household.

We are dedicated parents and would cherish the opportunity to share our love with your child through adoption. We hope to keep an open relationship with you, including phone calls, emails, visits, and ongoing communication. We look forward to learning more about you!

About Us

We grew up together, became high school sweethearts, and married after college. We had always hoped to raise a large family and went through pregnancy challenges along the way. Now we have two children and would love to grow our family again!

Adoption has been on hearts for a long time, even before we had our children. We’re excited to add a child to our family this way!

We enjoy:
• Walking our dog
• Riding bikes
• Swimming
• Hiking national parks
• Volunteering in the community, at church, and on mission trips
• Participating in church, teaching Bible classes, mentoring youth, and life groups

About Gayla

According to Sean: Gayla is a very kind and loving person. She freely shares her loving spirit, is always willing to help, and rises to any challenge. Gayla has a genuine desire to make each life she touches a little brighter. She’s smart, a natural planner, and fills our family time with fun. Gayla is an amazing mother!

Gayla likes:
• Baking
• Sewing
• Reading
• Listening to music
• Attending concerts
• Hiking
• Pilates

About Sean

According to Gayla: Sean is naturally kind, generous, patient, calm, and funny. Sean is steady and unwavering in his commitment to his family. Sean is up for any adventure with our family. He’s a loving, involved father!

Sean enjoys:
• Riding bikes
• Working on classic cars
• Camping
• Coaching soccer
• Being a mentor for Scouts

Our Children

We loving being parents! Our son, Davis, is studying engineering in college and visits on weekends. He’s a kind, fun young man and a great big brother.

Our daughter, Sophie, is 15, enjoys reading, competing on swim team, and being in scouts. She loves helping in the church nursery and is excited to welcome a child into our family!

Favorite Family Traditions:
• Opening Christmas presents with the whole family
• Picking out Halloween costumes
• Serving at church for Easter
• Taking a family vacation every year
• Living room dance parties and movie nights

Our Home in Texas

We live in the suburbs near where we grew up. Our home has 4 bedrooms, a playroom, a fenced yard, and a pool. We live close to a neighborhood park and are within walking distance of great schools. There are many sports and outdoor activities for us all to enjoy!

Our favorite thing about where we live is the diversity of people and experiences we get to enjoy every day. There are so many parks, restaurants, cultures, and activities for kids and adults to explore.

Our Promise

We promise to love, support, and protect your child. We will raise your child with Christian values and teach kindness, love, and generosity of spirit.

We will provide your child with a solid education. We believe children need the freedom to explore their interests, and we will always encourage them to express themselves as individuals, and encourage self-confidence. As parents, we will cheer them on, and fully participate in their lives.

We would love to get to know you or answer any questions. If you’d like, we welcome an open adoption and would love the chance to keep in touch. You would always be a very special part of our family. To talk with us or learn more, please call or text Lifetime at 1.800.923.6784.

Very thoughtfully, Sean & Gayla

Learn More About Sean & Gayla

  Sean Gayla
Our EducationBachelor's & Master's in Mechanical EngineeringBachelor's & Master's in Finance
Our ProfessionsEngineering DirectorInvestment Advisor
Stay-At-HomeNoNo, but flexible schedule
Our Racial BackgroundCaucasian Caucasian
Some of Sean & Gayla's Favorites
MovieFord v FerrariPrincess Bride
DessertChocolate CakePeach Cobbler
Car1965 Mustang Jeep
BookThe Battle of MidwayThe Nightingale
HobbyWorking on carsBaking
Concerts Mumford & SonsImagine Dragons, Ben Rector, Bastille, U2... too hard to choose!
Vacation Hiking in National ParksGoing to the beach
More About Our Family
Fun Facts About Us

• We went to rival colleges when we were dating
• We are major DIY'ers!
• Sean is half-Canadian and half Texan, and he started to get gray hair when he was 17
• Gayla loves roasting marshmallows and having breakfast for dinner
• Our family LOVES tacos, and Lego, and our family motto is "Just keep swimming"

Our Faith

We are faithful Christians. We have devoted our lives to God and attempt to follow Christ’s example. In conjunction with our belief, our family participates fully in our church. Our kids are active in the youth group. We are mentors to the teens, teach Bible classes to the toddlers, and are members of Bible study groups. We also love to serve others in our community, as well as abroad.

Extended Family

Sean’s mom and brother, and Gayla’s two brothers and sister all live nearby. We enjoy seeing our families often!

Our Pets

We have two small, very sweet dogs, Edison and Cocca.

We Prefer a Child Who Is...
Age of Child

Newborn up to 4 years of age

Gender

Boy or Girl

In Closing

As parents, we hope to nurture all of our children in a way that gives them freedom to become who they are meant to be, confident in their unique talents and interests. Education, family, and faith are important to us too! If you're comfortable, we would love to share an open adoption with you, including future visits, phone calls, and sharing photos. We'd be honored to get to know you and find out what you have in mind. We're excited to hear from you!

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