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Lutheran Social Services of
Wisconsin and Upper Michigan


Jeffrey and Jessica - PLACED

For more information, contact Carrie at Phone: (414) 304-6977 or email:

Family Information

Full Names: Jeffrey and Jessica

Number of Years Married: 5

Number of Children age(s): None

Religion: Christian- Evangelical Free

Child Care Plans: Mother will take 12 weeks off at time of placement and father will take at least 10 days off at time of placement. After the first 12 weeks, mother will work part-time and the child will be a state of Wisconsin certified daycare the days the mother works. Jeff will be home with the child during the summer months.

Pets and Names: Dog-Mia and Cat-Miko

Ethnicity: Jeffrey- German and Native American    Jessica- Irish, Swedish, Dutch


City Type: Rural city

Years lived here: Just moved here in August

Community/Neighborhood: Our apartment is located in a quiet neighborhood, tucked back away from traffic. We have an apartment facing the woods and it is pretty quiet. There are lots of children around to play with. We also have a fenced in pool at the apartment complex along with a nice playground set for the children to play on. We also live close to the library, parks and schools.

Holidays: We spend holidays with both sides of our families. We love being surrounded by family. We both have huge extended families which make for great holiday events! We can't wait to share those memories and traditions with our children.

Vacations: We have always gone on a vacation every year since we have been married. Sometimes it has been with Jessica's parents and sometimes just the two of us. We can't wait to start a yearly family vacation with our children.

Family Gatherings: We spend a tremendous amount of time with family. Family is extremely important to us. Jeffrey's side of the family has ten adopted children in it and we can't wait to expand those numbers through adoption. We have yearly family reunions to keep in touch with our extended family. We want our children to know they are loved by all of our families.

Family Favorites

  Adoptive Mother Adoptive Father

The Notebook

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
Color: Pink Blue
Food: Pizza Bread
TV Show: The Big Bang Theory Amazing Race
Hobby: Scrapbooking Computers/Outdoors
Animal: Giraffe


Game: Life Monopoly
Season: Fall



Adoption Preferences

Ethnicity: Open to any child

Ongoing contact - Open Adoption; open to letters and photos and occasional in-person visits.

We are Open to Discussing: Alcohol use prior to knowledge of pregnancy, Drug use prior to knowledge of pregnancy, Alcohol use during pregnancy, Conceived through forced intercourse, Limited or no information about birthfather, Assist birthparents with expenses (as allowed by WI state law).

Location of Birthparents: We are open to a birthparent in Wisconsin and other states.

Dear BirthParent,

We would like to start by thanking you for your brave and courageous decision to consider adoption.

We are Jeffrey and Jessica. We began dating in high school and were married in May of 2007. We have a very strong and special relationship, having literally grown up together. Our lives have been challenged in many ways but it has only made our love for each other stronger.

We are incredibly excited to expand our family through open adoption. We will provide our children with the love and support that they need to explore all their interests. Our child will always know their birth story and know how caring and wonderful their birth parents were to give them the best life that they could.  

We live in condo style apartment close to schools, parks, libraries and the lake. We have a dog named Mia, and a cat named Miko. We have a large extended family that consists of ten adopted children. Our family is as exited and anxious as we are to welcome another child into our family.           

Jessica works as a legal assistant for a small law firm. She finds her work to be very challenging and rewarding. Jeffrey is a business education teacher.   

We thank you for taking the time to read our letter. We know this is just a glimpse into our lives but we cannot wait to meet you and get to know you as well. You will continue to be in our prayers.


6737 W. Washington Street
Suite 2275
West Allis, WI 53214

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