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Featured Family – Anthony and Jill

2022-05-19T09:18:17-07:00May 16, 2022|Asian Family, Christian/Catholic Family, Closed Adoption, Hispanic/Latino Family, Married Couple, No Children, Open Adoption, Open to any race, Open to either gender, Semi-Open Adoption, Transracial Adoption|

We are so excited to introduce you to this amazing, home study approved (and certified to adopt) Purl Family from Arizona: Anthony and Jill! These two met in their junior high band class; they both played drums. Nine years later, they went on their first date, fell in love and were soon married. Their marriage is strong and filled with laughter. They are so excited to grow their family through adoption! Click here to learn more about them or contact them directly!

Featured Family – Stephen and Barbara

2022-05-18T09:53:17-07:00May 11, 2022|Adopted Children, Christian/Catholic Family, Closed Adoption, Married Couple, Open Adoption, Open to any race, Open to either gender, Purl Families, Semi-Open Adoption, Transracial Adoption|

We can't wait to introduce you to this amazing, home study approved (and certified to adopt) Purl Family from Arizona: Stephen, Barbara and their adorable son Cameron! This family values quality time together. They enjoy staying active, making memories through traveling, and adventuring around town. Stephen and Barbara were blessed by adoption when Cameron joined their family and they hope to call him a big brother someday. Click here to learn more about them or contact them directly.

Featured Family – Joe and Pam

2022-05-06T14:34:09-07:00April 29, 2022|Adopted Children, Closed Adoption, Married Couple, Open Adoption, Open to any race, Open to either gender, Purl Families, Semi-Open Adoption, Transracial Adoption|

We're thrilled to introduce you (again) to this beautiful, home study approved Purl Family from Washington: Joe, Pam and their adorable son Joseph! Their son joined their family through the gift of adoption, and they are excited to adopt again! They are an active couple who passionately wants to have a growing family and share their lives and experiences with children. They love to travel and can’t wait to take their little ones on their adventures! They love to spend time with their extended families, and want to add another little one to their family by adopting again! Click here to read more!

Featured Family – Simeon and Julia

2022-05-03T17:02:07-07:00April 28, 2022|Biological Children, Christian/Catholic Family, Closed Adoption, Married Couple, Open Adoption, Open to any race, Open to either gender, Purl Families, Semi-Open Adoption, Transracial Adoption|

We are so excited to introduce you to a wonderful home-study approved Purl family from beautiful Vermont: Simeon, Julia, and their adorable boys Joseph and Dominic! Simeon and Julia met at a dinner that Julia was hosting among mutual friends. Several months later they went on their first date and have been together ever since. In 2014, they were married and soon after settled down in Vermont, near Julia’s parents and family farm. Julia and Simeon have always dreamed of a big family and are hoping to expand their family through adoption. In their own words, they “love the life, energy, joy, friendship, and laughter that children bring”. Click here to read more.

Featured Family – Brandon and Mark

2022-05-10T13:21:22-07:00April 26, 2022|Adopted Children, Married Couple, Open Adoption, Open to either gender, Purl Families, Same-Sex Couple, Semi-Open Adoption|

We are so excited to introduce you to this amazing, home study approved Purl Family from Wyoming: Brandon, Mark, and their adorable daughter, Olivia! They adopted Olivia at birth, three years ago and she is the center of their universe. Brandon and Mark are so excited to grow their family, and Olivia is ecstatic to be a big sister! Click here to read more.

Adoption Language from an Adoptee’s Perspective

2022-04-12T21:18:25-07:00April 12, 2022|Adoption Education, Adoption Perspectives, Learn, Transracial Adoption (Learn)|

Our writer today is Emily, Purl's Administrative Assistant and a transracial adoptee. She shares her perspective as an adoptee to help adoptive parents and prospective adoptive parents understand arguably the most important voice in the adoption triad. --            As a transracial adoptee, I personally know that words about adoption can ...

Featured Family – Erik and Teresa

2022-04-01T15:10:29-07:00April 1, 2022|Adopted Children, Biological Children, Closed Adoption, Married Couple, Open Adoption, Open to either gender, Purl Families, Semi-Open Adoption|

We are so thrilled to introduce you to this amazing, home study approved Purl Family from Virginia: Erik, Teresa and their handsome boys Gabriel and Michael ! They are a silly and loving family that enjoys taking adventures together, even if it is just a picnic in the backyard. They adopted their oldest son, and do their very best to honor his story everyday, as they want him to feel empowered by it. They cannot wait to grow their family through adoption, again!

Featured Family – Frank and Christina

2022-03-31T19:00:09-07:00March 30, 2022|Christian/Catholic Family, Closed Adoption, Married Couple, No Children, Open Adoption, Open to any race, Open to either gender, Purl Families, Semi-Open Adoption, Transracial Adoption|

We can’t wait to introduce you to this amazing, home study approved Purl Family from Pennsylvania: Frank and Christina ! They are a fun-loving, adventurous couple who enjoys spending time with family and friends. Being Italian, their lives center around food, hospitality, and sharing good conversation. Having always wanted to grow their family, Frank and Christina turned to adoption when they discovered they were unable to conceive. They are beyond excited to embark on this new chapter of their lives!

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