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A Letter from Kirk & Denise

We first would like to say thank you for considering us to be your baby’s adoptive parents. We truly are honored and privileged to be given the opportunity to love your baby.  This is not something that we take lightly.  We recognize the commitment it takes and are humbled by the opportunity.

We truly believe God’s plan for us to adopt a baby is part of our journey as a couple.  We accept that blessing with open hearts.  We will do everything in our power to protect, love, provide for and encourage your baby as they grow into a happy, healthy, confident, kind, respectful and successful adult.  We are open to letters, photos, and visits from you as well.

 

Our Story

We worked together 20 years ago in the security field. Kirk said one day that Denise would fall in love with him and while Denise didn’t believe him then, fast forward to present day, he was right. We have been married almost 10 years.

We love to travel and have been to Spain, Turks and Caicos, Italy, Dubai and Canada. We have also been to Alaska, where we spent time viewing the Glaciers and exploring a Wildlife Park for endangered animals. We really enjoy learning about other cultures in our travels and would love to share those experiences with your baby. On Sunday’s we try new recipes from our collection of great cookbooks, and Kirk is great with creating awesome smoothies. We are looking forward to sharing our love for cooking as well.

Meet Kirk

Kirk is a fantastic husband, a great friend and I know he will be an awesome dad. He has been in the security field for years and has a background in music.  He is one to put family first and is always willing to be a mentor to his nephews and to those that work with him. He is intelligent, resilient, driven, and has a thirst for knowledge which he humbly shares with others.

Kirk is thoughtful, giving and full of surprises when you least expect it.  He feeds stray cats, takes care of injured pets, and is always there to support those in need.  Those are the qualities and attributes that make him special.  Kirk is a fan of history and is looking forward to sharing with and teaching the baby about our culture and rich history.  He has so many books he is looking forward to reading to them.

Meet Denise

Denise is a very energetic, passionate and loyal person with a contagious smile. She loves working out, competing in figure fitness competitions and most of all, traveling. She has a passion for history and learning about new and different cultures, spending time with children and animals and loves to plan and take part in surprises!

She is a very caring and devoted wife and is always there to encourage and motivate others to achieve their dreams. Denise is excited to share her love of sports, travel, and culture with the baby and to show them all the joys of exploring the outdoors. She will be one of those parents sitting in the bleachers cheering their child on.

Our Family

Our parents and friends are so very excited to babysit and host a huge baby shower. They are thrilled for us to become first-time parents. Denise’s father and Kirk both love a good barbecue and Denise has a lot of traditional recipes from South America that she would love to pass on, including a family favorite homemade bread and fudge recipes. We have family in New York, who visit once a year. Kirk’s family lives in Georgia and they have a great bond. His mother and brother are looking forward to being a grandmother and uncle. When we get together its always a great time to cook and eat our favorite foods and reminisce about the past.

Our Home in Georgia

We have a four-bedroom house that we purchased almost two years ago in preparation for growing our family. Our new house has a patio,  a deck, a porch and a fenced-in backyard with plenty of space for running around and games.

We have two dogs, Caesar and Sampson who are well trained, enjoy obstacle courses and children. There are many wonderful parks nearby with hiking trails. Our neighborhood is quiet, relaxing and family-oriented.  On any given day there are families strolling the neighborhood with their babies or dog and kids playing outside. There are many great schools within driving distance and the library is very close by as well.

Our Promise

We promise to provide your child with a nurturing home filled with unlimited love and laughter. We will keep your child at the center of our decision making and will be sure to place the interests of your baby above our own. We are committed to providing your baby with a great education and an abundance of opportunities.

We will always encourage, inspire and motivate your baby and be an advocate. We promise to share God’s love with your baby and make sure they always know they are accepted and loved by us, you and by God. We look forward to sharing pictures, letters, and visits with you in the future.

If you would like to learn more about us, please call or text Lifetime at 1-800-923-6784.

Learn More About Kirk & Denise

  Kirk Denise
Our EducationSome CollegeCollege Degree
Our ProfessionsSecurity ExecutiveDistrict Manager
Stay-At-HomeNoNo
Our Racial BackgroundAfrican AmericanAfrican American
Some of Kirk & Denise's Favorites
BookThe SecretThe Alchemist and all of Shakespeare's work
Favorite MovieStar WarsLord of the Rings and Flash Dance
ActivityCookingWorking Out
ActorDenzel WashingtonClint Eastwood, Sean Connery, Robin Williams
SportFootballTrack and Field, Figure Skating
Place to TravelThe Grand CanyonAlaska, Florence, Italy and the Caribbean
FoodSeafood and CaribbeanCaribbean, North African and Sea Food
More About Our Family
About Us

We are both active people. We love to travel, whether it be out of the state or out of the country. We have traveled to Italy, Japan, Australia, Turks and Caicos, Spain and Alaska. Our last adventure took us to Dubai where spent time at a camel farm, rode camels, and drove through the Sand Dunes. We also had an opportunity to tour a falcon hospital where they care for this endangered bird. We enjoy learning other cultures as well as relaxing on the beach. Denise is a Certified Personal Trainer, Health Coach, and Professional Figure Fitness Competitor so she definitely enjoys working out and helping others achieve their fitness goals. Kirk loves photography, cooking and experimenting with various recipes, many of which end up on Social Media. We enjoy watching movies, reading, going to the park with our dogs Caesar and Sampson or just relaxing at home enjoying each others company.

Our Faith

Our faith is grounded in the belief that there is a higher power. We believe in Jesus Christ and will raise our child to share that value and belief as well. Both our grandmothers sang in the choir at church.

Our Musical Interest

Kirk loves to sing and has a wonderful voice. He went to school on a musical scholarship. Kirk has traveled the world on tour with various R&B singers as a Security Specialist and Music Manager. Our taste in music is diverse. Denise loves Caribbean, African, Classical and Indian music. Denise's favorite type of music to relax and daydream to is the 70's. Kirk loves Gospel, Jazz and Country music.

About Our Home

Our home is a relaxing and heartwarming environment. Our neighbors exchange gifts during the holidays, and yes even Caesar and Sampson get a gift. We walk our dogs together as well as take them to the dog park. We live in a community where we take care of each other. We love that our neighbors collect our mail when we are out of town and even bring the trash can in if it's on the street.

We live in the state of...

We live in the state of Georgia. This year we will celebrate our tenth anniversary by renewing our vows. We look forward to being called Mom and Dad. Kirk has one brother and Denise has a younger sister and younger brother. Both our grandparents are deceased. We have lots of cousins and extended family that support us on our journey. Denise's parents live in New York and Kirk's mother lives in Georgia. Kirk's father passed when he was a child. Kirk is from Chicago and Denise's family is from South America.

Our Neighborhood

Our neighborhood is family oriented. It consists of single family homes. We have a community pool, tennis court, playground and gym. Our neighborhood has many small family parks within walking distance. We also have nature trails within driving distance as well.

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

Newborn up to two years old.

Twins

Yes

Gender

Boy or Girl

Sibling Group

Yes..no more than 2

Ethnicity of ChildAfrican American
Future Contact with Birth Family

We are open to sharing pictures, letters, and visits!

In Closing

We would like to thank you for taking the time to read through our website and for getting to know us. We are excited to share our passions with your child and to provide them with a loving home filled with traditions, family fun, yummy recipes, and joy. If you would like to learn more about us or if you ever have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Lifetime at 800-923-6784.

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