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Justin and Haley
Justin and Haley

Justin and Haley
Tennessee

Basic Info

Justin

Age: 27
Sex: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Caucasian
Religion: Christian

Haley

Age: 24
Sex: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Caucasian
Religion: Christian

Child Preferences

Age: Infant to 8 years old
Sex: Either
Max Number of Children: 2
Race/Ethnicity: Caucasian, African American, Asian, Native American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Mixed, Bi-Racial, Unknown


Special Needs the Family is Open To: Moderate Physical/Medical Disability (Open to Discussion), Animal Allergies, Asthma, Drug Allergies, Environmental Allergies, Food Allergies, Physically Aggressive to Other Children, Defiant, Difficulty in Attaching, Difficulty Making Friends, Encopresis, Lying, Manipulative, Poor Social Skills, Self-Abuse, Stealing, Tantrums-Severe, Wets the Bed, Drug Addicted at Birth, Fetal Alcohol Effected, Low Birth Weight or Premature, Prenatal Drug Exposure, Requires Life-long Medical Treatment, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physically Disabled-Mild, Hearing Impaired, Mental Retardation - Mild, Speech Delays - Mild, Speech Delays - Moderate, Speech Delays - Severe, Vision Impaired, Hoarding, Overeating, Pica, Academically behind due to poor attendance, Cognitive Delay - Mild, Expulsion(s), Has Behavior Problems in School, Mild Learning Disabilities, Moderate Learning Disabilities, Speech or Language Impairment, Suspension(s), One/Both Parents Diagnosed with Depression, One/Both Parents Have Alcohol Addiction, One/Both Parents Have Drug Addiction, Exposed to Domestic Violence, One/Both Parents Have Had a Mental Diagnosis, Child has had a disrupted adoption, Multiple Placements, Parents Willing to Seek Guardianship, Limited Life Expectancy Due to Illness, ADHD, Arthritis, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disorder: May Require Surgery, Hemophilia, Seizures, Sickle Cell Disease, Sickle Cell Traits, Adjustment Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Depression, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Requires Medication For Psychiatric Condition/Mental Health Diagnosis, Requires Counseling/Therapy, Destructive of Property, Willing to Maintain Contact via Mail with Bio Family, Willing to Maintain Contact with Past Foster Parents, Willing to Maintain Contact with Bio Grandparents & Other Relatives, Willing to Maintain Contact with Bio Siblings, History of Sexually Acting Out, Sexually Abused in the Past

Environment

State: Tennessee
Neighborhood: Country/Rural
Residency:
Years Together: 7
Children in the Home: 0
Pet(s): Dog(s)

Work

Justin

Occupation: Registered Nurse

Haley

Occupation: Collegiate Campus Minister

Adoption Agency

Agency: New Beginnings
Worker: Karen Nixon
City: Murfreesboro
State: Tennessee
Zip: 37130

Family Description

We are Justin (26) and Haley Cowley (24). We currently have no children. I (Justin) work full-time for NHC as a Registered Nurse and have a flexible work schedule. My wife works part-time for Tennessee Baptist Mission Board as a Collegiate Campus Minister and has a flexible work schedule. We love hanging out with our family. We love trying to places to eat and hanging out in our backyard. We enjoy going to sporting events together and with our friends. We attend a wonderful church and love our community in Murfreesboro. We have a small dog named Rufus! We would like to adopt a child or sibling group of two who are less than 8 years old. We are open to any race and gender. We are open to children with special needs such as minor to moderate physical, emotional, or development conditions.

Preference Description

We are looking to adopt 1 to 2 children (male or female) between the ages of 0 to 8 years old of any ethnic background. We are open to minor to moderate conditions, a child with special needs such as PTSD, attachment, ADHD, or learning delays.

The Cowley Family Profile

We are looking to love and adopt a child or sibling group of two, under the age of 8 years old. We are open to adopt a child/children of any race and gender. We are open to children with special needs, such as minor to moderate physical, emotional, or developmental conditions, like a child/children with special needs such as PTSD, attachment, ADHD, or learning delays etc. We believe remaining in contact with those who are important and safe for our children is necessary. We will embrace those relationships!

Introduction

Our names are Justin (26) and Haley Cowley (24). We currently no children, but cannot wait to meet our sweet our sweet child/ children. Justin works full-time as a Registered Nurse and I am a campus minister on a college campus. We love the flexibility of our careers and cannot wait to spend lots of time loving on our kiddos.

We love hanging out with our family and trying new places to eat. We have a big backyard that we hammock, chase our dog, and play sports in. We enjoy going to sporting events together, going to the movies, or going canoeing. We attend a wonderful church and love our community in Murfreesboro, TN. It is a big and diverse town. There are so many local things to visit and do.

Home and Community

We live in the State of Tennessee. Our home is a single family home. It is 1700 sq ft with 3 bd and 2 baths. We live in a Country/Rural neighborhood that is ethnically diverse neighborhood. We have wonderful schools that are a ten minute drive from our home.

Parenting Experience

We both have had experience with children, primarily through being around our family and friends children. We have many close friends that we consider to be like family. We often babysit our nephew and friends children and simply enjoy being around them. We have also served in our church by working in VBS and Sunday School class. We thoroughly enjoy being around children and strongly desire to parent children. We have a great love for children and a great capacity to give and receive affection, as well as the ability to provide for a childs physical and emotional needs. Justin is trained as a nurse, so he has extensive training that is beneficial for our family as we seek to adopt children with various medical conditions.

Support

We have a big family and we love spending time with them. We already feel so supported and loved in the adoption process by them. They are actively learning about transracial adoptions. Our church is also very active in helping support us in adoption. We have a large community in Murfreesboro that have adopted and some who have adopted transracially. Our local pediatrician is ready to help our family in whatever way possible. We have also been given advice on various counseling centers and schools that have programs that help children with various special needs.

Motivation to Adopt

We feel strongly that adoption is an amazing thing! We feel that the Lord has called us to adopt and we are so grateful for the opportunity to welcome our children in our home! We have joined support and discussion groups about adoption and specially about transracial adoption. We believe it is important to be educated on these topics. We have been studying Dr. Purvis's material that goes along with her book, The Connected Child. We are grateful for our unwavering support system and counsel from those who have adopted.