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Meet Liz & Andrew W.
Thank you for reading this. Thank you for letting us share a little about ourselves. And most of all, thank you for being courageous. Your inner strength and selflessness are nothing short of incredible, and it is our sincerest hope that we, too, will live up to those qualities when we welcome a child into our lives.
About Liz. I come from a huge Italian / German / Greek family that uses every holiday (even obscure ones you’ve never heard of) as an excuse to get together and make way too much food. I can’t get enough family time and thankfully Andrew’s sense of humor is a perfect fit for our crew. I’ve been in pharmacy for over 16 years and love my work.
About Andrew. I come from a small family from Buffalo, New York. At 18, I joined the Army shortly following 9/11 and after seven years, earned a Master’s degree. Currently I work as a biologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and am also a commissioned officer in the United States Coast Guard.
A Thanksgiving morning tradition — three miles!
Family Vacations. We usually take two big family vacations each year. One is to Lake Norris, where 35 or more of us spend a long weekend tubing, fishing, and playing Apples to Apples late into the night. The other is usually to a beach with a slightly smaller crowd (14 adults, 13 kids), but definitely just as much fun. We take other trips whenever we can. No matter where we go, there’s a lot of fun and a lot of love.
Our home is nestled in a quiet community with tree-lined lots and dozens of neighborhood playmates. We have a community pool and a beautiful 2-mile nature trail/park with a small stream and lots of wildlife. Our four-bedroom home has a playroom, a finished basement, and a half acre of great outdoor space. It’s the perfect spot for family gatherings, indoor or out.
Our wedding day
Our world is centered around family. We’ve always known we wanted a child of our own to share in the tremendous love that surrounds us. Our minds are ready; our hearts are open; and we are looking forward to whatever the future holds for all of us! With the full support of friends and family, we cannot wait to shower a new child with love. We will be open to as much or as little of a relationship as you would like. No matter what, you’ll always have our utmost respect, admiration, and gratitude.
Liz & Andrew
- We’re both open water scuba certified.
- Successfully completed a “one 5k (race) a month” challenge
- We’ve broken out of 6 Escape Rooms. Our fastest time was 28 minutes and 48 seconds.
- Our family competes yearly in a no-holds-barred multi-part Olympics-style event, complete with trash talk and gold, silver, and bronze medals.
- Spend time with family
- Be outside
- Run 5k races
- Go to sporting events
- Binge watch ‘Survivor’
What we believe in
- Treating everyone with kindness and respect
- Open, honest, and compassionate communication
- Protecting without sheltering
- Structure with freedoms
- Working hard
- Forgiving freely
- Loving generously
- Family is EVERYTHING
A few more facts
- We live in a quiet community north of Cincinnati.
- Andrew is a biologist for the Army Corps of Engineers and Liz is a pharmacist supervisor.
- We have been married since May 2019.
For more information about our family, please contact Adoption Link at 1-800-643-3356.