Glen and Megan
Hi, we are Glen and Megan, an Australian and a New Yorker who moved to Pennsylvania, fell in love and dreamed to have a family. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us and for considering us as adoptive parents for your baby.
We admire your courage and amazing love in your search to find the right family to love and cherish your baby. If you were to pick us, our promise to you is your baby will be loved, protected and celebrated. He or she will be surrounded by loving family, supportive friends and an amazing community.
Your child will always know where they came from and how much they were loved before they were even born. We would also like to know if there are any special traditions that are meaningful or anything sentimental you would like your baby to have. Honoring these traditions throughout your child’s life is important to us.
Thank you so much for getting to know us. Though we cannot begin to know how difficult this decision may be for you, we hope to give you a glimpse of who we are and what we will strive to be as parents.
- The two of us have a love for silly, corny things. We laugh all the time and we love an event whether it be a family get-together, concert or Phillies game!
- We love animals and can’t wait to pick out our family pet whether it be a puppy, kitten, bunny or miniature pot belly pig (you never know)
- We love being outside; we have an organic vegetable garden and love planting flowers
- We enjoy cooking together, traveling and trying new experiences
- As we know that life will not always follow a plan, we know how important it is to not sweat the small stuff and to spend time making great memories!!!
We have been trying to begin our family since we were married. Our journey through infertility has been long and heartbreaking. Once we decided to adopt, we haven’t looked back. Ever since we made our decision, things have begun to fall in place and we know that this is the right path for us.
Fast Facts About Glen
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite show: The Goldbergs
Interests: Bike riding, cooking, photography
Best childhood memory: Fishing with my father
Best memory: Snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef with Megan–it was amazing
Favorite Food: Mexican (Chiles Rellenos)
Favorite Movie: Elf
Can’t live without: My wife…and coffee
Favorite thing to do: Going to the beach
Fast Facts About Megan
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Show: Modern Family–it’s hysterical!
Interests: Gardening, going to farmers’ markets, photography, musicals, crafting and baking
Best childhood memory: Going to see Peter Pan on Broadway with my family
Best memory: Snorkeling at Great Barrier Reef with Glen; it was so beautiful!
Favorite Food: Brunch
Favorite Movie: I love a happy, sad, leaving you with a good feeling kind of movie
Can’t live without: My family, our organic vegetable garden, music and the Fall (I LOVE pumpkin everything!)
Favorite thing to do: Cooking, celebrating with family and friends and going to the beach
We were married in September. It was a perfect Fall day (Megan’s favorite season). We were surrounded by friends and family, many of whom travelled long distances to be with us. It was such a happy day for both of us; our faces hurt from smiling so much! Our wedding song was Come Away with Me by Nora Jones – it still gives us butterflies every time we hear it.
From Megan About Glen
“Glen is an amazing person and he is truly my best friend. He keeps his promises and always stands by his word. He has maintained friendships that have lasted a lifetime and will go above and beyond for the people he loves. People always tell me how he is such a nice guy and he really is. When I met Glen, his quiet charm and funny sense of humor made me feel instantly comfortable. Glen is hard-working and committed. He is amazing at his job in renewable energy. He feels strongly about protecting our environment and leaving a better place for future generations. He excels at what he does, but makes family a priority. At home, he loves to cook, do yard work and loves soccer and hockey.”
Being a Dad
“I truly believe he will be the most amazing and dedicated father I know. Once Glen makes a commitment, he is all in. He is patient and kind. Our nieces and nephew light up when they see him. I believe he will be a pillar of strength and support for our family. He is able to have fun (e.g., jumping in and building a sandcastle) and will also set clear expectations.”
From Glen About Megan
“Megan is the most kind and compassionate person I have ever met. She cares greatly for those around her and can make anyone smile. Through her constant search for fun new experiences, she makes life an adventure for us and is always making me laugh. In her work at a children’s hospital, Megan touches so many parents’ lives by giving them guidance and the confidence to help their children succeed and overcome the challenges presented by disability. I’ve never met anyone so amazing with kids, nor have I heard anyone be told “you’ve changed my life” as many times as her. If you choose to meet us, you’ll see what I mean.”
Being a Mom
“While amazing at working with children, Megan was born to be a mom. With our nieces, nephews and godchildren on vacations and holidays, she’s the one making everything fun and magical. If there is an Easter egg to be colored or chocolate chip cookie (they are amazing!) to be baked, she’s always there leading the show and making memories. I am so lucky to be amazed by Megan every day. I’d love for her to be able to share this gift with your child as well.”
Our Home and Community
We LOVE our neighborhood! We have a big fenced-in yard with lots of room to run and play. There are many picnic areas, walking trails, and beautiful parks in our town. We have a park one block away that has lots of community events. We love going to these events with family and friends and seeing how much fun they have. We can’t wait to go as parents! We enjoy going to our weekly farmer’s market and belong to a CSA farm share where we pick up our favorite organic fruit and vegetables while supporting local farmers.
We live in an award winning school district and we are also close to several great private schools. We knew from the moment we first visited our community that we wanted to buy a house and raise our family here. One of our favorite activities is walking and biking around our neighborhood; it’s beautiful all year round and everyone is so friendly.
Friends & Families
Our lifelong friends are like our family. We have a big, loud and loving family. We are all very close and Megan’s mother, “Nanny,” is so excited for a new bundle of joy to love and spoil. All of our friends have children and we have a lot of nieces, nephews, cousins and nine godchildren! They can’t wait to meet their new baby cousin. Holidays are always a whirlwind filled with family, friends and so much love! When we go to Australia to see Glen’s family, we have another set of nieces and godchildren to see and spoil. Megan’s godmother and cousins have houses at the beach where we have an open invitation and love spending time there with family!
Education: We believe in the value of a good education.
Children learn through play. We plan on looking for a program with playful teachers – who will allow children to play and explore. We promise to pick an education program that will support your child’s individual learning needs and strengths.
Stability: We will provide structure and routines. We will celebrate successes and will work through the difficult times and heartbreaks. We will want your child to know that our love is unconditional.
Instill values: We both grew up with good role models in our family. We want to teach that hard work, pitching in, being thankful and supporting and loving people around you are all so important.
Love everyday: Love is in the little moments. We promise to read stories at bedtime, kiss boo-boos, cook together, go on walks and family bike rides, play, do arts and crafts and have family game nights.
Family fun: It’s important to have time relaxing and having FUN with FAMILY! We LOVE going on vacation and also doing day trips. We are so excited for our family adventures!
Wishing you the best
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for taking the time to learn more about us. We are so excited about the possibility of sharing our life with your child. It our hope this profile has given you an idea of what that life would be like. We want you to know that our home is warm and happy and will always be a place of love and support. Your child will grow up knowing that they will be supported, encouraged and loved. We will always honor and celebrate you. We wish you peace in the days ahead for the choices you will make for your child. We wish you well and would love the opportunity to get to know each other more or to answer any questions you have.
Glen & Megan