Michaelena & Stephen
First Names Only:
Michaelena and Stephen
Why we want to be parents:
It is one of the greatest blessings life has to offer! We have always envisioned having more than one child and are so excited to grow our family. We have so much love to give and values to instill. We cannot wait to watch them grow up!
What activities we look forward to doing with a child:
Everything Mackinac Island has to offer, this is our second home! Traveling, taking walks and swimming. We love the water!
The people/pets who make up our family:
Jaylen who is 2 y/o is going to make the best big brother. We also have two rescue cats; Bella and Benny.
Our ethnic/cultural background:
Michaelena is Italian and Stephen is from Jamaica.
Family celebrations that are important to us:
ALL OF THEM! We will find any excuse to get together with family. Birthdays are really important to us, we have a really big Christmas and Thanksgiving, and every Easter we hide tons and tons of Easter eggs! We also look forward to the big fireworks display on the lake on Mackinac.
Any religious identification:
We have Christian beliefs, but currently are not practicing.
Fun activities we like to do:
Bike ride on the island, BBQ, take walks, boating, our yearly trip to Jamaica, try new restaurants.
Where we live (city, rural, community):
We live in Southeast Michigan in a three bedroom, tri-level home. We have the best neighbors and are in a great school district.
A few fun facts about each of us:
Michaelena is a wedding planner, a foodie and loves football. Stephen was born and raised in Jamaica, loves soccer and loves to cook. We both come from big families.
One thing we would like the birth family to know about us/why we would be good parents:
We promise to love this child with all we have and to support them unconditionally. We will take the time to teach them what life has to offer and to be hard working, but to also remind them to take time to laugh and have fun with friends and loved ones.