Welcome to WNC Adoption
Hopeful adoptive parents, looking to make their family whole.
Hello! We are Matthew, Stacie, & Abe Marlowe
We were born and raised in NC, and now we are doing the same with our first son - Abe.
We met at Gardner-Webb University in 2005 and, after becoming fast friends, began dating in 2007. Even when dating, we talked about adoption as something we wanted to pursue someday...but that's all history till we married in 2012. Since then, we have moved a few times and added to our family with - Abe.
After lots of thinking and praying, we knew the time was right to grow our family again, and this time we would like to do it through adoption!
We promise to love your baby wholeheartedly and to support them in every way.
We were thrilled when Stacie became pregnant, and Abe was born. Becoming parents has been transformative, opening our hearts and binding us together more tightly. We love our family but we have a space in our hearts and home meant for another child. We’ve dreamt of adoption for years and have witnessed the joy and heartache surrounding adoption. We will welcome you and your child with clear eyes and loving hearts.
We want to instill kindness, resiliency, hope, and grit into our children. We parent leading by example. We have a loving, supportive home. If you ask our current child, he will rattle off a long list of people who love and care for him. Your child will be surrounded by support, love.
We are fully, North Carolina home study approved.
If you want a family who loves deep and laughs a lot - we got you. All three of us pretty much think that loving people is the best thing in the world. So you will find a lot of acts of service, quality time, and kind words in our family and friends.
Weekends find us playing board games, playing outside or being with friends. Tuesday night is 'big' family dinner night with grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. If you want quiet, that's honestly not us, we laugh to much a tell too many stories we have already heard 1,000 times but love anyway.
We value honestly, grit, helping others, and knowing when to ask for help yourself. We're Christian, and believe that should show through our words and actions each day.
Conflict sees us connecting together as a couple or entire family unit to figure out what happened, and how we can fix it - together. A room already waits for our new little one, but we kept it simple because we know their personality will soon shine through and we want to fill it with what inspires them and makes them smile. We don't go on world travels, but we do have great memory making mudpie filled beach trips. We might not have the hottest tech gadget, but we do play with our kid each and every day. And reading, oh we read and read and read in our house.
If you want a mom who soaks up the baby snuggles, but also encourages growth, learning and stretching yourself, celebrating each milestone without longing for the past, that's us. If you want a dad who will carefully teach till they are ready then stand back and loving let you fail a few times before stepping in, that's us. If you want a sibling who has a box of things they keep, save and make for their one day brother or sister, that's us. If you want a grandpa who when told we would be adoption yelled "well hot dog!", That's us. If you want a family that cooks together and eats together, that's us. If you want a family with strong support systems from our work, to extended family, to friends we have had for 20+ years, that's us.
So, if this is what you picture for your child...we got you family. Ours is waiting for yours.