Meet Sterling & Lisa
A video message from Sterling & Lisa
A Letter from Sterling & Lisa
Hello! We’re a multi-cultural couple excited to become first-time parents! Our favorite thing to do is have people over for great food and fun or heartfelt conversation. We love staying connected to those we love. As a mixed-race couple we will make an amazing team as parents, loving and supporting our child in every way we can.
Lisa is proud of her family’s Korean background and we look forward embracing your child’s heritage too. We’d love to share our lives with your child, and welcome a relationship with you too, if you’d like that.
We found each other through a Christian Facebook group for singles. Soon after we started chatting, we discovered we had a lot in common AND lived only 15 minutes from each other. It felt meant to be and we were married 11 months later! We’re best friends excited to see where our story leads next.
What we love doing together:
• Play board games and corn hole
• Cook and grill
• Watch reruns of Star Trek
• Take walks and go on trail hikes
• Bible study with our church family
• Visit historical places
I work for my family’s food business and when we adopt, I will become a stay-at-home mom.
What Sterling Loves About Lisa: Lisa is a loving and fun spouse who pays attention to details and truly cares for others. She has so much joy when she is around children and I know she will be a nurturing, involved mother.
• Cooking & baking for others
• Board games
• Hosting parties at home
• Going to the mountains with family
I am a fitter working in many roles at a Navy shipyard’s welding school.
What Lisa Loves About Sterling: Sterling is a loyal, hardworking, and always looking for ways to help others. He can be goofy at times, too! He loves playing games with his nieces and nephews or playing ball with the children at church. Sterling will be a fun and attentive father!
• Playing classic video games
• Fixing things around the house
• Volunteering with a men’s group from church
Our Home in Virginia
We live in a brick, ranch-style home in a quiet neighborhood. There are 3 bedrooms and a large living space and kitchen that are great for entertaining and hosting friends and family. We have a big back yard with room for a playset one day. We enjoy taking care of our home (even chores) and having people over to play games or eat Lisa’s homemade feasts.
We love living near the city and the country, with options of for the fun activities and attractions that the city offers, but also the peacefulness and privacy of open country spaces. This is a beautiful place to raise a family!
We stay close to our families, who live nearby and out of state. Both sets of our parents are a big part of our lives. We love getting together to vacation, hike, have dinner, and play games. Between us we have six nieces and three nephews (one of whom was adopted!), so our future child will have awesome cousins to grow up with. Everyone has been so supportive of our plans to adopt!
We are honored to share a little about the life we’d love to share with your child. We will make sure your child knows how loved he or she is. Your child will be our priority and we will honor our family’s adoption story from day one.
As parents we will…
• Give your child a caring and supportive home.
• Share Lisa’s Korean culture and our family values.
• Model God’s love for us and raise him or her in our Christian faith.
• Celebrate your child’s background & make new traditions together.
• Speak lovingly of you and how our family came together.
• Support your child in his or her goals and interests.
• Share an open adoption and keep in touch throughout your child’s life, including visits, however you’re comfortable.
We hope to learn more about you soon. Thank you for considering us! Call or text Lifetime at 1.800.923.6784.
Thoughtfully, Sterling & Lisa
Learn More About Sterling & Lisa
|Our Education||Some College||Bachelor's Degree of Science in Biology|
|Our Professions||Ship Fitter||Food Safety Manager|
|Our Racial Background||Caucasian||Korean-Caucasian|
|Some of Sterling & Lisa's Favorites|
|Food||Mexican or Italian||Korean|
|Movie||Lord of the Rings||While You Were Sleeping|
|Animal||Cat or dog||Cat|
|Music||Classic Rock or Contemporary Christian Hymns||Contemporary Christian Hymns or 80's Pop|
|Just for Fun Activity||Playing retro video games||Helping at the rescue mission|
|Hobby||Fixing things or grilling out||Baking and cooking|
|More About Our Family|
|What matters to us|
We value faith, loved ones, and hard work. Helping others, living a faith-centered life, and being an active part of the lives of people we love, are important to us.
Jasper is our new kitten who is already a sweet and playful addition to our family!
|Family traditions we'd love to share with our child|
• Our yearly vacation to the mountains with Lisa’s family
Sterling: I’m an Eagle Scout who has hiked 100 miles through the New Mexican Rockies.
Lisa: Baking cheesecakes is one of my specialties. And, I'm a twin!
|We Prefer a Child Who Is...|
|Age of Child|
Newborn up to 2 years old
Boy or Girl
Up to 4 years old
Thank you for learning about us! We would be honored to provide your child with a life of love, faith, and family who will always be there for him or her. If you'd like, it would be great to get to know you and learn more about the future you want for your child. We will gladly keep in touch with you, if you're comfortable, and you'll always hold a special place in our hearts.