Krista & Tyson
Race of child interested in adopting:Arabic, Asian, African American, Caucasian, Caucasian/Asian, Caucasian/African American, Caucasian/Hispanic, African American/Hispanic and African American/Latino, European, Eastern European/Slavic/Russian, Hispanic or South/Central American, Latino, Jewish, Mediterranean, Multi-Racial, Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Asian
Gender of child interested in adopting:No Preference
Hello! We are Tyson & Krista, and we are grateful for the opportunity to share with you a snapshot into the life we live. We cannot wait to share our lives with a child which we would be blessed to be given through adoption - lives filed with a stable and loving home, financial security, education, life experience, and opportunities including travel! We recognize that sharing a child through adoption is the most selfless choice an individual can make, and also one of the most difficult ones you can make. We know that God has a plan for you and your child, and also for the child that we will eventually share our life with. We pray that God will grant each of us clarity and peace as we set forth on this journey together and as our individual plans become one. We know that building our family comes at a cost to you. We appreciate the opportunity to share ourselves with you as you consider whether you are part of the plan that makes our dreams come true.
Tyson and Krista met through their jobs, and the rest, as they say, is history! They truly believe that God made them for each other and they love living out each and every day together. They have a saying on their living room wall - "More Today Than Yesterday." They make sure to live each day happier, more in love with each other, more excited about their future together, more dedicated, and more giving than the day before. They are excited to have the blessing and opportunity to share their "mores" with a child, as they have so much love to share and give. They went on their honeymoon in Estes Park, CO, and they’ve enjoyed visiting every year since. They cannot wait to take the newest member of their family along with them! Faith and church attendance are a big part of each of Tyson & Krista’s families’ lives. They are looking forward to bringing their child up in faith, teaching him or her first and foremost about God’s love and grace!
Tyson grew up in a small town in Nebraska, but he loves the city life, too! Growing up, he was involved in Cub Scouts, football, wrestling, and church activities.
Krista was born in the Chicago, Illinois area, and four days later was adopted by her parents. She and her family lived in Chicago; Detroit, Michigan; and Austin, Texas. Growing up, her parents gave her the opportunities to be involved in music lessons, art programs, athletics, summer camps, swimming, and travel.
Tyson & Krista love travel and history, and have been on each coast of the United States, many places in between, and multiple countries, including: Canada, Mexico, France, Czech Republic, Italy, Austria, Scotland, and St. Marten. They are looking forward to traveling to many more foreign countries and yet-unseen places in America as a family. They love to spend time together outdoors, whether it is kayaking, camping, taking their dog for a walk, hiking, or going for a bike ride.
Krista loves to cook fresh meals for family and friends and especially loves to bake sweet treats and decorate cakes for birthdays and special events. She also loves to do any and all crafting - sewing, quilting, scrapbooking, card making, and home remodeling projects. Tyson has a knack for caring for their beautiful yard and enjoys taking motorcycle rides in the mountains.
Tyson and Krista live in a suburb of Denver, CO, and are so excited to be in this city! They love that they can take advantage what the mountains have to offer year round. Their neighborhood is a brand new development, and they are the first owners of their house which has four bedrooms, a study, and three and a half bathrooms. Tyson has the perfect man-cave in the basement. The nursery is across from their bedroom, and Krista enjoyed working on projects to get it ready for their little one. Their backyard is fully fenced and is the perfect size for football and baseball games, as well as a swing set and sandbox! They live near a State Park that has a large lake, and they cannot wait for family outings including walks around the lake. Their neighborhood has an elementary and junior high school complete with full playgrounds and several parks within the neighborhood as well. Although the school district is outstanding, they are planning to send their child to a faith-based school, where he or she can be involved in multiple sports, fine arts, excellent academics, and most importantly, a faith-based environment.
Our Extended Family
Tyson’s parents own and live on a small ranch in Nebraska with many animals, including horses, a donkey, a dog, and some kitties! They have been married 42 years. Tyson has two sisters who also live nearby, and between them, they have seven nephews and nieces! Krista’s parents live in Austin, Texas, but the families get together many times each year, both in Colorado and Texas. Her dad is a retired teacher and her mom continues to teach and play and lead all of the music in their church. Her parents have been married 44 years. Nephews and nieces abound on Krista's side of the family, too! Tyson and Krista love to spend time with family, especially special weekends with just the nephews and nieces doing activities like visiting museums and other family in Denver, swimming, playing games, and playing at the nearby parks. Both families enjoy getting together as one big family and all are so very excited to welcome a new family member through adoption and cannot wait to share their love with another grandchild/niece or nephew/cousin.
Our Family Traditions
Easter and Christmas are always special times for celebration. Both include church, followed with a family get together including food and fun like following the bunny tracks and looking for Santa’s sleigh in the sky after looking at Christmas lights. The fourth of July is always spent in Tyson’s hometown, which has the best parade, city-wide barbeque in the park, water games and races, homemade ice cream and pie, fun on the family ranch, and of course, fireworks. In the fall, a corn maze and pumpkin patch are always on the agenda, followed by cider, caramel corn, and pumpkin themed treats.
What Led Us To Adoption
Tyson and Krista are both so very excited to share their faith, love, and family with a child. Now is the perfect time to build their family with flexible jobs, a beautiful home in a city full of culture and opportunities for adventure, and the energy and time to devote to a growing, developing child. Having been adopted herself, Krista has the blessing of being able to understand firsthand the feelings and emotions an adopted child has such as the times the child will have questions about the adoption process, his or her history and story, and how he or she came to join our family. Krista’s brother is also adopted, and will be a compassionate and understanding guide as our child navigates adoption, as well. Krista’s adoption experience has been nothing but positive. She knows that her birth mother loves her more than anything else, and that she made the choice to place Krista after much consideration of both what she wanted to accomplish in her life, as well as what she wanted Krista to experience in her life. Krista is so looking forward to sharing the joy and positive experience of adoption with their child. Like Krista’s parents, Tyson and Krista will always share their thanks of their birth mother for giving them the gift of their child.