Waiting Families

The following families are families that are currently waiting to adopt through Inheritance Adoptions. They have met all of the eligibility requirements of this agency. All couples receive a home study and training through Inheritance Adoptions.



Brian and Alexia

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This is our family, Brian, Alexia, Katrina, Camden, and Cole.We are goofy, zany, adventurous, loving, playful, and are raising our kids to know and love Jesus Christ. Our family has been very blessed by adoption through Inheritance. Alexia is a stay at home mom, and Brian is a Mechanical Engineer. We have been married for 12 amazing years, and hail from The Woodlands, Texas.





Ray and Brooke

image1(1)We are the West’s, Ray and Brooke,  Eve (7 years old), Luke (4 years old), and Isaac (8 months old). We have been praying about expanding our family through adoption and are ecstatic to await God’s blessings and provisions. We love to travel, and last year we spent Christmas in Mexico, a week in Florida during the summer, and in November we visited Cozumel, Grand Cayman, and Jamaica on a Disney Cruise. Our favorite things are times spent traveling with family, watching movies, playing games, worshiping, or visiting with family and friends. Our children attend a private Christian school, and enjoy dance, gymnastics, soccer, swimming, and art classes. We love to be outside walking our two dogs, at the lake, swimming, playing at the park, and riding bikes. We love and support your selfless sacrifice, and we pray for your peace during this difficult decision.




Austin and Amber


We are Austin and Amber Whitehead, and we are both school teachers. Austin teaches history at the Junior High level, and Amber teaches American Sign Language as a foreign language credit. Our students are a joy to work with, and we look forward to having our own. We are active in our church, and love our church family. We help out with children’s church a few times during the year, and enjoy being around them. We also have friends and family with young children, and we enjoy babysitting them when we can (and mainly just loving on them). We love to travel, go antique shopping, watch movies, or just hang out at home. We are looking forward to starting our family through adoption, and raising them in a loving, Christian home.





Rodney and Megan

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We are Rodney and Megan Friddle, and we just recently celebrated 10 years of marriage. Rodney works as a Senior Underwriter for a financial company, and Megan works as a Lab Quality and Compliance Officer for a company that conducts lab testing of all types.  We adore our dog (Magnum) and cat (Roxy), but we have been praying and dreaming of having our own family for years.  Rodney enjoys watching most sports, but especially likes to play basketball and baseball.  Rodney also really likes to hunt, fish, and spend time at the family farm.  Megan enjoys all kinds of crafts such as creating scrapbooks, cards, invitations, party decorations, diaper cakes, and unique gifts for friends/family.  Megan also enjoys excising, especially running.  We are involved in our church and are very close with our fun church family.  We have a passion for Texas Country music and attend concerts when we can.  We spend lots of time with our family and friends.  Our plan is to raise a child in a loving and nurturing, Christian home.  We admire the love and courage you have in considering adoption for your child and we would love to support you through this difficult process.




Phillip and Carissa

This is our family: Phillip, Carissa, and Eleanor. Our family has been blessed by adoption, through Inheritance DSC_7066Adoptions, and we are so thankful to have a close relationship with Ellie’s birth family. What a beautiful thing it will be, that both of our adopted children, will get to share in that experience with one another. Carissa is a stay-at-home mom, and Phillip is a Sales Director at tech firm in Dallas. We have been married for 7 amazing years, and are raising our daughter to know and love Jesus.






Tony and Ashley

20170529_113211We are the Fikes family; Tony, Ashley, and Rush. We were blessed through Inheritance Adoptions in November of 2015 with our son, Rush. We can’t wait to add another precious child to our family. Rush is a very social, outgoing child with a loving heart. He will make a wonderful big brother. Ashley is a stay at home mom and Tony is a mechanical engineer. We love spending time with family and friends, taking vacations, and watching Rush experience life as a toddler. We know it was always God’s plan for us to have children through adoption and we pray that He will bring another child into our lives. We are a family built on Christian principles, beginning and ending each day with unconditional love.





Carlos and Leigh Ellen

We are Carlos and Leigh Ellen: an excited and anxious adoptive couple who could not be more ready to bring a weddingchild into our family through the miracle of adoption. Carlos is 31 and works as a business development manager in the orthotic & prosthetic industry. He is a two time cancer survivor, and a resulting amputee himself. He enjoys cycling, crossfit, traveling, being an advocate and mentor for amputees, spending time with family, and watching sports…especially Notre Dame football and Red Sox baseball. Leigh Ellen is 33 and works as an occupational therapist in the geriatric setting of a rehab facility. She loves spending time with her family/friends, working out, competing in cross fit competitions, traveling, going to concerts and theatrical performances, and reading. We have been married for four years, and have a very supportive family who could not be more excited about us adopting. We promise to uphold our responsibility as adoptive parents to raise our child in a loving, God centered home, and to teach our child to be proud of who they are and where they came from.





Kalen and Julie

We are Kalen and Julie Holden. We can’t wait to meet the very brave woman who is considering to help us grow IMG_3815our family. Having children has been a dream of ours for a long time. The Lord has been patiently showing us that, His amazing plan for our family is better than anything we could have imagined. We know there is a woman waiting to make the toughest decision of her life on the other side of our story. We look forward to sharing the same love, and patience, that God has had with us along the way. We promise to do our best to create a fun, and meaningful life for our child. We get excited thinking about vacations, family time with friends, and encouraging his/her passions. Disney World, and over the top birthday parties are definitely a part of the plan. Most importantly, we promise to share Jesus with our child every day. Kalen is a part of a fast growing non-profit, working with business leaders and church leaders all over the world. His schedule is flexible and he gets to travel to neat places. Julie has done well in property management for over 10 years. She is now dreaming about the day she will have more time to stay home, and love on a child. Of course they plan to join Kalen on a few of his trips.