Meet Julien and Manuel...
Manuel is the general manager of two gelato stores and Julien is a physics and chemistry teacher in an international school. We are both French and we live with our mixed French Bulldog. We are excited to welcome a baby to our family.
We met 9 years ago in Paris and we quickly realized that we wanted to spend our life together. We shared a passion for the USA and a dream to be dads, so we decided to move to the USA 7 years ago to fulfill our dream of having children.
Together we love to explore our city, dine out, have bubble teas, and go to the movies. We also love to travel; we try to go at least once a year to Europe or South America to see our families. Manuel loves the outdoor (camping, hiking, swimming) but also loves spending time at home gardening and cooking. Julien loves to do art (drawing, painting, writing) and playing video games.
Qualities We See In Each Other
Manuel: Julien is loving and caring. He loves to take care of others and he is always here when you need him. He always sees the best in me and when he’s with me, I feel I can achieve anything. He will be a wonderful dad.
Julien: Manuel is my rock. I can’t thank him enough for pushing me to realize my dreams and go out of my comfort zone. He laughs at all my jokes (even the not-that-funny ones), he is caring, kind, and genuinely passionate about everything in the world. I couldn’t dream of someone better to spend my life with and have kids with. He will be such a great dad.
Our Extended Family:
Manuel’s parents live between French Guiana (South America) and Madagascar. Julien’s parents live near Paris.
Manuel has a sister who lives with her husband and 3 kids in Burgundy, France. Julien has a brother who lives with his wife and 2 kids in Paris.
They are all very supportive and excited to welcome a new member of the family!
Special Activities We Look Forward To Do With Our Child
We are so excited to travel with our kid, visit new places, go camping in the woods and watch for animals, to barbecue and tell funny stories around the fire pit.
Manuel is looking forward to teaching them how to swim and to bake fun recipes together.
Julien is eager to help our kid discover their artistic side. We are looking forward to having board games nights and movie nights as a family.
Our Home & Neighborhood
We live in a small dead-end in the suburbs. It’s a very quiet and a great neighborhood with lots of playgrounds and parks. There is always a lot of kids playing ball, biking or drawing with chalks in our street. We are sure our kid will have so much fun playing around.
There’s lots more to learn about this family!
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