Meet Chase & Aspen
A video message from Chase & Aspen
A Letter from Chase & Aspen
We have a strong and committed marriage; in part because we have been in each other’s lives for over 14 years. We, along with our amazing friends and family, have an abundance of love to give, and we are excited to share that with a child. Both of us dream of the joys of parenthood and are ready to become first-time parents. We’re eager to raise a child with our mid-western values of care and compassion. We’re excited to open our arms and hearts to a child of any race and gender.
The cliché of “marry your best friend” is exactly what happened for us. We were blessed to meet at a young age and have grown together. Adoption has always been our plan for a family since we are not able to have children biologically.
Our life is full of adventures such as traveling, watching movies, game nights, visiting the zoo, and playing/watching sports. We are huge animal lovers, and we enjoy spending time with our pets. We also enjoy biking and golfing with friends and family and Iowa State University football and basketball are a must see at our house when we can’t attend in person. We try to spend Saturday mornings at the local farmers market and are excited to include our son or daughter in this tradition.
Chase is outgoing, personable, and has a huge heart. He brings a smile to everyone’s face and always stays positive. He is patient, kind, and compassionate. He is wonderful with our friends’ children and shows a great balance of lighthearted fun and guidance.
He enjoys spending time with his friends and family golfing, playing pool, or relaxing on the deck. He also loves spending time in our movie theater room watching Marvel movies and Iowa State sports. Traveling and exploring new places is one of his favorite things to do, and he is looking forward to having an adventure buddy.
Aspen is a caring, loving wife who values family and faith. She’s compassionate, understanding, and always puts others first. She regularly volunteers in the community, helping people and animals in need. She has a natural, motherly instinct, and it shows in her patience and willingness to teach others.
She loves walking our dogs, watching movies, gardening in her flower garden, and bike riding with friends. She also enjoys Bible study, reading, and listening to music. Spending summers at the lake and beach is something Aspen looks forward to each year. She is ready to have summer fun with a child.
We are blessed Aspen’s family members live close to us, and Chase’s are just a couple hours away. We enjoy celebrating holidays, birthdays, and other joyous occasions together. Our immediate family, as well as our extended family, are thrilled to welcome a child. Our large family has children of all ages, so your child will have lots of friends to play and grow up with. Our sweet dogs, Oakley, Mazy, and Nike, are gentle and kind when playing with children as well as cuddly during a movie.
Both sides of the family plan on being involved in our child’s life, from babysitting to celebrating milestones together to attending our child’s sporting events as he or she grows.
Our home has plenty of room for your child to run and play as well as curl up with a book. We have 4 bedrooms, which will be perfect for our growing family. The layout of the house is great for entertaining and watching little ones while cooking. Our basement has a movie room, so we enjoy the experience of a movie theater from the comfort of our house.
We have a big front yard with a huge shade tree and a basketball hoop. Our back yard is fenced in with a large deck that spans the entire length of the house. We love playing with the dogs in the yard, sitting out on the deck and relaxing next to the fire pit.
We promise to raise your child with unconditional love and support while teaching them the value of respect and honesty. We promise to provide a safe and loving home that is filled with fun and laughter. We will encourage your child to follow his or her dreams and to reach for the stars. We will ensure your child has a strong education. Your child will always know how much he or she is loved by us, our family, and you. We promise to be open and honest about our adoption plan and look forward to sending letters, pictures, and having visits if you wish.
Learn More About Chase & Aspen
|Our Education||Coursework towards Associates Degree||Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing|
|Our Professions||Management in Freight Logistics||Business Consultant in Home Mortgage|
|Stay-At-Home||No, between Aspen and my work schedule the child will only have part-time daycare.||No, Chase and I have opposite work hours, so daycare is only needed for a couple hours a day.|
|Our Racial Background||Caucasian||Caucasian|
|Some of Chase & Aspen's Favorites|
|Favorite Memory||Buying our home||Chase proposing|
|Favorite Vacation||Cozumel, Mexico||Punta Cana, Dominican Republic|
|Favorite Hobbies||Biking, Golfing, Water Sports, and Iowa State University sports||Dog Training, Biking, Iowa State University sports, and Water Sports|
|Favorite Disney Movie||The Incredibles||Finding Nemo|
|Favorite Childhood Memory||Exploring Iowa's Caves with my Dad||Family Vacations at the Lake with my Parents, Sisters and Grandparents|
|More About Our Family|
|Our Special Interests|
We are huge animal lovers, and we enjoy spending time with our pets. We have three dogs who love long walks, playing in the yard, going to doggy daycare to play with friends, and curling up for cuddles during nap time. We also have an aquarium full of tropical fish. It is very relaxing to watch the colorful fish swim around.
We both enjoy spending a good part of the spring, summer, and fall around the water. Both of us enjoy boating, swimming, water sports, and relaxing at our family's lake house. Chase grew up alongside the river, and Aspen grew up on the lake. We look forward to our children growing up around the water as well.
We also enjoy biking and golfing with friends and family. Having a close family makes all of our hobbies more enjoyable. We enjoy tailgating and watching Iowa State University football and basketball with friends and family. We like traveling and relaxing on a beach during a vacation. We also enjoy going to the farmers market each week. Aspen loves gardening, and there are flowers throughout our yard.
We were both raised in the Christian faith. Growing up, both of us attended church on a regular basis and developed relationships with our church families. We find it extremely important for our children to also have a strong faith in their upbringing.
|Our Musical Interest|
Music is always playing in our cars and through our home. We both have a wide variety of music we love. One of our favorite shows to watch together each week is The Voice. Aspen loves singing and was in choir and show choir as a child. Chase has been known to serenade Aspen with new love songs he creates. We are excited to expose our children to all types of music.
|We live in the state of...|
We live in a safe neighborhood with wonderful neighbors. We are blessed with a diverse neighborhood, which includes many families with children of all ages. We have sidewalks and bike paths where the kids hang out and ride bikes. We live on a quiet cul-de-sac that is close to beautiful parks, great schools, and a large library.
|We Prefer a Child Who Is...|
|Age of Child|
Newborn - 1 year old
We are open to twins. We would love this blessing if given the opportunity.
We are open to any gender.
We are open to a sibling group with the oldest being no older than 4 years.
|Ethnicity of Child||Any|
|Future Contact with Birth Family|
The birth family will always have a special place in our family. We want to have future contact with the birth family that is comfortable for them. We look forward to sharing pictures and letters for milestones if that is something the birth family would like. We are also open to potential visits as long as everyone is comfortable.
Thank you for taking the time to learn about us. Please know your child will be raised with unconditional love and support. He or she will have a safe place to grow and experience fun adventures with us. We are excited to encourage your child to reach for the stars. We would love to talk to you! Chase and Aspen