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Scott & Ashley

Thank you for taking the time to visit our profile! We believe adoption is the path towards parenthood that we are meant to take. If you choose us to be your child's parents, we will love and care for them as if they are our very own. There are so many joys and experiences in life that we want to share with your child. Thank you so much for considering us.

About Us

Scott
Ashley
Job
Software Engineer
Medical Records Specialist
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies; Spanish; Medical Office Administration
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

Why We Chose Adoption

Fall is the Best Season!

Becoming parents has always been important to us. It is something that we have talked about and wanted since we got married. We talk about all of the fun activities we want to do as a family and what important things we want to teach them.

As a child, Ashley had a rare blood disorder called Aplastic Anemia. At age 10, she received a life-saving bone-marrow transplant. She could have died, but was very lucky because it turned out that her half-sister was a perfect match. She saved her life and words cannot express how truly grateful Ashley feels to be alive. In preparation for the transplant, she underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatment. Although she is now healthy and 100% cured, this caused her to become infertile and fertility treatments were not a realistic option for us. Adoption was an easy choice for us and it has already had a profound impact on our family as Ashley's mother, grandmother and two uncles were adopted.

For as long as she can remember, Ashley has always known that she wanted to become a mother one day. She can honestly say that she has never thought otherwise. Ever since she was that ten-year-old little girl sitting in the hospital bed, she knew that she was given a second chance for a reason. She feels very strongly that being a mother is her main purpose in life.

What It Means to Become Parents

Proud Aunt Ashley

Being a parent is, to us, the most important and rewarding part of life. We believe that being a parent means putting your children first to ensure they are happy and healthy. Being a parent means it is no longer about us. It is about doing what is best for them.

Scott expects to like teaching them things and watching their eyes light up when they see or do something for the first time.

Ashley expects that her favorite part will be doing different family activities with them and rocking them to sleep at night. She also loves music and can't wait to sing and dance with them.

Also, we both love reading so reading them stories and teaching them how to read will be one of our favorite things to do as a family. It will be wonderful to watch them grow up.

Our Favorite Vacation Spot

Disney Fun

Our favorite vacation spot is Disney World. In 2012, we spent a week there for our fifth wedding anniversary. Although the weather was very hot, we had a great time. Since both of us grew up in Florida, we were both able to visit Disney World many times. This is the sort of place that offers something for everyone. We are big kids at heart and love riding all of the rides and letting go of all of the stress and responsibility that comes with being an adult.

This is one vacation spot that we cannot wait to take your child to. Experiencing the magic of it all is special enough just for us, but watching children experience it for the first time will be unforgettable.

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Relaxing On Our 10th Anniversary Cruise in Alaska
Relaxing On Our 10th Anniversary Cruise in Alaska
Hiking On One of Washington's Beautiful Trails
Hiking On One of Washington's Beautiful Trails
Fun in the Snow
Fun in the Snow
Roaming Around Victoria, Canada
Roaming Around Victoria, Canada
Playing Dress-Up With Our Niece
Playing Dress-Up With Our Niece
Our Community Has Lots of Fun Activities
Our Community Has Lots of Fun Activities
Scott With Our Cat, Pumpkin
Scott With Our Cat, Pumpkin
Enjoying the View
Enjoying the View
All Smiles at a Christmas Party
All Smiles at a Christmas Party
Exploring the Alaskan Wilderness
Exploring the Alaskan Wilderness
A Beautiful Day Outside With Family
A Beautiful Day Outside With Family
Having Fun at the Pumpkin Patch
Having Fun at the Pumpkin Patch
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Relaxing On Our 10th Anniversary Cruise in Alaska
Relaxing On Our 10th Anniversary Cruise in Alaska
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Hiking On One of Washington's Beautiful Trails
Hiking On One of Washington's Beautiful Trails
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Fun in the Snow
Fun in the Snow
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Roaming Around Victoria, Canada
Roaming Around Victoria, Canada
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Playing Dress-Up With Our Niece
Playing Dress-Up With Our Niece
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Our Community Has Lots of Fun Activities
Our Community Has Lots of Fun Activities
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Scott With Our Cat, Pumpkin
Scott With Our Cat, Pumpkin
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Enjoying the View
Enjoying the View
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All Smiles at a Christmas Party
All Smiles at a Christmas Party
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Exploring the Alaskan Wilderness
Exploring the Alaskan Wilderness
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A Beautiful Day Outside With Family
A Beautiful Day Outside With Family
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Having Fun at the Pumpkin Patch
Having Fun at the Pumpkin Patch

Our House and Neighborhood

Home Sweet Home

We live in the beautiful state of Washington. Our two-story home is located in a very family-friendly neighborhood. There are sidewalks all throughout and even a playground/community area. Every summer, our neighborhood has a potluck barbecue neighborhood party. Everyone brings a dish and we play games like cornhole and water balloon toss.

There are lots of children to play with! We met two other couples who have just had children and we cannot wait to set up play dates with them. We feel very lucky to live in a such a family-oriented community.

Our home has a two-car garage, three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and a bonus room which we plan to turn into a playroom. The first floor is an open concept with a large kitchen, dining area and family room. We love to cook meals together and enjoy a healthy dinner at the dining table while talking about our day. We also enjoy relaxing on the couch with our pets and watching our favorite shows.

Our home also has a small, fenced-in backyard that Lily, our dog, loves to run around in and play. When the weather is nice, we enjoy sitting on the patio and sipping a refreshing raspberry lemonade and grilling a delicious salmon or steak.

We moved into this house with the hope that one day we could raise children in it and knowing that they would live in a community where love and acceptance are a certainty.

Our Extended Families

Lots of Love

We are very lucky to have such great extended families. Scott's family lives in Florida and most of Ashley's family lives on the East Coast. What makes us unique is that our families are comprised of many different people from step-siblings to half-nieces to friends. What we are doesn't matter. We are family.

Ashley With Her Mom

Our families visit each other multiple times each year. We are very fortunate that Ashley's mother moved to Washington and lives only fifteen minutes away. She has two Yorkies and brings them over to our house to play with our Yorkie, Lily. We love taking the dogs on hikes and to many of the amazing dog parks in the area.

When family visits, we enjoy exploring downtown Seattle or taking the ferry to places like Whidbey Island and Camano Island. We also have gone on whale watches. We love being outside and there is so much to do here!

Our families are excited about our adoption plan and welcome a new addition to the family!

From Us to You

Hello! Thank you for visiting our profile and for considering us to be adoptive parents for your child. We cannot begin to imagine what a difficult decision this will be for you and we admire your strength and courage.

We met online when we were teenagers. Think back to the dark ages of AOL and dial-up. We also ended up attending the same college and dated for several years, before getting engaged in 2006 while on a family vacation in Spain. In 2007, on a beautiful day in Florida, we pledged our love to one another in front of all of our family and friends. Sometimes things happen for a reason. Neither of us expected to meet our future spouse online and to be so perfect for each other. After ten years, we still feel that way.

We are the type of couple that loves to have fun together. We love to be silly and joke around. Scott enjoys learning how things work. As an engineer, he is very creative and resourceful. Ashley loves to read, especially mystery and suspense novels. Her favorite weekend activity is taking Lily to the dog park. She enjoys meeting new people and watching the dogs play. We are also both very loving and nurturing. We love animals and consider our cat, Pumpkin, and our dog, Lily, as part of the family. We cannot wait to share our lives with a child, from exploring nature on a trail in the forest to cuddling on the couch and watching a Disney movie.

We have wanted to become parents for a very long time, but for reasons beyond our control, becoming parents naturally is not an option. As we said before, we believe that sometimes things happen for a reason. Maybe adoption was the path we were meant to take all along. Who's to say? Ashley has known for most of her life that she was given a second chance to live for a reason. Being a mother is and has been her biggest dream in life. Our hope to build our family one day is the motivation for many decisions we have made. In part, it is why we chose to move to Washington. This is such an amazing place to live and the opportunities are boundless.

We know that this is an emotional and difficult time in your life. We want you to know that we are here for you. It is important to us that your child knows where they came from and we will tell them as much about you as you are comfortable with. We are very open to sending you pictures, letters/e-mails, and phone/video calls. Depending on how you feel about this, we would also welcome the opportunity for you to meet them and have future visits with them as well. You are important to us, and to your child's story.

It is difficult for us to put into words what an amazing gift you are considering giving a very lucky family. We understand that this is a choice that you cannot take lightly and we want you to choose the family that is best for your child, even if that is not us. If you do choose us, just know that your child will grow up surrounded by unconditional love and acceptance. Thank you so much for reading this and for considering us. We wish you all the best on your journey.

Warmest Wishes,

Scott & Ashley

Favorites

Scott
Ashley
Actor
Keanu Reeves
Jim Carrey; Harrison Ford
Actress
Reese Witherspoon; Melissa McCarthy
Animal
Cat
Elephants
Author
John Scalzi
Kendra Elliot; J. K. Rowling
Book
Old Man's War
The Harry Potter series
Candy Bar
Snickers
Dove milk chocolate bar
Cartoon
Batman: The Animated Series
Bob's Burgers
Childhood Memory
Going to Disney World with my dad, step-mom, and step-siblings
Childhood Toy
Grimlock Transformer
Barbies
Children's Book
Children of the Dragon by Rose Estes
The Babysitter's Club
City
Seattle
Barcelona, Spain
Classic Movie
Ghostbusters
Hocus Pocus
Color
Red
Pink
Day of Week
Saturday
Saturday
Dessert
Cheesecake
White fudge-covered Oreos
Disney Movie
Wall-E
The Little Mermaid
Dream Car
Tesla Model S
A self-driving one
Dream Job
Video Game Creator
Stay-at-Home Mommy
Dream Vacation
Japan
Spending a week with my husband and future children at Disney World!
Family Activity
Playing video/board/card games together
Going to the movies with my husband
Flower / Plant
Pink roses
Food
Steak
Macaroni-and-cheese
Form of Exercise
Swimming
Running
Fruit
Strawberries
Raspberries
Game
Monopoly
Monopoly
Hobby
3-D printing
Taking my dog Lily to different dog parks in the area
Holiday
Christmas
Halloween and Christmas
Holiday Song
Christmas Candy by Margaret Whiting
Holiday Tradition
Watching National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation every year
Sitting outside our front door and handing out candy to trick-or-treaters; and decorating our Christmas tree
Ice Cream
Strawberry Cheesecake
Cold Stone Creamery cake batter ice cream with cookie dough and rainbow sprinkles
Junk Food
Skittles
Smartfood White Cheddar Popcorn
Leisure Activity
Playing video games
Playing LEGO video games on Nintendo Switch
Magazine
Popular Science
Women's Health
Memory with a Child
Playing dolls with my niece Elin
Memory with Spouse
Our first date
When Scott proposed to me on the beach in Barcelona
Movie
Terminator 2
21 Jump Street
Movie Munchie
Sour Patch Kids
Buttered popcorn
Movie Quote
"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light." - Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Movie Type
Science-fiction
Comedy; Mystery/Suspense
Musical
The Phantom of the Opera
Nursery Rhyme
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Olympic Event
Bobsledding; high dive
Gymnastics
Personal Hero
My mother
Quality about my Spouse
She is Nurturing & Caring
He Can Always Make Me Laugh
Quote
"We'll burn that bridge when we get to it."
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt
Restaurant
Any good steakhouse
Nakato Japanese Steakhouse
Sandwich
Turkey, roast beef, and provolone
Grilled cheese
Shopping Store
Amazon
Target
Sport to Watch
Competitive Cheerleading/Dance
Sports Star
Simone Biles
Sports Team
Seattle Seahawks
Subject in School
Science/Physics
Creative Writing
Superhero
Batman
Spiderman
Thing to Cook
Vegetable beef soup
Chocolate chip cookies
Time of Day
Sunset
Tradition
Spending the evening with my wife
Reading stories to each other before going to sleep
TV Show
Star Trek: Deep Space 9
Game of Thrones
TV Show Character
Penelope Garcia from Criminal Minds
Type of Music
Rock
Hip Hop; Pop; Country
Vacation Spot
Disney World
Disney World
Video Game
Minecraft
All of the LEGO video games; Mario Kart 8 Deluxe; Super Mario Odyssey

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