Big sister Taylor, along with her parents, Amy (Ostrem) and Brandon Black, welcomed Alyson Jean into their family October 13, 2013. Alyson was born at University Hospital in Iowa City, weighing 8 pounds and 12 ounces. The Black family lives near Washington, Iowa. Grandparents are Karl and Rhonda Ostrem of Story City and Tom and Deb Black, also of Washington. Great Grandmothers are Dorothy Kern, Emmetsburg, Iowa, and Lola Arbogast, Washington.