"We love to participate in outdoor activities, go shopping, and have fun."
Larry and Faith are siblings who are close in age and also have a very attached relationship. They ask about each other frequently and care how the other one is doing. Larry and Faith enjoy spending time with each other and they both like to shop and participate in outdoor activities. They both are very open to conversation with others. Although, the two have similar interests, they each have their individual demeanor. Faith is normally always smiling and happy and gives hugs while Larry tends to be more hesitate to begin a conversation initially. It takes him a little longer to warm up to others.
"I love being outside, shopping, and having fun."
Larry is a sweet youth who is generally quiet most of the time. He plays football and has a strong passion to be a part of a team. Like many children his age, Larry likes to play computer games, listen to music, and talk on the phone. He is also learning ways to develop his skills and to learn new things. Larry is capable of managing his mood and feelings as he is showing positive improvements daily. Larry has some difficulties with peers and school issues at times and needs guidance to help him manage. His favorite classes at school include math, reading, and science. Larry is learning new ways to stay calm under pressure. He is a great kid and does know how to interact with others in an appropriate manner. Larry does well with redirection.
Larry needs a stable, consistent, and nurturing family with whom he can develop trust and understanding. Larry will do well in a home where established rules, boundaries, and expectations are clearly defined. The family for Larry will be able to spend quality time with him alone and be willing to be for him to openly communicate his feelings to them. Larry's family will need to be patient with him as well as provide him with feedback on his behavior and allow him to be provide input on other strategies that can improve his behavior. Larry loves his sister Faith and wants to be adopted with her.
"I am Faith, I love all things beautiful and fun!"
Faith is a happy youth who loves to be with her peers and participating in community activities. She is currently a peer staff at her local Boys and Girls Club. Faith enjoys the outdoors and experiencing new outdoor adventures and activities. She is also loving, thoughtful, and well-mannered. She enjoys giving hugs and having time with others by herself. Faith is very open-minded and takes advice well from adults she trust and looks up to. Faith enjoys schools, but occasionally has difficulties with math. She is interested in pursuing other extra-curricular school activities. Faith is in love with all things "girly." She loves perfumes, earrings, and jewelry that are bright and colorful. Faith loves to make a statement with her fashion choices.
Faith needs a stable, consistent, and nurturing family with whom she can develop trust and understanding. She will do well in a home where the family is very outgoing and loves the outdoors. The family for Faith needs to be able to spend quality time with just her and will allow her to express herself. Faith is aware of her situation and wants to be adopted with her brother. She wants to feel loved and secured with her new family.
Larry and Faith need a home where they feel safe and secure to be themselves. The family needs to participate and enjoy outdoor activities as well as offer the siblings a chance to experience new and different activities. The family needs to be proactive in communicating with Larry and Faith about their wants and needs; and value their input in how things go in their lives. This duo will do well in a family that encourages them daily. Structure and nurturing environments with individual attention will help the children succeed.
Child is under Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.