"We are Julesa, Michael and Miranda, we're looking for a forever family to join our team! Are you ready?"
Julesa, Michael, and Miranda have a close sibling relationship that cannot be broken. Julesa, who is the oldest, has played a motherly role to Michael and Miranda. She is learning to take more of a big sister role with Michael and Miranda. All three enjoy doing activities together such as playing board games, going out to eat, or going bowling. Michael is a smart youth who enjoys projects involving building things with his hands. Miranda is a strong, independent girl who enjoys playing with other children. Julesa, Michael, and Miranda truly treasure the time they have together and make the most out of it. The three look forward to having a family who will support and nurture them as well as encourage their dreams for the future.
"My name is Julesa and I’m looking for a family who will give me and my siblings guidance, support and love while allowing me to exert my independence."
Julesa is a social and friendly teen girl. She is described as very caring and has a great relationship with her siblings. Julesa has a good head on her shoulders and dreams of going to college one day. She has not decided what her major will be, but she knows education is the key to her future. Julesa has very high standards of herself and wishes to be an example for her siblings. She has come a long way in learning to manage trying situations by exerting her energy into joyful activities such as crafts and painting. Julesa also takes joy in listening to music.
Julesa and her siblings are very open to what their forever family will look like. She has expressed she will be happy with one parent or two. She is a bit excited about the possibility of having siblings, but most looks forward to being placed with her brother and sister. Julesa is a responsible youth and will be happy to take on caring for a family pet. She and her siblings have expressed they would not mind living in the city or in a rural community. An ideal family will have parenting or childcare experience and be comfortable setting safe boundaries and limitations.
"Hi, my name is Michael. I'm looking for a family who will let me play sports, especially football!"
Michael is a smart and driven youth. He enjoys helping out around his home especially if the project involves building things with his hands. Michael most recently helped his foster father, who he calls grandpa, build cabinets for the home. Michael currently helps take care of the dogs, cats, and chickens and helps out around the home. Michael is described as a smart and social child. He enjoys school and excels in his academics. Michael forms very close bonds to his caregivers and is looking for just the right fit in a family. He thrives when given the opportunity to explore his many interests including playing video games and riding his bicycle. Michael is a sometimes shy child and takes time to warm to new ideas and people.
Michael is apprehensive about the prospect of adoption and is going to need a family who will commit time to getting to know him and his siblings. Michael insists that his forever family will keep him with his sisters, but he is open to having additional siblings as well. He would like a family who will keep him busy and recognize his hard work. He will especially thrive with a family who will introduce him to the many opportunities he will have as an adult.
"I'm Miranda and I would love to have a sister to play dress-up with!"
Miranda is a strong willed and independent girl. She is comfortable speaking up for herself and enjoys the opportunity to work together to get her needs and wants met. Miranda plays well with other children and it is her favorite thing to do. Miranda’s biggest dream in searching for a forever family is to have a younger sister to play dress-up with. However, Miranda knows her forever family might not have a younger sister and that is ok with her, because she can play dress up by herself too. Miranda enjoys riding her bicycle especially when her brother Michael comes out to ride with her.
Miranda will do well in a family who sets clear expectations for her behavior. Miranda desires to please those around her and does well with positive praise. She responds best to clear and gentle redirection. Miranda also does very well when given choices. She enjoys school and will do best with a parent who is encouraging and involved in her schooling. Miranda need a parent who will provide one-on-one time with her schoolwork. Miranda thrives during family time and the effects can be seen for days afterwards. She will do great in a family who plans special time together talking, preparing and eating meals, playing games or watching movies. Miranda enjoys attending church on Sundays and does well in the children’s program.
Julesa, Michael, and Miranda are very open to what their forever family will look like. The children have expressed they will be happy with one parent or two. They are also a bit excited about the possibility of having siblings, but are most looking forward to being together. They are open to having a family with pets, but know it is not a possibility with all families. The siblings have expressed they would not mind living in the city or in a rural community. An ideal family will have parenting or childcare experience and be comfortable setting safe boundaries and limitations.
Child is under Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.