Malachi is the kind of friend we’d all like to have. When another child in his residence feels depressed, he’ll rub his back and whisper, “Don’t be sad. Everything’s going to be all right.” Taking on the big brother role comes easily to him, and he always expresses empathy for others — staff…
The Learning Key
The life book that Lynn Moyer is making for Robert will be a history of his life, depicting important experiences and, most of all, significant people. They will include his birth mother, his paternal grandparents with whom he is close and a classroom aide with whom he had developed a strong bond.
Twelve-year-old Kayla wants to be a doctor when she grows up; meanwhile, she’d love to spend a day with Harry Potter. She has seen all of the Harry Potter movies and can’t be stumped on any trivia question having to do with her favorite “star.”
The “Life Book” that Lynn Moyer is making for Robert will be a history of his life, depicting important experiences and, most of all, significant people. They will include his birth mother, his paternal grandparents with whom he is close and a classroom aide with whom he had developed a stro…
In two weeks, Amarea will officially become a teenager. Her most cherished gift would be the promise of a family that would nurture her through adolescence and beyond, and enjoy the new dimension this adventurous, fun-loving young woman would bring to their lives.
If the eyes are the window to the soul, as playwright William Shakespeare once said, he must have been thinking about Chrisean who celebrated his 12th birthday last week.
He has some intricate moves in hip hop and is surprisingly adept with rap. But he doesn’t want to make music alone; he encourages others his age and younger to move along with him.
If there’s anything you want to know about Saquon Barkley, just ask Nasir. He’ll tell you that his favorite football hero is a running back for The New York Giants, that he played college football at Penn State for three seasons and has a daughter named Jada Clare. Oh … and that he is 6 feet…
Can you think back to when you were 14 years old? Can you imagine what it would have felt like not to have a permanent family? To be uncertain about where you would be at the same time next year?
Julien is a talkative 10-year-old who would like to be able to fly away to Candyland where he could live a dream life. That would include having a family who would love him forever, maybe a few older brothers and sisters and a cat or dog. Eventually, he’d like to own a car and a house.
If there were an award for a joyful, expressive child with a radiant personality, Josiah would win first prize. Despite his physical and verbal limitations, Josiah laughs and smiles a lot, and loves racing down a corridor in his wheelchair chasing a ball. His upper body strength allows him t…
Jahyyah will be 18 in four months, and her best gift would be a caring and supportive family that could give her the round-the-clock care and supervision she needs.
At 18, Sammy still hasn’t given up hope that he will be adopted by a family that will recognize his full potential and be happy to have a friendly, affectionate teenager in their home.