"We are ready to be part of our forever family who will love us unconditionally and allow us to be ourselves."
Marla, Fabien, Andy, and Destiny are a tight knit group! Their love for each other is expressed with shouts of excitement and big hugs when they get together. Like most sibling groups, they have some typical sibling rivalries, but those rivalries push each child to be the best they can be for each other. Marla is sweet and talkative. She loves to socialize with new people. She tends to take on a "motherly" role to her younger siblings, but she is learning to be a child herself. Fabien can be quiet and shy. He is very soft-spoken when he talks and loves to be of help to others. Andy has a lot of energy and likes to stay moving. He has a very active imagination and likes to involve others in his play. Destiny is a very smart child, which contributes to her active imagination. She loves to give hugs and craves positive attention. It is very clear that the older siblings are the trailblazers for the younger ones. Marla and Fabien set the example for Andy and Destiny to follow, which makes them a close-knit group. Marla, Fabien, Andy, and Destiny enjoy going swimming, playing at the park, and going to the latest movie release. They love to go out to eat together and are not shy about letting their favorite foods be known!
"I like make-up, drawing, and spending time with my friends. I am smart, friendly, and outgoing. I am also in choir and I like to dance."
Marla is friendly, sweet, talkative, and outgoing. She loves to socialize with new people! Marla enjoys make-up and likes to always look her best. She enjoys getting her hair and nails done. Marla also enjoys music, dancing, going to the pool, and drawing. She is a smart child and likes participating in choir. As the oldest of her siblings, Marla has a tendency to be a mother figure to them. She is very protective of them, but will benefit from learning how to just be a child. Although she loves her siblings dearly, she tends to direct the play with them.
"I like to make people laugh!"
Fabien likes sports, specifically soccer, despite never having had the opportunity to play for a league. He is also very engaged with everything electronic. His pastimes include watching movies and listening to the latest hip-hop jams! Fabien is very soft spoken, which can often cause him to be overlooked in this rambunctious group. However, he is eager to please the adults in his life and enjoys helping others. Fabien can be a little timid and shy and may take some time to open up to new people. Overall, Fabien is a sweet child who loves to show off his big smile!
Fabien is protective of his siblings when challenged and therefore requires time to establish a high amount of trust with adults. He craves the approval of others, which causes him to be sensitive when redirected. Fabien will best benefit from having a strong male role model in his everyday upbringing; someone who will guide him in becoming a successful, reliable, and resilient young man.
"I would like a family to call my own and who likes to be outdoors."
Andy is a very active child who likes to describe himself as "fast like lightning!" He loves to watch wrestling and his favorites are the Uso Brothers. Andy also enjoys playing basketball, although he has never had the opportunity to play with a team. Sometimes Andy can get quite ahead of himself and forgets his original directives. Due to this, he requires a high amount of supervision and prompting. Overall, Andy is a loving and sweet child who is learning the safe space of his bubble, while also learning to respect others' safe spaces. He is attracted to the suspense of thriller-type movies. Andy loves school and enjoys the company of his friends and teachers. He is a bright child who has made tremendous academic progress.
Andy will require an overabundance of nurturing from his forever family. He will best benefit from having a strong male role model in his everyday life. He will also benefit from the love and nurturing a mother can bring to a home.
"More than anything, I want a family of my own who will keep me with my siblings."
Destiny is a loving child. As the youngest, she craves a lot of attention and love. She likes playing with her siblings and follows in her older sister's footsteps. Destiny is a little shy at first; however, as she gets to know someone, she opens up and shares her big smile. She loves to give big hugs to anyone who will accept one. Destiny has an active imagination and likes to play with her friends. She is also very good with arts and crafts and music. She loves animals and enjoys going to the zoo. Destiny is a very bright child who needs guidance, reassurance, and some prompting. She has a lot of energy to burn and enjoys staying active.
The family that will best meet Destiny's needs will be patient, loving, nurturing, and active.
The family best suited for Marla, Fabien, Andy, and Destiny will have a high amount of patience and structure. Ideally, the family will be active and keep them engaged in organized extracurricular activities, such as sports. Of course, love is at the top of the children's list when looking for a forever family and they would also like a family that will keep promoting their sibling bond. Marla, Fabien, Andy, and Destiny will benefit from being able to have individualized attention throughout the week.
Child is under Texas Department of Family and Protective Services