"We are silly together! We love to play games, climb trees, and eat together."
Antuan and Isis enjoy outings and spending time with each other. Although they don’t currently reside together, they see each other frequently. When they are together, they enjoy climbing trees, swimming, playing video games, and sharing a meal. Although Antuan is older than Isis, he tends to act younger and prefers to play by himself. He knows so much about video games; he can describe his favorite game “Halo” in detail with sounds and hand movements! Isis is very social, outgoing, and interactive with adults and peers. She has a diverse array of interests, such as playing with baby dolls and Barbies; swimming; and going outside. Antuan and Isis are honest and admit they argue on occasion, like most typical siblings. Despite this, they share a close bond, and Isis said they even cry together when they are sad. Antuan and Isis have an older brother who is not part of this adoption. They have a healthy relationship with him and want to maintain contact.
"I am an avid video gamer who can tell you all about everything relating to video games! I also like sushi and Chinese food!"
Antuan can be very animated! When you start to get to know him, you will learn this, as he tells you about all of his favorite videos and characters - his hands move, his eyes light up, and he makes awesome sound effects! Some of Antuan’s favorite games on the DS are Pokémon, Spore Creatures, Lego Batman, and Angry Birds. He also likes Halo. Some of his other interests include swimming, wrestling with his brother, and playing games with his sister. Antuan tends to act younger than his age and recognizes that he has difficulty with peer relationships. Structure and routine are very important to Antuan. He thrives with opportunities to experience and master things, so he feels more secure about his own abilities.
Antuan is looking for a family that will always be there for him. He will do best with a family that is nurturing and non-authoritarian. Antuan would love to have a mom and a dad who are patient and gentle. He is open to living in the city, suburbs, or a rural setting. A peaceful environment with lower stimulation is ideal. A family with few or no children in the home is preferred. Antuan is familiar with church and a Christian setting. He will do better with a slower transition in order to build trust with his family. Antuan has an older brother who is not part of this adoption. He would like to maintain contact with him, so local families will be considered first.
"I love nature and baby bunnies! I am silly and fun to be around."
Meet Isis; she is a fun-loving, social child! She is playful, full of joy, and a favorite to those around her. Isis loves to make silly faces and be tickled by trusted adults. Her favorite color is pink. Some of her hobbies include playing with baby dolls and Barbie’s; playing with clay or playdough; playing video games; going outside; and listening to music. Taylor Swift is one of her favorite artists and she loves to sing along. One of Isis’ dreams is to have her own American Girl Doll. Isis is proud of the fact that she has learned how to cook a few things and hopes her forever family will teach her more. Reading is not something she likes to do often, but she likes the “Cat Wings” series, as kittens are her favorite. Isis is very intelligent. She benefits from encouragement to work hard in school. Writing is her hardest subject, but art and math are her easiest and favorite subjects. Isis enjoys the social aspects of school the most. She would really love to go eat sushi with her forever family!
Isis hopes her forever family will be willing to allow their older brother, who is not part of this adoption, to come and visit. The sibling relationship is very important to her and one of her biggest deal breakers. She is not open to moving far away from the Central Texas area, thus a Texas family is preferred. An active family who enjoys going out to eat, shopping, and doing things as a family is ideal. Isis doesn’t have any issues with transitions, but she says she does get carsick. She shared that she desires a mom and a dad who are active in the Christian faith. Isis is open to having a younger sister. Her dream is to live on a farm with a lot of animals. The most important factor for Isis is love!
Antuan and Isis desire a mom and a dad who practice a Christian faith. Their biggest deal breaker is a family who is not willing or able to help them maintain contact with older brother, who is not part of this adoption. For this reason, the siblings fear moving out of state or far from the Central Texas area. Antuan and Isis are open to having siblings. Antuan would love to be able to play multi-player games with someone. He also hopes his dad will have extra time to spend with him. Antuan will do best with a family that is nurturing and non-authoritarian. Both children will thrive with an active family that enjoys outings and spending time together. Isis will do best with a family that has extra time to connect with her.
Due to strong connections in the area, Texas families are being given the highest priority.
Children are under Texas Department of Family and Protective Services