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Trevor, Trenity & Traiden
Trevor, Trenity and Traiden are three sweet, fun children in need of a family that will provide them with the structure they need to flourish in a new, adoptive home. Each of these beautiful children is sure to warm your heart with a quick smile and a laugh.
"My name is Trevor. I like to ride my bicycle and go swimming. I also like to make cookies."
Trevor is a sweet-natured young boy who loves school and is at the top of his class. He enjoys reading, cooking, and recently had his own part in his school's Christmas program. Trevor is very much in need of a strong male role-model who is willing and able to take a very active role in Trevor's life. Trevor likes to please the adults in his life, but can be sneaky to avoid being in trouble. Trevor is his foster father's shadow, and loves doing everything with him. Trevor can also be very loving and thoughtful towards his foster mother.
"I'm Trenity. I like to play hide and go seek. And tag."
Trenity will melt your heart as soon as you meet her. She is very sweet and, like most little girls her age, she loves anything to do with princesses. She enjoys many of the things her older brother enjoys, including swimming and riding her bicycle.
This little sweatheart needs a mother who will spend quality mother-daughter time with her. Because she is the middle child and only girl, and due to the dynamic of the sibling group, she can easily be left out of the mix in larger family settings. Individual attention will help her blossom as she grows older. When Trenity needs extra attention she becomes very clingy. Trenity is very affectionate and loves hugs and cuddling.
Traiden is everything you would expect out of a two-year-old boy, and more. He is very active and inquisitive. As soon as you set him down, he is off and running, pushing any button he can find. He is very smart and enjoys seeing how things work. He already knows his ABCs, colors, and can count.
An energetic, active boy, Traiden definitely needs constant supervision. While his tantrums and constant motor can be tiring at times, he is also very sweet and fun to spend time with. Traiden has a hard time maintaining in the day care setting and would do best in a family where day care is used on a limited basis. Although Traiden is very busy, he does slow down once in a while for some cuddle time, which he enjoys.
All three of these beautiful children are very bright. A consistent, predictable schedule including story time at night is very important to all three of them. Their adoption team is looking for a two-parent family who is active and able to give each child the individual attention. These children would do best in a family with no other children in the home, due to the amount of time and energy which will need to be dedicated to these children to ensure their needs are being met.
These three need to be entertained and have a hard time playing on their own. When all three play, they have a hard time sharing and getting along. Although, they have come a long way learning how to play nicely and have fun as siblings. The three children are connected and look out for each other and enjoy similar activities. The combination of the three children with their close ages can be overwhelming at times. They do well with a reward system for good behavior; however, those rewards need to be changed and mixed up regularly to avoid the children becoming bored and the system no longer working. A solid structure with definite boundaries is a must.
The ideal family for these sweet children is one who does not have a lot of pre-conceived notions and rigid expectations. They need to be flexible, willing to learn new things and advocate for the children's needs . Both parents need to be equally committed to meeting the children's needs and understand the amount of hard work and dedication these children will need to ensure they can meet their fullest potential. The adoption team is looking for a family who is willing to keep the children in contact with family in the Treasure Valley. The current foster family is also hoping to stay connected with the children and provide respite care as needed. If you know your family has the energy and love to provide a safe, structured home for Trevor, Trenity and Traiden, call the CareLine today.
Portrait by Barb from Barb Bergeson Studio Gallery
To find out more about Trevor, Trenity and Traiden, adoption or becoming a foster parent, email the Idaho CareLine or call 1-800-926-2588. In Idaho you can dial 2-1-1. You may be asked to provide this reference number: 30429.
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