Our Waiting Child, Rose, loves arts and crafts. So, NewsChannel 8's Carole Lambert took her to Alouette Unique Bead Shop, at 91st and Memorial. They were most happy to host her and help her create a beautiful necklace. Rose actually chose a gold rose as the centerpiece, and used blue beads for the chain. She did a fabulous job.
Rose is a delightful 14 year old. She's outgoing and loves to share her thoughts. Carole asked her what it's like to be a teenager.
"It's kind of hard, but it's easy, it's in the middle. How's that? Having fun, but kind of hard, like doing a lot of work... laugh."
Rose is on medication for her special needs. And, she feels she's made tremendous progress in dealing with her challenges. She really enjoys little kids... and music. So, both are playing a part in shaping her goals.
"The three things I'm going to do when I grow up. I'm going to be a mom, working at a daycare, and then I want to be a singer."
But, right now, Rose needs loving supportive parents who will help her day by day. She'd like to have a mom.. to go shopping with, or help cook... or just talk when she has a problem or when she's happy. Rose can only imagine what adoption will bring... but, she's excited and hopeful that it will make her life complete.
"I'd be like happy and good and having a good life."
If you would like more information about Rose and the DHS adoption program, call child welfare at 918-581-2033.
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