Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Steve's Families 4 Kids/Meet Cassidy

AAK OCT Cassidy

Age: 15,  Cassidy is an outgoing, sociable girl who loves interacting with people. She likes to try new things and her curiosity is boundless. Her main interests include the theater and animals, especially cats. She enjoys listening to music, doing art projects, and riding her bike. Her favorite foods are pizza and PB&J sandwiches. Cassidy is doing well in school and benefits from an Individual Educational Plan. She also participates in therapy, where she is learning to make good choices. She will do well in a family as the youngest or only child. Cassidy will need a strong family who has an understanding of trauma based needs and behaviors. The ideal family must be willing to give Cassidy the attention she needs and be willing to set clear boundaries and structure. Cassidy is excited about finding her “Forever Family".

 

For more information about foster or adoptive parenting through the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, please call 1-800-432-2075 or visit www.cyfd.org

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Steve's Families 4 Kids/Meet Ruben!

Age: 8

Story: Ruben is an outgoing and engaging little boy.  He enjoys playing basketball and has a great sense of humor. His other interests include arts & crafts, playing Uno, and with Legos. Ruben loves to color and draw and to learn new things at home or in school.  Ruben is currently attending therapy where he is learning about boundaries, how to make good choices, and how to ask for his needs to be met. He does best when he is able to receive a lot of individual attention.   Ruben will need a family that can set rules, routine, and structure.  His new family should be supportive, patient, and willing to engage in family therapy. It is also important to Ruben that he remain in contact with his siblings.

For more information about foster or adoptive parenting through the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, please call 1-800-432-2075 or visit www.cyfd.org

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Where to Buy a KOB4/Steve Stucker Coffee Mug!

It's "Coffee Day"!! Want to Wake Up with MY Ugly Mug ready for your coffee pot? Here ya go!

 

http://www.cafepress.com/kob4/7678671

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

One Hit Wonders List Starter...

It's "One Hit Wonder Day"!! Rack your brain for those HUGE songs, from Artists we NEVER heard from again! (Nothing below #20 on the charts counts as a Hit).

 

Here are a few of my favorite ONE Hit Wonders, to prime the pump, and get you started:

 

Bobby McFerrin Don’t Worry, Be Happy! 1988

Lee Michaels Do Ya Know What I Mean

Ides of March Vehicle 1970

Jean Knight Mr Big Stuff 1971

Looking Glass Brandy 1973

Barry Mann Who Put the Bomp 1961

Ozark Mountain Blue Devils Jackie Blue

Sanford Townsend Band Smoke from a Distant Fire

Sgt Barry Saddler Ballad of the Green Berets 1966

Zagar and Evans In the Year 2525

Young MC Bust a Move! 1989

The Youngbloods Get Together 1969

Steam Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye

Norman Greenbaum Spirit in the Sky

Los Del Rios The Macarena!

Mambo #5 Lou Bega

Right Said Fred I’m TOO Sexy!

Los Del Rios Macarena!

Bazuka Dynomite-Part 1 1975

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Steve's Families 4 Kids/Meet Kaitlynn!

Kaitlynn is an engaging, intelligent, active young girl. She is eager to learn new things, which she does very quickly. Some of Kaitlynn’s favorite things are books, dolls, teddy bears, and riding her bike. At mealtime she likes fried chicken, pizza, macaroni & cheese and salad, but is allergic to almonds.  This young lady would benefit from a strong, two parent family willing to continue working with her to learn good social skills, positive interactions, and how to process and direct her feelings. An experienced family that is familiar working with a traumatized child will be ideal. Kaitlynn needs support forming relationships with her peers and would do best in a home where she is an only child.  Kaitlynn also has siblings, and would like to remain in contact with them.

For more information about foster or adoptive parenting through the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, please call 1-800-432-2075 or visit www.cyfd.org

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Steve's Families 4 Kids/Meet Jeremiah

Age: 14

Story: Meet Jeremiah, who wants to be part of an active family.  He describes himself as an outgoing teen who is not shy. In school, he enjoys science and math. He gets along with all children and would be “okay” with sharing a bedroom. He likes animals, especially horses and enjoyed horseback riding.   Baseball is Jeremiah's favorite sport.  He likes going camping, four-wheeling, and fishing.  He enjoys building things and has experience in gardening, including installing a water sprinkler system.  Jeremiah is Hispanic and speaks English and some Spanish. Jeremiah is open to attending church, but is not currently attending. Jeremiah enjoys New Mexico cuisine and also likes Indian food that is “spicy hot”. Jeremiah would prefer having a “Mom and Dad” and would also like to “stay in touch” with his older siblings.

For more information about foster or adoptive parenting through the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, please call 1-800-432-2075 or visit www.cyfd.org

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Steve's Families 4 Kids/Meet Darion & Daniel

Age:  Darion 9, Daniel 8

Story: Darion and Daniel have a close family bond. Like all siblings they play together, laugh together, cry together, and get on each other’s nerves from time-to-time. They are both very active children and like to be involved in a variety of outdoor and athletic activities.

Darion is a protective sister and cares for her brother very much. She enjoys tumbling, swimming, baseball, and riding her bike. She enjoys the girly things in life, too. Darion does very well academically and enjoys being a leader in school.

Daniel is learning to channel his energy in a variety of ways. He has an Individual Education Plan and consistently shows progress in school. He enjoys playing sports like soccer, baseball, and basketball. He likes to swim and ride his bike with his sister when they can get out together.

Darion and Daniel need a patient and active two parent family, with possibly an older sister.  Parents that are nurturing, structured and consistent will find great joy in parenting Darion and Daniel.

 

For more information about foster or adoptive parenting through the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, please call 1-800-432-2075 or visit www.cyfd.org

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