Monday's Child: 'The Year of Wyatt,' a 7-year-old boy who loves horses, school

Wyatt, 7
Wyatt, 7

Wyatt, 7, like horses.

Wyatt is a happy and energetic boy who loves to run and play. He also enjoys reading books and listening to music. Wyatt does well in school with extra support. His teachers are calling this year "The Year of Wyatt" due to his academic gains. Wyatt gets along well with other children and adults.

Legally freed for adoption, Wyatt would do well in a family of any constellation. He would like to maintain contact with his birth father and siblings. Wyatt’s social worker is looking for a family that will help to support his needs. He would do well in a home that is active and can provide structure and routine.

Can I adopt?

If you’re at least 18 years old, have a stable source of income and room in your heart, you may be a perfect match to adopt a waiting child.

Adoptive parents can be single, married or partnered; experienced or not; renters or homeowners; LGBTQ+ singles and couples. As an adoptive parent, you won’t have to pay any fees; adoption from foster care is completely free in Massachusetts.

The process to adopt a child from foster care includes training, interviews and home visits to determine if adoption is right for you. These steps will help match you with a child or sibling group that your family will fit well with.

To learn more about adoption from foster care, call the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) at 617-964-6273 or go to mareinc.org.

This article originally appeared on Telegram & Gazette: Monday's Child: 'The Year of Wyatt,' a 7-year-old boy who loves horses, school