Michaela is a rambunctious, curious and helpful child. She enjoys playing with her drum set and will bop along to the music she plays. She also likes to help her foster mom put away groceries and “cook”. Michaela has developed a close bond with her foster mother and likes to sleep close enough to see her. While Michaela is young, her life has not been typical. She entered foster care due to her mother’s struggles with mental health along with substance use. Michaela has struggled with her development due to her early life experiences. This has impacted her communication, motor skills and social skills. Despite these challenges, Michaela is sweet, explorative and kind.