Posts by Kayla North

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November 19, 2018 It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Maybe I am really looking forward to celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday. It’s one of my favorite holidays. I love the way it smells, the weather is usually perfect and there’s football to watch. Maybe I’ve idealized the whole thing, but the… 0
October 22, 2018 From Pep Rally to Reality I love going to conferences!  Adoption and foster care, home school, women of God, marriage, to name a few.  I love spending time learning from experts in the field.  I love hearing stories from those who have failed and those… 0
September 28, 2018 4 Reasons to Attend the 2018 Tapestry Conference This year’s Tapestry Conference will take place in Irving, TX and will feature our keynote speaker Jayne Schooler, author of Wounded Children, Healing Homes. So why should you attend this year’s conference? Community Often times we find ourselves wanting community,… 0
September 22, 2018 Connect as a Couple at Conference 2018 Parenting is hard. Parenting kids with a trauma history is even harder. Our days and nights are filled with everything from dirty diapers, homework, and soccer games to therapist appointments, big emotions, and yet another teacher conference to discuss behaviors… 0
April 9, 2016 Family Nurture Groups   We strive to connect with our kids as we teach them new skills.  Before we can take away a survival skill, we need to replace it with a new one. One of the things we often suggest to families… 2
March 7, 2016 Connection Jars Finding ways to connect with your kids can be hard. Connection jars can give you a quick and easy way to add connecting activities to your everyday routine. Set a certain time each day and allow each of your kids… 3
January 17, 2016 Rest I don’t do New Year’s resolutions. I used to but found they were quickly broken, leaving me feeling defeated before the year was really underway. I tried goal setting but found my goals were too small for fear of failing… 0
May 10, 2015 I Get to Share my Mother’s Day Today is Mother’s Day. It’s the day we set aside to celebrate moms for all the hard work and loving attention they give to their children throughout the year. While it is a day of celebration and honor, it can… 0
March 2, 2015 Lazy Parenting I don’t consider myself a lazy person.  I am up early, I rarely sit down, and I always have a to-do list a mile long. I mean who has time to be lazy when you are a parent?  Yet I find… 0
September 5, 2014 10 Ways to Support Kids in Foster Care Ask any foster parent the phrase they hear the most and it will likely be “I could never do what you do” or “I’d love to foster, but I could never give the kids back.”  While it is true that… 0