Posts by Annie McClellan


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February 23, 2015 Making Sense of the Past In February 2014, I started subbing and my husband and I switched cars. He took the SUV, and since I had a longer commute, I took the sedan. It took some getting used to, but when you drive it almost… 0
April 3, 2014 Whole Brain Strategy #1: Connect and Redirect The first strategy discussed in the Whole Brain Child is Connect and Redirect: Surfing Emotional Waves. The example used in the book is of an upset child coming to the parent shortly after going to bed, and the parent has to choose… 0
December 22, 2013 Healing The Healing breakout session is from the 2012 Tapestry Adoption and Foster Care Conference. In this session, Tracey Field talks about discovering what true healing is all about and engaging your role as not just a guide, but an active participant. Tracey… 0
December 12, 2013 Holiday Challenges and Opportunities The holidays are a wonderful time for all of us … but they also mean that we are with are kids – a lot – and we will get plenty of opportunities for correcting and connecting.  As we all journey through this… 0
December 3, 2013 It’s Giving Day! Today is Giving Day and Tapestry/Empowered to Connect has been offered a matching donation for every dollar raised! That means, for every dollar you donate, someone is matching your contribution!  Please consider giving to Tapestry so we can continue to… 0
December 2, 2013 Meltdown The Meltdown breakout session is from the 2012 Tapestry Adoption and Foster Care Conference. In this session, Deb Jones talks about responding effectively to your child’s meltdowns while keeping yourself under control. After watching the entire break out session of… 0
November 28, 2013 Thankful   We wish you and your family a peaceful and love-filled thanksgiving. We have so much to be thankful for this holiday season. What are you thankful for?         0
November 25, 2013 Stuck In the Stuck break out session from the 2012 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference, Amy and Michael Monroe examine how you and your child get “stuck” in overwhelming emotions and unhealthy patterns of relating, and learning strategies to help you get… 0
November 21, 2013 Tapestry Store Sale Time is running out! Use the code NOV25OFF to receive 25% your entire purchase of books, CDs and DVDs in the Tapestry Store. Sale ends Saturday, November 30.                        … 0
November 19, 2013 Resource Recommendations for Agencies and Professionals Tapestry is celebrating National Adoption Month by offering 25% off all purchases in our online store through the month of November. Simply use the code NOV25OFF to receive 25% off your order. And we want to recommend some resources for… 0