Posts by Ryan North


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December 13, 2017 Simplifying Christmas – S4E9 With all of the craziness that comes this time of year, Chris, Ryan, and Kayla talk about some ways families can simplify holiday time to reduce stress on moms, dads, and the kids. The team discusses everything from gifts to… 0
December 7, 2017 Dedicating Time to Our Kids – S4E8 Chris, Ryan, and Kayla respond to a lister email asking about one-on-one/play time with their children. The team discusses things they have tried in the past and how creating an environment of felt safety changes the way their kids interact… 0
November 29, 2017 Toddlers – S4E7 Listener Tracy writes in asking about an episode devoted to TBRI with kids under the age of 4. How do we use compromise and other tools seen in The Connected Child when our little ones don’t always have the words… 0
November 20, 2017 Navigating the Holidays – S4E6 Ryan and Kayla North join Chris Turner and they discuss why the holiday season is so difficult for many of our kids. They share personal insights from their experiences, as well as ways that they have learned to help their… 0
November 10, 2017 Birth Families – S4E5 Chris, Ryan, and Kayla discuss a listener’s question, “How important is maintaining biological family relationships for foster/adoptive children? Is this something that we should put a lot of effort into for long-term benefit? Will our children remember visits from when… 0
September 27, 2017 Self-Care – S4E2 Chris, Ryan, and Kayla discuss why self-care is an important but overlooked part of parenting. The team offers advice on how to take better care of yourself and why self-care can be effective in 15-minute increments. 1
July 25, 2017 2017 Tapestry Conference Early Bird Registration The 2017 Tapestry Conference will be held October 20-21 at Irving Bible Church and will feature Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) trained professionals, Empowered to Connect Parent Trainers, Occupational Therapists, adult adoptee panel, and a sensory experience across both days… 1
June 28, 2017 Parenting is a Leadership Exercise I was invited to speak at the Florida Foster/Adoptive Parent Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida last weekend. It is always a special privilege to share with families who are in the trenches. I love meeting them, hearing their stories,… 1
June 19, 2017 TAPESTRY @ The Water Park We will once again host our annual summer family fun night at the water park on Sunday, July 2, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, at the Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex in Carrollton. This family event is always tons of fun… 0
May 1, 2017 Don’t Create a Vacuum There is a great parenting strategy I think we should all subscribe to; don’t remove a coping mechanism or survival strategy from a child unless you have something better to replace it with. Don’t create a vacuum if you are… 1