Posts by Ryan North


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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. 0
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… 0
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
March 22, 2017 Establishing Healthy Boundaries I recently presented at a conference for adoptive and foster parents. My assigned topic; Building Healthy Relationships and Boundaries with Your Biological Relatives. I was excited when the topic was first assigned to me. There are many books on the subject… 0
January 26, 2017 Empowered Teens Empowered Teens was created for adopted teens in 6th-12th grade, this class will be a fun, active, low-pressure way to connect with other adopted teens and learn valuable life skills.  We will be using concepts from Empowered to Connect and… 0
November 29, 2016 #GivingTuesday is TODAY! Today is Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. There are two ways that you can give today; your time and your treasure. Please email us at tapestry@irvingbible.org if you would like to bless adoptive and foster families by volunteering… 0
October 27, 2016 When Two Worlds Collide When I was a child, I wanted to be an airline pilot. I thought it would be the most romantic way to spend my days floating amongst the clouds. My dad traveled for work when I was a kid and… 0
October 13, 2016 4 Reasons You Need to Attend Conference this Year The 2016 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference will be held October 21-22 at Irving Bible Church. This year will feature Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)  trained professionals, Empowered to Connect Parent Trainers, and Occupational Therapists across both days of… 0