Posts by Ryan North


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October 7, 2018 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
December 29, 2017 Trauma and the Brain – S4E10 Chris talks with Ryan and Kayla about how the brain processes trauma, and how this affects our kids’ relationships with us and the world at large.   The Whole Brain Child The Brain with David Eagleman Tapestry’s Empowered to Connect… 0
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
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
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