Posts by The Tapestry Team


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April 5, 2021 3 Helpful Books for Understanding Trauma When it comes to trauma, we can never be too informed as foster and adoptive parents. Reading books about trauma can help us to frame our children's behavior and struggles in a new way. It helps us approach them with compassion and kindness because we have a better understanding of where they have been and how that impacts their brains and behaviors. 0
March 29, 2021 Trauma Impacts the Whole Family: An Interview with Lisa Qualls In this interview, Lisa Qualls, writer of The Connected Parent and at One Thankful Mom, shares how trauma has impacted her and her family. In this interview, Lisa shares ways that she has experienced trauma as a birth mom, ways her family has experienced trauma because of adoption, and how she has experienced hope and healing through it all. 0
March 1, 2021 My Part in Parenting Ever feel like a failure at parenting? I have. I’ve parented “well” until I am exhausted from parenting. And still, she reacts In inappropriate ways. 0
November 29, 2020 A Three-Point Plan for Parenting Middle Schoolers This guest post is from Lisa Qualls at One Thankful Mom, one of the 2020 Tapestry Conference featured speakers. Learn more about this year’s conference & register for the REPLAY today! Do you have middle schoolers? Are you wondering how… 0
October 11, 2020 Grieving the Loss Most things are slightly more complicated. Some things are significantly more. Frankly, life would be so much easier if we just didn’t do hard things. But, here we are… Going to the grocery store, choosing the restaurant we’ll eat at,… 0
October 2, 2020 Increasing Felt Safety Lack of felt safety is one of the five reasons kids misbehave. So what is felt safety? Our nervous systems have an instinct called “neuroception.” This is how we unconsciously distinguish whether situations or people are safe, dangerous, or life-threatening. When our kids have experienced chronic… 0
June 12, 2019 2019 Tapestry Conference “Abounding Love” The 2019 Tapestry Conference will be held October 18-19 at Irving Bible Church. The 13th Annual Tapestry Conference ‘Abounding Love’ will remind you of the abounding, never give up, always enough love that God shows each of us. We will… 0
July 24, 2018 Tapestry Conference Registration is NOW OPEN! Registration for the 2018 Tapestry Conference is now OPEN!  The theme this year is Creating Healing Homes. You can find out more about our keynote speaker, Jayne Schooler, author of Wounded Children, Healing Homes HERE. We are in the process of finalizing… 0
October 26, 2017 Mindfulness – S4E4 Chris is joined once again by Ryan and Kayla as the team talks about the need for mindfulness. As Curt Thompson says, “You need to pay attention to what you’re paying attention to.” They discuss why this is especially important… 0
October 1, 2017 The Poetic Justice of Empathy If you have been paying attention, you will notice that lately there has been a growing interest in certain circles about empathy. It has, thankfully, moved out of the privacy of the mental health consultation rooms and neuroscience research studies… 0

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