A Mother’s Heart

Amy Monroe and a few other Tapestry moms share their desire to love God with all of their heart, soul, mind and strength as they travel the ups and downs of the adoption journey.


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posted on January 17, 2016

I don’t do New Year’s resolutions. I used to but found they were quickly broken, leaving me feeling defeated before the year was really underway. I tried goal setting but found my goals were too small for fear of failing…… Read More

I Get to Share my Mother’s Day

posted on May 10, 2015

Today is Mother’s Day. It’s the day we set aside to celebrate moms for all the hard work and loving attention they give to their children throughout the year. While it is a day of celebration and honor, it can…… Read More

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What’s the Measure of Success?

posted on April 24, 2015

Have you ever gone to bed at the end of a long day filled with dealing with your kids and felt as though overall you had done a terrible job of being a parent? Honestly, this was how I felt…… Read More

Lazy Parenting

posted on March 2, 2015

I don’t consider myself a lazy person.  I am up early, I rarely sit down, and I always have a to-do list a mile long. I mean who has time to be lazy when you are a parent?  Yet I find…… Read More

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Making Sense of the Past

posted on February 23, 2015

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…… Read More

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2015 Tapestry Events Kick Off This Weekend

posted on January 18, 2015

We kick off our 2015 calendar tonight Sunday, January 18, 2015 with Fostering Hope, our support group for foster families and those considering foster care. We have a busy year planned and have posted events through March which can be…… Read More

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10 Ways to Support Kids in Foster Care

posted on May 20, 2014

Ask any foster parent the phrase they hear the most and it will likely be “I could never do what you do” or “I’d love to foster, but I could never give the kids back.”  While it is true that…… Read More

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Check the Expiration Date on Your Compassion

posted on May 6, 2014

I remember when we moved out of our house to remodel the downstairs after experiencing a water leak. In the process, I was forced to confront one of the more unwelcome tasks of moving – cleaning out the pantry. In doing…… Read More

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Band-Aids Heal More Than You Can See

posted on April 25, 2014

Giving and receiving love may seem like an easy thing, but for many adopted and foster kids it is hard. They have given love to people only to have those people disappear from their lives or not return their love.…… Read More

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Can I Give My Child a Joyful “YES” Instead?

posted on April 22, 2014

One of the things I’ve learned in my journey as a mom is the need for me to raise the level of nurture I bring to parenting in order to help my children build trust.  My children need to trust…… Read More