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Amy Monroe Profile

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

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It’s Not Too Late – Register Today for the 2014 Tapestry Conference!

posted on October 14, 2014

The 2014 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference is next week — October 24-25, 2014 at Irving Bible Church. Whether you are an adoptive or foster parent, considering adoption or foster care, a professional, a church ministry leader, or anyone…… Read More

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Are Planning on Joining Us for Conference in October?

posted on September 23, 2014

Listen as Michael Monroe explains why we chose Discipline that Connects and Corrects as the theme for this year’s conference. You can visit the conference website for more information or you can register by clicking here.… Read More

Ryan North Profile

Repair Your Mistakes: Apologize to Your Kids

posted on August 29, 2014

The Bible says that children are a blessing from the Lord. That’s a big, sobering statement because as their parents we have the responsibility to raise them well. There are days when I feel like I get it wrong and…… Read More

Michael Monroe Profile

8 Keys to an Effective Time-In With Your Child

posted on July 27, 2014

Time-in (as opposed to time-out) is an important strategy to help parents learn to “connect while correcting” with their children.  (For helpful background on the time-in strategy, watch Using Time-In Instead of Time-Out featuring Dr. Karyn Purvis.) When using the time-in strategy…… Read More

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2014 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference

posted on July 23, 2014

The 2014 Tapestry Conference will be held October 24 & 25 at Irving Bible Church. This year’s conference will feature unique content across two full days — and you are invited to attend one or both days. Our theme for…… Read More

Kayla North Profile

Let’s Try That Again

posted on January 23, 2014

“Let’s try that again” is a phrase heard daily at our house. With six kids in our home, we are always looking for simple ways to correct our kid’s unwanted behaviors without seeming like we are always correcting them. One…… Read More


posted on December 2, 2013

The Meltdown breakout session is from the 2012 Tapestry Adoption and Foster Care Conference. In this session, Deb Jones talks about responding effectively to your child’s meltdowns while keeping yourself under control. After watching the entire break out session of…… Read More

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When Your Child Pushes You Away

posted on August 14, 2013

When most children get hurt or become afraid, they go to a parent.  After all, parents are the ones who protect children and keep them safe from danger.  They are the ones who comfort children when they are afraid.  For…… Read More

May I Have a Compromise

posted on July 30, 2013

Ryan and Kayla North have recently joined the Tapestry Leadership team. They have been a part of Tapestry and IBC for many years, and we are grateful for their willingness to serve. You can read more about the Norths here…… Read More