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Things to Consider Before Telling Your Child’s Story

posted on March 25, 2014

When telling the story of your family’s adoption/foster care journey it is important to remember that it is your child’s story too. You are the guardian of this precious treasure, and while parts of their story should not be considered…… Read More

Empowered to Connect Prepare Course

posted on October 1, 2013

If you are considering adoption or foster care or are already in the process to adopt or foster and you live in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, we invite you to join us for the Empowered To Connect Parenting Training – Prepare Course starting…… Read More

Giving Voice

posted on August 5, 2013

Reprinted from empoweredtoconnect.org. All children need to know that they can use their voice to effectively communicate their needs and navigate relationships. This is particularly important for adopted, foster and orphan children in order to help them develop trust and…… Read More

Wait No More

posted on May 29, 2013

Over 100,000 children in foster care in the United States are waiting to call someone mom or dad – that number overwhelms me. In Texas alone there are over 4000 children waiting.  After hearing those numbers, I started comparing the…… Read More

What I Wish I Would Have Known Before I Started

posted on March 18, 2013

A few weeks ago, Tapestry hosted a Foster Care and Foster Adoption informational meeting. Tapestry also asked some of their foster and adoptive parents to speak out about the things the wish they would have known before starting the foster…… Read More

Update on the Federal Adoption Tax Credit

posted on January 16, 2013

Many people are wondering about the status of the federal adoption tax credit.  It was set to expire in its current form at the end of 2012, and then revert to an earlier, far less beneficial version of the credit. …… Read More

Training for Pre-Adopt/Foster Parents

posted on December 28, 2012

If you are considering adoption or foster care or are already in the process to adopt or foster and you live in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, we would like to invite you to join us for the Empowered To Connect Parenting…… Read More

Training for Pre-Adopt/Foster Parents

posted on December 20, 2012

If you are considering adoption or foster care or are already in the process to adopt or foster and you live in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, we would like to invite you to join us for the Empowered To Connect…… Read More

Adoption Costs and Financial Assistance Resources

posted on November 21, 2012

The financial costs relating to adoption are often one of the primary challenges that families face when pursuing adoption.  However, many people are unaware that there are an increasing number of ways to meet this challenge through a variety of…… Read More

Join Us for Adoption Myths & Realities

posted on May 17, 2012

Getting started on the adoption journey can be a daunting and even scary thing. What’s true; what’s not? Who can you turn to for answers; what information can you trust? For over seven years, Tapestry has been walking alongside couples…… Read More