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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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2015 Training Hours for Parents

posted on January 13, 2015

We know that each year families search out continuing education hours from a variety of sources. Tapestry has created a program where you can find all the training hours you need. We created this program for both convenience and cohesiveness. Below you…… Read More

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

posted on November 26, 2014

I love Thanksgiving. It might just be my favorite holiday. I didn’t grow up recognizing a national day of thanks and so I look forward to celebrating this year again. I love the way it smells, the weather is usually…… 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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Empowered to Connect – Prepare Course

posted on October 6, 2014

Empowered To Connect (ETC) Parent Training is an interactive learning experience designed specifically for adoptive and foster parents and those who have not yet adopted or begun fostering. The ETC Parent Training was developed by Michael & Amy Monroe and…… 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

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5 Reasons You Can’t Miss Conference this Year

posted on September 2, 2014

This year’s Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference will be held October 24 & 25 at Irving Bible Church and will feature unique content across two full days. You are invited to attend one or both days. Our theme this…… Read More

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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

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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