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Total Voice Control: Focusing on How You Say What You Say

posted on July 14, 2014

Possibly one of the most practical and useful tools Dr. Karyn Purvis teaches parents is what she calls “Total Voice Control.” This tool equips parents to focus on how they use their own voice when interacting with their child. Watch…… Read More

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The Importance of Repairing Your Mistakes

posted on May 27, 2014

There is no such thing as a perfect parent — and that is actually good news, so long as parents are willing to focus on repair when they fail and make mistakes. Watch as Dr. Karyn Purvis explains why it…… Read More

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Motivations Can Speak Louder Than Words

posted on March 20, 2014

It is important for adoptive and foster parents to examine their motivations, not only when they begin the adoption or foster care journey but also along the way. Watch as Michael Monroe encourages parents to consider why they are doing…… Read More

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Not Your Everyday Conversation

posted on March 13, 2014

Not Your Everyday Conversation: Talking with Your Children About the Difficult Realities of Adoption and Foster Care was presented by Michael and Amy Monroe at the 2009 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference. This presentation focuses on some of the difficult…… Read More

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Healing

posted on December 22, 2013

The Healing breakout session is from the 2012 Tapestry Adoption and Foster Care Conference. In this session, Tracey Field talks about discovering what true healing is all about and engaging your role as not just a guide, but an active participant. Tracey…… Read More

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Resource Recommendations for Agencies and Professionals

posted on November 19, 2013

Tapestry is celebrating National Adoption Month by offering 25% off all purchases in our online store through the month of November. Simply use the code NOV25OFF to receive 25% off your order. And we want to recommend some resources for…… Read More

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Making Sense of It All

posted on February 25, 2013

Amy Curtis presented Making Sense of It All: Helping Adopted Children Understand Who They Are at the 2011 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference, and we are happy to now have Amy as the Director of Tapestry. In this hour-long presentation, Amy highlights…… Read More

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Time-In

posted on February 18, 2013

Check out this video from Empowered to Connect, where Dr. Karyn Purvis talks about the use of ‘time-in’ instead of ‘time-out’ to effectively correct and train our children.  As she explains, this important strategy promotes healthy development and secure connection, while…… Read More

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A Brief History of Tapestry

posted on October 11, 2012

We are often asked questions about how Tapestry began. Here is a short video that gives you just a bit of the history – The video was created as part of a church-wide focus called Journey On — a celebration…… Read More

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The Practical Gospel

posted on September 27, 2012

Is the Gospel at odds with becoming prepared and equipped for the adoption or foster care journey? Does learning and seeking help in any way diminish the role of the Gospel? In this session, presented at the 2011 Tapestry Adoption…… Read More