Resources for Adoptees

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An Unforgettable Invitation

posted on August 28, 2013

Listening. It’s hard to do. In many ways, it is a lost art…or one that some of us never really ever acquired. What I’m discovering about myself (and, if I can be so bold, about us — adoptive and foster parents) is…… Read More

Resources from Past Tapestry Conferences

posted on August 26, 2013

As we gear up for the 2013 Tapestry Adoption and Foster Care Conference, head over to our Tapestry Store and check out resources from past conferences. 2012 Pre-Conference Events Attachment Workshop: Parenting Your Child with Your Brain in Mind by…… Read More


posted on May 9, 2013

There is always value in being connected to those who are experiencing similar circumstances or have gone through similar life events so you can share and learn information, ideas, hopes, and fears. For adoptive parents, there is a bond that exists…… Read More

Tapestry Store

posted on April 1, 2013

Have you checked out the Tapestry store recently? Did you know Tapestry has an online store? In our store, we have resources like books: The Connected Child, God, Are You Nice or Mean?, and Tell Me a Story. We also have…… Read More

W.I.S.E. Up Powerbooks

posted on March 25, 2013

The W.I.S.E. Up Powerbooks (published by The Center for Adoption Support and Education) are great tools for any adoptive or foster parent. CASE has published two different versions of the W.I.S.E. Up Powerbook – an adoption Powerbook and a foster care Powerbook (read Michael Monroe’s review of the foster care…… Read More

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

Protecting What Is Sacred

posted on February 13, 2013

The human desire to connect breathes its life from the understanding and compassion of others. Therefore, it is no surprise that with the advent of the Internet we have found an instantaneous avenue to connect in ways that were virtually…… Read More

Why Christmas Stinks Sometimes

posted on December 6, 2012

This was originally posted on the Tapestry Blog on December 11, 2011. It was the third day in a row, or maybe the fourth. I don’t exactly recall. I do, however, vividly remember coming home from work and being met…… Read More

Talking Honestly About Disruption

posted on April 13, 2012

In the shadows of much that is good and right and beautiful about adoption, there is the reality that some adoptive placements don’t last — they disrupt and dissolve.  This happens for a multitude of reasons, and each situation is as…… Read More

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Making Sense of It All

posted on February 29, 2012

Amy Curtis presented Making Sense of It All: Helping Adopted Children Understand Who Their Are at the 2011 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference.  In this hour-long presentation, Amy highlights some of the essential elements that parents and professionals must focus on in…… Read More