Parenting


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Back to Basics: Compromises, Choices, and Re-dos

posted on January 25, 2021

As parents, it is our natural instinct to parent the way that we were parented. For many of us, our parents did an excellent job raising us to be healthy, happy adults, but parenting children who have come from trauma means parenting children with unique needs. In order to do this well, we need a unique set of parenting tools to help us to connect with, guide, and love our children to the best of our ability in order to create the healing home that they need.… Read More

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A Three-Point Plan for Parenting Middle Schoolers

posted on November 29, 2020

This guest post is from Lisa Qualls at One Thankful Mom, one of the 2020 Tapestry Conference featured speakers. Learn more about this year’s conference & register for the REPLAY today! Do you have middle schoolers? Are you wondering how…… Read More

Ryan North

Parenting is a Leadership Exercise

posted on June 28, 2017

I was invited to speak at the Florida Foster/Adoptive Parent Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida last weekend. It is always a special privilege to share with families who are in the trenches. I love meeting them, hearing their stories,…… Read More

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Parenting with Support

posted on February 7, 2017

Parenting can be difficult, especially as you learn about what you bring to the relationship, what your triggers are, your children’s triggers; add on the stress of having a number of professionals involved in your daily life and you’ll quickly…… Read More

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5 Reasons We Struggle to Discipline the Way We Want To

posted on April 1, 2015

Parenting is hard and parenting children from hard places can present its own unique challenges. There are days that we do well and there are days when we need to repair the damage we have done. Listen as Jason and…… Read More

Ryan North

Expectations

posted on March 24, 2015

Let me start by saying that I believe most people mean well, but good intentions are just that, good intentions and nothing more. It always amazes me what complete strangers feel the liberty to say to people they don’t know.…… Read More

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Taking a New Look at Your Expectations

posted on March 11, 2015

As we encounter challenges and struggles, many of us discover that much of our frustration and disappointment is rooted in unrealistic expectations. Watch as Michael Monroe provides insight into the importance of realistic expectations and how by holding our expectations…… Read More

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Perfect Parenting Isn’t the Goal

posted on November 20, 2014

This year during Tapestry Conference I was fortunate enough to attend the Friday workshop with Dr. Tina Bryson, and it was exactly what I needed. In the middle of a busy season for our family (work, school, wolf pack soccer…… Read More