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2014 Adoption & Foster Care Conference

posted on August 18, 2014

Join us for the 2014 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference October 24 – 25, 2014. Our theme for this year’s conference is Discipline that Connects and Corrects. The 2014 Tapestry Conference will feature unique content across two full days…… 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

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

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Listen to Our Hearts

posted on November 29, 2012

“I tell you this story because for too many years, people have told my stories for me. I am ready to speak for myself.  So where do I begin?”  — Juli Jeong Martin, transnational/transracial adoptee Listen to Our Hearts from…… Read More

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

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Do As I Say, Not As I Do

posted on August 26, 2012

Dr. Karyn Purvis is fond of pointing out that the only parent that hasn’t made a mistake is a parent that has only been parenting for three minutes. Parenting mistakes are unavoidable part of what it means to be human,…… Read More

Why No Childcare at the 2012 Tapestry Conference?

posted on August 24, 2012

It is certainly fair to ask why we are not offering childcare at the 2012 Tapestry Conference. Many people are wondering, and some, understandably, are quite disappointed.  After all, we have offered free childcare since the very first Tapestry Conference…… Read More

Which Conference Sessions Are Right for You?

posted on August 21, 2012

When you attend a conference, sometimes it can be difficult to choose which sessions are right for you. So we thought we would make some suggestions based on some general themes to help you answer this question. Feel free to follow…… Read More

Why Should I Attend the 2012 Tapestry Conference?

posted on August 20, 2012

Here’s what people are saying about what you will find at the 2012 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference: Visit www.tapestryconference.org for more information, and make plans to join us!… Read More

Join Us for Two Pre-Conference Events

posted on August 18, 2012

The 2012 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference features two additional opportunities to learn.  In addition to the all-day, free Tapestry Conference on Saturday, October 27th, Tapestry is offering two unique pre-conference events on Friday, October 26th — and you can…… Read More