2017 Tapestry Conference

The 2017 Tapestry Conference will be held October 20-21 at Irving Bible Church. Come learn from Dr. Curt Thompson as he teaches on the Soul of Shame. Examine how shame keeps us from being engaged in relationships and community. Learn how to retell the stories we believe about ourselves. Early bird registration for the 2017 Tapestry … Continue reading 2017 Tapestry Conference

5 Books You Must Read This Summer

School’s out for the summer, it’s a holiday weekend, so I thought I’d share some of my favorite books with you. Each one of these has changed the way I look at the world and has impacted how I understand myself and my family. In short, each of these books has changed the way I … Continue reading 5 Books You Must Read This Summer

Created to Connect: Summer Group for Women

Join other adoptive and foster moms (and moms-to-be) for a discussion group that is sure to help you on your parenting journey. The Connected Child, co-authored by Dr. Karyn Purvis, has become one of the most helpful and encouraging books for adoptive and foster parents. Dr. Purvis, together with Tapestry’s Amy & Michael Monroe, wrote … Continue reading Created to Connect: Summer Group for Women

National FC Month (Tip #10)

May is National Foster Care Month and we thought we'd share 10 ways in 10 days you can support kids in care without becoming a foster parent. Tip #10: Prayerfully consider becoming a foster parent Not everyone is equipped to be a foster parent, but if you find yourself being drawn to foster families and … Continue reading National FC Month (Tip #10)

National FC Month (Tip #9)

May is National Foster Care Month and we thought we'd share 10 ways in 10 days you can support kids in care without becoming a foster parent. Tip #9: Household chores There is paperwork and numerous appointments that come with foster care (doctor, dentist, psychologist, play therapist, OT,PT, ST) in addition to all the visitors … Continue reading National FC Month (Tip #9)

National FC Month (Tip #8)

May is National Foster Care Month and we thought we'd share 10 ways in 10 days you can support kids in care without becoming a foster parent. Tip #8: Volunteer to run errands As a foster parent there are many little things that could be done that would make a huge difference (especially in those … Continue reading National FC Month (Tip #8)

National FC Month (Tip #7)

May is National Foster Care Month and we thought we'd share 10 ways in 10 days you can support kids in care without becoming a foster parent. Tip #7. Mentor a foster kid This will likely require the same training as a babysitter or respite provider, but this is so much more than that. There … Continue reading National FC Month (Tip #7)