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Trauma and the Brain | RYAN NORTH – Foster Parents Article

Trauma and the Brain | RYAN NORTH | BLOG Skip to content Chris talks with Ryan and Kayla about how the brain processes trauma, and how this affects our kids’ relationships with us and the world at large. Join our Facebook Community Ryan North Ryan North is the Executive Director of Tapestry, the Adoption & Foster Care Ministry of Irving Bible Church in Dallas, Texas. As Executive Director of Tapestry, Ryan also……

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Girls and Their Hair – Dad the Single GuyDad the Single Guy – Single Dad, Parents Article

A lesson learned back in my teen-aged years about girls and their hair has generally served me well later in life. That lesson, just be complimentary, don’t be judgemental or critical.  It’s not that I don’t have an opinion, or don’t want to share it.  But girls and their hair share a unique relationship. As an only parent to two girls generally speaking I have let my daughters keep their hair as they want.  I call it picking my argument. …

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Evolution of Thankful – Dad the Single GuyDad the Single Guy – Single Dad, Parents Article

As I sat at the Thanksgiving table last night with my kids, my mom and friends I realized while the meaning behind Thanksgiving doesn’t change, we can (and I’d argue should be) aware of the evolution of thankful wrapped in the day. Without going through my entire history – Risa and I were married a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving. After our honeymoon, we came home, ate turkey with our families and headed off for Dallas and what we expected…

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The Care and Keeping of Challenging Children – Parents Article

See our entire program HERE! The Care and Keeping of Challenging Children If you parent or care for a challenging child, nobody has to tell you how trying, frustrating and overwhelming it can be for you. You’re in the thick of it and face it, sometimes, on a daily basis. And the thing we may not stop to consider is that the children who trigger all of this in us are feeling exactly the same way!  The Price of Punishment …

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