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Managing Stress as a Caregiver

By Megan McQueen I miss spending time with friends, social outlets for my children, and treating myself to a cup of tea and a good book in a coffee shop. During this pandemic, our anxieties and depression may grow and…

Supporting Children’s Virtual Learning

By Megan McQueen Families, these are tough times! As a parent of children who are virtually learning, I completely understand the daily dance trying to navigate their needs (and different schedules) along with my own work demands, anxiety, and never-ending…

Talking with Children about Native American Heritage Month

By Megan McQueen One November, I spoke with a neighbor who recently moved from another country. He had a young son who was learning about Thanksgiving in school and asked me what the holiday meant. I asked what his son…