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Latest Articles

Parenting with a disability

By Megan McQueen As a mother who has some physical limitations, I have glimpses into the world of living with a disability. I was told when my youngest child was a baby that the constant pain I was in would…

Teaching during a pandemic

By Megan McQueen Oh, teachers, I wish I could wrap you up in a big hug. This is hard. We chose a career in education because we cherish our connection with others. We want to help people find success. With…

Tips for Working with Adoptive Families

By Megan McQueen Download a copy of the full tip sheet PDF. For families seeking more detailed information, see our earlier blog post. Megan McQueen is a warmhearted teacher, coach, consultant, and writer. She grounds her work in empathetic education,…