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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…

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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…

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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…

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Tips for Supporting LGBTQIA+ Families

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, importing a strong sense…

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Supporting LGBTQIA+ Families

By Megan McQueen As educators, we work with everyone. I love learning from families as we build a trusting relationship. Sometimes this looks like reassuring a same-sex couple that their family is welcome and included in our conversations about families….

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Tips for Parenting with a Disability

By Megan McQueen Download a the tip sheet in a PDF form here. For 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, importing…

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Tips for Parenting Adolescents

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,…

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Tips for Raising Grandchildren

By Megan McQueen Download a copy of the full PDF here. 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, importing…

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Parenting Adolescents

By Megan McQueen I love the playfulness and innocence of young children. I’ve spent my career working with early childhood age kids and was fearful of parenting teens. As I find myself parenting an adolescent (defined as ages 11-18) I…

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Tips for Parenting a Child With a Disability

by Megan McQueen Download a full copy of the PDF here. For more detailed information, read our earlier blog post. Megan McQueen is a warmhearted teacher, coach, consultant, and writer. She grounds her work in empathetic education, importing a strong…

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