Megan Tavares is a licensed independent clinical social worker currently working in a state-subsidized preschool in Fall River, Massachusetts. She has spent her social work career focused on the social and emotional health of young children. Prior to working within a preschool program, Megan was a clinician who specialized in providing trauma-based therapy to young children and their families. She also worked as an early intervention social worker. Megan has written for Parents.com and is a contributor to the Today Parents Community page. She lives in Somerset, Massachusetts, with her husband and two young boys.