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About the Author

Laura has a strong passion for reading, writing, and education since university. While completing her Bachelor of Arts with an English Major, Laura discovered that she could positively channel stories, memories, and emotions into her writing while composing works that others enjoyed. After receiving her degree, she furthered her studies by earning her Bachelor of Education and began her career journey as a teacher. Teaching ignited an interest in student engagement and a personal desire for lifelong learning. Although heavily engaged in her teaching schedule, she still found time to write. 


Laura made a career move in her late 20s, bringing her teaching skills and experience to the world of post-secondary educational publishing at McGraw-Hill Education. This was the first time that Laura truly saw the value in bringing educational technology to students. She also spent some time in the K-12 world of publishing at Nelson and currently works at D2L. 


It is a great gift for Laura to watch her two children, Luke (grade 3) and May (kindergarten), learn and grow. Laura’s children have only further fuelled her enthusiasm for reading, writing, and education. As a result, Laura has now written her first book based on relatable and relevant experiences with her children. She is passionate about enabling classrooms and families to have conversations that support social-emotional learning. Laura’s goal is to help students feel comfortable in effectively handling those big feelings. 


Laura currently resides in Cochrane, Alberta, with her family and is excited to continue her writing endeavours. 

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