Meagan Francis Title: Writer, author, podcaster, and business owner Education: Western Michigan University Location: Benton Harbor, Michigan Meagan Francis is a writer, author, podcaster, and business owner. Experience Meagan launched her freelance writing career in 2003. She went on to write hundreds of articles and essays for newsstand magazines, websites, and blogs, including dozens of national glossy magazines like Good Housekeeping and Parents, regional publications like Michigan BLUE and Midwest Living, and respected news sites like NYTimes.com and NBCNews.com.She also published four books, including The Happiest Mom: 10 Secrets To Enjoying Motherhood, a joint publication between Parenting Magazine and Weldon Owen. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.