Melissa Ford

Melissa Ford is the senior strategist at Women Online. As a writer, she covers a diverse range of topics including education, health, technology, and parenting. She is also the mother of amazing twin teens.

Don’t Sacrifice. Do Self-Care.

Jan 19, 2022

Your teen is picking up cues from you. Show them self-care.

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Screens Can Bring You Together

Jan 12, 2022

Use screens mindfully with your family.

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The Teen Years Are Awesome, Too

Jan 05, 2022

Celebrate the awesome developmental milestones happening in adolescence.

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Is Lying a Milestone?

Dec 21, 2021

There are things you can do to cut down the number of lies told in your home.

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How to Teach Kids to Say No

Dec 15, 2021

Teach your teen the power of "no."

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The Benefits of Supporting LGBTQ+ Teens

Dec 09, 2021

If your teen tells you that they’re lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer, it means they trust you and want you to know them completely.

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