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 Dismiss Teen Grief

Jul 17, 2024

Don’t let teens grieve alone.

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Distress Is Part of Teen Life

Jul 09, 2024

Distress is a part of life and serves a critical role in shaping who we are.

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Break Negative Attention Patterns With Your Teen

Jul 01, 2024

Your teen knows your patterns.

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How To Teach Teens Effective Time Management

Jun 07, 2024

Time management is a vital skill that will help your teen feel time-rich instead of time-poor.

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Skip the Word “Normal” in Conversations About Periods

Jun 07, 2024

Want to know how to talk about periods? Skip the word "normal."

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Supporting LGBTQ+ Teens Makes a Difference

Jun 07, 2024

Facts to know if you suspect your teen is about to come out or they’ve already let you know they identify as LGBTQ+.

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