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 Engage in Catastrophic Thinking

May 13, 2024

Teach your teen to take out their figurative ruler and measure their problems.


Break Down Big Problems

May 08, 2024

Teach teens how to break down problems into small, manageable pieces.


When Help Is Not Helpful

Apr 28, 2024

When you tell teens you’re going to help, they subconsciously hear that you don’t think they can do it on their own.


Prevent Online Mishaps

Apr 07, 2024

If you want to become a great digital coach, you need to learn the online world.


Don’t Dismiss Feelings

Mar 28, 2024

No one wants to see their teenager upset.


Beyond Grades

Mar 22, 2024

Your teen is so much more than a number.


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