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.

Resilience vs. Invulnerability

Jan 12, 2023

Even resilient teens have limits.

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What Is “Normal” When it Comes to Teens and Emotions?

Jan 04, 2023

Your teen will experience emotional highs and lows, and they’re completely normal.

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Turn to the Experts

Dec 28, 2022

Direct your child to experts and resources that get them answers to their questions about sex.

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Ditch the Bubble Wrap

Dec 21, 2022

Ditch the bubble wrap and help your teen learn resilience instead.

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Self-Care Is the Key to Good Parenting

Dec 14, 2022

Taking time to recharge is a key element of good parenting.

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Create a Judgment-Free Zone

Dec 07, 2022

The best way to ensure your teen will come to you with their sex-related questions is to create a judgment-free zone.

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