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.


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.


Turn to the Experts

Dec 28, 2022

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


Ditch the Bubble Wrap

Dec 21, 2022

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


Self-Care Is the Key to Good Parenting

Dec 14, 2022

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


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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