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.

What Teens Want From Their Parents

Feb 03, 2022

Hear directly from teens.


Build Confidence By Reflecting Strengths

Jan 26, 2022

Nurture your teen's confidence.


Don’t Sacrifice. Do Self-Care.

Jan 19, 2022

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


Screens Can Bring You Together

Jan 12, 2022

Use screens mindfully with your family.


The Teen Years Are Awesome, Too

Jan 05, 2022

Celebrate the awesome developmental milestones happening in adolescence.


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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