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.

Stay Calm in a Crisis: Breathe

Dec 05, 2023

Help your teen "flip the switch” and get relaxed through deep breathing.

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Have Side-by-side Conversations

Nov 24, 2023

Talking side-by-side may help the conversation flow when the words aren’t coming face-to-face.

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Finding Parenting Friends

Nov 16, 2023

It’s win-win-win when you find parenting friends.

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How Giving Back Leads to Better Health

Nov 09, 2023

Volunteers learn they matter and that can be lifesaving down the line.

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First Step to Calm in a Crisis: Move

Nov 03, 2023

Become a stress coach and get your teen to break the cycle so they can think.

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Help Teens Through a Crisis

Sep 07, 2023

Five steps within your teen’s control that they can use when they’re struggling to problem-solve.

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