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.

Learning Morals at School

May 19, 2022

Support your child’s school because their school reinforces who they become.


Teach Your Teen the Check-In Rule

May 12, 2022

Give your teen independence with the Check-In Rule.


When You Both Have Feelings

May 05, 2022

Use this trick to diffuse the situation and get back on solid ground with your teen.


Be a Parent Not a Friend

Apr 27, 2022

You are not a friend when it comes to your teen. They need you to set boundaries, be stable, and be present.


Create Safe Boundaries

Apr 20, 2022

Teens need boundaries for stability, but they also need to push against them in order to grow.


How to Be a Patient Parent

Mar 31, 2022

Learn to be a more patient parent in three steps.


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