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.

Where to Find Parenting Friends

Mar 14, 2024

Tips on where to find friends who will support you on your parenting journey.


Be Involved With School From Home

Mar 11, 2024

There is plenty you can do to support your teen's education from the comfort of your own home.


Why Teens Stay Up Late

Feb 28, 2024

The most common reasons for not getting sleep and what to do about it.


Show Your Teen How Much You Love Them

Feb 10, 2024

Teens who know they are loved better handle whatever life throws at them.


Steps to Calm in a Crisis: Emotions and Connections

Dec 20, 2023

Have your teen write down or talk through what they’re feeling.


Important Step to Calm in a Crisis: Think

Dec 20, 2023

It’s time to problem solve by having your teen answer two questions.


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