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.
Oct 13, 2021
Make sure your teen feels safe sharing without hesitation.
Oct 08, 2021
Setting life goals is important because it sets teens up for adulthood success — they learn that going for a goal means you can achieve it.
Encourage your teen to connect with trusted adults in the community.
Oct 07, 2021
Teens learning from mistakes so they don’t repeat them is an important milestone.
Your teen choosing a friend over a parent for an activity is a sign that you raised a self-sufficient human who feels prepared to go out into the world.
Arguing is a powerful tool of expression that parents should celebrate, even when teens use it to push against boundaries.
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