The Teen Years Are Awesome, Too

Babies are awesome, right? Who doesn’t love it when they cry for hours because they’re overtired or have diaper fails when you’re miles from home? For some reason, people are super into only focusing on the good things about babyhood (cuddles and cuteness) and forgetting the challenges (crying and more crying) while they do the opposite during the teen years. People, there are awesome developmental milestones happening in adolescence including exploration of possibilities and developing empathy. The fact is that there are challenging moments at every stage as well as immeasurable joy. So be pro-development and celebrate it all.

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About 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.

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