Let Your Teen Know They Matter

Poet Walt Whitman wrote, “the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.” We all make an ongoing mark on the world, made up of our ideas and actions. Every single person has the ability to contribute small acts of goodwill that can end up having a great impact on our home and community. So instead of asking your teen what they want to be, ask your teen what they want to do… everyday. Because every day is a chance to contribute a verse to this powerful play we call life, which makes us more resilient.

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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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