Teen Milestones

Remember how you gushed over your baby’s first words and first steps? How you took tantrums in stride (mostly) because you knew they were part of being two? It’s time to apply that amazement to the teen years because those babies are still incredible; they’re just navigating being teenagers instead of toddlers. That’s what it means to be pro-development; you cherish every stage. Instead of first foods, your current “baby book” can record awesome teen milestones like first thoughtful argument about politics or first deep friendship. Celebrate the stages and keep helping them grow.

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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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