Jody Allard

Jody Allard

Content with style.

I focus on women's issues, health, and parenting. My writing includes brand content, copy writing, reporting, think pieces, trending news, and essays.

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The Washington Post

What happens when narcissists become parents

Narcissists view their children as a part of themselves. When their children aren't achieving, they withdraw their affection and become disconnected....

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Does an App That Measures Your Suicide Risk Violate Your Rights? - Tonic

New technology designed to detect suicidality in teens raises ethical questions....

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Six Ways Your Kids Learn About Healthy Sex and Consent

When should you start teaching your children about sex-positivity? Studies show, the sooner the better. Here are six age-appropriate ways to do so....

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The Washington Post

My teen boys are blind to rape culture

I've told my sons why dismantling rape culture is so important to me, but they will never truly understand how survivors of it feel....

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Hillary Clinton's Health Crisis Is Another Word For 'Hysteria' - Role Reboot

No matter what path we take, as women our health conditions are viewed with mistrust and scorn. After Hillary Clinton was escorted from a 9/11 memorial for “overheating,” the nation erupted in a storm of conjecture about her health. Clinton was even called upon to release her personal health information...

Brit + Co.

The Most WTF Summer Gear You *Need* to Have | Brit + Co

The Most WTF Summer Gear You *Need* to Have | Brit ...

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The Washington Post

Suspect in Washington state mall shooting charged with 5 counts of murder

Court documents say that 20-year-old Arcan Cetin confessed to detectives....

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We Shouldn't Be Surprised Donald Trump Wants Hillary Clinton Dead - The Establishment

Reacting with violence to a powerful woman is anything but unique....


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How Gene Testing Forced Me to Reveal My Private Health Information

How Gene Testing Forced Me to Reveal My Private Hea...


This New App Hopes to Save Suicidal Teens | VICE | United States

Because therapy the analog way just doesn't work for under-18s....

Good Housekeeping

I'm a Single Mother of Seven Kids - I Never Want to Get Re-Married

I'm a Single Mother of Seven Kids - I Never Want to...

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The Washington Post

Rape culture is a man problem. Why aren’t more men speaking up?

It's up to men to fix the broken legal system they created....

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Your Slut-Shaming Dress Code Is Distracting My Daughter From Learning

Maybe it's not the clothes we wear that define our character, value, or worth. And maybe they don't even create a responsibility for how others view us, or treat......

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When Healthy Isn't an Option: How I Learned to Love My Chronically Ill Body

How often do you come across the idea that being “thin and healthy” is part of loving your body? Realizing that being healthy isn’t always an option can change everything....