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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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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Five Fertility Enhancers for Women Over 40

You’re over 40, and the clock is ticking: you want to get pregnant—fast! Here’s what you can do to improve your chances....

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Five Ways to Talk About Puberty with Your Son

Are you a Solo Mom whose tween-age boy is going through puberty? Here’s how to prepare him for the changes in his body....

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Seven Signs Your Teen Is Depressed

How do you know the state of your teen’s mental health and if he or she is suffering from depression? Sometimes the signs are subtle, so here’s what you should know....

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What to Do if Your Teen Has a Problem with Substance Abuse

For Solo Moms with teens struggling with alcohol/drug abuse or addiction, few things seem within your control. Here’s what you can do....

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Babies Belong with Their Mothers—Even in Prison | ESME

Child-care facilities for incarcerated moms keep babies in prison—and might be a good idea....

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Will My Kid Be a Narcissist Like My Ex? | ESME

Your ex is a narcissist. Will your kids be, too? Hint: it’s not time to panic just yet....

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Science Says Board Games Are Good For Kids | ESME

Looking for an educational way to keep the kids busy? Science backs the benefits of playing board games, and here’s what they are....

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Single Moms Can Get Help—Here's How | ESME

Single moms need help from time to time, just like everyone else. Here’s how to ask....

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Seven Signs Your Teen Is Depressed | ESME

How do you know the state of your teen’s mental health and if he or she is suffering from depression? Sometimes the signs are subtle, so here’s what you should know....

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Go Ahead, Single Moms, and Take a Vacation Without Your Kids ...

For the single mom, taking a vacation without the kids should be a mandatory requirement! Here’s why taking a break is more important than you think....