Melissa Rankin

Melissa is from Connecticut and moved to Texas in 2012. She is married to Willie, a Marine Corps Veteran and they have two children, Liam (2015) and Penelope (2020). Melissa runs her own Edward Jones branch as a financial advisor and serves her community by volunteering on multiple nonprofit boards.
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Relying on a New Village When the Old One Is Gone

You know yourself and your kids best, so choose your village wisely. There will be amazing days and hard days.
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How to Parent a Strong-Willed Toddler

Letting our strong-willed toddlers figure out things on their own provides the independence and control they crave.