Melissa Mills Title: Writer Education: New York University Location: New York, New York Expertise: Journalism, Parenting, Digital Media Melissa Mills is the former Associate Editorial Director of Parents. She first joined the team in January 2020, previously acting as a writer and copy/research editor. Experience Melissa has over a decade of experience in digital media and publishing. Before Parents, she was the senior manager of editorial operations at Bustle Digital Group where she helped launch the Bustle app and worked with teams across editorial, social media, video, and branded. Her work has appeared in Bustle, Romper, Glamour, and Reader's Digest. Education Melissa graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Science degree in media, culture, and communication. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.