Melissa Mayntz

Melissa Mayntz is a highly experienced freelance writer and editor. Her work has been published on numerous websites as well as in local and regional newspapers and magazines. She has contributed to a number of topics on LoveToKnow, and her widely varied interests include theme parks, green living, birding, frugality, wedding planning and jewelry.

Educational Background

Melissa holds a Bachelor's degree in History Education from the University of North Florida and has several years teaching experience prior to launching her writing career. She currently lives in Utah but has also lived in Florida, Michigan and Ohio, exploring new interests, cultures and lifestyles with every move.

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Most Recent Contributions by Melissa Mayntz

Definition of a Blended Family: Understanding the Dynamic

In its most basic sense, a blended family is one where the parents have children from previous relationships but all the members come togeth ... Read More

Definitions of Family: Beyond the Dictionary

Family may seem like a simple concept, but there is no simple definition of family. In its most basic terms, a family is a group of individu ... Read More

Earth Day Birthday Party Ideas

Celebrating an Earth Day birthday can be a fun and educational event if it is done with proper respect for the guest of honor and doesn't ov ... Read More

Earthquake Safety Tips and Precautions

Earthquakes can be devastating disasters, but everyone who takes appropriate earthquake safety precautions can minimize damages, injuries, a ... Read More

Valentine's Day Party Ideas for Preschoolers

Dozens of Valentine's Day party ideas for preschoolers can make this sweet mid-February holiday a fun and friendly celebration. From simple ... Read More

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