About "Mojo Mom" Amy Tiemann, Ph. D.

Dr. Amy Tiemann is an award-winning author, educator and media producer who plays a central role in today's conversation about parenting, child safety, politics and culture. She is author of the books Mojo Mom: Nurturing Your Self While Raising a Family and the young adult novel High Water, and the executive editor of Courageous Parents, Confident Kids. Her latest project is creating the new child-safety resource DoingRightByOurKids.com.


July 23, 2014

Welcome radio listeners from “Educviii with Dr. Jonathan Jefferson”

I have the pleasure of being a guest on the radio show Educviii with Dr. Jonathan Jefferson this evening. Let me extend a Mojo Mom welcome to radio listeners who are discovering my website for the first time. It is a great opportunity to have the chance to talk for a whole hour! We’ll be able... Read the full post


Now is the time to keep fighting for women’s rights in the face of Supreme Court misfires
July 5, 2014

Now is the time to keep fighting for women’s rights in the face of Supreme Court misfires

I am a pretty unflappable person but I was enraged by last week’s Supreme Court (#SCOTUS) decisions that blatantly discriminated against women. I am not sure who I am more angry at: the men on the Supreme Court who invented specious religious rights to corporations, in and doing so elevated those... Read the full post


May 26, 2014

Elliot Rodger’s rage: taking our social script to a violent extreme

My grief about Elliot Rodger’s Santa Barbara killing rampage takes me to an almost wordless place. But I think it’s important to find my voice and try to address it. Two distinct perspectives on the topic of masculinity and socialization came together today that make sense to me. It just... Read the full post


7 ways to be mindful with a teen, by Karen Maezen Miller
April 6, 2014

7 ways to be mindful with a teen, by Karen Maezen Miller

Cross-posted with permission from Karen Maezen Miller’s “Cheerio Road” blog. Thank you, Karen, for allowing me to share the gift of your writing with my readers! Karen Maezen Miller is a Zen Buddhist Priest at the Hazy Moon Zen Center in Los Angeles, mother of a teenage daughter,... Read the full post


April 6, 2014

Is blogging dead? Not quite yet….

Argh, I look at my blog and see that I haven’t posted in two months, and I wonder, “Is blogging dead?” Clearly it’s not OVER in the largest sense, but it has changed so much since I started blogging in 2003 that sometimes I think it might be over soon for me. I actually started... Read the full post


Supporting Dylan Farrow
February 3, 2014

Supporting Dylan Farrow

The world is reacting to the open letter written by Dylan Farrow, written in protest of the continued artistic lionization of her adoptive father Woody Allen, whom she accused of sexually abusing her when she was seven years old. Dylan reported the abuse then, back in 1992 and stands by her story to... Read the full post


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