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.


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


The deep gladness of teaching personal safety through Kidpower and Doing Right by Our Kids
January 1, 2014

The deep gladness of teaching personal safety through Kidpower and Doing Right by Our Kids

2013 was a busy year, in many ways productive, but I felt like I was pulled in a million different directions. For the New Year I am refocusing my energies back into my book collaboration with Irene van der Zande, “Doing Right By Our Kids: Protecting Child Safety at All Levels.” Here is... Read the full post


North Carolina’s Monster Voting Bill–a tale of voter suppression
October 1, 2013

North Carolina’s Monster Voting Bill–a tale of voter suppression

A white Republican challenging black students’ right to vote has a 97% success rate at removing these young minority voters from the rolls. Is that what we want for North Carolina? It is starting to sink in that North Carolina’s new voting laws go way beyond voter I. D.–which is problematic... Read the full post


Foushee and Tiemann receive votes from NC 23 Senate Executive Committee; Foushee wins on second ballot
September 9, 2013

Foushee and Tiemann receive votes from NC 23 Senate Executive Committee; Foushee wins on second ballot

NC 23 Senate candidates await the final decision after Amy Tiemann and Valerie Foushee split the first round of votes. My first foray into politics came down to an exciting conclusion last night. At the Senate Executive Committee Meeting, all seven candidates gave brief speeches. Notably, each of us... Read the full post


MojoMom: Nurturing Your Self While Raising a Family
Doing Right By Our Kids
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