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.
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
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
It would be an absolute honor to succeed Ellie Kinnaird in the North Carolina General Assembly, representing Orange and Chatham counties. These are trying times for North Carolina. The extreme policies enacted by the current Republican majority in the General Assembly do not represent the will of the... Read the full post
I have been writing about leadership for the entire life of MojoMom.com, and worked with many community groups and activists. Today I am taking a big next step: I have asked to be considered for the appointment to succeed retiring North Carolina State Senator Ellie Kinnaird. For years I have hoped... Read the full post
Women here in North Carolina are reeling as our state legislature has unleashed a sneak attack against women’s reproductive rights, attaching anti-abortion proposals to bills that were originally about banning foreign laws from being used in NC courts (commonly known as the anti-Sharia law) and motorcycle... Read the full post
This week I joined thousands of my fellow North Carolinians to protest the General Assembly’s extremely un-representative actions that are tearing apart the fabric of society in our state. People of all races and walks of life came together in support of voting rights, education, and economic... Read the full post
Best of The Mojo Mom Blog, 2003 - 2009
The Mojo Mom Blog has been published continuously since 2003, and all posts are available at their original location, http://mojomom.blogspot.com. Below are links to reprints of some of the most popular posts over the years.
- Mojo Mom's thoughts on the 2000's--learning that we're all in this together.
- Caregiving is not a choice for any of us!
- Are you prepared for a Grandparent crisis?
- Work-life balance: Our ladder is up the wrong tree
- Motherhood is not a one-way street
- Cracking the Mom Code: Three Mental Health Pitfalls to Avoid
- Secret agent woman
- The Heart of the Mommy Wars...What Moms Really Want