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.

September 25, 2015

Get the first chapter of Doing Right by Our Kids as a free gift from our new Child Safety Library

My co-author Irene van der Zande and I are thrilled to announce that we have released the first three chapters of our forthcoming book, Doing Right by Our Kids: Protecting Child Safety at All Levels. The book is being released in a serialized form in the new Child Safety Library that we have built as... Read the full post

July 27, 2015

Moms, become a Kidpower Child Protection Advocate by training with me directly

Moms, this training is for you, in your parenting or professional roles! Work with me intensively this October 5-7 in Raleigh, NC, to learn how to be an effective advocate for child safety: Calling ALL adults who work with kids! Are you responsible for child safety in any area of your life? Parents,... Read the full post

January 6, 2015

Serial, StartUp and the Golden Age of Podcasting–what does it mean for the future of Public Radio?

I come about my love of public radio and podcasting honestly. I’ve paid my dues, and then some. When I started graduate school at Stanford in September 1990, I had never even heard of public radio. But our lab manager controlled the radio dial, so I was immediately surrounded by the KQED radio... Read the full post

December 24, 2014

A timely reminder: “No forced kisses” –how to support your child’s personal boundaries during the holidays

Some relationship scenarios seem to be evergreen issues that come up year after year. Every time the holidays roll around, our children have grown and may have different feelings about showing affection with family members than they did last year. Here are ways to support kids’ boundaries around... Read the full post

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

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