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.
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
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
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
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