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.
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
Time is flying by. If you have kids in school you are most likely feeling the vortex of the end of the year approaching (or even here this week in some parts of the country). The truest thing I heard as a new mom was, “The days are long but the years are short.” Now I feel the acceleration... Read the full post
I am disheartened by the female infighting that has cropped up around Sheryl Sandberg’s new book and website, Lean In. Unfortunately, conversations among women who have different perspectives have quickly broken down into women who mostly agree on many important issues calling each other bad feminists.... Read the full post
I have many thoughts about Sheryl Sandberg’s new “Lean In” project, but before I get into the heart of that discussion, I just wanted to give a shout-out to women’s circles. Whether you call it a support group, a consciousness-raising group, a sewing circle or a Mojo Mom Circle,... Read the full post
In today’s “Ask Amy” column, a man wrote in to get advice about the fact that his son’s wife had decided “(after three years of trying to have a baby) that she just doesn’t want to be a parent.” And the letter writer and his wife were concerned that they couldn’t... Read the full post
Cross-posted from the blog at www.DoingRightByOurKids.com–which as you will see will be a major focus of my work in 2013. More to come….. Visiting India can provide a shock to the system–the sights, the sounds, the colors, the social issues, often seem more intense than I am used... 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