Before Amy Tiemann became a mom, she earned her PhD in Neurosciences from Stanford University, and later taught high school. Today, through her seminars and interactive website, Amy helps other women discover and reclaim a strong self as they grow as mothers and individuals. She is emerging as a major voice for Gen X and Gen Y mothers, and has been interviewed for The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, and the The Wall Street Journal, and covered by The Boston Globe, The Denver Post, Parents, Pregnancy, Glamour, Women's Day, and more. She has written bylined commentaries for The Huffington Post, CNET, Literary Mama, and Women's E-News, among others. In addition to her extensive blogging on MojoMom.com, her podcasts have been downloaded over 50,000 times. Tiemann is a member of the executive team of Momsrising.org, an advocacy group with over 140,000 members that is adding over 1,000 new members each week. She lives in Chapel Hill, NC.
"Becoming a mother is a heart-changing event. Mojo Mom is the essential guide that gives each reader the tools and inspiration she needs to get her personal mojo back, and make a positive difference in the world." --Joan Blades and Kristin Rowe- Finkbeiner, co-founders of MomsRising.org "Amy Tiemann brings a scientist's mind, a seeker's eye and a mother's heart to her work as a writer and commentator on the issues that matter most to women." --Karen Maezen Miller, author of Momma Zen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood "Mojo Mom is a much-needed catalyst for living the precious gift of personal power we each long for at every stage of life. Give this book to every Mom you know- but give it to yourself first! --Zainab Salibi, Founder of Women for Women International "Mojo Mom hits the spot, for any mom who needs a friend. It's honest, personal, political, caring, and inspirational, all at the same time. This is the mom-book to keep at your bedside." -Miriam Peskowitz, author of The Truth Behind the Mommy Wars and coauthor of The Daring Book for Girls