Author: Amy Alamar
Amy Alamar, Ed D has worked in the field of education as a teacher, teacher educator, researcher, parent educator, and education reformer for over fifteen years. She currently teaches graduate levels courses in teacher preparation and curriculum design and implementation. Her first book, Parenting for the Genius: Developing Confidence in Your Parenting through Reflective Practice (Genius Press) is a comprehensive guide to becoming the most thoughtful and confident parent possible, applying practical strategies based in educational research. She was an invited guest of Michelle Obama at the White House for a conversation about kids’ health in 2016 and was the host of Parenting from the Trenches on Yellowbrick.me. She is a contributing author to the Disney parenting website, Babble and Psychology Blog, Hey Sigmund. Her second book, The Parenting Project: Build Extraordinary Relationships with Your Kids through Daily Conversation (Fair Winds Press), focuses on communication strategies. She serves on the boards of the Watkinson School and the Avon Education Foundation, dedicated to promoting and enhancing excellence in education. Amy is the married mother of three children whom she learns from and enjoys each and every day. She provides online classes and coaching for Peace At Home Parenting.
Back to School – A Transition for MomPosted on
I was out for a swim the other day, and as we passed the trees still full of green leaves, the sweaty weather still ever present – it’s definitely summer, but fall is definitely around the […]
What we can learn from Wall Street Journal’s Article: “Facebook Knows Instagram Is Toxic for Teen Girls, Company Documents Show?”Posted on
What we can learn from the recent Wall Street Journal article detailing what Facebook did and did not know about the effect of Instagram use on the mental health of girls? It’s more important to open communication with our daughters than to worry about whether or not they use Instagram. There is certainly a crisis of mental health with our adolescents, and while Instagram might be making matters worse, it didn’t start the fire, so to speak.