Articles by Mary DeMocker
On Cocoa Lattes, Flipping Georgia, and my First TEDx Talk!
Happy pandemic-y holidays! May this find you and yours well and safe. I took a nice, month-long social media break after the election, and am now back with some holiday cheer and -- ta-da -- my first TEDx talk! In "Re-Story Our Future with Your Creativity," I...
Mary on The Weather Channel: Listen and Empower Kids About Climate
Last weekend I was interviewed by both Kelly Cass and Paul Goodloe on the The Weather Channel's AMHQ and Weekend Recharge. It's so important to offer #parents and #teachers proven tips for talking with kids about the climate crisis and empowering them to engage in...
So Your Kids Are Stressed Out About the Climate Crisis: Here’s how to help
Read Mary's article in Sierra Magazine Here! https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/so-your-kids-are-stressed-out-about-climate-crisis -
On Racial Justice, Walls of Moms — and How to Reclaim the Future (during a pandemic!)
Greetings, good people, Friends are asking me what's going on in Portland, Oregon, the mostly-white liberal city up the road. I've been closely following the Black Lives Matter protests that keep turning into nightly skirmishes with occupying feds, and have some...
Read Mary’s Review of Jamie Margolin’s New Book!
Read Mary's Review of Jamie Margolin's New Book! Click here to see the article on sierraclub.org In my work as a climate activist, I meet many adults living or working with children who suffer from eco-anxiety as well as kids of all ages eager to help build a better...
How to Uplift Young People in These Strange Times
I’m thinking about young people a lot lately, about how so many are rightly freaked out about the climate, or graduating deeply in debt and now unable to get a foot in the door, career-wise.
Our Planet, Our Home: Easy, Artful Ways to Celebrate Earth Day from Home!
Happy 50th anniversary of Earth Day, April 22nd 2020!
I’ve been alive for every one of them since the first, back in 1970, and this is by far the strangest. As my husband said, “Mother Earth decided to celebrate alone this year.”
Getting Families Through Corona: 100 Ways List is Here!
Dear Reader: This is a menu of ideas, not a to-do list. Pick what’s do-able and resonates for you, and let the rest go. We’re all doing the best we can!
Convinced you suck at corona-parenting? You’re not alone.
How’s that social distancing, working from home AND homeschooling going?
Feel certain that you suck at it and need fresh ideas?