Quick StatsFull Name: Amity Hook-Sopko
Official Website: http://www.greenchildmagazine.com
Occupation: Executive Editor, Green Child Magazine
Amity Hook-Sopko is the Executive Editor of Green Child Magazine, the premiere online magazine for "raising your child the way nature intended" and the author of Green Gifts Guide, a book and blog dedicated to the art of meaningful celebrations and eco-friendly gift giving. She's also an attachment parenting mom of two boys, a member of the Healthy Child Healthy World blogger network, and a Humane Society volunteer.
Since having her two sons, Amity has gone from a full-time working mom... to a stay-at-home-mom... to a work-at-home-mom for the past five years. She transferred her background in Journalism, Public Relations, and Sales & Marketing into a marketing and copywriting firm where she helped small green businesses connect with their ideal audience.
Amity wholeheartedly believes that people are more important than things, and she uses her online voice to promote fair treatment of workers, conscious green decision-making, and making a difference -- even a small one -- every day.
Find her at Green Child Magazine http://www.greenchildmagazine.com or Green Gifts Guide http://www.greengiftsguide.com
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Articles Published on SuperGreenMe: 3
As holiday lights begin lining neighborhood streets, new toys fill the shelves of stores ev-erywhere, leaving parents with hundreds of choices on what to buy. Especially for those with younger children, who have the tendency to put everything in their mouths, deciding on items often involves much more than just visual appeal. Questions like “Does this toy contain small parts that could be swallowed?” and “Are there any sharp edges?” loom in parents’...
“I can’t do that.” My son’s 5-year-old friend was over for lunch and was staring at the ketchup bottle on the table in front of him. He had just asked for some ketchup, and I had passed the bottle to him. I clarified, “You can’t squirt your own ketchup?” “No, I don’t know how.” I quickly recovered from a moment of genuine surprise and said, “Well, you start by flipping open the cap…Great, now turn the bottle over and...
The holiday season brings cozy joy. Chilly drifting snow begs for creamy hot chocolate and cuddle breaks over black and white movies. Your heart fills to the brim when finding gift after gift to perfectly display your love toward your lucky recipients. Thoughts of a gentle, jolly fellow who rewards lovely children (okay, okay, almost all children) with fun toys and gadgets provides an annual tradition you hope will linger. Stuffing bellies with good, homemade foods and sweets, all while...
Do the holidays have you already feeling the temptation to indulge in foods and traditions that no longer match your lifestyle? Seasonal festivities are meant to be fun, but we all know they can also be the source of stress. One strategy that may help ease the pressure for your family is to take a flexitarian approach to the holidays. What’s a Flexitarian? The word “flexitarian” was coined to describe people who are mostly vegetarian, but who make the occasional exception...
“Shop Local!” is a cry heard from green-minded folks during all seasons, and as holiday gifting approaches, the exclamations seem to get louder. But what does “shopping locally” mean, exactly? If Target is three miles from my house, does that mean I’m shopping locally? What about my holiday meal? Does buying from my local supermarket count as being “local?” And, probably the biggest question during these tough economic times, WHY should I shop locally...