Quick StatsFull Name: Amity Hook-Sopko
Official Website: http://www.greenchildmagazine.com
Occupation: Executive Editor, Green Child Magazine
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Amity Hook-Sopko is the Executive Editor of Green Child Magazine, a digital magazine devoted to natural parenting and conscious living. 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
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Articles Published on SuperGreenMe: 3
When our friends at Earth Mama Angel Baby asked their followers to check the toxicity scores of their personal care products, they quickly realized how much work is still needed to raise awareness of what we’re putting on our kids and ourselves. “I felt a little bit duped!” shares Mikki Bell, mother of one and expecting her second child any day. “I suppose it was naive of me to think that just because a brand uses natural colors in their marketing or claims to be...
Protecting our children from every possible harm, emotional as well as physical is the most fundamental parental urge. It is as essential as loving and nurturing them. On the other hand, our children need skills to navigate in this hectic world and be able to recognize the potentially dangerous situations. However, how can we expect them to acquire all those skills if we keep protecting them? Here are some ideas. Create a safe space The first thing to do is the easiest one and the most...
Is anyone else tired of junk food and dinky toys being used as student incentives? It’s one thing for fast food joints to use junk toys to push junk food on our kids, but it’s another thing for school systems to use them as a reward system. What do such rewards tell our kids? That getting to eat candy is aligned with being good? No wonder we have an obesity problem in America! There are healthier alternatives for student incentives that taste delicious and can be educational and...
During a family vacation this summer I was strolling along the harbor front of Lake of the Woods in Ontario. The lake is my spiritual home, a refuge to escape into the almost five thousand square miles of sun-speckled water dotted with 14,000 wooded islands. The beauty and tranquility soothes my mind and provides an omnipresent reminder of the powerful connection — both physical and spiritual — between we humans and the natural environment. A pack of zealous teens erupted from a...
When we talk with kids about climate change, we’re planting a seed. A seed that blossoms into more than just an understanding of the challenges our planet faces, but a respect and understanding for the broad field of science. As we work to curb climate change, we often come up against an epidemic movement to marginalize science. In his book Science as a Candle in the Dark, Carl Sagan talked about “a foreboding of an America in my children’s or...