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
Lavender is well-known for its fragrance, but anyone who has used the herb knows it’s much more than a pretty scent. Throughout history, lavender has been used for perfume, washing, and even medicines. It was a staple for mothers from days past, and while no mama could prove it’s uses or benefits, it had a reputation for easing anxiety and giving a better night’s sleep. Lavender fell out of favor for a little while, but now, new discoveries in sleep behavior, biology,...
During the summer after I finished 8th grade, I spent 16 days in Costa Rica as part of the Rustic Pathways Community Service program. Working with my fellow students to paint schools, build fish farms, and even create a road to a village of refugees from Nicaragua was an experience that led to my love of traveling for good. I enjoyed this experience so much, I couldn’t wait to participate in another program. I quickly found another program – the Maleku Culture and Service...
Sometimes a girl just needs a brownie. But if I could have one that’s as easy to prepare as boxed mixes but without all of the extra processed ingredients, I’d be set. And they could also be gluten and dairy free and still melt in my mouth—that would be even better! My dreams have come true with this recipe. Organic rice flour and coconut oil beautifully replace highly processed ingredients with ease. These brownies make living a healthy, balanced life so sweet and easy!...
Since my 3-year-old started preschool, he has refused to eat breakfast. We’re trying to wake him up a little earlier to see if he has more time to get hungry, but it doesn’t seem to be working. Suggestions on quick, healthy things to try with him in the mornings? This could be a case of your preschooler wanting to be in charge of his life. Depending on how recent this change is, he may be feeling a lack of control in his surroundings and is rebelling by controlling what he can....
Sitting atop a heap of Legos, your child announces he’s almost finished with his Christmas list. The top five items on that list? New Lego sets. We all want the holidays to be magical for our kids. But how do we balance our desire for seeing our child’s eyes light up on Christmas morning with our desire to live a less consumerism-focused life? Even more importantly, how do we help our child gracefully realize we can still be content, even when we don’t get everything we...