When it comes to our kid’s health:

Prevention “trumps” Treatment!

However, there are also many safe, effective and natural solutions for the multitude of health and behavioral issues affecting our kids today!

SOKHOP offers well researched  articles, interviews, blog posts and virtual events to provide you with an understanding of the underlying causes of ADHD, Autism, Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, Asthma, Childhood Cancer etc. as well as practical, common-sense strategies for prevention, healing and in some instances recovery from these conditions.

SOKHOP is about taking action NOW to restore our kid’s right to a healthy and happy childhood!

Happy is the New Healthy!

By Maureen McDonnell, RN Many adjectives have been used to describe the work those of us in the naturally-oriented health care fields do, and how it differs from the western medicine ...

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Life in the Sunshine State ~ Wasn’t So Sunny!

Having a baby can be overwhelming but often the stress is compounded when almost everyone who crosses your path shares their differing views and opinions on pregnancy, birth and parenting. ...

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Emerging Science and Common Sense Gives Parents Options for Treating and Preventing Autism

by Maureen McDonnell, BS, RN No one has all the answers as to why so many children are developing autism. Genetic predisposition plus environmental factors? The increase in the number of ...

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Children’s Health…An Inconvenient Truth….what moms can do NOW!

Remember when you first saw Al Gore’s movie “An Inconvenient Truth” that depicted the dire state of our environment due to global warming?  It wasn’t easy to watch, but it ...

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Natural Ways to to Boost a Child’s Immunity

  Just today, I saw about 10 different signs advertising the flu vaccine. I’ll never know why, instead of this massive ad campaign, physicians don’t  just encourage the use of  immune ...

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Super Foods for a Healthy Family

I know the names Acai (pronounced ahh Sigh Eee), Cacao (pronounced Ca Cow) and Goji sound like exotic, foreign substances, but the truth is these are nutrient-dense “superfoods” that are rapidly ...

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A Bun in the Oven…for the second time! Reflections of How to Avoid Certain Pitfalls

Pregnancy can be extremely exciting, but also a daunting experience. There are so many things to consider (even when it’s your second) and the questions and options that arise can ...

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Raising Happy, Healthy Kids in a Toxic World

I don’t usually pull the “age card” (especially in our youth-oriented society), but I’m going to just put it out there and tell you that I am a grandmother of ...

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Saving Money, Eating Healthy

I know what you are thinking: “aren’t those two ideas mutually exclusive?”  Actually, after 35 years of advocating healthy eating (and at the same time having to watch our family’s ...

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Are There Safer Ways to Vaccinate Our Children?

Are There Safer Ways to Vaccinate Our Children? Maureen McDonnell, RN “There are unanswered questions about vaccine safety. We need studies on vaccinated populations based on various schedules and doses as ...

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What Can Be Done to Prevent Autism Now?

Although the mystery of the autism epidemic has not yet been solved, emerging science and reports from parents about specific treatments that have improved (or in some cases recovered) their ...

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