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!

One of the Greatest Gifts You Can Give Your Child (& Yourself)

Get Healthy BEFORE You Get Pregnant...  by Maureen McDonnell, RN   We all know there are many factors at play in the days and weeks following conception that are crucial for the ...

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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 Do Cigarettes, Sugar and Vaccines Have in Common?

In 1958 the Center for Disease Control (undoubtedly influenced by Big Tobacco) announced: “Smoking does not cause lung cancer.” In the 1970’s, the Sugar Industry began its well-funded PR campaign to shift ...

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Why Juice?

To Juice or Not to Juice?  To juice or not to juice is definitely “not” the question!  I don’t think there is much of a debate regarding the health benefits of ...

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The Relationship between the Gut and the Brain

Typically, gut specialists (gastroenterologists) and the brain docs (psychiatrists) do not function under the premise that their specialties are in any way related.  However, new understandings have emerged which show ...

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Flushing out the Toxins

We have all come a long way in our awareness of the role the 87,000 chemicals that have been created in the last hundred years (which are mostly untested and ...

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10 Facts about Vaccines

Important Facts To Know Regarding the Current Vaccine Debate We are the most heavily vaccinated country in the world. We give 26 vaccines to our babies during their first year ...

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The Pearls and Perils of the Paleo Diet

I know how emotionally-charged discussions about diet can get. So, with that in mind, (as well as the fact that for over a decade I was a vegetarian), I’ll be ...

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Outsmarting the New Obstacles to Your Health

  I knew the moment I heard my first lecture in nursing school (highlighting the details of what happens when the body becomes riddled with disease), that I would spend my ...

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