Elena Sonnino

Fairfax, VA USA
Website: http://www.livedogrow.com

Professional Experience

Considered by many to be the ultimate dream chaser, Elena writes about health, travel, fitness, social good, and education with an authentic voice that empowers readers to make every moment matter. After spending 12 years as an educational leader and curriculum writer, Elena is well respected freelance writer, who has lent her voice to various national and international social good campaigns.


2 Years
3 Years
Social Media
3 Years


12 Years
16 Years
2 Years


Academia Teaching
12 Years
Online/new media
3 Years
2 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

3 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

TravelingMom.Com (10+), Savvy Source (6-10), Huffington Post (1-2), BlogHer (1-2)

Work Samples


(Huffington Post 9/5/2012)
Academic success is built on more than just reading, writing, and math. Fostering self confidence and independent thinking in children are the true keys to long term academic and lifelong success.
(Huffington Post 6/4/2012)
What does it mean to be a cancer survivor? How does one celebrate the hardest experience in their life?
(BlogHer 4/7/2011)
Finding the silver lining in the challenges of life associated with having Cancer as a way to move on and celebrate life.
(Bliss.com 7/6/2011)
The summer is for relaxing, lazy days, time splashing around in water. The truth though, is that for many people, it ends up being several months of busy schedules, keeping children entertained, and some how having even less “you� time. So how does one decompress during the hot humid days of summer?