Amanda Rock is a former writer for Verywell Fit covering preschool parenting and fitness. For more than a decade, Amanda has spent her professional career writing and editing for parents and children. An award-winning writer, she has held editorial positions at Woman's Day Special Interest Publications and ClubMom.com and has written for various magazines and websites, including Newsday's Parents & Children and Newsday's Wellness, as well as Scholastic Teachers, SheKnows.com, and WhatToExpect.com as a featured blogger.
Amanda Rock is the mom to three children—a son born in 2000, a daughter born in 2003, and a son born in 2009.
Amanda holds a B.A. in Communications with a concentration in Journalism from LIU Post in Brookville, N.Y.
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