Today's Pediatric Perspectives

Very Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

Mother’s Day Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

This Smoothie is delicious and quick to make. Make it for breakfast, an any-time-snack or make with your little one for special occasions, like Mother’s Day.  Use the optional mint garnish to...

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Even Before a Diagnosis, a Mother Knows

Even Before a Diagnosis, a Mother Knows

Part One of a Five-Post Series about one woman’s experiences with her son who has autism. I will forever remember the day…

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Hope for the Pressured Parent

Hope for the Pressured Parent

After helping my youngest daughter apply sunscreen, I sat in a lawn chair as my children did cartwheels and played ball in the front yard. That’s when it suddenly...

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Two mothers and two daughters go shoe shopping

Two mothers and two daughters go shoe shopping….

They each bought shoes and come home with three pairs. How can this be? If you haven’t heard it or figured it out: a mother her daughter and her...

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Mother Healer Champion

Mother, Healer, Champion

“Am I a bad mom?” I grew up witness to motherhood as simultaneously fierce and beautiful, gentle and brave. I also bore witness to how few people seemed to...

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Ringworm Treatment

Ringworm Treatment

Dr. Greene, my little sister has a ring worm, whatever that is, on her leg right underneath her buttocks. We took her to the doctors and they said...

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Ringworm Look-Alikes

Ringworm Look-Alikes

My son, Jerimie, is seven years old. Ever since he was two he has developed a skin condition that looks similar to ringworm. We have taken him to...

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Recognizing Sexual Abuse

Recognizing Sexual Abuse

How can I recognize sexual abuse if it happened to my three-and-a-half-year-old daughter? About a month ago she told me a friend of ours touched her vagina. Since...

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Tips for Managing Asthma, Allergies and House Dust Mites

Tips for Managing Asthma, Allergies and House Dust Mites

House dust mites contribute to allergies and asthma. They are tiny creatures that live in pillows and mattresses, carpets, and couches – quietly eating dead skin cells and hair. And...

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Young girl inspecting a clover in a green field

The Importance of Playing, Puttering, and Pretending

  When our first child was born I was determined to do everything I could to “optimize” his development. This had even begun during my pregnancy, when I listened...

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Feeding Baby Green

Feeding Baby Green: The Earth Friendly Program for Healthy, Safe Nutrition During Pregnancy, Childhood and Beyond

By Dr. Alan R. Greene

This unique guide includes advice on how to transform a baby's eating habits that will positively impact their health & development for the rest of their lives. Dr. Greene has included everything a parent needs to know about creating healthy, nutritious meals that help avoid childhood obesity & prevent childhood disease.

Raising Baby Green

Raising Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby Care

By Dr. Alan R. Greene

In this illustrated and easy-to-use guide, noted pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, a leading voice of the green baby movement, advises parents how to make healthy green choices for pregnancy, childbirth, and baby care—from feeding your baby the best food available to using medicines wisely.