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What to Do When Your Child’s Tooth Gets Knocked Out

It’s traumatizing for a parent: your child comes running to you, blood streaming from their mouth, after having fallen off their bike. My wife loves to tell the story...

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Stool Holding

Stool Holding

I babysit a 4-year-old boy who has started holding stool. He has also pretty well stopped eating. Is there anything I can do about this?

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Science Tells Us: Family dinners are great for body, brain, and spirit

I think I might go out of business as a family therapist if families had regular dinners with each other. Almost 100 scientific studies, over the past 20 years,...

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Farsightedness

Farsightedness: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction to farsightedness: When parents take their child for an eye exam for any reason, they are likely to hear that their child has hyperopia. What does this mean?...

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Temper Tantrums - When to Worry

Temper Tantrums – When to Worry

Temper tantrums can be a normal and common part of early childhood, but sometimes they are a sign of a problem that needs to be addressed. Parents often ask...

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Fig Tapenade Hors D'eoeuvre Recipe

Fig Tapenade Hors D’eoeuvre Recipe

This recipe is unusual, yet delicious. The gluten-free fig and olive tapenade would make a fantastic hors d’eoeuvre for a dinner or cocktail party and goes nicely with walnut crackers.

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How Vitamins, Sunshine and Antibiotics Have Changed Things for Your Kids

I grew up eating very different food than my children eat. I’m not just talking about different items on the menu, but an apples-to-apples comparison of the same foods...

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Books by Dr. Alan Greene

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.