Mother holding toddler while trying to work at a computer. She has the far away look of a Zombie Mom.
    October 27, 2016
    Confessions of a Zombie Mom

    My youngest is now 21. Over lunch recently he told me I was looking more alive these days. I agreed that during his growing up years, I hadn’t taken very good care of myself, some times even pulling…

    DrGreene Founder Alan Greene and Cheryl Greene. Like a girl.
    December 30, 2015
    Like A Girl

    In 1995, shortly after the birth of our son, I co-founded DrGreene.com, cited by the American Medical Association as “the pioneer physician website”. My co-founder is my husband, Dr. Alan Greene. …

    Two teen boys giving a girl a present. Penis size during puberty.
    August 11, 2015
    Penis Size During Puberty

    Background When babies are born, “It’s a girl” or “It’s a boy” used to be the things parents were waiting to hear from the doctor or mid-wife. Now, parents have the option of finding out t…

    Woman nursing a baby. Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week.
    August 5, 2015
    Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week – #LTKH

    It was our pleasure to host the Tweet Chat “Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week” with three very special guests — ObGyn Dr. Donnica Moore, Registered Dietician Bonnie Modugno and…

    Three teenage girls, standing profile. One is obese, one is slightly over weight, the third is thin.
    March 5, 2015
    Should Kids Go on a Diet? – #LTKH

    #LTKH (Let’s Talk Kids’ Health) is the weekly Tweet Chat hosted by @DrGreene & @MsGreene. This week we talked with @DrFlanders and others about the question “Should kids go on a …

    Black and white dog sitting on a small child's lap.
    February 21, 2015
    Adding a Pet to Your Family

    You’ve been thinking about adding a pet to your family, but you have questions. What pet is right for us? Is this the right time? How many pets are right for our family? Will one pet get lonely…

    Mom, Dad and several adult kids enjoying time together.
    February 12, 2015
    12 Life Lessons for Moms with Young Children or What I Wish I’d Known Then What I Know Now

    I’m an empty nester. A recent part of the sandwich generation. My kids are grown. My parents are gone. I’m starting (just starting) to have senior moments. In many cultures women of my sta…

    Poor Mans Soy Latte
    April 2, 2013
    Poor Man’s Soy Latte

    [yields] This is the next best thing to a real barista latte, for a fraction of the price. I make it with soy milk, but if you drink dairy, you can use the same method to make a more traditional latte…

    Bucket List
    December 31, 2010
    Bucket List

    The Greene family performed together in John Muir’s Mt. Days. Back row, Cheryl Greene. Middle row, from left, Alan, Claire, Garrett,and Kevin Greene. Front row, Austin Greene My father had two t…

    Egyptian Lentils and Brown Rice Recipe
    July 21, 2010
    Egyptian Lentils and Brown Rice Recipe

    Looking for a way to add more fiber to your diet? These Egyptian lentils are the perfect way. The layers of tomatoes and onions topped with fresh yogurt add complexity to this delicious dish. Egyptia…

    Apples and Spice
    July 20, 2010
    Apples and Spice and Everything Nice Recipe

    Layers of goodness make apples and spice and everything nice a tasty baby food the whole family will enjoy. This baby food will teach your child how to love healthy flavors from a young age — a…

    Comfort Curry Babyfood Recipe
    July 20, 2010
    Comfort Curry Babyfood Recipe

    Combining carrots with curry babyfood not only tastes great, but the wonderful orange color is very appealing. This combination of spices is a great way to introduce complex flavors that your little o…

    Flavorful and Nutritious Holiday Stuffing Recipe
    March 2, 2010
    Flavorful and Nutritious Holiday Stuffing Recipe

    Looking for a non-traditional stuffing? This flavorful and nutritious holiday stuffing is a staple of the Greene family Thanksgiving. The spinach, pecans and dried cranberries complement traditiona…

    2009-01-20-Obama-Inaugurati
    October 16, 2009
    Life after Breast Cancer

    Although it was just a couple of weeks ago when my doctor looked me in the eye and called me cured of the breast cancer that had almost ended my life, I’ve actually considered myself free from c…

    cheryl and claire
    October 15, 2009
    Enduring the Journey, Finding the Cure

    I started off with one of the strongest Western medicine available, and at the end of my treatment, I was in a very vulnerable position. The cancer was gone, but the first year after treatment has the…

    Balding
    October 14, 2009
    Getting Treatment: How I Became an e-Patient

    When I started treatment, my goal was to make sure the medical staff thought of me as the perfect patient. I was going to do exactly what they said to do and follow all the rules – and I was goi…

    Cheryl nursing Austin the night before her diagnosis. 
 Her cancer was in her right breast
    October 13, 2009
    Getting the Diagnosis: All You Hear is “Cancer”

    I tried for 15 years to get pregnant, and when I was told that we should prepare to welcome a baby boy, I was determined to do everything right. I was prepared for the challenges of breastfeeding, but…

    Taken on Cheryl 50th birthday -- 
 a day she was told she'd never see.
    October 12, 2009
    My Breast Cancer Story: Let’s Start at the End

    On September 8, 2009 I went to my doctor for my annual physical. I’m very diligent about getting my regular checkup because I have a history… On March 22, 1996 I was diagnosed with stage 3…

    Outdoor brunch table with fresh flowers.
    February 20, 2009
    Take Advantage of Resources: My Favorite Cookbooks

    Tip #7: If you know what you want to cook, it’s really easy to find great recipes online by doing a simple search. But what if you don’t know? Besides a “fallback menu” I have a series of reso…

    Eat Together
    February 19, 2009
    Eat Together

    Tip #6: As families become busier and busier with kids rushing from school to sporting practices, to music lessons, to drama rehearsals and as parents stay later-and-later at work, it’s becoming inc…