Guest Posts

    Our invited Guest Bloggers share their Perspective on children's health and parenting. Their view point may be different than Dr. Greene's, but each guest has a valuable view point. Well worth reading!

    Polar bear in the snow in Alaska
    By: Lynn Hasselberger January 9, 2015 0 Comments
    10 Ways to Kick the Winter Blues

    “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” ~ Albert Camus It’s winter. And I’m hating it. I’m dreading the possibility of it being as bad as …

    Boy drinking from a water fountain
    By: Lynn Hasselberger January 8, 2015 0 Comments
    18 Powerful Water Facts to Inspire Water Conservation

    Occasionally, a hot shower holds me hostage. And then one of these water facts floats into my brain and I come back to consciousness. Water covers 70.9 percent of the earth’s surface. Only 2.5 perce…

    Roll of kitchen paper towels
    By: Lynn Hasselberger January 7, 2015 0 Comments
    How to Overcome Paper Towel Addiction

    I was a paper towel addict. There. I said it. It runs in my family. Mom’s side. A kitchen without paper towels? No satisfying whir of the paper towel holder and near perfect tear of soft absorbent c…

    Empty toilet paper roll
    By: Lynn Hasselberger January 6, 2015 1 Comments
    13 Facts about Home Paper Products that May Inspire You to Hug a Tree

    Toilet paper and other home paper products aren’t necessarily great party conversation starters. But with their impact on the environment, we should find a way to work these topics in so they becom…

    Lynn Hasselberger posing with the Green Divas logo
    By: Lynn Hasselberger January 5, 2015 0 Comments
    Out of My Comfort Zone & Streaking Through Chicago

    My resolution for 2014 was to get out of my comfort zone. Yes, that’s right 2014 not 2015. I’ve made some progress, but I still have a long way to go. When I set this goal, I wasn’t sure what it…

    Fossil shell in the sunlight
    By: Lisa Druxman January 1, 2015 1 Comments
    My Year To “Be”

    Today, please  join Lisa Druxman for the final Guest Post in the series “One Thing I’d Change in 2015″ — DrGreene Team Every year, I create a vision board and goals for the following year. …

    Clouds with a silver lining in a blue sky
    By: Hollye Jacobs December 30, 2014 0 Comments
    Finding Silver Linings in Life

    Today, please  join eternal optimist, Hollye Jabobs for the next Guest Post in the series “One Thing I’d Change in 2015″ — DrGreene Team…

    Make 2015 the Year We End Junk Food Marketing to Kids - Featured Photo by Daniel Oines
    By: Casey Hinds December 29, 2014 0 Comments
    Make 2015 the Year We End Junk Food Marketing to Kids

    Today, please  join Casey Hinds for our fifth Guest Post in the series “One Thing I’d Change in 2015″ — DrGreene Team Public…

    Middle School Kids and Teachers in a Large Group
    By: Sue Scheff December 26, 2014 1 Comments
    Digital Citizenship Is As Important As Potty Training: Let’s Start Cyber Civics Classes In All Schools

    As part of our holiday series “One Change I’d Like to See in 2015″ Sue Scheff challenges us to make Cyber Citizenship a priority in schools. — DrGreene Team We live in a dig…

    Kids Eating Lunch in a School Cafeteria
    By: Debra Waldoks December 24, 2014 1 Comments
    Public Health: Whose Job Is It Anyway?

    Today, please  join Debra Waldoks for our third Guest Post in the series “One Thing I’d Change in 2015″ — DrGreene Team Public Health professionals emphasize the prevention of harm above tr…

    Beautiful plate of plant-based foods
    By: Linda Watson December 23, 2014 0 Comments
    Saving the World by Eating Plants Together

    Today, please  join Linda Watson for our second Guest Post in the series “One Thing I’d Change in 2015″ — DrGreene Team I’m dreaming of a world in which shared meals for…

    Teddy Bear in hospital garb
    By: Laura Saville December 22, 2014 0 Comments
    3 Positive Changes for Healthier Hospital Stays

    This holiday season we’ve invited some of our favorite Guest Bloggers to share one change they would like to see in 2015. As you can see from this post, these visionaries find it hard to limit…

    Woman Eating a Handful of Almonds
    By: Amy Ziff December 19, 2014 0 Comments
    Serve Yourself The Very Best…Food

    As a Mom it always seems there aren’t enough hours in the day.  When I had my first child I was juggling a high-pressure start-up, a husband who was traveling weekly for work on the opposite coast …

    Baby girl sitting on a hardwood floor.
    By: Amy Ziff December 18, 2014 0 Comments
    10 Non-Toxic Product Tips Every Parent Needs To Know To Reduce (Toxic) Body Burden

    When you have your first baby, it seems there is no end to the need for products and things.  In fact, if you’re reading this now, your diaper bag is probably jam-packed with things you literally c…

    A spoon of sugar above a bowl of white batter
    By: Amy Ziff December 18, 2014 0 Comments
    Sugar Is Now Considered A Drug Are You Overdosing? Are Your Kids?

    Is sugar really a drug? Can we actually be addicted to it? Are you? And how about your kids? Those are frightening thoughts. There are a lot of people in the health world who have been attacking sugar…

    Young woman sleeping peacefully
    By: Amy Ziff December 17, 2014 0 Comments
    5 Simple Strategies To Take Care of The Last Person On Your List This Season: YOU!

    Trust me, I know how hard it is to take good care of yourself when there are so many things that need to get done.  (And, I completely understand that if you don’t do them, they’re not going to g…

    Garlic hanging in an open market
    By: Amy Ziff December 16, 2014 0 Comments
    Tried And True Immune Boosting Remedies For Winter

    Sometimes Mother really does know best. My tried and true immune boosting remedies have been passed down through our family for generations.  Now I’m sharing them with you.  Many of these are he…

    Caddy of cleaning supplies
    By: Mary Lynch December 6, 2014 0 Comments
    Cleaning Supplies: are they really clean?

      Low-dose exposure to chemicals in even one product can have lasting damage to our bodies. The relationship between environmental toxins and body chemistry is complex, and can be affected by sma…

    Refrigerator case of plastic milk jugs
    By: Kelsie Mitchell December 4, 2014 0 Comments
    Breaking down the numbers: Chemicals in Packaging

      Walking into the grocery store, we may feel more confident in making the right decision for our families thanks to more transparent labeling efforts. The USDA Organic label is stamped right the…

    Rows of brightly colors nail polish
    By: Alysse Foley December 3, 2014 0 Comments
    Personal Care and Cosmetic: affects more than skin deep

      As women, we usually start our days primping with our favorite personal care products and cosmetics. This part of our daily routine has become second nature to us, without much thought about wh…