Treatment Options for Toddlers with ADHD
    June 18, 2014
    Treatment Options for Toddlers with ADHD

    Early Intervention Services The Department of Human Services (at the local county health department) has a division entitled Early Intervention Services. They Early Intervention (EI) staff can help ch…

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    September 12, 2013
    Childhood Diseases: What You Can Do to Change The Odds in Your Child’s Favor

    When I was a kid, none of my peers had type 2 diabetes. I didn't know anyone with a life-threatening peanut allergy. The label ADHD was rarely used. Today more kids will live with a chronic medical co…

    Fostering A Passioin for Reading
    May 6, 2013
    Fostering A Passion for Reading

    Summer is almost upon us once again, and parents are beginning to plan for their children’s days without a school schedule. Dreams of long afternoons filled with family, friends, freedom and laughte…

    Pesticides and Herbicides in Children
    January 1, 2013
    Pesticides and Herbicides in Children

    Parents are often torn between the perceived health benefits of eating an “organic” diet and the increased cost of organically grown or raised foods.  It is important to discuss the potential hea…

    Environmental Health Concerns for Kids
    December 31, 2012
    Environmental Health Concerns for Kids

    Every parent wants their child to be healthy.  One of the biggest barriers to this today is the fact they are born on planet Earth.  We humans have polluted this planet to such an extent that every …

    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 5: Sensivity
    November 2, 2012
    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 5: Sensivity

    [Sen-si-tiv-i-ty, adj. easily offended, embarrassed, and angered; hurt feelings from tone of voice; cares about others.] I’m 6’4” tall and weigh 250 pounds. I’m an amateur boxer. I lift weight…

    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 4: Adaptability
    November 1, 2012
    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 4: Adaptability

    [Ad-dapt-a-bil-i-ty adj. changes subject a lot; adjusts to different conditions; enjoys variety; eager to offer suggestions and assistance.] ADHD brains thrive within structured environments (the how,…

    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 3: Resourcefulness
    October 31, 2012
    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 3: Resourcefulness

    [Re-source-ful-ness, adj. looking at other student’s papers; asks lots of questions; blurts out answers before their called upon; impatiently takes matters into their own hands.] (more…)…

    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 2: SENSE OF HUMOR
    October 30, 2012
    Finding the good in ADHD, Part 2: Sense of Humor

    [Sense of hu-mor, n. points out funny actions, objects, and situations in classroom; laughs at weird moments; makes inappropriate comments; good at entertaining themselves.] (more…)…

    Looking for the Good in ADHD, Part 1: High Energy
    October 29, 2012
    Looking for the Good in ADHD, Part 1: High Energy

    As an ADHD lifer I am here to declare to you that there is more to ADHD than meets the eye. Unfortunately, because the negatives can be so disruptive at home and especially in the classroom, any posit…

    ADHD Immaturity and Birth Month
    August 23, 2010
    ADHD, Immaturity, and Birth Month

    What a difference a day makes! Whether a child’s birthday is the day before or the day after cutoff date for kindergarten enrollment changes odds that the child will be diagnosed with ADHD. For kids…

    ADHD, Drugs, and If You Knew Then…
    July 20, 2010
    ADHD, Drugs, and If You Knew Then…

    If you had it to do over again, would you still give ADHD drugs to your child? About half of parents (52 percent) felt strongly that they would, according to a July 2010 survey of the parents of almos…

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    September 17, 2009
    What Can You Do To Protect Your Children’s Health From Environmental Exposures at School?

    If your children suffer from allergies, asthma, ADHD, hypersensitivity, cancer, diabetes, or a compromised immune system, then feel empowered and know that there are organization like greenschools, wh…

    Gas Stoves, IQ, & ADHD
    May 23, 2009
    Gas Stoves, IQ, & ADHD

      According to a groundbreaking new study, preschoolers with gas appliances in their homes scored lower on cognitive tests and were more likely to have ADHD than their peers. Researchers visited …

    ADHD Drugs Disappoint Down the Road
    March 30, 2009
    ADHD Drugs Disappoint Down the Road

    Almost 40 million prescriptions were written last year for ADHD drugs in the US alone. Parents deserve to know if these drugs won’t improve the long-term success of their children. They also deserve…

    Chemicals in Your Environment
    December 4, 2008
    Chemicals in Your Environment

    Parents are often surprised when I tell them that a great number of the products we use in our homes are not necessarily evaluated and declared safe by a government entity. The paints that cover your …

    ADHD and Obesity in Kids
    July 14, 2008
    ADHD and Obesity in Kids

    The diagnosis of ADHD increased 100 percent in just a decade. The percentage of kids who are overweight increased 100 percent between 1980 and 2002 (and increased 200 percent in teens). Is there a lin…

    ADHD Drugs and Heart Monitoring
    April 25, 2008
    ADHD Drugs and Heart Monitoring

    The American Heart Association (AHA) has released April 2008 recommendations for monitoring the hearts of all children taking stimulant drugs, such as those used to treat ADHD. Parents may also want t…

    ADHD and Omega 3 fats
    April 19, 2007
    ADHD and Omega 3 fats

    ADHD is one of the most common behavioral and learning problems in childhood. It can affect the school experience, families, and friendships. It’s often associated with other problems as well, inclu…

    Dr Greenes Organic Rx Item 4 - Baby Food
    March 8, 2007
    Dr. Greene’s Organic Rx — Item #4

    #4 Organic Baby Foods Picture a treasured, pristine newborn, just beginning the voyage of life. Imagine a baby who hasn't yet picked up the habits or tastes you wish you never had. Let it sink in - th…