African American grandparents having dinner with two granddaughters. What is family dinner?

What is a “Family Dinner,” anyway?

For the last ten years, as a family therapist and co-founder of The Family Dinner Project, I’ve talked to hundreds of families about their dinners. Most parents know about...

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

Introduction to warts: Contrary to well-established belief, the underside of a wart is smooth and round, and the entirety of warts is confined to the epidermis — the outermost...

Young boy in blue shirt against a bright yellow background. He is screaming. Does he have ADHD? Does he use ADHD drugs?

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...


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

 Introduction to scabies: A child has an itchy rash. Someone has called it eczema, or something like that, and a cortisone cream was prescribed. But the itching never improved....

Rotavirus A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction to rotavirus: Rotavirus is extremely contagious. Daycares, preschools, and homes with young children are invisible forests of infection. The living, spreading virus remains active on human hands for...


Ringworm: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

Introduction The name ringworm survives from antiquity when doctors thought that this round rash was indeed caused by a worm. Now we know that this common skin infection has...

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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.