Kids and pets go together. Can pets make for better-behave children?

Better-Behaved Children: Can Pets Make a Difference?

Parents choose to acquire a pet for their children for a variety reasons. Sometimes it’s so they’ll simply have a companion, other times it may be to teach them...

Teenage boy juggling balls.

Caring for Healthy and Ill Children During a Pediatric Health Crisis—A Parental Juggling Act

Imagine in the air, above your outstretched hands, there is a flurry of juggling pins—orange for work, green for children, blue for relationships, yellow for household, and more. Can...

White plate of pasta with red sauce. A red plate for red sauce is one way to help picky eaters increase calorie intake.

Stunning New Techniques to Increase Calorie Intake for Picky Eaters

I have a son, now just turned 9 years old who is in need of some help to increase calorie intake. He weighs 47 lbs. now, but has only...

The Teen (Prescription) Drug Problem

The Teen (Prescription) Drug Problem

Parents worry. We just do, but there are a few times that cause us to worry more than normal. High on that list – teenage parties. Even though we...

Child developing handwriting skills.

Developing Handwriting Skills: When do children learn to write?

From the moment your baby was conceived you dreamed of what they would look like, of them talking, walking, what they might be like when they grew up. The...

Spring is in the air and it is time for allergy care.

Dr. Greene’s Guide to Allergy Care: How To Prevent And Treat This Season’s Allergies

If you’re in the Northern hemisphere of this beautiful planet, it’s the beginning of spring for you. The blossoming flowers and budding leaves are amazing to watch, but can...

Tips for Surviving Temper Tantrums

Tips for Surviving Temper Tantrums

Temper tantrums are very common, especially in children 2 to 3 years of age. When viewed in context, temper tantrums can be an extremely constructive part of the development...

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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.