Mononucleosis

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

Introduction to mononucleosis: Mononucleosis has been nicknamed the “kissing disease,” many parents think of mono as a disease of teens and young adults. They don’t know that young children...

Five Things to Do Before You Get Pregnant

Five Things to Do Before You Get Pregnant

So you’re ready to be a parent. Congratulations! That’s a big decision. To give yourself the best chance for a healthy pregnancy and baby, there are a few things...

Parent reading aloud to a chld.

Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Child

Ensuring kids read for 20 minutes each night has become an ingrained habit for most parents. But there are nights when kids just have no desire to crack open...

teens falling asleep during the day on a school lawn. REST is needed!

It’s Time to Rethink Educational Start Times (REST)

We all know that sleep is important for our kids. So important, in fact, that a simple thing like what time school starts in the morning can affect levels...

Treating Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac

Treating Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac

My boyfriend has had poison ivy for four days now and has been using Hydrocortisone to stop the itch. He claims that it will cure the rash. I...

Is hand foot and mouth disease contagious? Hands and feet showing Hand-foot-and-mouth disease.

How Long is Hand Foot and Mouth Disease Contagious?

We just figured out the boys both have Hand/Foot/Mouth disease which is no big deal.  The issue is that Chantal’s mom just came home from the hospital after...

Toddler playing ball on the grass. Fun springtime outdoor activities for kids.

Fun Springtime Outdoor Activities to Help Your Child Develop Motor Skills

Children are naturally adventurous and love to get out and explore, so you won’t have to push and prod them to go outside and engage in some fun activities...

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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.