Scrabble Tiles spelling out the word family for famliy games.

Games, They Do a Family Good

As a pediatrician, I’m regularly asked for the best developmental tools for kids. Family games are one of my favorite ways to stretch mental abilities and to enjoy time...

Alan Greene hiking in Gombe National Stream Park Tanzania.

Podcast: Our unexpected African adventure to meet Jane Goodall & the chimpanzees

In a wonderful and surprising turn of events my wife Cheryl and I were given the amazing opportunity to travel to Tanzania to meet Jane Goodall, meet the wild chimpanzees in the...

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The Benefits of Alternative Teaching Methods on Students with Learning Differences

Bright students who struggle in school are often described as having a learning difference or a learning disability. Conditions such as dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD), dyscalculia and...

Remember Gratitude

Remember Gratitude

Ahhhh, it’s that time of year again. The holidays. A time when in theory, we are meant to gather and be thankful, celebrate one another and reflect on the...

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Ideas

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Ideas

I’m thrilled to be guest posting on Dr. Greene’s perspectives blog. The topic this whole week will be Thanksgiving, which remarkably is coming up very shortly! I hope these...

Eco-friendly Thanksgiving Craft Center Piece

Eco-friendly Thanksgiving Craft Center Piece

Last year, I read the delightful book, The Creative Family by Amanda Blake Soule.  This is an inspiring, motivating book full of wonderful ideas for developing creativity as a...

Young child coloring a picture of a dog. What creativity!

The Transformative Power of Creativity in Children, Games

The Benefits of Creativity Imagination is not a talent of some men, but is the health of every man. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Within each of us, whether child or...

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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.