The Peace Lily is one of the top ten air filtering plants.

Top Ten Air-Filtering Plants

In an effort to identify plants that can filter air in sealed environments, NASA spent 2 years testing common plants to determine the best natural filters. The following list...

Kids on cell phones.

Kids: More Time on Electronic Media than a 40 Hour Work Week

What’s the last thing a child touches before bed each night and the first thing he reaches for in the morning? For American kids between 8 and 18, there’s...

Father and daughter baking. Olive oil in baked goods makes them healthier.

Olive Oil & Baked Treats!

All too often, yummy baked cakes and cookies get part of their yumminess from margarine or other trans fats. These trans fat shortenings help trap air bubble in the...

A bed of peas. Food Rules: What's for Dinner?

Food Rules: What’s for Dinner?

I’ve already memorized, by number, all 64 of Michael Pollan’s fabulous Food Rules found in his slim guidebook of that name published December 29, 2009. Last March on Tara Parker...

Mother, father and child in bed. The child is awake and parents are trying to sleep. Sleep and the family bed can be confusing.

Sleep and the Family Bed

My four year old refuses to sleep in her own bed. In fact, she won't sleep anywhere unless she sleeps with us. We have tried everything and we...

Introducing Yogurt into Babies Diet

My baby is 9 months old and has eczema. Is it okay to give her yogurt?

Steps To Take Before Giving Up On Breast Feeding

Before you decide to give up nursing, I recommend that you try a few simple things that might make the situation much easier for both you and your baby....

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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 careā€”from feeding your baby the best food available to using medicines wisely.