Toddler with big glasses sitting on a potty.

What’s Your Toddler’s Poop Telling You?

Picture this scene: A mom walks into my office and pulls out her phone. She scrolls and turns the phone to face me. On the screen is a photo...

Two stuffed animals getting ready for a medical procedure. Pediatric pre-operative nurses wish list.

Pediatric Pre-operative Nurse Wish List: 6 things EVERY parent should know before their child’s surgery day

Most parents never have to meet a pediatric pre-operative nurse. If you do, we’re sure you’d like to know what’s on our pediatric pre-operative nurse wish list for parents....

Mother comforting her daughter with Relational Aggression Issues

The Do’s and Don’ts of Helping Your Daughter Cope with Relational Aggression Issues

A fifth-grade-girl is at a loss. She sits on my couch, wringing her hands and staring hard at a piece of fuzz on the carpet. She can’t figure out...

Girl standing alone in a school looking sad. Is she a victim of relational aggression?

How to Spot the Sneaky Signs of Relational Aggression

An eight-year-old girl feels like she’s alone in school. Her friends are no longer friends. Not only that, they tease and taunt her in a quiet kind of way...

Giraffe in the wild standing tall.

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...

Pristine lakes are a source of raw water. They look beautiful, but is the water safe?

Raw Water, Spring Water, Well Water, Bottled Water & Municipal Water: How do you know if your drinking water is safe?

Raw water, currently in vogue, conjures visions for pristine lake and stream water, but could be hiding biological pathogens and toxic chemical that can’t be detected by smell and...

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Fevers

Our child is 14 months old. His temperature was up to 103 degrees. What are the best things to do before having to go to the doctor, and...

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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.