Essential oils used in smell training.

Smell Training: How to retrain the brain to smell

Dr. Greene, my sense of smell totally disappeared about seven months ago. I was very sick with a respiratory virus. My doctor put me on an antibiotic. A few...

Fun Family Activities for Preschoolers

If there’s one thing that kids have and adults don’t, it is the sense of wonder when encountering the world for the first time. In their early years, almost...

Toddler hands and feet. Trying to walk. Delayed walking.

Delayed Walking

My baby is 14 months old and still isn't walking. She has never actually crawled, but she does scoot on her bottom. Should I be concerned?

Photo of a smiling 10 year old girl. Should pre-teens have cell phones?

Should pre-teens have cell phones? My 10-year-old thinks so.

  My 10-year-old daughter wants a cell phone. She wants it bad. So bad that the other night I came home to the note pictured below.

Child with cucumbers on her eyes to ease itchy eyes.

Itchy Eyes: Allergies are Crying Out for Attention

In many ways, the eyes are the windows of the body. When children have itchy eyes, it can disrupt their days – and nights. Itchy eyes often distract kids...

Baby in an incubator in the NICU.

What Happens When You’re Ready to Breastfeed But Your Baby Can’t?

In my 12.6 years of parenting, I have spent 8 of them breastfeeding my children. That’s 96 months, or 416 weeks, or 2,290 days. Two thousand two hundred ninety...

Dad and new baby - Cephalohematoma


My daughter is 2 1/2 months old. She was born with a very large soft spot on her head, not the regular soft spot all babies are born...

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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 care—from feeding your baby the best food available to using medicines wisely.