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Loveys: All you ever wanted to know!

You’re on vacation and your child’s adored stuffed animal has been left behind: meltdown! You’ve tossed your child’s musky blanket swatch into the wash: inconsolable mourning! Such is the...

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...

Child crying in pain -- could this be a stubborn sinus infections?

Stubborn Sinus Infections: What’s the best antibiotic?

Our son had a bad cold that seemed to be getting better after about a week, but then got a lot worse. His congestion was worse, his cough was...

White plate of pasta with red sauce. A red plate for red sauce is one way to help picky eaters increase calorie intake.

Stunning New Techniques to Increase Calorie Intake for Picky Eaters

I have a son, now just turned 9 years old who is in need of some help to increase calorie intake. He weighs 47 lbs. now, but has only...

Mother holding toddler while trying to work at a computer. She has the far away look of a Zombie Mom.

Confessions of a Zombie Mom

My youngest is now 21. Over lunch recently he told me I was looking more alive these days. I agreed that during his growing up years, I hadn’t taken...

Child painting. Many children have learning differences.

Students with Learning Differences: Six Ways Targeted Interventions Can Yield Success

Students with learning differences have shown to achieve greater academic success through targeted educational intervention, which requires extensive evaluations of each student. In school districts with over-crowded classrooms, conducting...

Open book with the word "focus" in focus and the rest of the page out of focus. Homework break ticket - photo by Romain Vignes

Using “Homework Break Tickets” to Take a Break from Homework Wars!

For many families elementary school homework means tears are shed — by both the parents and the kids. My son, who is now an “A” student, found first grade...

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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.