Guest Perspectives

Our invited Guest Bloggers share their Perspective on children's health and parenting. Their view point may be different than Dr. Greene's, but each guest has a valuable view point. Well worth reading!

January 04, 2021

School-Life Balance with Your Homeschooled Child During COVID-19

Now that school has largely moved online or to other forms of at-home curriculum due to COVID, finding a balance is more important than ever before. Click here for tips parents can use during the pandemic and beyond. ...
November 19, 2020

Practice this Secret-Weapon to Give Your Kids the Tools They Needs to Overcome Anxiety and Sadness

As a therapist who loves working with kids and their parents, Dr. Snitbhan, has a secret-weapon to help kids overcome anxiety and sadness. What is it? Click here to find out. ...
October 29, 2020

Confessions of a Zombie Mom

I thought being a zombie mom was a heroic thing. Now I realize how much I was missing out on by trying to do it all. And how much they were missing out. ...
October 28, 2020

Your Pregnancy and New Mom Workout Should Change

Your body goes through more changes in pregnancy than a man’s will in his entire life! As a new mom, you want to restore and realign your body. That’s why you need a pregnancy and new mom workout that works for you! ...
October 18, 2020

3 Reasons Why Children Commit Suicide When They Have Had a Parent do the Same

Suicide is nearly impossible to prevent. The people who follow through tend to keep it secret. There are usually no overt signs. Sadly, children who have lost a parent to suicide are more likely than their pier to commit suicide. ...
October 15, 2020

The End of Food Allergy

Food Allergy expert, Dr. Kari Nadeau and her co-author, Sloan Barnett, offer information to help parents make sensible changes where and when it’s possible and to exercise appropriate caution as their infants move from breast milk or formula to solid foods. ...
August 26, 2020

How to Inoculate Your Children Against Fake News

With the introduction of digital media, it’s easier than ever for people to create and spread fake news. How do we protect children from fake news? ...
May 01, 2020

How to Disinfect Your Home and Your Kids’ Toys Safely 

Follow these tips to disinfect safely when doing the dirty work of cleaning your home and your kids’ toys for increased peace of mind during uncertain times — and always. ...
March 27, 2020

Family Outdoor Activities You Can Do While Social Distancing

Getting outside benefits physical and mental health. It also helps ease boredom and burn energy. Here are some great ideas for family outdoor activities. ...
March 25, 2020

Teen Dating Tips while Social Distancing? Here’s how to do it!

The Coronavirus has taken the world by storm in the worst way possible, and as teens are wondering how they’re supposed to find love when the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging social distancing to help keep the spread of the virus at bay. Should you stop dating during the pandemic? What options are there ...
February 24, 2020

8 School Bus Safety & Hygiene Tips for Kids

If your child rides a bus, the process begins by teaching them school bus safety. This technique will require an investment of your time, but your little one’s health and well-being depend on your instruction. Here are eight tips all children should follow to stay safe as they head off to learn for the day. ...
October 17, 2019

What is a “Family Dinner,” anyway?

For the last ten years, as a family therapist and co-founder of The Family Dinner Project, I’ve talked to hundreds of families about their dinners. Most parents know about the scientifically proven academic, nutritional, and emotional benefits of regular family dinner— higher-grades and bigger vocabularies, greater resilience and better nutrition, as well as lower rates ...
September 24, 2019

PCOS: The Struggle is Real

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) often spend years trying to get the right diagnosis. A new study about the syndrome’s genetic roots may help to change that. A new study’s results are a step forward in dealing with PCOS, a leading cause of infertility in women. The recent study published in the Journal of ...
August 14, 2019

No Chemicals – Just A Little Roundup

After discussing the importance of not using chemicals on their lawn, my friend hired a gardener. She never saw him weeding the grass, but it no longer grew weeds. After a few months of this, she asked if he was using chemicals to treat the grass. “Oh no, we don’t use anything,” he answered. “No ...
July 16, 2019

A Mom’s Perspective on Baby Reflux & Lack of Sleep

The question a lot of new parents ask when they have an unsettled baby that is spitting up is – how do I know if my baby has reflux? Reflux is a topic very close to my heart! My first child, Jacob, had severe Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) resulting in his failure to thrive. This ...
June 26, 2019

Hair Care During Pregnancy: Feeling Beautiful and Using Safe Products While Pregnant

Everyone knows the basic pregnancy rules — don’t smoke, don’t drink. Try to avoid raw fish. It’s all pretty clear. However, when it comes to using safe hair care and beauty products, things can get a little hazy. Certain ingredients can be harmful to pregnant women. When placed on the skin or scalp, those ingredients ...
May 24, 2019

Rowboats, Kayaks, Canoes, & Sailing: What parents need to know about boating safety

When summer sets in, lots of families head to the beach, lake, pool, and even the pond to cool off and enjoy the fresh waters. There are those who don their snorkel masks for an underwater adventure while others like taking their rowboats, kayaks, and canoes out for fishing and water sporting. While all of ...
May 13, 2019

Separation & Divorce: Will the kids really be alright?

When most couples say “I do”, they never imagine that one day they might be tempted to say “I don’t anymore.” Experiencing difficulties in marriage doesn’t have to mean the end of your relationship. Taking a marriage course or going to marriage counseling can help you learn how to strengthen your bond and prevent a ...
April 30, 2019

Eco-Friendly Ideas to Reduce Environmental Allergies at Home

The average American spends 87% of their lives indoors. Reducing environmental allergens in your home is a great way to reduce allergy exposure. ...
April 08, 2019

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 everything is amazing by default. That’s why stuff we might consider routine, they’ll find to be incredibly fascinating. This sense of wonder needs to be fueled, ...
April 02, 2019

What to Know About Vegetarian Diets for Children

For adults, vegetarianism can be a healthy dietary choice. With proper planning, most adults can get the same or better nutrients from a vegetarian diet that they get from an omnivorous diet. Vegetarian diets for children, though, might not seem as easy — their growing bodies require proper nutrition to reach their full potential. Vegetarianism ...