Guest Posts

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!

    Couple holding hands during birth process. Is mom passing along B. infantis?
    By: Tanya Altmann MD December 3, 2018 0 Comments
    Meet B. infantis, the Good Gut Bacteria ALL Moms Should Know

    The infant gut microbiome is made up of thousands of different bacterial strains. Some of these strains are considered “good” and can help build important things like immunity and metabo…

    Kids and dad doing chores around the house.
    By: Sheila DeMare November 26, 2018 5 Comments
    Help with the Laundry? You’ve Gotta Be Kidding!”

    I can still see the stunned look on my 6-year-old’s face when I asked him to help me with laundry. He was downright appalled. In his mind, this was clearly my job. After all, he was “just …

    Kids Tech Gifts - Dad and kid on tech gadgets sids by side
    By: Diana Graber November 19, 2018 0 Comments
    Tech Gifts for Kids: To Buy Or Not To Buy?

    Are you thinking of buying kids tech gifts his season? If so, you are not alone. Last year, gaming devices, smartphones, tablets and more were some of the season’s hottest gifts for kids, in fac…

    Young boy measure glucose level from a drop of blood. Childhood diabetes.
    By: Chandler Coleman November 5, 2018 0 Comments
    The Early Signs & Symptoms of Childhood Diabetes

    Did you know that over 30 million Americans currently suffer from diabetes? Many are misinformed about what diabetes is, and how it affects the human body. Diabetes is a disorder of the human metaboli…

    Anxious boy.
    By: Adrian Szasz October 29, 2018 0 Comments
    5 Anxiety-relieving Herbs for Kids

    Is your child stressed out lately? Or perhaps your child is suffering from a chronic issue? Sometimes, the reason your child is anxious isn’t quite clear. It could be an external factor, or it c…

    young woman looking at the ocean. Has she had her annual mammogram?
    By: Chandler Coleman October 24, 2018 0 Comments
    A Question for All Moms: Have You Had Your Annual Mammogram?

    Did you know breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women? And on top of being one of the most common cancers, breast cancer is one of the most commonly misdiagnosed. Sometimes this is…

    Boy with headphones playing on a tablet. Raising humans in a digital world is tough!
    By: Diana Graber October 15, 2018 0 Comments
    The Secret to Raising Humans in a Digital World? A Strong Foundation

    This is Part 1 in a series of posts about helping children build a safe and healthy relationship with technology. What kind of kids do you want to raise? If you were to ask parents around the world th…

    Red hot water bottle on a belly. Leaky gut.
    By: Annie Salsberg ND October 3, 2018 0 Comments
    How to Spot Leaky Gut Syndrome in Kids – and How to Encourage Healing

    There’s been a lot of talk lately about a condition called “leaky gut”. Some common signs and symptoms may include chronic congestion, eczema, and ongoing digestive discomfort. So if…

    Young girl, hold her paint covered hands in front of her face. Dementia in Children- Is that even a thing?
    By: Alycia Gordan September 10, 2018 2 Comments
    Dementia in Children — Is that even a thing?

    Dementia has a reputation for enrolling only the elderly under its fold. 1 in 10 people aged 65 or above have Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia. Only about 5% of the five mil…

    Romantic Teen couple sitting on yellow benches. Must-Know Birth Control Info.
    By: Kimberly Wolf, M.Ed. August 27, 2018 0 Comments
    Must-Know Birth Control Info

    Sexual activity can be fun and meaningful (this is why people do it!), but oral, anal, and vaginal sex can also result in sexually transmitted diseases, and some kinds of sexual activities can lead to…

    Variety of Packaged Snack Foods which can lead to bad eating habits.
    By: Nisha Baghadia August 20, 2018 0 Comments
    A Guide To Breaking Your Bad Eating Habits

    Does everyone in your family sit together at the dining table for a meal? If your answer is ‘no’, that’s probably not the only bad eating habit you are indulging in. Do you love turning …

    Mother and daughter looking at a koi pond in their family backyard.
    By: Charlene Gonzales July 31, 2018 0 Comments
    Your Guide to a Fun-Filled Family Backyard

    Today’s kids spend more time in passive play than ever before. They choose to watch television, play video games, and surf the internet on their laptops or using a mobile device. While this is b…

    Mother and teenage daughter talking about STD prevention
    By: Angeline Licerio July 23, 2018 0 Comments
    STD Prevention: How Parents Can Help their Children Skip the Pain of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    Every parent in the world wants to slow down the time when they need to talk to their child about the “birds and the bees”. But no matter how awkward it may be, it is one of the most impor…

    Nighttime Allergies are caused by pollen. Photograph of a field with pollen in the air.
    By: Sarah Cummings July 9, 2018 0 Comments
    Nighttime Allergies: Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

    Nothing is worse than a good night’s rest being wrecked by a dripping nose, itchy eyes and uncontrollable sneezing. Aw, man, nighttime allergies are truly the worst! If you or any of your little…

    Kids outdoors on mobile devices. They need a Summer Technology Contract.
    By: Naomi Shaw June 18, 2018 0 Comments
    Summer Technology Contract: Every Family Needs One!

    Now that the classes, assignments, and tests that comprise an academic year have come to a close, kids are ready to embrace the summer break and all that it entails with open arms. But are you ready? …

    Washing Machine with person inside and legs sticking out. Toxic laundry room.
    By: Donna Fitzgerald June 4, 2018 0 Comments
    Do You Have a Toxic Laundry Room?

    Depending on the size of your household, your laundry room might be one of the busiest rooms in your home during the week and especially on weekends. As much as you try to stay caught up on the laundr…

    Adorable girl sleeping with her dog. Kids love pets.
    By: Aradhana Pandey May 30, 2018 0 Comments
    Children And Pets: The Benefits Of Growing Up With Animals

    They say that a dog is a man’s best friend. But I think a dog is a child’s best friend. Pets are a beloved part of many families. Humanity’s relationship and connection with animals …

    Indoor Gardening in small pots.
    By: Naomi Shaw May 22, 2018 0 Comments
    Health Benefits of Indoor Gardening — for YOU and your Family!

    Have you been thinking about starting an indoor garden for your family? Indoor gardening provides the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your loved ones while doing an activity everyone ca…

    Marine sand on a beach - sand scaricity
    By: Molly Connell May 15, 2018 0 Comments
    The Next Generation’s Challenge: Sand Scarcity

    A day at the beach, building the perfect sandcastle at the playground, watching how the sand trickles in the hourglass while playing a board game – joyful moments don’t take much but they …

    Infant in bed with rash on cheeks because she has childhood eczema.
    By: Ryan Harvey May 8, 2018 0 Comments
    Childhood Eczema: Parents can make a difference!

    As an after-hours GP, I am often called to treat severe cases of childhood eczema. In some of the children I’ve seen, large areas of their skin have been affected, making daily life tough during…