Head Banging in Children
    April 27, 1998
    Head Banging in Children

    Dr. Greene's Answer: There are moments in a child's development that engender fear in her parents: those weeks before she was born when we wonder if she will really be okay, those moments after you ha…

    ADHD
    March 16, 1998
    Normal Toddler Behavior vs ADHD

    Dr. Greene’s Answer: After a long day in the office, when I would be ready to wind down with a quiet evening, my youngest son, almost 3, is switching on his turbo jets! Together, as Batman and Robin…

    Masturbation in Young Children
    March 2, 1998
    Masturbation in Young Children

    Dr. Greene's Answer: When a parent catches a boy playing with his ears, questions may arise about ear infections. When a parent catches a boy playing with his stiff penis, subterranean concerns, anxie…

    A Parent’s Guide to Praise
    January 27, 1997
    A Parent’s Guide to Praise

    Taking pride in our own accomplishments or those of our children is a healthy thing. Requiring ourselves or our children to continually accomplish things is not healthy. As parents, we need to express…

    Toys
    July 15, 1996
    Toys

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Toys are one of my favorite subjects. Play is a child's work. A child's joy in playing encourages her to engage in those activities that stimulate her growth and development -- pr…

    Fast Facts about Precocious Puberty
    April 18, 1996
    Fast Facts about Precocious Puberty

    Precocious puberty is defined as the onset of true puberty before 8 years of age in girls or 9 years of age in boys. (Boepple, et al. Endocrinology, Surgery, and Technology, Vol 1, 1996) (more……

    Fast Facts about Thumb Sucking
    April 17, 1996
    Fast Facts about Thumb Sucking

    Children who suck their thumbs are able to begin at an early age to meet their own need for sucking. These children fall asleep more easily, are able to put themselves back to sleep at night more easi…