Nighttime Allergies are caused by pollen. Photograph of a field with pollen in the air.
    July 9, 2018
    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 one…

    Baby sleeping in a bright room. Sleep daylight saving time.
    March 10, 2017
    Daylight Saving…friend or foe?

    Spring see’s the return of Daylight Saving, and after a long cold winter and short days, you’ll likely be making plans on how you will fill those extra hours of daylight, when the kids are fast as…

    Young girl holding a teddy bear while sleeping. Kids sleep benefits are huge!
    April 25, 2016
    Kids Sleep Benefits Are Huge!

    “Mom, just a little more, please!” Does this sound familiar? Kids need around 9-10 hours of sleep per night, but it’s estimated that up to 40% of children aren’t getting this recommended amoun…

    January 28, 2016
    Solving Night Terrors Lickety-split

    We've come upon a great solution for night terrors in my house (OK, my wife actually came up with it :) that worked with our son and thousands of others. If you've ever run in to this with your child,…

    June 17, 2015
    The “Free Pass”: Getting your child to sleep in their own room

    At 3am a triangle of light slices the darkness in two, and a child's tired, raspy voice whispers "Mom? Moooooom?" It's now that you realize, this will not be the night of restful sleep you've been fan…

    May 31, 2015
    Two Practical Tips to Help You (and Your Baby) Fall Asleep and Stay Asleep

    It's shocking how little sleep most people get. It's the trend in today's busy, electronic, always-on culture. It’s almost a badge of honor. But it's not healthy for anyone. For many parents, especi…

    Young girl sleeping in a colorful crib with the lights on
    August 13, 2014
    From the Kitchen to the Bedroom

    Today’s parents need to know. New information has recently been uncovered about an important link: the link between kids’ sleep quality and obesity. The link is more profound and more specific tha…

    Dr. Greene discusses how to solve your toddler's sleep problems
    August 7, 2013
    Why toddlers have sleep issues, and how to solve them

    Dr. Greene's take on toddlers and sleep... As your baby becomes a toddler, chances are they will give you some sleepless nights. In this week's post I've got your solution. But first a little fun fact…

    Brace yourself …. Another evening of “Battling the Bedtime!”
    December 26, 2012
    Brace yourself …. Another evening of “Battling the Bedtime!”

    Countless homes in America face this every evening with their children.  How often have heard the frustrated cry of parents everywhere?  “My children just hate going to bed”  “It’s a battle…

    How Much Sleep is Needed?
    July 24, 2007
    How Much Sleep is Needed?

    I’m asked almost everyday by some concerned parent whether their child is sleeping enough or too much. That’s not a simple answer and sleep needs vary from child to child and even from day to day.…

    November 2, 2002
    Nightmares: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to nightmares: Mommy, I had a bad dream… What are they? Nightmares are unpleasant dreams that awaken a dreamer from sleep. We’ve learned much about nightmares from traumatic events, w…

    Night Terrors
    November 2, 2002
    Night Terrors: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to night terrors: Your little angel wakes up screaming in the middle of the night, calling for his mommy – but his mommy is right there, unrecognized. You try to comfort him, but he shr…

    3 years boy lying on bed, but can't sleep.
    June 26, 2001
    When Children Can’t Sleep

    Dr. Greene's Answer: How exhausting! Missed sleep is tough for all of us, but yours has been long and consistent and without a failsafe solution if you just get too tired. Most young kids will return …

    Thumb sucking young boy
    January 19, 2001
    Thumb Sucking

    Dr. Greene's Answer: I stood in a darkened room with two eager parents-to-be during their prenatal ultrasound. I watched their screen-lit faces at the moment they glimpsed their new baby for the very …

    February 2, 1997
    Snoring & Sleep Apnea

    Dr. Greene`s Answer: Any child who snores may not be getting adequate sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea is a common medical condition that is now being identified in more and more children. The peak age …

    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…

    Does This Child Have An Ear Infection? – Case 1
    March 5, 1996
    Does This Child Have An Ear Infection? – Case 1

    A ten-month-old girl, who had been sleeping through the night, has now been waking up each night for one week. She pulls herself to standing in the crib, and rubs her right ear. She calms quickly when…

    Fast Facts about Bed Wetting
    January 1, 1996
    Fast Facts about Bed Wetting

    Contrary to popular opinion, bed wetting is a very common problem. It affects somewhere between five and six million children. (more…)…