Research-based information has been used to make practical suggestions. for promoting the well-being of young children in this best-selling book on the subject. Health, Safety & Nutrition for the Young Child emphasizes the critical relationship that exists among these three areas and the important role teachers and parents play in helping children establish healthy lifestyles. The author makes valuable recommendations for creating environments that promote wellness and development in children. Special attention is given to designing educational programs for children and parents that reflect and reinforce key health, safety, and nutrition topics. The “Focus on Families” feature encourages the collaborative role parents and teacher's play in developing healthy lifestyles for children. Information on topics of special interest have been added to this six edition. This includes managing adult anger, building resiliency in children, fitness, cultural diversity in meal planning, when to call the doctor, and children and medications. Readers will find great value in the list of Web sites related to this subject and a list of children's book titles that promote healthy living. Teachers, parents, caregivers, nannies, social workers, policymakers, and community trainers are some of the many professionals who will benefit from this material, regardless of their current level of knowledge on the subject.