Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child

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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.

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Lynn R. Marotz, Ph.D., R.N., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Life at the University of Kansas. She also serves as the Associate Director of the university's Child Development Center. Ms. Marotz is co-chair of the Higher Education Consortium on Early Childhood Education. She is a member of the Stakeholder's Advisory Committee/Early Childhood Council, Kansas State Board of Education. She is also a member of the Kansas Early Care and Education Professional Development Initiative, as well as a member of the Early Childhood Professional Preparation Initiative. She is a council member for the Gateway's to Early Childhood Careers Project and serves as a board member for the Douglas County Child Development Association (NAEYC Affiliate). In 1998, she was a visiting scholar at Arizona State University and is a former finalist for University Employee of the Year (1997).

Marie Z. Cross is Associate Professor Emeritus of Human Development and Family Life at the University of Kansas. She has received the Chancellors Club Teaching Award and the Mortar Board Outstanding Teacher Award.

Jeanettia M. Rush, R.D., L.D., received her M.A. in human development from the University of Kansas. A graduate of the dietetics and institutional management program at Kansas State University and the Dietetics Internship program of the University of California, she has worked as a hospital dietitian for 16 years and as a nutrition consultant for Meals on Wheels and Educare Laboratory Child Care Center. Other experience includes nutritionist with Johnson County, Kansas Health Department Prenatal/WIC Programs. She is currently employed as a clinical dietitian serving rehabilitation, critical care, and neurology units. Other duties include serving as adjunct faculty for the AP-4 dietetics internship program.

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