My background is in pediatrics and emergency medicine. I received my medical degree in India and did my residency and fellowship at Children's Hospital in Michigan. I am board certified in pediatric and emergency medicine, currently a retired emeritus pediatrician with Beaumont Hospital, contingent senior staff pediatrician at Henry Ford and St. Joseph Hospitals. I am a member of the Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association of Michigan and Oakland Medical Society. I am privileged to have received physician recognition awards from AMA, honouree to 2019 Women's Physician Excellence Award, Blue Cross Angel Caring Award, and inductee to Heritage Hall of Fame of Detroit.During my over 50 years of clinical practice and meeting challenges while treating children's illnesses and accidents, I learnt the fact that prevention plays an important role in avoiding illness and accidents. I started writing health related articles, radio talk shows and my own TV show Health Talk as a community outreach effort to help guide our community toward safe and healthy childhood development.This book is a guide to navigating childhood development for parents and caretakers who are raising their children during preschool, middle and high school years.