Young Children’s Well-Being: Domains and Contexts of Development from Birth to Age 8.
This review provides an overview of indicators used to research and measure the well-being of young children from birth to age 8. While there is no one agreed definition of well-being, experts generally agree that the term should be used to encompass the developmentally appropriate tasks, milestones and contexts throughout the life course that are known to influence current quality of life and happiness and pave the way for future health and success.
Fauth, Becky and Thompson, Merisa, "Young Children’s Well-Being: Domains and Contexts of Development from Birth to Age 8." (2009). Mickey Leland Center on Hunger, Poverty, and World Peace. 5.