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France Just Made Spanking Illegal

Jan 06, 2017 / TODAY

Parents throughout France now need to think twice before spanking children who misbehave.


New Peanut Allergy Guidance: Most Kids Should Try Peanuts

Jan 05, 2017 / NBC News

New peanut allergy guidelines: Even high-risk kids high risk should try them, experts say.


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Redesigned SAT Test: 'No More Mysteries,' in Line with Common Core

Oct 29, 2015

A newly revamped SAT test debuting in a few months promises "no more mysteries" and is aimed at better reflecting what students have learned in high school, more in line with Common Core.

Girl's Halloween Costumes Promoting Gender Bias

Oct 28, 2015

Gender stereotypes are perpetuated early and often, even in seemingly-innocent Halloween costume aisles. Whether it is sexualizing young girl’s costumes or strictly defining what boys should wear and what girls should wear, experts agree that this early labeling can be limiting.

Why Forcing Kids to Say 'I'm Sorry' May be Sending the Wrong Message

Oct 28, 2015

We've all been there: The little one makes a mess or causes a problem, and it's up to you as the parent to remind them to apologize for their wrongdoing. But sorry to be the bearer of bad news: It's not the right way to go, according to one expert.

Cutting Sugar for 9 Days Made Kids Look Healthier: Study

Oct 27, 2015

Kids who cut processed sugar from their diets for just nine days had lower blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar — a finding that supports the idea that sugar itself is a major culprit in heart disease and diabetes.

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