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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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Experts Urge Parents to have 'Screen-Free' Dinners

Sep 17, 2015

A British children's expert says children pick up "technology obsession" from their parents and it can affect their mental health. He suggests parents not check their phones in front of their kids, have "screen-free" dinners, and limit a child to no more than two hours of screen time a day.

Cool or Creepy? New High-Tech Barbie Can Have Conversations with Kids

Sep 17, 2015

A new version of Barbie that is Wi-fi connected has the ability to talk with children.

To Raise 'Unentitled' Kids, Expect More From Them

Sep 17, 2015

Parenting expert Amy McCready, author of "The Me, Me, Me Epidemic," visits TODAY with concrete suggestions on how not to spoil your kids, including "giving up on giving in," shutting down the parental "ATM machine" in favor of a set weekly allowance, and encouraging gratitude rituals and random acts of kindness.

Cool School! Third-Grader Plays 'Probability Plinko' with John Cena

Sep 16, 2015

TODAY's Cool School series is spotlighting the nation's most innovative schoolteachers and continues this morning with a visit from Michigan teacher Julie Clark and third-grader Morri McCluggage, who met Clark's challenge to create a carnival game measuring probability by coming up with "Probability Plinko."

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