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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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When Is It OK To Inspect Your Kids' Social Media?

Jul 16, 2015

Al Roker, Natalie Morales, Willie Geist and Ellie Kemper talk over topics of the day, including a parent who asked when kids are old enough to have "private" conversations on social media. Al says "as long as I'm paying," his kids' social media should be an open book; Natalie feels minors are entitled to some privacy, within reasonable limits.

Parents May Have A Favorite Child, And Not Even Know It

Jul 15, 2015

A new study looks at whether oldest siblings have elevated status in families, and finds that many parents tend to think that their firstborn is their smartest child.

Is Too Much Tech Hurting Kids' Developmental Growth?

Jul 14, 2015

For many kids, the digital world is more compelling than what's outside their window, but psychologists worry too much screen time comes at a cost.

5 Parenting Styles That Cause Entitlement in Kids — And How to Change Them

Jul 14, 2015

The seeds of entitlement are sown over the years in a million little parenting decisions — all made in the name of love. Sometimes a few tweaks in parenting style can make all the difference

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