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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.

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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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Jacob's Journey: Life as a Transgender 5-Year-Old

Apr 21, 2015

When Jacob was born, his name was Mia. But by the time he was two, he was telling his parents, "I'm a boy." Last year, when he was four, they made a decision: to let him live as he has always identified — as a boy.



Dinner Conversations Can Help Kids Grasp Math

Apr 20, 2015

A study reveals that moms who talk about basic math with preschoolers at the dinner table were able to improve their children's grasp of the subject a year later.



Writer in NYT Op-Ed: 'Kids, Look At Me When We're Talking'

Apr 20, 2015

In TODAY's Take, Natalie Morales, Tamron Hall and actor Ryan Eggold discuss an op-ed where New York Times family columnist Bruce Feiler writes that when he shakes hands with kids, they often don't look him in the eye. "We've become tech-obsessed," Tamron comments.



Teacher's Simple Question to 3rd Graders Got the Nation Talking

Apr 18, 2015

What started out as a simple writing assignment for Kyle Schwartz's students in Denver, Colorado, turned into a national phenomenon. For TODAY, NBC's Janet Shamlian reports on what happened when a teacher asked her students what they wished she knew.



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