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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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How to Stay Sane When Your Child is Sick

Apr 17, 2015

Blogger Amanda Mushro joins TODAY with suggestions on how to help a kid feeling under the weather. Also from the TODAY Parents team: Meteorologist and mom Bree Smith demonstrates creative ways to organize your child's belongings, and author Bunmi Laditan offers tips on smoothing out a toddler's morning routine.

E-cig Use Spikes as Traditional Smoking Falls Among U.S. Youth

Apr 16, 2015

Electronic cigarette use among American middle and high school students tripled in 2014 while cigarette use fell to record lows, U.S. health officials reported recently.

From Newborns to Teens: How to Get Your Kids to Sleep

Apr 15, 2015

Are you a tired parent? TODAY's Willie Geist and Megan Colarossi have some helpful tips on getting your kids to bed so you can get sleep too.

Should There be Parental Leave for Kids' Teen Years?

Apr 15, 2015

A New York magazine writer says parents need to take maternity and paternity leave when their kids are adolescents.

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