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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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5 Thanksgiving Activities to Keep Kids (and Adults) Entertained

Nov 19, 2014

The turkey needs basting, potatoes need mashing, pies need filling — and kids need to be entertained. Meredith Sinclair, the woman behind the blog Meredith Plays, has Thanksgiving activities that your kids will love — and maybe even the adults will want to join in, too.

Soft Drink Firms Still Target Kids, Report Finds

Nov 19, 2014

Soft drink makers have kept some of their promises to cut back marketing to kids, but they’re still spending enormous amounts of money selling sugary drinks, a new study finds.

Boy Sends Christmas Cards to Soldiers Overseas

Nov 18, 2014

Six-year-old Kayden from Meriden, Kansas, is one of the finalists in Spout’s Kindest Kid Contest. He started a project called Operation Christmas Smiles, in which kids make hundreds of Christmas cards and care packages for military men and women who are overseas during the holidays.

Fruits and Vegetables Hit School Lunch Trays, but Most Kids Don't Bite

Nov 17, 2014

Offering young children a healthy school lunch doesn’t mean they’ll eat it. While nearly 7 out of 10 school kids put a vegetable on their lunch trays, only about half of them took even one bite of it, according to a new study.

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