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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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Cindy Crawford Fights to Remove PCBs from Schools

Aug 19, 2014

The supermodel sits down with NBC news special anchor Maria Shriver to talk about her effort to get Congress to require all schools built from the ’50s through the ’70s to test for toxic PCBs in substances like window caulking.

Mom Creates App to Get Teens to Return Calls

Aug 18, 2014

A Houston mom created an app called “Ignore No More,” which shuts down kids’ phones when they ignore their parents’ calls or texts.

Everybody Stay Calm! Ways to Ease Your Kid's Back-to-School Anxiety

Aug 18, 2014

Whether your child's heading to a brand new school (hello, kindergarten!) or just feeling the jitters about the year ahead, these smart tips will help ease any back-to-school anxiety.

Top Tips to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

Aug 18, 2014

TODAY’s financial editor Jean Chatzky offers advice on how to save money on clothes and supplies for parents of children who are heading back to school, including taking advantage of tax-free opportunities to shop.

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