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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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Play Nice: Ways to Teach Kindness and Raise Kids Who Aren't Jerks

Jul 24, 2014

Every parent has probably said, “play nicely” or “be kind to your sister.” And most of us agree that we want to raise caring children But is kindness something you can really teach?



California Limits Tackling in School Football Practice

Jul 22, 2014

In the latest in a nationwide effort to minimize concussions and brain injuries, California passes a law that will limit practices with full-on tackling during the playing season for middle and high school students.



Focusing on the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Jul 22, 2014

Award-winning playwright and actress Anna Deveare Smith joins Joy Reid to discuss her new project, “Field Notes: Doing time in Education… The California Chapter,” which shines a light on the school-to-prison pipeline.



Should You Spank Your Child?

Jul 22, 2014

A newspaper story reports on a New York court ruling that a dad who spanked his child for cursing at an adult used reasonable force, dismissing the child-neglect proceeding against him.



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