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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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Off the Menu: The Demise of Bake Sales

Jun 13, 2014

Jean Chatzky and Leigh Gallagher join Morning Joe to discuss the death of the bake sale at U.S. schools.

Summer Bummer: When School's Out, Kids Put on Pounds

Jun 10, 2014

School districts nationwide have been banning sugary drinks and fat-laden lunches to help curb rampant obesity among students, but a new analysis suggests that summer is actually when kids pack on more pounds.

Redefining Fatherhood: What it Means to 'Be a Man’ Today

Jun 10, 2014

What does it mean to be a good dad? Once it might have meant providing for and protecting your family. For a new generation of American fathers, however, the definition of what it means to be a good dad increasingly also includes washing the dishes, making dinner or taking the kids to school.

Slender Man: Do Your Kids Know Him, Too?

Jun 05, 2014

Two 12-year-old girls are accused of attempted homicide after cops say they tried to stab their friend to death to win the fictional character's approval. Parents weigh in on "Slender Man," and whether he poses a threat.

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