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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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Learn the Secret Word that will get Your Preschooler to Help Clean Up

Apr 29, 2014

Getting kids to put down the toys and help out around the house can feel like a thankless battle. But new research suggests a surprisingly simple solution: just change the way you talk about helping.

New Home of Cyberbullying? Yik Yak Gossip App Takes Off in High Schools

Apr 29, 2014

The smartphone app that launched last December takes cyberbullying to a whole new level, critics say: A growing number of users and a lack of accountability can be a dangerous combination.

Advice to Parents for Raising Strong Boys

Apr 25, 2014

Meg Meeker, author of “Strong Mothers, Strong Sons” and Leonard Sax, who wrote “Boys Adrift,” discuss how parents can raise strong sons by demonstrating you believe in them.

How Overwhelmed Moms Can Lessen Stress

Apr 23, 2014

Psychologist Jennifer Hartstein and Jessica Lahey, a mother of two kids, give advice on how moms can add downtime to their schedules and establish guidelines for screen time.

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