In a juvenile action involving a mother's spanking of her two children with a hand or sandal as a disciplinary measure, the juvenile court's dispositional order under Welfare and Institutions Code section 300 (a), (b), and (j) is reversed where mother's rare spanking of her children, which didn't leave marks or bruises, does not constitute the sort of "serious physical harm" required for the juvenile court to assert jurisdiction under section 300.

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