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Tantrum proof: How to raise children who don't feel entitled

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No one wants to be the parent of a child going viral in a video, screaming in a restaurant or throwing a tantrum in the cereal aisle. So how can parents form a foundation that fights back against a culture in which it seems kids are entitled to anything? Amy McCready, founder of Positive Parenting Solutions and author of "The 'Me, Me, Me' ...Read more

High school graduation may require more than just grades, test scores

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LOS ANGELES -- Looking smart in a blue button-down shirt, Jorge Magana, 18, zipped through a PowerPoint presentation with the confidence of a Fortune 500 CEO.

Seated in front Magana in a classroom at Los Angeles High School of the Arts was a panel of three judges: the school's assistant principal, a school coordinator and a former student. It ...Read more

Finding a formula for 'medically complex' kids

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TAMPA, Fla. -- Five-year-old Lakota Lockhart talks about Batman nonstop. When his mom, Krystal, can wedge in a word, she describes what life has been like since Lakota was born with a rare central nervous system disorder that causes his breathing to stop every time he falls asleep.

She said they're lucky Lakota was born across the street, at ...Read more