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Amy Chua

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  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Book Club

    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Book Club
    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Book Club In January: We celebrated our 11th anniversary. We have discussed: Nearly 80 books. Our group: Ranges in age from 40s to 80s and includes women and men with a wide mix of careers. We don't: Get off target...
  • Hoyne Book Club

    Hoyne Book Club
    Hoyne Book Club Our book club started: With two neighbors who shared books, then thought it would be fun to include other women on our block. Once or twice a year: We have a field trip pairing a theme of a book with an outing. For example, the group...
  • Apodaca: Not a tiger, bear or bird — just Mom

    Soccer moms, it seems, are so last decade. The latest fashion in parenting is animal moms. The trend is being fueled largely by the book that has everyone talking, "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." And by "everyone," I mean other moms, as well as TV...
  • Power of a 'Tiger'

    Power of a 'Tiger'
    "Don't tiger mother me!" my daughter replied the other evening in response to the obligatory nightly homework question. Eye-rolling and laughter ensued, and it became clear that the phrase "tiger mother" had entered the national lexicon. Since The Wall...
  • Author Talks: Amy Chua

    Author Talks: Amy Chua
  • Author talk: Amy Chua

    Author talk: Amy Chua
    Literary Editor Elizabeth Taylor discuses the inaugural "Author Talk" with Amy Chua: "How to compete with Stephen Colbert? Or Katie Couric? Or Meredith Vieira? They've all interviewed or reported on Amy Chua, and she has been everywhere. Now it was my...
  • Tiger Parents versus Tiger Cubs

    Tiger Parents versus Tiger Cubs
      I'm not going National Geographic on you, I'm talking about a parenting style.  A prescription for parenting that made a lot of Westerners sick.  It was recently thrust into the spotlight by a best selling book called "Battle Hymn of The Tiger Mother"...
  • Tiger Mom: WGN's Steve Bertrand talks to Amy Chua about being a Chinese mom in the United States

  • Tiger Mom Roars Again!

    I have a new phrase with friends about "going Tiger Mom" when referring to getting tough on kids. It's coined from the controversial book by Yale professor/mom/author Amy Chua, "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." The book enraged American moms with her...
  • Words & Ideas

    Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY T. Jefferson Parker: The author will read and sign his new novel, "The Border Lords." Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 6 p.m. Free. (626) 449-5320. MONDAY Lo Bosworth: The reality TV...
  • Chill out, Tiger Moms

    Like much of the Western world last week, I read Amy Chua's "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior" and immediately wanted to call my very American mom and thank her. But I'd promised my 5-year-son we'd have a "Scooby-Doo" marathon and from there the day...