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Amy Chua

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  • 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...
  • How far can we go with this parent-grading idea?

    How far can we go with this parent-grading idea?
    On parenting to the test, guns and civility… For years, teachers have been complaining about lousy parents undermining their work in the classroom. So now state Rep. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, wants to empower teachers by requiring them to grade...
  • Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'

    Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'
    In "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" (Penguin Press, 2011), Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua describes child-rearing techniques that, as she puts it, "would seem unimaginable — even legally actionable — to Westerners." Reacting to a...
  • About (Late) Last Night: 'Tiger Mother' Amy Chua defends herself to Stephen Colbert [Video]

    About (Late) Last Night: 'Tiger Mother' Amy Chua defends herself to Stephen Colbert [Video]
  • 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...
  • Chinese mothers are better, author argues (check out this hot WSJ post)

     
    Well, this is definitely worth reading, though it may leave you astonished…or even disgusted. In an recent essay in The Wall Street Journal, a Yale University law professor argues ”Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior.”  Amy Chua, the...
  • I’m a Tiger Mom – Hear me roar

     
    Last week, Moms at Work blogger Leslie Postal wrote about how a new book claims that Chinese mothers are better than American ones. I've since done some thinking, and wonder if author Amy Chua could be on to something. A Yale Law School professor, Chua...
  • Tiger moms, megastorms, computer worms -- oh, my!

     
    I was stuck in traffic this morning, taking my son to school, when I paused to let a car turn left in front of me onto a side street. Honk! The middle-aged man behind me took umbrage at my courtesy,......