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Amy Chua

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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]
  • 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,......
  • What's behind our obsessive Amy Chua disorder?

     
    Over the course of the last 13 days, Gabrielle Giffords survived a shot to the head; Tunisians overthrew their government; Sarah Palin tried to change the meaning of "blood libel"; Sen. Joe Lieberman announced his retirement; Peace Corps founder Sargent.....
  • 'Tiger mother' -- this year's Toyota

     
    Amy Chua, a.k.a. "the Tiger Mother" of "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" bestselling-book fame, has created quite a stir with her paean to tough-love parenting. Well, more accurately, she's created a stir among America's moms. America's dads are somewhat....