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Amy Chua

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  • High anxiety: Why can't some parents let go of baby?

     
    We've heard the jokes about helicopter moms and dads. We heard the outrage over “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” and author Amy Chua’s style of omnipotent parenting. We've heard experts galore tell adults to back off and worry less........
  • Model Minority: Three Chinese Americans shuttle between racially colored humor and politics

     
    Last fall, when Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa released his Steelers-inspired “Black and Yellow," he sparked a musical meme followed by everyone from Lil Wayne (“Green and Yellow,” for the Packers) to Snoop and the Game (the Lakers’...
  • Debate: Are children better off with older mothers?

     
    A new report released by the National Center for Health Statistics finds that birth rates fell 4% from 2007 to 2009. Our health blog Booster Shots lists some of the most interesting facts including: "Birth rates fell for all women......
  • Art review: Mari Eastman at Cherry and Martin

     
    Mari Eastman has always been a likable painter, interpreting banal ornamental imagery and decorative motifs with a confident, breezy hand and a liberal sprinkling of glitter. Her paintings are pretty and a bit twee, and I never found them very......
  • Donald Trump has read a lot of books on China: 'I understand the Chinese mind'

     
    Donald Trump reeled off a list of 20 books on China that he has read, quite a different response than when Sarah Palin was asked what newspapers she read in 2008...
  • Friday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 15 - 21 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 15 - 21 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • 42 free excerpts in Penguin's holiday sampler

     
    Penguin packages excerpts from 42 books as a free download for e-readers....
  • 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

  • Earning her stripes

    Earning her stripes
    It's the Year of the Tiger — not according to the Chinese lunar calendar, but in the world of publishing. "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" by Amy Chua has made waves with an account of super-striving Chinese parenting. "The Tiger's Wife," a...
  • 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...