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Amy Chua

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  • 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...
  • 'Tiger Mother' Amy Chua defends herself to Stephen Colbert. How did she do?

  • 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...
  • Author Talks: Amy Chua

    Author Talks: Amy Chua
  • Welcome to Printers Row!

    Welcome to Printers Row!
    Dear Members of Printers Row, What a nice ring to that phrase! On behalf of my colleagues here at the Chicago Tribune, I'm delighted to welcome you to this great new adventure: Printers Row. This is the first of your weekly newsletters, and a step in...
  • Apodaca: The French way to tame a Tiger Mom

    Is anyone else getting tired of being told that American parents are doing it all wrong? Last year it was Tiger Mom, and her somewhat enlightening but highly insulting opinions about lax, indulgent Western parents. Now we're treated to the newest...
  • 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...
  • E-readers debut at Anne Arundel libraries

    Electronic readers will make their debut this week at Anne Arundel County public libraries, when 200 e-readers become available for patrons to take home. E-reader technology allows a user to have hundreds of hours of reading materials on a portable,...