Amy Chua, aka The Chinese Mom, author of "The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom," is the woman who rejected her 4-year-old's homemade birthday card because it wasn't good enough. I could argue her no playdates, no second-place child-rearing regime is an...It's time to treat the Tiger Mom to some of her own medicine. She wants results. I got them.
Tiger Mom Amy Chua has been attacked for her uber-strict parenting style. Credit: AP Photo/Larry D. Moore Writer Amy Chua unleashed a parenting fury after shocking the world with her essay on her Confucian child-rearing practices,...The Tiger Mom's teenage daughter responds to her mother's critics.
Author Amy Chua and her family. Credit: The Penguin Press Amy Chua is getting a lot of flack these days for her parenting style, which she calls the Chinese way. It revolves around total respect for parents, heavy math and language...Is Chinese parenting better than American parenting? Author Amy Chua says yes, but not for every kid.
The last time I spoke to my grandmother was early 2000, just after my Chinese mother officially cut her off. Our relationship was comprised of birthday cards, infrequent holiday visits and reluctant phone calls, forced out of a polite obligation....Raised in the Chinese "way," I learned that achievement meant acceptance. And acceptance meant love. And so I did everything I could to get it.