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Amy Chua Chinese Moms

What The Tiger Mother Can Teach Us About Resilience

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Stiffelman

The notion of encouraging kids to push past easy doesn't bother me. Nor do I think we harm them by requiring them to do things they don't feel like doing. But I do maintain that parents should motivate their kids to stretch a little.

Battle Hymn Of The Human Mother

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Stiffelman

I respect Amy Chua for being honest in her memoir, and am glad that she's able to reflect on some of her parenting decisions with candor and even remorse. The conversation her book has precipitated is a crucial one.

What I Love About The Tiger Mom

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

In a culture of parenting that is sorely lacking that kind of conviction, I think all parents can learn a few things about raising their children from this Tiger Mom.

Is Chua's 'Tiger Mother' Approach Ethically Bankrupt?

Betty Jamie Chung, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Betty Jamie Chung, Ph.D.

Where does Chua's book address the ethical self? How is she teaching her children to deal with other people? Have we missed something vital in defining success in child rearing?