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What Amy Chua Didn't Tell You: Why 'The Triple Package' Is Dead Wrong

Khanh Ho | Posted 04.16.2014 | Books
Khanh Ho

I'm not here to jump on that bandwagon. I'm here to address one crucial question that Amy Chua does not consider: the uneven starting point that immigrants face when they decide to come to the United States.

Tiger Mother Tells Us Which Religions Create The Most Successful People

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

Controversial author and Yale Law professor Amy Chua gained notoriety for her tough parenting memoir "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," and now she's ...

Confessions of a Tiger Dad

Parag Khanna | Posted 09.30.2013 | Parents
Parag Khanna

The division of labor in parenting is changing. There are more stay-at-home dads than ever, either alternating years on/off the job with their spouses or choosing portable careers. Still, the pan-gender consensus that parenting matters more than schooling doesn't make the task easier.

Who Is His Mother?

Myra Evans | Posted 07.30.2013 | Parents
Myra Evans

Last week, David Karp, the founder of Tumblr, sold his company to Yahoo. As much as I was in awe of this 26-year-old man's accomplishment, I could not help but wonder about his mother. Who was the woman that raised her son and encouraged him to drop out of high school and enter the workforce?

Emma Gray

Tiger Mom Amy Chua Says She's 'Changed A Lot'

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 01.10.2012 | Parents

Has Tiger Mom gone soft? One year after the release of her controversial memoir, "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," Amy Chua is back in the spotlight,...

'Tiger Mom' Speaks Out Against Critics

Posted 11.18.2011 | Parents

"Tiger Mom" Amy Chua is continuing to ruffle feathers with her controversial parenting style that discourages praise of mediocre efforts and overindul...

Four Different Friendships, Four Similar Themes

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 09.14.2011 | Women
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

We often hold up childhood friends as the ideal friendship. Rather, it's frequently the people we meet along the way that can foster the bonds with us that feel most substantial.

WATCH: 'Tiger Mom' Amy Chua And Anne Ackerley Talk Female Friendship, Jewish Men, Perms

Posted 09.07.2011 | Women

This video is the third in HuffPost Women's four-part series on female friendship inspired by Wendi Murdoch and Florence Sloan's upcoming film Snow Fl...

Asian American Like Me

erin Khue Ninh | Posted 07.26.2011 | Media
erin Khue Ninh

Some of Wesley Yang's treatise on the state of Asian America is indeed miserable and indefensible. Some of it is miserable and unflattering, but not untrue.

Winning Has a Nice Sheen to It

Teresa Strasser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Teresa Strasser

We became obsessed with Tiger Mom's badass dedication to her daughters' excellence, the way she focused on getting the all-important "W" for her kids. Turns out, we like that quality in our downward-spiraling TV stars, too.

Battle Hymn of the Hippopotamus Mother

Ted McCagg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ted McCagg

Plaintive Whine Of The Lolcat Mother

Valerie Frankel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Frankel

Obviously, I'm doing it wrong. Whenever I issue an order, my kids roll their eyes and tell me to take "a chillaxative."

A Goal Worth Striving For

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

At the end of our journey, when we look back, the currency of achievement will no longer buy us solace. The greater accomplishment will be to over the years have built a foundation of family, friendship, altruism, kindness, compassion and love.

In Support Of The Bulldozer Mom

Darell Hammond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darell Hammond

Giving our children freedom doesn't inevitably lead to failure, nor does it inevitably lead to abduction. We can still set our children down the right path, but first, we must unleash them.

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 Gefilte Fish Wife

Deborah Copaken Kogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Deborah Copaken Kogan

A lot of people wonder how Jewish wives manage to raise such spineless husbands. Here are some things my husband, Melvin, was never allowed to do.

Balancing Eastern And Western Parenting Styles

Judith Acosta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

At the same time American parents have been engaged in animated debate about traditional Asian parenting, parents in Taiwan are about to be exposed to an American-born concept.

Where Are The Positive Parenting Role Models?

Judith Simon Prager, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Simon Prager, PhD

Neither too involved nor too uninterested parents have any interest at all in the inner life of their children -- their hopes, desires, dreams. And without nourishing those aspects, we starve them of everything from imagination to hope.

Why I'll Never Be A Tiger Mother

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanne Bamberger

In our "please give me the secret to perfect parenting" culture, if one mother is viewed as having a magic wand that will turning her child into a prodigy with Harvard potential, there is sure to be a substantial audience.

What Amy Chua Gets Right

Wendy S. Grolnick and Kathy Seal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Wendy S. Grolnick and Kathy Seal

The uproar greeting Amy Chua's allegedly tongue in cheek tales of demeaning and belittling behavior toward her daughters has drowned out an important theme: the parenting principles that Chua gets right.

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.

Putting My Head In The Tiger's Mouth

Lee Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lee Schneider

I thought this week I would put my head in the lion's mouth -- or more accurately, into the tiger's mouth -- and add my voice to the chorus of cheers and jeers directed toward the Tiger Mother.

5 Reasons To Cheer Up This January

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

Sadness is predicted to peak on the third Monday of each new year. This is usually a result of post-holiday blues/failed new year's resolutions/bad weather and the like. Some even refer to it as Blue Monday.

What Tiger Mothers Do Wrong (And Right)

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

Chua's story both mesmerized and appalled me. Reading it is like driving past a horrific car accident and wondering whether anyone survived.

Reassessing Motherhood

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Howard Merritt

What is the most important in our parenting? What do we want for children? Is it success? Is it happiness? Is it something else?