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Chinese Mothers

Suspected 'Maternity Hotel' Uncovered In California

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.03.2012 | Small Business

A residence in Chino Hills, Calif., is suspected of operating as a maternity hotel, where expectant Chinese mothers can allegedly pay thousands of dol...

Battle Plan Of A Tiger Daughter

Deanna Fei | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deanna Fei

While my mother might loathe the term "Tiger Mother," as far as labels go, I like it. My husband and I started strategizing how to raise our kids -- by Chua's definition -- Chinese.

China's Ambivalent Tiger Moms: When in Rome...

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.29.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

In the People's Republic, contemporary mothers, flooded with information that promote a more liberal model of modern parenting, are conflicted.

Battle Hymn of the Bookworm Mother

Celeste Ng | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Celeste Ng

As I contemplate my son's future, I have to admit there's one thing that might wake my inner tiger. There's only one thing my son could do that would really disappoint me: not liking reading.

Tiger Mom Is A Scaredy Cat

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

This storyline is no longer about a Chinese-American mother and her parenting style. This narrative has exposed a raw nerve about the current zeitgeist of parenting and how best to raise our children in 21st-century America.

China's 'Tiger Mothers' Baffled By U.S. Debate

BBC News | Michael Bristow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A book suggesting Chinese parents raise more successful children has caused a storm in the US and Europe - but would raise barely an eyebrow in China....

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.

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?

Superior Mother Or Successful Marshal?

Tracey Jackson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tracey Jackson

If you want to make people a little upset, say something mean about their husband. If you want to make them angry, pick on their pets. If you want them to attack you from all sides, criticize their parenting.

Rousing The Tiger Mother Inside Me

Amy Gutman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Gutman

Long after we've grown and left home, we continue, in a sense, to act as our own moms and dads, urging on as we strive to meet our goals. How we talk to ourselves really does matter.

If You'll Do Anything for an "A," You'll Do Anything for Your Boss, Too

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

Our kids today are already surrounded by forces that encourage them to be compliant. The very last thing they need is parents who've taught them to be good soldiers.

Are Chinese Mothers Superior? You Can Decide for Yourself

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Disgrasian

Basically Amy Chua wrote the book we didn't. Which means my own Tiger Mother was right: my laziness was going to be my "downfall" one day.

The Question No One Is Asking In The Tiger Mom Debate

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

How do you define success for your kids? This is what the Tiger Mom debate boils down to. What do we want for our children, and what does their success (or lack thereof) mean for our own identities?

Chinese Mothers Controversy: Why Amy Chua Is Wrong About Parenting

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

Chua's argument goes against years of scientific research into what makes kids truly happy -- and successful -- in life. Moreover, it rests on a faulty premise.

Chinese Mom's Article Controversial, But Boosting Sales Of Book

stltoday.com | AISHA SULTAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It is reassuring to hear that Chua is not advocating the style of parenting described in the article, although that is the argument made in the excerp...

Chinese Moms Vs. Jewish Moms: Who Is Mother Superior?

Wendy Sachs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Sachs

Should Jewish moms become more like Chinese moms? Maybe. As long as we can hold on to the playdates, sleepovers, open debating and sleepaway camp.

Will Chinese Mothers Win The Parenting Prize?

Kate Fridkis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kate Fridkis

Chua explains that Chinese mothers (and parents from other non-white American cultural groups) think about children differently. They think about potential, rather than protection.

Why This Chinese Mother Chose to Evolve

Patty Chang Anker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Patty Chang Anker

And in humility, there is freedom. We don't compare our kids to anyone else. We're off the road to nowhere. In the here and now, we do the best we can. And appreciate every moment.

Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior

The Wall Street Journal | By Amy Chua | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A lot of people wonder how Chinese parents raise such stereotypically successful kids. They wonder what these parents do to produce so many math whizz...