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WATCH: Arianna Discusses How To Thrive With 'Tiger Mom' Author Amy Chua

Huff TV | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Huff TV

Arianna recently sat down for a discussion with Amy Chua, a professor at Yale Law School and author of the books "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" and...

Ode to the Black Tiger Mother

Farai Chideya | Posted 08.19.2013 | Black Voices
Farai Chideya

How do you retain a sense of dignity when people treat you as a second class citizen? Do you laugh it off, walk it off, or fight? When do you make that decision, and why? This may substitute for violin lessons in the regular Tiger Mom curriculum.

LOOK: Gifts For Every (Stereotypical) Kind Of Mom

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents

If there's one thing we know about parenting, it's that every mom or dad can be summed up perfectly by a single label. (Yes -- of course! -- we're ...

The Year of the Woman and the Hefty Burden of Making Choices

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 02.10.2013 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

The behavior of a woman who appears on the public stage can be counted on to provoke a contentious referendum on the state of women in general. Is this good for women?

The 'Unschooling' Movement: Good Parenting or UNparenting?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 02.02.2013 | Parents
Lorraine Devon Wilke

The subject of parenting could possibly be the most discussed, debated, written about, studied, analyzed and frustrating practice in all of human experience.

Musical Hijinks at the 2012 San Francisco Fringe Festival

George Heymont | Posted 11.16.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Each year's San Francisco Fringe Festival is bound to contain a few surprises. Legacy of the Tiger Mother is an intriguing one-act musical by Angela Chan and Michael Manley that isn't afraid to grab a tiger mother by the tail and whirl her around in the air.

Think Negatively!

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 10.07.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

How much positivity is too much? Where does healthy stop and delusional begin? And, maybe more to the point: Why does this kind of stuff feel like a relief?

On "Exotic" Parenting

Bhakti Shringarpure | Posted 10.06.2012 | Parents
Bhakti Shringarpure

The urban mom is obsessed with making a science of parenting. This is healthy and completely normal. But here is where I draw the line: looking for solutions through cultural stereotyping and engaging in quasi-racist discourse under the guise of doing what's best for your child.

'Pregnant in Heels': The Downside Of Being A 'Tiger Mom'

Posted 05.23.2012 | TV

On "Pregnant In Heels" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Bravo) Tuesday night expecting mom Eelain started to rethink her plan to become a "Tiger Mom." Eelain's...

How to Get a Book Deal: Tiger Mom, Diet Mom and Me

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

In the spirit of the "damned if you do/damned if you don't" memoir, I am determined to find my inner Tiger Mom/Diet Mom and expose her to the world.

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,...

Wendi Deng and a Western Fear of China

Youyoung Lee | Posted 09.20.2011 | Celebrity
Youyoung Lee

Entertainment and mockery aside, Wendi's "ruthless opportunist" way and "naked ambition" reflect a looming Western fear of China and of a new world order.

Ten Principles to Live by in Fiercely Complex Times

Tony Schwartz | Posted 09.12.2011 | Business
Tony Schwartz

If you're like most people I work with in companies, the demands come at you from every angle, all day long, and you have to make difficult decisions without much time to think about them. So, what enduring principles can you rely on to make these choices.

Mixed Tape of the Nightingale Mom

Tamsin Smith | Posted 08.10.2011 | Education
Tamsin Smith

Uncomfortable as it may be to explain adult topics to kids, I believe it's important to respect their intellectual capacity to seek and hold information they may only partially understand.

Amy Chua: Why Is American Parenting So Close-Minded?

usatoday.com | Posted 07.11.2011 | Books

The secret to America's global success has always been its ability to attract the best human capital from around the world....

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.

Isn't It About Time We Gave Moms A Break?

Caryl Rivers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caryl Rivers

Today, it is our anxieties about our children's chances in life's economic lottery that seem to be kicking off the latest mommy debate. In the past, it was other issues that twisted us into knots.

'Tiger Mother' Daughter Accepted To Yale, Harvard

AP | Posted 06.06.2011 | College

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The daughter of the author of a recent memoir on tough Chinese-style parenting that sparked an uproar has been accepted to Ya...

Tiger Mother Success: Amy Chua's Daughter Gets Into Harvard

Mail Online | Posted 06.06.2011 | Books

She has been criticised for her controversial super-strict parenting style - that includes banning sleepovers and television and never accepting a gra...

The College Admissions Game (With Chinese Characteristics)

Michael Levy | Posted 06.01.2011 | Education
Michael Levy

Our educational system is brutal and dehumanizing, but the acceptance letter you receive will not determine your fate, job, happiness, or how much you will learn in the next four years.

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.

Corporal Punishment In Public Schools -- There's An App For That

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 08.08.2012 | Education
Joanne Bamberger

If public school teachers in so many states are permitted to exist in a "do as I say, not as I do" world, what hope do we have of convincing our kids that violence or meanness won't be tolerated?

Parent, Thy Name Is Love: Dissecting The Tiger

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Weeks later and we're still talking about her. Letters to the editor, articles popping up online... it was even the main topic at the weekend gatherin...

Bandwagon of the Battle Hymn

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shira Hirschman Weiss

If you don't already know it, the cool kids are writing about Amy Chua, author of the parenting manual -- no, make that "memoir" -- Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.

Mouse Mother

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

A lot of people wonder how it is that Jewish parents raise such stereotypically successful kids.