Why We Can’t Stop Talking About Tiger Moms

I’ve had this conversation a dozen times the past week:

“Can you believe that Amy Chua?”

“That book is outrageous There’s no way I’m reading it!”

“Are you done with your copy? Can I borrow it?”

Really. For many of my Asian American friends, Amy Chua’s “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior” essay in the Wall Street Journal set off a visceral reaction

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother – Publicity Coup or Fail?

The book is scheduled to be released today (January 11), but Yale Law professor Amy Chua’s new memoir on parenting, “The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” has already created a stir based on her excerpt titled “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” published in the Wall Street Journal.

Ringing in 2011 with some thoughts

Whether you are making a resolution or ten… or just resolving to accept yourself… I hope the beginning of calendar year brings opportunities to live life more fully.

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