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In defense of parenting Tiger Mama style

 

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My March Baby on Board column might read like a review of Amy Chua’s new book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” but it’s truly a review of the reaction to the book rather than of the book itself.

Because I haven’t read it. Yet.

My mom and I plan to read it together this summer. That should be a hotbed of conversation topics given that our parenting styles are polar opposite, with the same drive (love) and the same goal in mind (happy, healthy, successful children).

I know, I know – here I go again with the “how about we all just get along theme.”

But, can’t we?

To read it click here. To read Chua’s article in the Wall Street Journal click here. And, for her response to readers following the first article, click here.

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