By Laylita Day
It is a common stereotype: if you are Asian, then you must be smart and successful. Asian immigrant parents are always portrayed as pushing their children to study all the time so that … Read more
There have been numerous studies saying Tiger parenting doesn’t work and reduces a child’s self esteem.
The latest in the journal PNAS (Proceedings from the National Academy of Sciences) concludes just the opposite.
For a long time, Asian America has needed a rousing underdog sports film to call its own. Something to add to the diversity of fan favorites such as Friday Night Lights, A League of Their Own, Remember the Titans, and, most recently, McFarland, USA. Sara Newens’ and Mina … Read more
It’s the path many Asian American tiger parents want to see their children take. But in a blog for Teen Ink, Susansh1996 wonders when enough is enough.
She argues this … Read more
Even as Michelle Wie was on the 18th green about the hoist the championship trophy from the US Women’s Open high into the air, the commentator was making a less than flattering remark about her family.
NBC play by play announcer Dan Hicks suggested that Wie’s parents have been a big part of her career. … Read more
A new study goes beyond Amy Chua’s Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother to examine the differences between Asian American and European American parenting (photo by Emran Kassim).
The study by Stanford researchers Alyssa Fu and Hazel Markus explores how those differences impact the mother daughter relationship and the mother’s ability to motivate her … Read more
Tiger Mom Amy Chua is defending her new book “The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America,” which asserts that certain groups are superior than others.
According to Chua and her husband Jed Rubenfeld, Cubans, Nigerians, Jews, Mormons, Indians, Lebanese, and Chinese Americans excel because of … Read more
The recent uproar over Amy Chua‘s (pictured) upcoming book, The Triple Package, has its origins in the model minority myth that has been popularized by the media, and even by some within the Asian American community, according to Ellen Wu, author of Colors of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the … Read more
The author and Yale professor who declared the Chinese method of tiger parenting superior to the American way for raising children now grants this notion of the superior Chinese, not only for parenting, but for … Read more
Nearly three years after Amy Chua released Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, people are still debating the merits of the tough love parenting she advocated.
Justin Chan in his blog for Policy Mic talks about his tiger parents with both affection and appreciation.
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When he (his father) pushed me to get straight A’s