A higher goal than 'Tiger Mom'

As a mother of young children, I was enamored with what I perceived as my community’s culture of excellence and success, and I strove to be a “Tiger Mom.”

When Amy Chua’s book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother hit the scene a few years ago, it ignited both admiration and controversy. Her strict mothering style, with special emphasis on achievement, was familiar to me. 

November 12, 2012

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