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7:05 PM, May 12th, 2011

Tiger Cub Has a Blog

But still has to get some posts cleared by her parents:

The big things that she posts, she’s clearing them with us.

(Source: bettymingliu.com)

12:33 PM, January 26th, 2011
Think this marketing strategy will help? Amy Chua will be re-cast for Chinese readers as an ‘American mom.’ Chinese copies of Chua’s controversial parenting book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, will be rebranded under the title Being an American Mom in China. 
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Think this marketing strategy will help? Amy Chua will be re-cast for Chinese readers as an ‘American mom.’ Chinese copies of Chua’s controversial parenting book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, will be rebranded under the title Being an American Mom in China

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3:27 PM, January 18th, 2011
Daughter of ‘Tiger Mother’ Rebuts Critics

“I admit it: Having you as a mother was no tea party,” Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld writes. “There were some play dates I wish I’d gone to and some piano camps I wish I’d skipped. But now that I’m 18 and about to leave the tiger den, I’m glad you and Daddy raised me the way you did.”

Daughter of ‘Tiger Mother’ Rebuts Critics

“I admit it: Having you as a mother was no tea party,” Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld writes. “There were some play dates I wish I’d gone to and some piano camps I wish I’d skipped. But now that I’m 18 and about to leave the tiger den, I’m glad you and Daddy raised me the way you did.”

12:36 PM, January 11th, 2011

Some reactions to Amy Chua’s book excerpt about superior Chinese mothers

The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos rounds up “three expert witnesses, each with a different combination of Chinese and American experience.”

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Chua’s voice is that of a jovial, erudite serial killer — think Hannibal Lector — who’s explaining how he’s going to filet his next victim, as though it’s the most self-evidently normal behavior.

via NPR

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Just because she’s Chinese, she gets to applaud helicopter parenting, while “Western” parents have to contend with a fear that every time we ask a teacher a question about an assignment, we’re picking up the dread “Osprey” label.

via Double X

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Look out for The Daily Beast’s take tomorrow.

(Source: The Wall Street Journal)

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