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As students around the nation this month walk across the stage in their caps and gowns, receive their diplomas, and flash a bright smile to the cameras, most parents can't help but beam with pride at the accomplishments of their child. Graduation is a...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Literature, Family
In the two years since Amy Chua's "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" caused a brouhaha in the parenting world, many books have been released in response to her strict principles. From comedy to irony, tragedy to self-help, titles such as "Tiger Babies...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Teachers, Education
VarietyHong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai is selling his loss-making Taiwan TV unit Next TV, best known for its animated takes on news stories, citing big financial losses and the "complicated environment" on the self-run island. The Hong Kong-listed Next Media...
Is anyone else getting tired of being told that American parents are doing it all wrong? Last year it was Tiger Mom, and her somewhat enlightening but highly insulting opinions about lax, indulgent Western parents. Now we're treated to the newest...
Tags: Newspaper and Magazine, Family
Dear Members of Printers Row, What a nice ring to that phrase! On behalf of my colleagues here at the Chicago Tribune, I'm delighted to welcome you to this great new adventure: Printers Row. This is the first of your weekly newsletters, and a step in...
Electronic readers will make their debut this week at Anne Arundel County public libraries, when 200 e-readers become available for patrons to take home. E-reader technology allows a user to have hundreds of hours of reading materials on a portable,...
Literary editorOn Nov. 3, 2002, Arthur Miller stepped up to the Armour Stage at Symphony Center, stood at the podium and read from his book "On Politics and the Art of Acting," in which he explored the American political stage. As inaugural winner of the Tribune...
It's the Year of the Tiger — not according to the Chinese lunar calendar, but in the world of publishing. "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" by Amy Chua has made waves with an account of super-striving Chinese parenting. "The Tiger's Wife," a...
Tags: History, Pineapple, Harford Road, Singapore, Coconut
Like much of the Western world last week, I read Amy Chua's "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior" and immediately wanted to call my very American mom and thank her. But I'd promised my 5-year-son we'd have a "Scooby-Doo" marathon and from there the day...
Tags: Nintendo DS, Sports, Family, Talk Shows (genre), Marathon
Over the years, I have been called every name in the book, all related to my admittedly traditional parenting philosophy. Draconian is a favorite slur. I am confident that these epithets are tossed by folks who have turned their children into golden...
Tags: Family, Carnegie Hall, Human Interest
Stop the Presses! I interrupt this column with an important update: Infamous Chinese Tiger Mother Amy Chua, whose account of her parenting methods (Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother: Penguin) has provoked a tsunami of outrage, now says that much, if not...
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