Parenting the Asian and American Ways

A new book called Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother is causing a lot of controversy.  It was written by a Chinese-American woman, a professor, who decided to raise her 2 American children the Chinese way.  Her traditional Asian focus on discipline, obedience, and perfection in music and school is very controversial because it is very different from the most common way of raising children in the U.S.  What do you think?  Click here to read or listen to the article.

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About JennaFrancisco

Traveler, art-lover, ESL instructor, language enthusiast, and glowing mom who values optimism, simplicity, and plenty of downtime.

Posted on January 24, 2011, in Culture, Listening, NPR, Reading. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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