January 20, 2011 by Post Team
Tiger Mom, It was the “Little White Donkey” incident that prompted many readers on the edge. The name of the piano song that Amy Chua, Professor of Law at Yale and describes itself as “the mother tiger,” forced his 7 year old daughter, Lulu practice for hours – “The right across the dinner at night, “without water breaks or even bathroom, until finally Lulu has learned to play the part.
For other readers, it was Chua calling her eldest daughter Sophie “garbage” after the girl behaved disrespectfully – the same thing Chua was called as a child by her father strictly Chinese.
One such parent is permissive American’s husband Chua, Jed Rubenfeld (also a professor at Yale Law School). He made occasional cameo appearance in Tiger Mother, expressed as the sheet tend to ruthless taskmaster Chua. Rubenfeld protested when Chua harangues about “The little whtass”, for example, Chua advised that his eldest daughter Sophie could play the part when she was old Lulu. Sophia and Lulu are two different people, Rubenfeld reasonably remonstrances. “Oh, no, not that,” Chua shot back, adopting a mocking tone: “Everyone is special in its own way special Even the losers are special in their own way ..”
Shan Fay, 26, San Francisco, did not tear the sheets of music as one of the girls Chua, but she has already protested by playing piano with his feet and paid for with a fierce
“I understand his reasons,” she said Chua. “Is there a limit to what parents should do?
Chua’s method of parenting worked for her children, fortunately for her, but you must take things on a case by case basis. … Overall, I’m glad my mother taught me to be diligent and introspective. ”
Lin and Wendy, 55, who remembers screaming and yelling at his perceived laziness as a child, enjoys solving Chua diving into the trenches with her children.
“She was with them every inch of the way. I thought it was really touching,” said Lin, who are the parents of his son 15 years with more softness in Great Neck, New York
“Many mothers would just cry on the next room.”
Chua is largely of his mother tigre”façons: intense attention to academics, for example. And she has some details: His daughters have sleepovers and snacks, but they were few and far between.
Regrets? “I wish I had not lost my temper,” she said.
“I wish I had not been hard. I would have liked to have them leave more
Chua believes that it is a luxury to get to make those choices. Lin understands that, in terms of his own parents.
“As an immigrant parent, there are not many tools you can give your children. You are quite powerless in the system. You are very helpless when it comes to language,” said Lin.
“One of the things you can do is make sure that your children have a good education and make sure they get into a good school, and after that you can finally relax and take a breath.”
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