It’s back-to-school time, which means time for kids to hit the books, do their homework, stay focused, and hone their attention and discipline skills. Looking for ways to help them do just that? Watch Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, offer ways to be a good Tiger Parent, and why you shouldn’t be afraid of Tiger parenting:
First and foremost, assume strength, rather than fragility or weakness in your children; express love; and pay attention to the individual personalities of your kids.
“That’s a lesson I learned the hard way,” said Chua, a Yale Law School professor and author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, a memoir and reflection on cultural differences in child-rearing between East and West, which includes hard – and often, extreme – lessons Chinese parents instill in their children.
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