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The 8Asians Talk About Jennifer Pan, “Tiger” Parenting, and “Everyone Loves Raymond”

Our internal e-mail lists have us discussing all kinds of stuff: Asian American identity, representation in the media, the experiences of activism in an academia setting and its progression as we transition to the working, adult world. The subject of … Continue reading

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8Asians News: Study Finds Tiger Parenting Not Common Among Chinese American Parents

As reported in Forbes, a 8-year study on over 400 Chinese American families by Su Yeong Kim et. al. published in Asian American Journal of Psychology has found that not only is tiger parenting NOT common among those families studied … Continue reading

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Tiger Parent Worship in HBO’s ‘State of Play: Trophy Kids’

“If she’s crying that’s good, because I’m going to make her tough.” – Andre Avery, after making his daughter cry with his criticism her golf play In a documentary full of disturbing parental behavior, one thing that particularly disturbs me … Continue reading

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Tiger Mom Vs. Dragon Mom: New Ways to Talk Parenthood

If there is any topic that has some of the most extreme views and opinions, it’s parenthood. Parenting philosophies. Parenting methods. Parenting books. It’s seems pretty inexhaustible, and no doubt, incredibly overwhelming. So, of course, when anything hits the media … Continue reading

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Adding a Helping of Heritage on a Full Plate (Part 3 – Stuffing your kid’s Plate)

While I was taking Number One Son to the emergency room, I felt like the worst parent in the world… In what activities should we push our children? How hard? Why do we push them? These are all questions that … Continue reading

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