Archive | January, 2011
Guest post by Helen Lee By now, you’ve surely heard about the infamous Wall Street Journal article entitled “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior,” based on Amy Chua’s new book, The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. As I read the WSJ excerpt, I cringed at Chua’s methods of imposing her brand of perfect parenting on [...]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=themommyrevolution.wordpress.com&blog=4704576&post=920&subd=themommyrevolution&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1" />

The Tiger Mother In Us

Guest post by Helen Lee By now, you’ve surely heard about the infamous Wall Street Journal article entitled “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior,” based on Amy Chua’s new book, The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. As I read the WSJ excerpt, I cringed at Chua’s methods of imposing her brand of perfect parenting on […]

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Caryn: So I’ve hardly been able to recognize myself lately. Something about me has really changed. Or, I should say, something has gone missing. Here’s the deal: as I’ve watched our dear guru Carla progress on her GMA Guru search competition (Top 4! Go, Carla!), what should be making me envious on some level is [...]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=themommyrevolution.wordpress.com&blog=4704576&post=905&subd=themommyrevolution&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1" />

Good for the Guru! (And good for me!)

Caryn: So I’ve hardly been able to recognize myself lately. Something about me has really changed. Or, I should say, something has gone missing. Here’s the deal: as I’ve watched our dear guru Carla progress on her GMA Guru search competition (Top 4! Go, Carla!), what should be making me envious on some level is […]

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3 New Year’s Resolutions Every Parent Needs to Make

Carla: Don’t you love titles like that? Commanding, demanding, shaming you into doing what someone else tells you to do? It’s that word needs. It carries so much condescension and know-it-all-ness. And it’s the stock in trade of parenting advice. It’s a way of letting you know that whatever it is you’re doing as a […]

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