Amy Chua’s WSJ article “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” is getting a lot of attention. Where do you come out as a mother – more relaxed or more demanding? What approach do you have when it comes to parenting – more Western, Eastern or somewhere in between? Is there merit to this discussion or was the article planted to generate buzz?
Both schools of thought have their merits. When your child is doing superior work, it is easy to positively parent. The trouble occurs when your child is struggling in school, what do you do or say?