Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior
January 7, 2011 10:58 PM   Subscribe

Can a regimen of no playdates, no TV, no computer games and hours of music practice create happy kids? And what happens when they fight back? Amy Chua, a Chinese-American professor at Yale Law School and author, ruminates on her motherhood and the experiences of likeminded immigrant mothers.

Now I look forward to a thread of alternatively borderline-xenophobic ethnocentrist comments and anecdotal comments from those of similar backgrounds.
posted by Apocryphon (1 comment total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: Hi, so, if in your post you take a shit on the hypothetical thread that will happen in response to your post? That's a bad post. Please don't do that. -- cortex

"I rolled up my sleeves and went back to Lulu. I used every weapon and tactic I could think of. We worked right through dinner into the night, and I wouldn't let Lulu get up, not for water, not even to go to the bathroom. The house became a war zone, and I lost my voice yelling, but still there seemed to be only negative progress, and even I began to have doubts."

As did I... At some point, this scenario is going to have an impact on a child...
posted by HuronBob at 11:07 PM on January 7, 2011

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