I forget when I wrote my piece about the "Tiger Mom." I know it was whenever the big hullaballoo came out about the book and after I saw an interview with the author.
This past weekend I was reading the weekly periodical called "The Week." I enjoy the magazine because it is a quick and thorough publication that highlights all the recent news, and offers commentary on timely topics.
While I was perusing this past edition, I was delighted to see the article "A tiger mom's angry offspring." In this piece a young woman spoke about her upbringing by a tiger mom. She talked about how her mother would hit her, and make her kowtow to her, and grovel on her knees to show submission. She also said that these tactics made her become amazingly successful in her field and a very wealthy, accomplished musician. So, I guess if those are the results you are looking for in raising kids, have at this method!
Now, "the rest of the story" as Paul Harvey used as his byline...
Until next time,
A not so tiger Mom,