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Introducing “Call Your Elders” – A New Feature of Our “A Better Life?” Podcast Series

Monique and Eric Barrau talk to their daughter about quarantine and their lives since leaving Haiti in the 1960s.

A true tiger mother - Photo: Orchidgalore/flickr

Immigrant Parenting: Tiger Moms, Mouse Mothers and Earning Your Child’s Respect

While Amy Chua’s recent essay has created a new image of Chinese parenting, many different parenting styles are practiced by Chinese Americans.

The author (right) and her sister

Reflections of an Indian-American Daughter: Amy Chua, Tiger Moms, and Raising the Perfect Kid

Aswini Anburajan’s Indian immigrant parents set high standards for her and her younger sister. One sister followed the rules, the other defied them, with surprising results for the entire family.