Let’s Talk: Does Tiger Mom parenting go too far?

Four years after author Amy Chua’s “Tiger Mom” thesis was published, there still remains a debate over the parenting styles of mothers in Asia and the West. So is the stereotype of strict Asian mothers that Chua drew really true? And if so, what’s the reason for this approach and do modern-day Chinese youth agree with it? In this episode of Let’s Talk our panel talks about the stereotyping of moms in Asia and the US and how cultural and historical issues have led to people in both countries developing very different parenting styles.

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