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My Wife's Childhood

My wife’s childhood or to be precise: What I actually know of it.

Roughly 27 years ago my wife was born in the small town known as Xi’an. 750 more words

Crazy Chinese People

Not showering for a month?!

How do these Chinese mums do it?

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As per Chinese tradition, mothers are not to shower (no washing of hair either!) for a month. 321 more words

Gifts For Mummy

Brunch Book - Focus

There are periods of your life when you become a taxi driver. Saturday was just such a time. Drove to the other side of town with son and friends, as were playing rugby. 818 more words

Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother

I just finished reading this awesome book about a Chinese mom raising a child titled Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother by Amy Chua. I had read some of the comments and reviews on this book, mostly are saying that this woman, Amy Chua, is a crazy, over-demanding Chinese mother compared to supporting American way of raising kids. 450 more words


LurkeyTurkey #CBR4 Review #6, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua

Allow me to start by saying this is a difficult book to review, in part because it is a personal account of how Ms. Chua raised her own children, and in part because I question whether I am reviewing the book or the philosophy.  622 more words

3 Stars - A Good Book

Cultural Mandates for Motherhood, and America's Lack Thereof

This is my first entry at Headless Chicken  Running.  Therefore, I feel a word or two of introduction is necessary before I jump into my very first post. 959 more words