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Tiger Parents?

Everyone has something to say about their relationship with their parents. Everyone has some grievance or complaint. And for Asian families, this child-parent tension seems particularly intense. Why? Why do we hear so many stories of parent lectures and rants? Of unfair rules and standards? Of excessively high expectations? In an excerpt from her book … Continue reading


Mother’s Day

What did you do for your mother today? Is Mother’s Day just a rote holiday – get a gift, make a card, treat her to a meal? As my pastor said in his sermon this morning, we often forsake our mothers for our friends. We little appreciate all that our mothers have sacrificed to bring … Continue reading