The Tail Wagging the Tiger (Mom)

“When I was a child, my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk you’ll end up as the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.” — Pablo Picasso For a while there, I heard a lot of growling about the Tiger Mom book review in the Wall Street Journal.  I read through the brief excerpt in the Wall Street Journal, Why Chinese Mothers are Superior, relieved at not recognizing too much of myself with the exception of getting somewhat impatient on occasion when drilling piano.  Ouch!  An abundance of comments bloomed … Continue reading The Tail Wagging the Tiger (Mom)