Countless Chinese American daughters probably sighed when the ZuckerChan nuptials were announced. Because they knew they’d be getting a call from their mothers wondering why they weren’t more like her. An essay by Yin Wai from BuzzFeed.
While Amy Chua’s recent essay has created a new image of Chinese parenting, many different parenting styles are practiced by Chinese Americans.
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.