Year of the Tiger Mom [Infographic]

Written on July 12, 2013 – 10:32 am | by Brian Wallace |

Tiger parenting is a parenting style typically associated with Asian-Americans. It involves strict parenting, free time restrictions, and a lot of hard work, all to achieve higher grades in school. Tiger parenting has received increased attention, and with it, criticism, with the publication of “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” by Amy Chua. She offers insight into the “traditional Chinese” style of parenting.

In 2013, Kim Wong Keltner published “Tiger Babies Strike Back,” offering the insight from a tiger baby’s perspective. She describes the difficulties she faced growing up under this parenting model.

Tiger parenting has its advantages and disadvantages. To learn more, check out the infographic below, presented by

Year of the Tiger Mom

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