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Month: November 2011

Save The Children

Previously published in Flourishing November 2011. You’ve probably heard (or read) about Amy Chua, the perfection demanding “Tiger Mother”.  This essay is not about her.  But it is about how to get your teenager to clean her room, to take responsibility for setting her own goals, and to get her homework done well and on time. Parents all over the world, regardless of political, economic, racial, or religious views, love their children; and they want them to become happy and successfully independent adults.  The trick for most parents—perhaps especially, affluent… Read more Save The Children