Battle Hymn of the Kitten Mom: Patch

In this edition of Moms Talk, a local mom offers a unique take on the oft-debated subject of Amy Chua and her book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.

I am the polar opposite of the Tiger Mom: a kitten mom. My kids don’t get straight A’s, play concert piano or quarterback the football team. But when they do manage to ace an exam, play an earsplitting rendition of Hot Cross Buns, or score a touchdown, we praise them as if they’ve just won a Pulitzer prize. We are one of those families that celebrates mediocrity. Click here to read more.


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