Tiger Moms: Seven Songs To Help Tame Those Cubs
Amy Chua's controversial book/parenting guide, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, has moms everywhere wondering how to tame their young ones.
But you don't need a copy of the book to learn how to breed strong, smart, successful cubs, because Rocks Off has found the musical translations of Chua's teachings.
Take a listen.
The Stereo, "Turn Off the TV":
One of the things Chua credits for the academic success of her daughters in Tiger Mother is the "no TV" rule. She'll definitely approve of this pop-punk ditty about the perils of the idiot box. Turn off the TV. That's four hours of violin practice!
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The hook to this dead prez jawn is guaranteed to make any tiger mom faint in joy: "Discipline makes things easier/ Organize your life."
Lehrer's satirical painting of Harvard athletes resonates strongly with Chua's message of competitive spirit: "Oh, hail to the spirit of the Asiatic tiger. Impress mommy with your prowess, oh do."
"Tell me I'm faultless, Teflon child/ Tell me there's nothing wrong, stay-press smile"
If your cub starts begging for compliments, like the loser in this Pitchshifter song, here's a standard tiger mom response you can use over and over: "No, you pathetic underachiever. I didn't work this hard so you can come home with an A-." A tiger mom only says these things because she believes in her cub's unbridled emotional strength.Next Page
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