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  • Tiger Mom, Dictator Mom, Jewish Mom

    By Ilana Angel

    March 1, 2013 | 7:21 am

    I am not a “Tiger Mom”.  In fact, in reading the list of things tiger specialist and author Amy Chua says make her one, there is nothing tiger mom-ish about me. I am proudly a Jewish mother in many of the ways Jewish mothers are stereotyped with, but I am also a dictator mom.  I...

  • The figurative father

    June 12, 2008 | 2:33 pm

    Every year, as the third Sunday in June approaches, it happens: along with the ads for neckties and iPods come the endless conversations on single-mom blogs and parenting sites about what to do on Father's Day with kids like mine who don't have fathers. One mom wanted to honor her...
  • How Do We Do It?

    February 12, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    I was late getting home from mymeeting the other night. Too late to help my daughter prepare for herSpanish quiz. Too late to massage her shoulders after softballpractice. "Do Not Disturb," read the sign on her door. Hernight-stand light was on, but Samantha was already asleep.

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