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  • Retract your mom claws

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    January 26, 2011 | 12:10 pm

    Amy “Tiger Mother” Chua might want to cover her ears right now because clinical psychologist Wendy Mogel has a message for parents that would likely send Chua into one of those shrieking fits she reserves for her daughters’ subpar piano practices, or a verboten A-minus.


  • Slaves to Higher Learning

    By Wendy Mogel

    March 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Here's a thought for Passover: We are Pharaohs to our children. We have made them our slaves. Their mud bricks are the books that fill 30-pound backpacks. Their mortar is four hours of homework every night. The straw we deny is sleep. Ask child therapists across the country about the...

  • Talking to Children about Terrorism

    By Wendy Mogel

    September 20, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    We are all going crazy. That Tuesday I woke up my 10-year-old by telling her, "Terrorists flew planes into buildings in New York and Washington, D.C., this morning," carried her downstairs half-asleep and sat her in front of the television just in time to watch the north tower fall....