What a Singaporean slacker mum learnt from the Tiger Mum (Amy Chua)

Author of Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother, Amy Chua (Featured Image), dishes advise on how to handle your child’s learning curve – and that also includes potty training.

By most accounts, I’m a pretty relaxed mother. A friend termed me “the most bo chap (don’t care) mother in the nicest possible way”. My idea of extracurricular activities for my two-year-old is bringing her to meet my friends at brunches and dinner parties. There are no swimming lessons, Kumon drills, gym sessions, Mandarin or music classes getting in the way of her, oh you know, doing nothing.

By SERENE LIM, MediaCorp on TODAY Online

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