January 15, 2012, 6:30 amBest-selling author of “Battle Cry of the Tiger Mother.”Chua was raised by very strict Chinese immigrant parents, who forbade sleepovers, boyfriends and lots of the perks American kids enjoy every day.
But, Chua says American parents place way too much emphasis on their children’s "happiness," and it may be part of the reason our children are falling behind in academic achievement. Controversial? Of course. Fascinating, No doubt. Listen.
PLUS... Dr. Laurie Brotto, a Canadian psychologist specializing in female desire, talks with Sheila about the myths of arousal and what can be done for women who want more action.