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Tiger mom makes her 22-year-old daughter take breathalyzer test every time she comes home at night

  • A strict mother from Zhengzhou, Henan Province, went viral on Chinese social media for giving her 22-year-old daughter, surnamed Jin, a breathalyzer test whenever she comes home at night to ensure she is not drinking alcohol.
  • The widely shared Weibo video shows the mother waiting near the front door of their home when Jin walks in.
  • “My strict upbringing does not allow me to come home after 10 p.m., or even grabbing a drink before getting married,” Jin explains in the video.
  • Jin also shares that she is afraid of how her strict mother will react if she ever fails her breathalyzer test.
  • The viral video ignited discussion among Weibo users, with one user saying that Jin’s situation was “oppressive.” Other users, however, showed support for the mother’s strict parenting.

A strict Chinese mother recently went viral on social media for making her daughter take breathalyzer tests when she returns home at night to ensure she is not drinking alcohol.

The widely shared video, which was posted on Weibo last week, shows the mother waiting near the front door of their home in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, as her 22-year-old daughter, identified by her surname Jin, walks in.

Sandra Oh reveals how her tiger mom told her she would love her more if she ‘were neater’

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  • Sandra Oh revealed a relatable tiger mom experience at a press conference for Disney Pixar’s “Turning Red.”
  • Oh recounted that her mother had told her, “I wish you were neater. Then I would love you more.”
  • The Canadian American actress says it was “an unbelievable quote” and that she “had to write it down on Post-it,” which she uploaded a photo of to her Instagram in May 2021.
  • Oh also mentioned that she has a strong relationship with her mother.
  • The coming-of-age Disney Pixar film stars Oh as the voice of 13-year-old Meilin Lee’s mother Ming Lee.

At a press conference for Disney Pixar’s new film “Turning Red,” actress Sandra Oh revealed that her mother had once told her that she would love her more if she “were neater.”

Oh explained that, at the time, what her mother had said was so “unbelievable” that she “had to write it down on a Post-it.” The Canadian American actress posted a photo of the note to her Instagram in May 2021.

Meet China’s ‘chicken parents,’ a new cult of tiger moms on steroids

chicken parents are the new tiger moms

A new parenting culture in China that draws its name from a pseudo-medical treatment in the 1960s, in which people were injected with fresh chicken blood to stimulate energy, has taken “tiger parenting” to a whole new level.

“Jīwá” (“chicken baby”) parents, who start their day thinking about the advancement of their children, are fueling the country’s $120 billion private after-school tutoring industry, which some experts project to hit $155 billion by 2025, according to Reuters.

To My Asian Tiger Mom: I Finally Get Into Cambridge But I Am Broke

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Medium and reposted with permission.

Exactly two years ago, I wrote my first article in South China Morning Post, addressing my mental health issues caused, or deteriorated, by the experience of negative parenting. I then received two master’s degree offers from University College London, but my tiger Mom expressed her significant disappointment at my underachievement — where I failed to get any offer from Oxbridge.

Man Barely Escapes Insane ‘Get Out’ Date with Filipina Woman’s Crazy Family

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While bad dates are a common occurrence in the online dating world, this man’s experience was a horror story involving an entire Asian family.

Southern Californian bachelor Jona Nguyen shared his own tale which is reminiscent of “Get Out” with a Filipino parenting twist. In a post shared to Facebook group Subtle Asian Dating, Nguyen gave a very detailed account of his date with “Jewelia,” a girl he met online nearly a decade ago.

Chinese Mom Beats, Abandons Son on the Street for Not Getting 95% on Exam

A 12-year-old child from Luoyang in Henan China was left stranded in the street after being beaten by his mother for failing to get 95% on an exam.

The incident happened on February 22, when passers-by saw the mother beating the child on a Luoyang street. Concerned citizens immediately contacted the police when the woman left the boy on his own, the Daily Mail reported.

Is Your Asian Parent a Narcissist? Here Are 6 Classic Signs to Watch Out For

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It’s safe to say many Asian children don’t have very close relationships with their tiger parents.

The nature of stereotypical Asian parenting methods doesn’t leave a whole lot of room for the child to be able to express their creativity or talk about their emotions. As this continues into adulthood, they become less willing to confide in their parents or go to them for emotional support.

Answer These Questions and We’ll Tell You How Much of a Disappointment You Are to Your Asian Parents

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Asian parents have ridiculously high expectations. While our white pals are getting pats on their backs for getting B’s, we’re here crying over A-‘s. If you’ve ever wondered just how much of a disappointment you are to your tiger parents, we’ve got the answer right here.

Take this brutal quiz to find out exactly how much of a disappointment you’ve been to your family over the years.

‘Tiger Mom’ Amy Chua Suddenly Hospitalized for Undisclosed Illness, Will Miss Rest of Yale Semester

Amy Chua, author of the book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” and mother of Sophia Chua-Rubenfield, was reportedly hospitalized for undisclosed reason and may not return to teach her class this semester.

The 55-year-old Yale Law School professor’s hospitalization was so sudden that the school board decided to merge her section of contracts class with professor Ian Ayres’ class, according to Above the Law.