According to Time magazine, the Tiger-mom controversy of yesteryear will likely morph into the Franco-mom controversy of 2012, writes Calvin Wolf for Yahoo! News. Pamela Druckerman has written a book titled Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting, which is sure to infuriate American parents. French people are alleged to be more pleasant to be around because they are more properly socialized as children to understand that they are not the only ones with wants and needs. That explanation struck a chord. As a high school teacher, I am amazed at how needy some teenagers...

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