Got Milk?

Breastfeeding in Vietnam was not what she expected “This baby feeds from his mother’s milk,” I answered in my newly acquired language. Stepping out with a newborn in Vietnam, I had expected the typical questions to be “Boy or girl?” or “How old?” But what I heard was very different: “No Breastfeeding!” Local friends, waitresses, … Read more

Babies Learn Best

Our columnist argues that learning a language doesn’t require an age minimum… Recently in, an online local newspaper, I read an article about a new decree that will not allow Vietnamese children under five to attend international educational programs in the country. The decree’s basic premise is: “Very early second-language acquisition would dilute the … Read more