In the 1990s, headlines such as “Viet gangs take over heroin trade” were commonplace in Australian national newspapers.
My father Mr Vinh Van Le, was a prominent social worker here in the Vietnamese Community here in Adelaide. During this time, my father volunteered to research and author a parenting guide titled “Every child is the same as a little baby”. Vinh received a small government grant to provide this for free as a means to combat this problem within our own community, beginning with the family itself.
Having trouble restricting your child’s video game time? Well you are not alone. More and more, modern day parents are finding this a common family struggle. Even Elon Musk, founder of Paypal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX suffers from this parenting dilemma. With an estimated net worth of US$12.7 billion (83rd wealthiest person in the world), Musk admits having difficulties limiting his 5 children from excessive video game use (he has 1 set of triplets and 1 set of twins).
I love libraries. For me, libraries have always been a welcoming space to enjoy, learn and seek solace. Last week, I decided to browse Adelaide City Council’s relatively new “City Library” (opened in 2014). Libraries are a great way for children to explore and foster a life-long learning attitude. Continue reading Adelaide City Library – Poetry Workshop