VietNamNet Bridge – More and more parents believe that it is necessary to let their children grow ‘in a natural way’, and that ‘all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’. However, the ‘natural way’ remains unclear to them.
Tran Thanh Huong in Hoang Mai district in Hanoi, who has a son in primary school, always encourages the boy to spend more time to relax. She thinks that he spends too much time on studying and doing homework.
The mother has a PhD and had to study hard overseas to obtain the doctorate. However, she doesn’t think that her son needs to study too hard day and night. Spending many years overseas, she saw how foreign students study, Continue reading “Should children be allowed to ‘grow up naturally’, or shaped in certain ways?”