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Tini Dinh of VietKidsDC

Meet Tini of VietKidsDC

Over the weekend, I met Tini Dinh, founder of VietKidsDC. Frustrated with the lack of options when it comes to exposing young children to the Vietnamese language, she started teaching classes herself.  Tini is multilingual. She speaks fluent English, Mandarin, and, of …
Impromptu Vietnamese Language Lessons

Impromptu Vietnamese Language Lessons

Sometimes life with a three-year-old makes me want to pull my hair out. Or go take a long nap. Most of the time, I’m constantly amazed and entertained by Jaxson’s antics. Three-year-olds are funny! In case you didn’t already know. I love …
Singing Vietnamese During Class

Singing Vietnamese During Class

I confess that I’ve been pretty loose about speaking Vietnamese to the kids. I don’t really have a plan anymore. I make the effort when I remember. I guess I’m just more comfortable speaking English. As you know, Jaxson and I have …