How I Teach My Child Chinese as a Non-Native Speaker

Who wants to know HOW can you teach Chinese to your kids as a Non-Native Speaker? Do you want to know some TIPS to have success with it?   Because I would never be the expert on this area, so I'm so excited to introduce my friend Bea, a Polish mother, who is currently teaching her son Chinese to share her experience with us. Her courage and faith motivated me to ask her to write us a post and to share some of her experiences and tips of her teaching here. I hope you all will be benefited from it and have more courage to start this journey with us. (more…)

The Best Ways to Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival with Your Kids

Have you watched or attended a dragon boat race before? Have you wondered how you can celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival with your kids at home? In this post, I'm going to show you the best ways to celebrate Dragon Boat Festival with your kids. And the best thing is you don't need to live close to a Chinatown or know Chinese. Anyone can celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival and learn a little Chinese history.   In addition to Chinese New Year and Mid-Autumn Festival, the Dragon Boat Festival is another big traditional festival that the Chinese celebrate. The Chinese believe that summer comes after this festival, and the highlights of the festival are the dragon boat races. I especially love that this festival is based on several real...

Fortune Cookie Mom was Featured in…

In the past week, my guest post about tips for teaching Chinese at home and an interview post were published. In case you missed either article I decided to do a little recap here, so you can see what I talked about and ask questions.   (more…)

Hoffman Academy 2.0 Giveaway & Review!

In January 2017, our favorite online piano program, Hoffman Academy,  updated and launched Hoffman Academy 2.0 which has several new features on their website that will make learning music much more effective and fun. Today, I'm honored to test it out with my kids, write a review, and hold a GIVEAWAY for you to try it out as well. By the end of this post, I am sure you will be super excited about this awesome piano program. If you have never heard about this awesome and FREE online piano program but want to know more, you can read my first review right HERE. Are you ready?   (more…)