A Book Review & Giveaway: A Cantonese Picture Book for Your Little Kids

There has been a significant increase in the number of Chinese books sold by online bookstores with pinyin to help people who are learning Mandarin Chinese, but there are not as many similar books for people who are learning Cantonese Chinese.  Today, I’m excited to introduce a book with Cantonese romanization that you can use to teach your kids Cantonese. (more…)

Homeschooling in Chinese & English: My 2017-2018’s Plan

This is my 3rd year of homeschooling. I am excited to change my plan up quite a bit since my kids are getting bigger. In this post, I'm going to share with you what changes I made, and how I plan to implement it.   (more…)

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…)

My 5 Biggest Homeschooling Mistakes

Homeschooling is challenging for me. I don't mind sacrificing my personal time, working more, or being with my kids 24/7. However, the most challenging thing for me is ensuring my kids get the best education and learn what they need individually. From me? Just me? Really? That's a pretty overwhelming thought, and I guess that's why I made mistakes. I am sure I will keep making mistakes, but I think it's good to write my mistakes down for myself and others, so we can help each other learn from our mistakes and make fewer in the future. Hopefully, one day I will master it! Are you ready for my confessions?   (more…)