MyHappyStuff has been using PrePly.com for the last few weeks to boost her Mandarin and Spanish studies. She alternates Skyping with a native Mandarin teacher from China and a native Spanish speaker from Mexico. We have a new found appreciation for Skype. It sure saves on travel costs and we can choose our own schedule. […]
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Here’s our previous ShoutOut to Audiobooks. We love ’em. The Little House book series, by Laura Ingalls Wilder, is one of the most entertaining audio book series we’ve encountered. Little House gives real world examples of the farmer mindset, planning and persistence, perseverance in the face of great risk, and keeping focus on the core family. […]
Being multilingual is an effective life skill. In my experience, it has created both personal and professional opportunity. As we raise our daughter to be multilingual, it’s useful to research the benefits of speaking multiple languages. It’s also necessary to assess whether our parental intentions are headed in an effective direction. This article is a […]
My 6th grade math teacher, Mr. Bechtel, had a bunch of chess boards in the back of his classroom. After completing our work, we were allowed to spend the rest of the class period playing chess. If you took an interest and were willing to stay after class, you had the opportunity to play a […]
The purpose of this article is to share three reasons why home education is exciting and empowering. These three reasons motivate and inspire forward momentum. They encourage improvement, achievement, and value creation. Let’s get started.
Knowing such successful people were home educated is a big inspiration. We hope you enjoy this project almost as much as we did imagining, planning, and creating it! A MyHappyStuff Project. From a kid’s point of view.