I was homeschooled, my entire life, and I intend to do the same with my boys. The school system really isn´t made to take advantage of a child´s natural interest in learning. Lessons are important to a certain extent, but for my kids, I plan to teach them via experiments and real life experience as much as through books. Those of you with older kids might be interested in http://retireat21.com.
Fascinating website with interviews with kids who are already making money with their own business . . . I plan to use it to inspire my boys in a few years!
They have a head start on the language thing, since I´m Canadian and their dad is Guatemalan. We live in Guatemala, but my boys speak English and Spanish.