Low Grades: What to Do When Your Child Does Poorly at School

Low Grades: What to Do When Your Child Does Poorly at School, from lernin blog

Ideally, parenting would be super easy and every child would be driven, focused and would have a deep love for study. In reality, kids are not always like that, there are some unicorns, sure, but it’s not the most usual thing.

And, as parents, our first response when (or “if”) our child comes home with low grades, might be getting mad, punishing them or restricting their social activities. However, a study carried out by the University of Michigan has just proved this sort of approach actually just makes things worse. In this study, researchers asked the parents of 500 children what they would do if their kid got home with low grades. They sorted the parents’ responses into two categories: punitive and proactive. Continue reading “Low Grades: What to Do When Your Child Does Poorly at School”

Thanksgiving: Origin and Traditions Across the US

Thanksgiving: Origin and Traditions Across the US, from lernin blog

Thanksgiving is fun, it basically revolves around food, family and friends. Also, it’s a national public holiday, so it means there’s no school or work or anything to do other than eating and having fun!

And just like we did on Hallowe’en, we want to share with you some more interesting facts about this day! Not without our lovely characters wishing you a happy Thanksgiving before! Continue reading “Thanksgiving: Origin and Traditions Across the US”

Why Your Kids Need Privacy and How You Can Give It to Them

Why Your Kids Need Privacy and How You Can Give It to Them, from lernin

Worrying is part of being a parent. The moment we have a kid, we know it’s going to be decades of worrying pretty much all the time. However, kids need privacy, their own space where they can feel free and be themselves. It’s not like they aren’t themselves or comfortable around you. It’s just that… come on, you’re an adult, and they are kids. You are… “OLD”. Continue reading “Why Your Kids Need Privacy and How You Can Give It to Them”

Travelling with Kids Without Wanting to Give Up On Life

Travelling with Kids Without Wanting to Give Up On Life, from lernin blog

“Are we there yet? How long will it take? Muuuuum, Mike is trying to steal my toy from me! I want to throw uuuuup. I need to peeeeeee.” Travelling with kids is, to say the least, eventful. We’ve all been there, we’ve all wanted to own a special remote control that could just mute them until we reached our destination. Like, we love them, but come on.

We have good news, though. Such remote control exists! No, it’s not that. But there are ways to make car trips (or trips in general) nicer for the whole family. Continue reading “Travelling with Kids Without Wanting to Give Up On Life”

22 Weird Things Kids Do that We Did But Don’t Understand Now

Weird habits kids have that we had to, lernin blog

Sometimes our kids do stuff we just don’t understand. But hey, just a friendly reminder that we were kids too, and we totally did the same gross/weird things back in the days. We might feel very civilised now, but this wasn’t always the case. So we hope you enjoy this trip back in time list of weird things kids do that you find gross now but you totally did too. Continue reading “22 Weird Things Kids Do that We Did But Don’t Understand Now”