Being a parent or not, that’s not the question here. What people want to know is how to be a good parent. How to teach your kids to walk to school alone, explain that they’re not old enough to get a cell phone, show them the potential risks of the Internet for a child… the list goes on and on. Our wish is to provide parenting advice and support parents along the path of raising their children. Family is essential for us too.
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About the author: Weenect is the geolocation expert for kids and family. We provide a GPS tracker for kids, that helps 5 to 12 year old kids gain autonomy. It allows children to fulfill their need for adventures and parents to be reassured.
Are you considering sending your child to boarding school, and she is not too keen on the idea? That kind of separation can be tough for a child. This article provides knowledge and tips to help you get your kid onboard for this lifestyle.
From rambling to jumping, from running and climbing… Your child is a resolute daredevil and you can’t seem to put channel your kid’s energy. How can you let your child to grow up and thrive safely? Appropriate limits Being a daredevil is an innate thing! It pertains to your child’s personality: he has always been […]
How can you keep your family entertained this fall? Here are a few ideas. 1 – Holidays at the farm! Educational farms offer theme activities around the fall season, that are great to attend as a family. Around Paris, the Ferme de Gally organizes a Pumpkin party at the end of October, with theater plays, […]
He always seems to get caught in bad situations… Even though he’s usually a serious kid! How can you deal with a child who is easily influenced and gets dragged in unfortunate mishaps? Why is your child impressionable? It is troubling to see that most follower kids share the same character traits: most of them […]
The holidays are coming and along with them, the perspective of your kids going away for vacation without you! A real rite of passage, this step requires anticipation to make sure it goes smoothly. When are kids ready to travel on their own? Only you can judge if your children are mature enough to travel […]
Back to school… And here comes chaos! For children who have an important milestone (leaving kindergarten for elementary school, or elementary school for middle school), that time of the year can be unsettling: they become forgetful, scared of getting lost… Anticipate change If you are aware that your child is particularly anxious, forgetful or just […]
Is your child shy, solitary, or seems uncomfortable around other kids? He is not very social and it makes you worry. The return to school is the right time to help your kid be more social and reach out to other children. Children and sociability Socialization is every parent’s Holy Grail! As soon as they […]
Summer is an ideal period for quality family time. It is the best opportunity to enjoy good times together and go on little adventures to entertain the whole family. But which activities are those? Family outings to please the kids There is a multitude of playful or educational activities. Summer is particularly favorable with its […]
Here it goes again! Summer break is here: your kids are going to have a lot of free time, probably a lot more than you… How can you combine professional obligations, family time and keep it fun for both the kids and the parents? Summer and child care: the most simple solutions July has arrived, […]
What if grand-parents and grand-kids could help each other be more autonomous? How can you build enriching relationships across generations? Grandpa, Grandma, and autonomy French grandparents are quite involved in their grandkids lives: about 48%* of seniors take care of their grandchildren at least once a month, 23% do it every week. Today’s grandparents were […]
The most common sign of autonomy is when your children start doing things on their own: walk to school, stay home alone… But these things are not conceivable before the age of 8-10 years old! However, it is never too early to teach your children the basics of autonomy… At 5 years old: what they […]
Your child suffers from a chronic illness, or maybe you have a little one who is allergic and about to start school: how to make sure that there is no interruption in your child’s medication ? Allergy and disease management in school: what are the procedures? Schools are quite used to managing allergies as […]
The sun sets later and later, spring is back, it is the final countdown before summer holidays and your children have grown a lot throughout the school year… To sum up, now is the perfect time to give them more autonomy and let them go about on their own! First trips alone: the right conditions […]
Days are getting longer, winter will soon be gone and forgotten. With the first sunny days, your kids want to wander outside and they’re right! How can you let them enjoy the free time and keep your peace of mind? Kids and freedom: there’s a right age for everything! “Can I go to Paul’s house?” […]
Exerpt: Does the thought of losing your children in the crowd or in a public space make you panic? Read our recommendations, learn how to keep an eye on your kids in any situation, and make sure they never get lost again. Never lose sight of your kids in a public space Who can say […]
It’s the same story every year, it’s time to let your kids go on a school trip, and you’re concerned about their well-being. Should you stay in contact with them everyday, or leave them some space with their friends and teachers?
Grandparents mean a lot to their grandkids: they may not be very close to them, but they usually have a very strong and meaningful bond.
Here is our input to make this relationship fulfilling and healthy.
Scouting can be very helpful in a child’s search for autonomy. It is also a fabulous way to discover community life and the joy that it brings, especially with young people the same age, in the wilderness.
We all have great childhood memories of our holidays at grandma’s and grandpa’s. Children get spoiled, especially during that time of the year… If you can’t spend the holidays with your kids this year, we’ll help you make this time comfortable and enjoyable for the whole family.
Children start being autonomous when they acquire the ability to make rational choices. There are two major steps in a child’s path to getting by on their own and dealing with a journey alone. Autonomy at 7-8 years old Children start developing their moral sense (sense of “good” and “evil”) around 7 or 8 years […]
Changing schools or going to middle school are important steps in your children’s development. We’re giving you all the information you need to help them go through these events autonomously and safely, without stress.