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Six steps to fewer fights between siblings

Six steps to fewer fights between siblings

1 June

In this article you’ll find psychologist Liv Svirsky’s best advises for how to make your children get along with support from CBT.For most people, the relation with your sibling is one of the longest relationships you’ll have in life, and it’s probably the person you spend most time with within the ...

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Why should children learn how to code?

Why should children learn how to code?

25 April

Do you think your children are too young to learn how to code? Think again.Coding (also known as programming or developing) is telling a computer, app, telephone or website what you want it to do. Some educators and experts are calling it the “new literacy”, a subject so vital that all kids should l...

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Parenting In The Digital Age

Parenting In The Digital Age

3 April

Susan Stiffelman, family therapist and author, writes in her article Parenting In The Digital Age in Huffington Post that she, almost every day, receives an email with some version of the following:“I’m losing my kids to their smartphones/video games/internet.”She says that the writer might be talki...

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How To Teach Kids About Money

How To Teach Kids About Money

9 March

Who else remembers how much pocket money they received as a kid? Or the experience of finding a gold coin left by the tooth fairy? Or saving up to buy that thing, whatever is was, that Mum and Dad wouldn’t buy you so you had to save up all by yourself?If any of these memories has struck a chord, it ...

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Norway’s biggest blogger tests Gimi

Norway’s biggest blogger tests Gimi

15 February

This weekend Norway’s biggest family-blogger Marna Haugen Burøe tested Gimi with her kids, and really seemed to like it, here is what she wrote:I followed  long thread on Facebook the other day, about what tasks and what allowance is suitable for children of different ages, does your kids get allowa...

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Welcome Matilda Hannäs from Spotify

Welcome Matilda Hannäs from Spotify

21 December

Today we welcome the lovely and talented Matilda Hannäs to our board. Matilda has been marketing director for Spotify on the product-side. “A great honor to join the talented board supporting the growth of the app GIMi – changing the way children care for money.” Said Matilda in a comment. Read more...

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New Feature! Wishlist!

New Feature! Wishlist!

2 December

Christmas is around the corner and for you who don’t know what to buy for your kids, Gimi comes to the rescue! We are launching the new feature Wishlist in the app – so the kids can can create their own wishlists and share them with you and the rest of the family. (click the icon circled in red to s...

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Big press from Norway

Big press from Norway

16 October

Today we got featured in Norway´s biggest newspaper!” Is it difficult to get the little darling to take out of the dishes? Pocket money app can motivate children to help at home.” Read more here(in norwegian): http://www.aftenposten.no/okonomi/Lommepenge-appene-som-far-barna-til-a-jobbe-606435b.html...

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How we should talk to our children

How we should talk to our children

24 May

For most adults, talking to kids can be daunting. And not just in the “watch what you say” way but in the “they won’t say anything to me” way. Luckily, science has stepped in to find the best methods for getting actual responses from kids.Really, what the research says is that all of these are true....

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