The current independence for learning tends to be aimed at school education. Nevertheless, the family as the first and foremost educational institution cannot be ignored to cooperate with schools by presenting an independent and fun learning atmosphere. The focus of this research is parenting in overcoming learning difficulties of middle and late children based on “merdeka belajar”. This study aims to analyze the parenting based on “merdeka belajar”. This study used a qualitative research method with a multiple case research approach. The forms of independent learning that are carried out in overcoming learning difficulties of middle and late children are 1) giving attention to children; 3) sacrifice more time to guide children; 3) The open attitude of parents to correct mistakes if any; 4) Give advice; 5) Provide more experiences to children; 6) Facilitating children with activities according to their interests; 7) Facilitating children by attending non-formal educational institutions such as courses if needed.
Parenting, learning difficulties, merdeka belajar