Not having enough time to grind, Xiao kept throwing tantrums, which became more and more of a problem. Mrs. Liu decided to make a compromise with her daughter. A highly unusual compromise at that.
"I play the game for my daughter," Mrs. Liu told 10yan. "A few months ago she started playing this game with her friends and would play all the time, forgetting to do her homework."
While Xiao was studying, Mrs. Liu would play and level up her daughter's character in online game Mole Manor. The game, which is quite similar to Animal Crossing, is a simple online browser game that's quite popular in China with children—so much so that there's even a cartoon version, and at least one mother grinding through it for her kid.