Comments on: 10 Reasons Not To Play Board Games With Your Kids http://www.scarymommy.com/10-reasons-not-to-play-with-your-kids/ A parenting website for imperfect parents Wed, 01 Apr 2015 02:56:17 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 By: Crystalhttp://www.scarymommy.com/10-reasons-not-to-play-with-your-kids/comment-page-1/#comment-1058588 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 03:16:27 +0000 http://www.scarymommy.com/?p=23397#comment-1058588 To play candy land, you toss out all the single space cards, then you put the candy cards every third or fourth card in the order they show up on the board. Gloating winner? Stack the deck so he loses next time. It works great!

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By: Amyhttp://www.scarymommy.com/10-reasons-not-to-play-with-your-kids/comment-page-1/#comment-1058453 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.scarymommy.com/?p=23397#comment-1058453 Makes you normal. My mom didn’t play with me when I was little. I played with my sister, friends or on my own. Before computers, my mom was busy cleaning, cooking, talking on the phone, smoking and reading. We didn’t expect her to play with us, just love us and take care of us.

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By: Jill Mayohttp://www.scarymommy.com/10-reasons-not-to-play-with-your-kids/comment-page-5/#comment-1058249 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:29:35 +0000 http://www.scarymommy.com/?p=23397#comment-1058249 Maybe it is easier with one child. It is only he and i playing. I always tell him “you will follow the directions and rules or we will not play.” And I don’t just let hime win. We play fair and square. He has to learn to be a good winner and a good loser.

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By: Kelly Beallhttp://www.scarymommy.com/10-reasons-not-to-play-with-your-kids/comment-page-5/#comment-1058247 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:25:40 +0000 http://www.scarymommy.com/?p=23397#comment-1058247 You just have to get the right games and dispose of the bad ones. Chutes & Ladders is the worst. Hi Ho Cherry O sucks, too. Tenzi is awesome!

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By: Alden Marleyhttp://www.scarymommy.com/10-reasons-not-to-play-with-your-kids/comment-page-5/#comment-1058245 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:23:41 +0000 http://www.scarymommy.com/?p=23397#comment-1058245 My 8 year old wants to cheat to always win. My 3 year old doesn’t know the rules, and wants to do whatever. I can’t ever play board games with my kiddos.

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By: Nicole Thurtellhttp://www.scarymommy.com/10-reasons-not-to-play-with-your-kids/comment-page-5/#comment-1058246 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:18:46 +0000 http://www.scarymommy.com/?p=23397#comment-1058246 Currently wishing we had bought the kids neither the Frozen version of trouble, nor the Peppa Pig one of Guess Who. Daughters 6 & 3 having epic battles as 3 yr old can’t follow the rules (naturally). I used to love board games….

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By: Sarahhttp://www.scarymommy.com/10-reasons-not-to-play-with-your-kids/comment-page-5/#comment-1045466 Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:38:04 +0000 http://www.scarymommy.com/?p=23397#comment-1045466 These aren’t reasons you shouldn’t play games with your kids. These are exactly the reasons you should be spending time with them in the morning around the table. These Saturday mornings are the perfect opportunities to teach them to be better kids. Teach them not to be The Sore Loser, The Obnoxius Winner, or The Cheater. They will find it more difficult to make friends with children their age if they continue to be these specified roles. No one likes these kinds of people. Don’t let them figure that out in school or at a friend’s house. Let you be the one to show them how to correctly behave and control their emotions through board games as an example. All of the examples you gave provide perfect teaching moments for you to guide your kids down the correct path. The only thing i can agree with you here is the Chutes and Ladders-awful!

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By: LBhttp://www.scarymommy.com/10-reasons-not-to-play-with-your-kids/comment-page-5/#comment-696669 Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:23:11 +0000 http://www.scarymommy.com/?p=23397#comment-696669 Yes, #9. I even saw Super Nanny once teach a mom and dad this trick and I thought it was brilliant. Tried it myself many times over the years and never once did it work. Never.

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