That time with the kids . . . repetitive, mind-numbing, and the word, “Again!” over and over, well, again. Some parents can’t take it, so, for example, they stack the decks in Candy Land to ensure that their children get to the magical candy capitol quickly. Let the kids win by holding the low cards up their sleeves or under the table. Wall Street Journal, April 19, 2018, p. A1.
The goals are noble. Time with the kids. Getting them away from iPhones and computer games is critical. Reliving our board-game childhoods. Who would have thought cheating was the cure for boredom.