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Should I let my kid win at board games? Yes, and here’s why.

If you’re reading one post on this site, this is it. This is the foundation of my philosophy of board gaming with kids: It’s good for them to win. Until he was about seven, my son “won” most of the games he ever played with me. And yet I never “let” him win (well, almost never).

It’s okay for kids to win when you play board games. Before you post a comment about what’s wrong with entitled kids today, read this to decide whether this makes sense for you.

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