The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Pencil and Paper Games Edition

Whenever we go to a restaurant, I usually wind up playing a pencil and paper game with my kids – tic-tac-toe, the dot game, and so on.

Lately, though, we’ve been getting creative and trying to design new games. This has involved crazy grids, tearing of corners for playing pieces, and lots of other things.

Try designing a simple game with your kids the next time you eat out with them. You’d be surprised how creative young minds can be.

My Upper Limit Problem and How We Resist Joy Sometimes we sabotage ourselves when we reach success. (@ white hot truth)

One Easily Overlooked Habit of Happy People Adapt to your situation. Look at all the good things around you instead of all the bad things. (@ pick the brain)

Can You Stop Investing When You Hit Your Retirement Number? You could, but why? Keep saving and retire even earlier. (@ pt money)

Constantly Challenging Yourself to Go Way Under Budget I do this myself. It works pretty well. It’s kind of like chasing a high score in Pac-Man. (@ al 6400)

The conservation of drama Drama is a choice. You don’t need it in your life. (@ seth godin)

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