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How to raise a gentleman: Boys, oh boy!

More than twelve years ago now, when I first found out I was having a boy, while living in Tel Aviv, in addition to of course joy of having a baby, I was a bit scared. 445 more words

Kids

Sometimes, Being a Cashier Is NOT Fun

Most of my regular customers are great people. They are our neighbors, the families of friends and co-workers, co-workers themselves. We chat, we debate, we laugh, and sometimes we cry together. 380 more words

Life

The Definition of "Nicety"

What is “nicety”? Nicety, pronounced nice-stee, is a mash-up of the words “nice” and “nasty”. To be nicety means to literally kill with kindness. When someone is awful to you, you respond in your kindest tone with the sweetest look on your face, using your most proper and polite diction… with a subtle undertone of either sarcasm or condescension that some people never catch. 450 more words

Writing

Summer School Good Manners

Teaching Good Manners, Etiquette, Grace and Courtesy.

Summer School is well underway now. I do hope that both you and the children are having fun working on different interesting activities. 786 more words

Children

Smile, And Run

I am sure that I would be happy in the presence of the Dalai Lama. I can’t say His Holiness would feel all that comfortable with me, but he’s a pretty resilient sort of chap…In any case I think him a man without guile and a social asset wherever he goes. 310 more words

Lifestyle

Be a Star in Your Job Search

You probably know that first impressions matter; that’s why you learned to look people in the eye and firmly shake their hands. But the art of successfully interviewing for a job is probably not something that you discussed over the dinner table. 146 more words

Zarb Means Business

Be on Your BEST Behavior When Interviewing

You probably know that first impressions matter; that’s why you learned to look people in the eye and firmly shake their hands. But the art of successfully interviewing for a job is probably not something that you discussed over the dinner table. 146 more words

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