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TY, Thanks, Thank You - The Beginning of the End

Texting, talking, writing, email, or even picking out an appropriate card to say it for you, Thank You are two words that seem to make people stumble. 170 more words

Life Tips

Don’t Toss The Christmas Cards You Received.

Each Christmas my family sends out about 100 Christmas cards to dear friends and loved ones. In return, we receive cards from loved ones.

It’s the most fun time of the year to check the mailbox and our children take part too. 281 more words

5 Manners 4 Kids

One of my features I have been doing on this blog is a short list of five manners that kids can be taught.  Part of this is in response to raising my own son.  152 more words

Family

It is their Birthday; Pick Up The Phone & Call

It’s her birthday.  Pick up the phone.

If she’s your friend; if she’s your family, there is no excuse.

Do not send a text only. Do not send a text and say, “When is a good time to call and wish you a happy birthday?” 450 more words

Raising Good Diners

Animals eat. Humans eat. What’s the difference? It’s table manners.

Now, good table manners are not about using the right fork. That is etiquette, and I am no expert in that department, and etiquette also varies from place to place. 360 more words

Parenting

Raising Well-Mannered Children

Last week I talked about the importance of teaching our children good manners early on, and some things to remember while doing that.

Today I am sharing some basic social manners that children should be taught and prompted towards as they grow up and begin to understand instructions. 666 more words

Parenting

Teaching Children Good Manners

“The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.”

Fred Astaire

It is unfortunate that we are raising our children in a world where good manners are oft neglected. 566 more words

Parenting