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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


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


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



I was using the envelope system before it was cool. As a matter of fact, I thought I invented it, although noted financial counselors would disagree. 1,359 more words


There Is Always One

As a mom of four rowdy little boys, I am well aware of the behavior threshold they possess. Our boys are a lot wherever we go. 456 more words

Make Your Manners

Make your manners. One single phrase.  It means, be polite, say hello, say goodbye, be respectful and grateful to hosts and hostess. It is a call to action. 351 more words


WOW #18

Just as the Gerry Seinfeld TV series was a show about nothing, so too, here is a word which is really also about nothing. The… 242 more words