Tag: manners

Must be doing something right

Ever have that moment when you feel validated for the job you’re doing as a parent? Let’s face it, those moments can be few and far between, but this past weekend, I experienced one of them. I’m a stickler with my daughter about thankfulness about appreciating what she has; as an only child in our

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Teaching Children Etiquette: It does still matter!

A few months ago, I read a news story about a fourth grade teacher who, once each month, set up her classroom like a fancy restaurant, complete with real tablecloths, silverware, and dishes. Parent volunteers came in to help, and the whole class spent about an hour practicing good manners and etiquette. In the “comments”

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