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How to Handle the Three Most Common Embarrassing Situations!

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor What is the etiquette for common personal mishaps whether they happen to us or the person with us? We've all ...

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Correcting Others: How, When, and When Not to Correct Someone

Correcting Others: How, When, and When Not to Correct Someone

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor "It is much easier to be critical than to be correct." ~Benjamin Disraeli Nit-picking—it seems to almost be a na...

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The New Use of Honorifics

Should We Still Say, “Yes, Ma’am!” and “No, Sir.”

By: Maralee McKee "I'll be waiting to pick you up!" I assured Marc. "I'll be standing right here when you get out!" He shifted his backpack, gav...

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How To Use Your Smartphone Without Annoying Anyone

How to Use Your Smartphone Without Annoying Anyone

By: Maralee McKee People email me a lot of questions. Until recently, my in-box was overflowing with queries and complaints about the problems t...

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How to Make a Great First Impression

How to Make A Great First Impression: The Five-Step Formula

  By: Maralee McKee Knowing how to make a great first impression is probably the number one topic of importance in all of etiquette lan...

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Five Ways to Be a Fantastic Godmother

Five Ways to Be a Fantastic Godmother

  You were asked to be the Godmother of your dear friend's baby. When first asked, you were humbled, surprised and a little anxious. Mostl...

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Happy Families

The Top 7 Courtesies of Happy Homes

Leo Tolstoy began Anna Karenina with his famous line, “All happy families resemble one another….” He struck truth. Families that defin...

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The  5  Manners  for Dealing with Difficult People - www.mannersmentor.com

The 5 Manners of Dealing with Difficult People

By: Maralee McKee~ We all know a few difficult people. What is it with them? You're quietly and happily going about your business and the...

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Teaching the Values That Matter Most - www.mannersmentor.com

The Best Way to Teach Your Child Manners

  By: Maralee McKee Note: Please read the post before watching the video. You'll enjoy the video more!  Behind every child who grows into a...

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Manners for When You or Someone You Know Is Sick

By: Maralee McKee Today's question is one we all need to know how to best answer. Because, whether it's something common like the flu or a dire...

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