Category: Mom Manners & Kids, Too

From play dates to prom, here are 21st Century life skills to show our children how to shine today and thrive on their own as they grow!

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Trick or Treat Manners for Kids and Grown-Ups, Too!

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Father’s Day Etiquette for Blended Families

    By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor If only all family dynamics for Father's Day were as simple and straightforward as the pr...

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How to Politely Interrupt

    By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor "Excuse me for a second! May I Interrupt You?" Depending on what we're doing at the mo...

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When to Stand and Why

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor It seems like it should be simple enough to know when it's polite for us to stand to welcome or say...

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The Best Ways to Ask for a Favor

The Best Ways to Ask for a Favor—15-plus Must Knows

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor In Funny Girl, the 1960s Broadway musical and then the movie of the same name, the world was introduced to a...

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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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Five Ways to Be a Fantastic Godmother

Five Ways to Be a Fantastic Godmother

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor You were asked to be the Godmother of your dear friend's baby. When first asked, you were humbled, surprised an...

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The Top 7 Courtesies of Happy Homes

The Top 7 Courtesies of Happy Homes

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Leo Tolstoy began Anna Karenina with his famous line, “All happy families resemble one another….” He...

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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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The 7 Manners of Mother's Day for Mom's & Everyone

The 7 Manners of Mother’s Day for Moms and Everyone

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Mother's Day is one that brings up different emotions for us depending on our situation and stage in life. ...

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