Author Archives: Maralee McKee

Maralee McKee

About Maralee McKee

Maralee McKee is the founder of Manners Mentor. With her best-friend style, sense of humor, and knack for updating etiquette to meet our modern sensibilities, she has been referred to as "Sandra Bullock meets Emily Post!" Maralee shows you how to become the best version of yourself. No fluff. No pretense. Just you at your authentic best! The person you were always meant to be! To learn more about Maralee click on the "Meet Maralee" or "New? Start Here" links at the top of this page.

7 Etiquette Rules You’re Probably Breaking Without Knowing It

There are common etiquette rules most of us break without knowing it. Here are 7 often-overlooked manners to know and use so that you're in control of...

U.S. Flag, Pledge of Allegiance, and National Anthem Etiquette

U.S. Flag, Pledge of Allegiance, and National Anthem Etiquette

U.S. Flag, Pledge of Allegiance, and National Anthem etiquette, procedures, and laws help us all honor our proud heritage. By: Maralee McKee, M...


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...

When someone is addicted to their cell phone it's a sad truth that they and those around them all suffer. It not only hurts the person, the pain spreads to the people who are ignored while the person is glued to his or her phone. It's not easy, but there are ways to help cellphone addition become an issue in your home and ways to deal with it if it becomes an issue. Here you'll find five things you can do when a friend, coworker, of loved one is paying more attention to their phone than to you. #cellphone #cellphoneaddiction #cellphonetips #sadcellphonetruths #socialskills #manners #etiquette #MaraleeMcKee #MannersMentor

Five Things to Do When Someone is Paying Attention to Their Cell Instead of You

When people are addicted to their cell phones, whether it's a real addiction or still at the point where it's a bad habit, meaningful interaction with...

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. ...

mother's day gift guide and what mom really wants

Mother’s Day Gift Guide and What Mom Really Wants

Here's a Mother's Day Gift Guide that shares great gifts. And even better, it helps us understand what can make every day feel like Mother's Day for m...

graduation gift and party etiquette and ideas, too

Graduation Party and Gift Etiquette Plus Ideas

Are you planning a graduation party? Here's your complete guide to the most often asked graduation party, graduation dinner, and graduation gift etiqu...


Graduation Etiquette — The Top Eleven Manners for Grads, Guests, & Families

Graduation etiquette — whether you're a high school grad or a college grad, a proud parent, or a friend or family member who has received a graduati...

Q & A Day: The Role of Godparents & Applying Makeup in Public

Q & A: The Roles of Godparents & Applying Make-up in Public

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Hello and welcome to Q&A Day! This week there's a special question about the role of godparents as th...

How to Graciously End All Your Conversations

How to Graciously End Conversations

We all enjoy great conversations with others. We enjoy them even more when we end conversations on a high note, with the other person(s) thinking well...