Category: Teach By Example

How to Apologize: The 7 Steps Of a Sincere Apology

How to Apologize: The 7 Steps Of a Sincere Apology

How to apologize can be the key to getting true forgiveness and moving a relationship forward in a positive way. Let's look at seven tips for apologiz...

Divider

How to Say Grace Amazingly Well This Thanksgiving and Any Time

Saying grace before a meal, whether you're the host or guest, can be nerve-wracking. Here's the etiquette of how to say grace amazing well in all situ...

Divider
The Etiquette of Letting Others Know You Won't Be Buying as Many Gifts This Year

How to Graciously Let Others Know You Won’t Be Buying Them a Gift This Year

What's the best way to break the news that you won't be buying someone a Christmas gift this year? For your news to be well-received, you need to addr...

Divider
when to stand and why

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...

Divider
How to Graciously RSVP That You Can't Attend

How to Graciously RSVP That You Can’t Attend

Saying no can be hard, especially when it's a no to an invitation. Here's how to graciously RSVP that you can't attend. By: Maralee McKee, Mann...

Divider
forgetting someone's name

Forgetting Someone’s Name — What to Do

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Forgetting someone's name leaves us feeling awkward. We can all relate because it's happened to everyone more...

Divider

Opening and Holding the Door for Others – The Top 5 Manners

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor There's more to opening and holding the door for others than turning the knob or holding it fo...

Divider

Elbows On the Table, Have the Manners Changed? Yes!

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Elbows on The Table, Have the Manners Changed? Yep! This question came from a notecard during Q & A Time a...

Divider
best movie theater movies

The Best Movie Theater Manners—Lights, Camera, Action!

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor The silver screen first earned its name when our great or great-great grandparents started attending the "mov...

Divider

Does, “No Gifts, Please” Really Mean I Shouldn’t Bring a Present?

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Happy Birthday! If today isn't your special day, it definitely falls somewhere between tomorrow ...

Divider