Category: Gracious Living

Results-of-The-First-Ever-Resder's-Survey

Results of Our First Manners Mentor Reader Survey!

    By Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Greetings! In what will become an annual event, I sent out our first reader survey in J...

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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...

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The Top Manners for Traveling With Style at 30,000 Feet

The Best Airplane Etiquette Tips for Making Flying Less Stressful

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how-to-graciously-handle-a-constant-complainer

How To Graciously Handle a Constant Complainer

                            By: Ma...

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fathers-day-etiquette-for-blended-families

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-when-and-when-not-to-interrupt-a-conversation

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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how to be everyone's favorite wedding guest

How to Be Everyone’s Favorite Wedding Guest

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor It's an honor to be invited to someone's wedding. And with that honor comes some special wedding gu...

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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...

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grocery cart etiquette

Grocery Cart Etiquette —You’re Going to Wish Everyone Used This!

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Grocery cart etiquette -- at first thought it might seem silly or odd -- but keep reading! Knowing ...

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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...

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