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!


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...

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. ...


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...

Teaching your child to say thank you authentically and consistently isn't as hard as you might think. Here are five skills to put into practice that makes doing so almost easy! #childrensmanners #expressinggratitude #thankyou #childrensmanners

5 Tips for Getting Your Child to Say Thank You at Christmas and Always

Getting our children to say thank you and actually mean it isn't easy, but it's more than possible! Here are the five most important tips for how to t...

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...


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


The Top 7 Courtesies of Happy Homes

How to Have a Happy, Loving Family — The Top 7 Courtesies of Happy Homes

We all long to have a happy, loving family and a peaceful home life. Happy families come in all shapes and sizes. Yet they share a set of common court...

The Etiquette of Brining Meals to Friends

Ten Savvy Tips for Providing Meals for Your Friends

Providing meals for your friends at a time of sickness or crisis is a kind gesture! Here are etiquette tips that will make sure your meal is remembere...

How to Instill a Heart for Manners in Your Child

How to Instill a Heart for Manners In Your Child

We all want to teach our children manners in a way that will make them happy to use them every day. That means we first must instill a heart for manne...