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!

RSVP Etiquette for Host and Guests

RSVP Etiquette for Guests and Hosts: The Newest Manners for This Fading Art

The number-one etiquette question people ask me is why no one will RSVP. It's hard to plan an event when you don't know how many people to plan for. H...

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The 7 Most Annoying Cell Phone Habits and How to Avoid Them

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Today’s post came about because of a Slurpee®! Every two weeks when we fill up the mom mobile with gasolin...

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The Top 5 Tips for Shining In a Crowded Conversation

  By: Maralee McKee Greetings! Today we have a reader's question about how to make a great impression in a conversation. Specifica...

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Etiquette, You, and the Flu: What to Do!

By: Maralee McKee Hello! Before we jump right into things, I want to welcome some new family members! Hello to everyone who joined us from t...

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Quick Tip! How to Talk With Food in Your Mouth

By: Maralee McKee Happy Friday Everyone! Your mom probably told you since you were knee-high to her that it was rude to talk with your mouth...

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How to Graciously Answer Nosy Questions

How to Graciously Answer Nosy Questions

Some folks will ask you anything, often not realizing they're asking nosy questions. Here are some amazingly easy, quick answers that politely tell th...

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Savvy Manners for When You’re Late! Don’t We All Need This?!

By: Maralee McKee Greetings! It’s a joy to be with you! If you’re a reader visiting, please come in and make yourself at home! It’s...

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How to Be a Cool Breeze in Others’ Days

By: Maralee McKee Greetings! Welcome to Monday! I hope your weekend was slow-paced enough for you to get some rest and that today won't be t...

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A Brief Update on My Little Boy

By: Maralee McKee Your sweet e-mails of encouragement continue to come in about my little guy. Thank you so very much! I have printed ou...

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The First Seven Ever Photo Sharing Etiquette Tips!

By: Maralee McKee Digital photography has unlocked the once-private door of the photo lab for all of us. Now, from home, with a brief plug-in and...

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