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Wedding Etiquette:Children at Weddings

Kids and wed­dings.  Do you feel kids should be invited to wed­dings?  If you are a par­ent and your child is not invited do you attend the wed­ding?  Here is a great arti­cle from BlogHer  that dis­cuss chil­dren at wed­dings.  Enjoy! Wed­ding sea­son is offi­cially upon us, and you know what that means. Drunk uncles try­ing to dance with your friends, the bar­tender say­ing clever things like “you again?” when you order another top-shelf cosmo, doing the Y.M.C.A. against your will [...]

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Business Etiquette: Should a Senator eat ribs with the President?

Today I had the priv­i­lege of speak­ing to reporter Adriene Hill of the Maket­place on man­ners and the busi­ness meal, along with the audio clip that aired ear­lier today on KCRW  we dis­cussed “Should a Sen­a­tor eat ribs with the Pres­i­dent?  Well… not quite we dis­cussed Busi­ness Meals, she also wrote the fol­low­ing.  Enjoy. *Pres­i­dent Obama isn’t just sit­ting at con­fer­ence tables with Repub­li­cans in Con­gress these days, he’s sit­ting down at the din­ner table. In fact, this week he dined with a group [...]

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Manners Monday: What is Etiquette?

Any­one with chil­dren can tell you that potty train­ing can be stress­ful, espe­cially when leav­ing the house.  You pack extra under­wear, make fre­quent stops at the bath­room, observe your child to see if they are doing the “pee pee dance” but, never ever would I think of tak­ing their port-a-potty with me. Unfor­tu­nately, not every­one feels the same way.   Case in point.  As reported by Jen­nifer Stagg of KSL 5 News in Utah, “A young mother of twins took potty train­ing to the [...]

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Charm School for Teens

Manners are a lost art in today’s society because children are spending more and more time in front of their televisions and their computers and losing out on social interaction. What these teens do not know is that good manners are a skill that can provide an advantage in the business world as well as in their daily life. This 2 day workshop August 12th & August 19th Session 1: Presentation Skills First Impressions/Body language Introductions and handshakes What is self-esteem? Positive thinking Please, thank you [...]

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Children’s Social Skills, Leadership & Manners Workshop

You have heard it before, “Young people today have no manners!” It doesn’t matter if it’s true or not. Perception is reality, and what people think is true is true for them. This means young people start out with a handicap—people expect them to be rude and boorish. Manners are a lost art in today’s society because children are spending more and more time in front of their televisions and their computer”font-size:s and losing out on social interaction. What these [...]

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