10 by 10: 10 Social Graces Every Child Should Know By Age 10

Teaching…. and reinforcing…. again and again…. a few polite behaviors not only insures your children will be desired company for their friends, but gives them great confidence in meeting new social situations with confidence. The 10 by 10 list is… Continue Reading


Hospital Etiquette, Spelled Out

Recently my father had to be hospitalized. His condition required more than an overnight stay. I am thankful for hospitals and the staff who work tirelessly providing quality care. Yet, hospitals aren’t usually happy places. Of course, it’s a different… Continue Reading


Going Alfresco? A Refresher on Outdoors Etiquette

Have you been invited to a pool party or barbecue? Going on a picnic? Heading for the lake as a guest on a boat? Grab that tote, throw in the sunscreen, mosquito repellent, hand sanitizer/wipe-ups, towels, and you’re ready to… Continue Reading

Minding Your P’s & Q’s: 4 Tips on Graduation Etiquette

‘Tis the season to celebrate graduation – a milestone in life’s journey – and that means ceremonies, parties and gift giving. If navigating the “do’s and don’ts” and the “wish I knew what to do” has you feeling like you’re… Continue Reading