Etiquette for Children
This page is designed to help teach and enforce good manners and etiquette in children.
Assist a Grieving Child
Funerals and memorial services are hard on almost everyone. Children are not exception. Here are a few suggestions on helping them through the process.
Baby Shower Invites
There are a lot of steps involved in throwing a baby shower. Once the host has volunteered, invitations are first on the baby shower checklist.
Back To School - Clothes
School is starting and shopping is happening. You don't have to break the bank, though to send your student off in style
Back to School - School Supplies
It's back to school time and parents are working that supplies list to the max
Back to School Shopping for Supplies
Fall is fast approaching. Moms and dads everywhere are anticipating bedtimes, bus stops, lunches and backpacks. The lazy days of summer will soon be exchanged for bell schedules and homework.
Children at a Funeral
Mourning the death of a loved one is never easy. Being conscious of a child's age and explaining to them in an age-appropriate way what has happened is a great way to help them along.
Children's Party Etiquette
Should Parents Accompany Their Child To A Party...And Stay? Are you party crashing? And what about extra children?
Childrens Etiquette Help for Parents [offsite link]
This is an article at Rudebusters.com that links to other articles on the web on various tips and ideas for stressing etiquette and politeness in children.
Cough Etiquette [offsite link]
In flu season, any help in guarding yourself from infection is more than welcome. One way to help is to teach children, and yourself, how to handle sickness. This article explains how.
Creating Empathy in Children
Empathy increases grades, betters relationships and decreases isolation. So why is it so hard to teach?
Empathy in Adults
Where empathy is not present, bullying prevails. If an adult does not know how to model empathy, how can it be taught to our youth?
Etiquette on the Behalf of Children
When an adult comments that they don't like children, does that mean they were never a child?
Girls at a Dance
There are so many ways to ruin a person's evening. Wouldn't you rather be someone to make it great?
Graduation Party Gifts
What to give to the high school or college grad? It's a question we ask ourselves this time of year. Here are a few ideas.
Graduation Party Planning
You have a graduate and want to celebrate. So do it, already.
Help a Child Through The Grieving Process
Loss of a loved one is hard. Here are a ways to assist children of varying ages through the grieving process.
Holiday Table Manners for Kids
It's never too early, or too late, to teach table manners to children
Homeroom Etiquette - Classroom Help on Halloween
Parties are on their way. Are you attending and in what capacity?
Hosting A Baby Shower
A baby is on the way. Are you the one who wants to throw the baby shower?
How to Behave and Why by Munro Leaf
Book review about tried and true standards to helping children and parents care about the impact they have on others.
Introductions and Children
Introducing people properly is important. Teaching children to do the same is equally important
Kidīs Turn Central Etiquette Resources [offsite link]
This page lists resources for teaching chidren proper etiquette. It is child friendly so your child can surf the page with or without your help.
Kids at an Adult Party
When invited to a party specifically geared to adults, your decision to bring your children will affect more than you
Kids at the Beach
With a little preparation, your beach adventure with the kids will be a fantastic time.
Kids at the Pool
This vacation article covers topics revolving around your children and what is expected of you - the parent - to ensure both their safety AND the enjoyment of those around you.
Kids Conversing with Their Voice, Not Their Thumbs
Kids have always relied on their parents to learn how to engage and interact. Now, more than ever before, parents need to be diligent in maximizing their family time.
Kids in the Kitchen
How early can your kids learn to make dinner? You might be surprised.
Making Time for Quality Family Time
No time to converse with kids while you are cooking, cleaning, etc? How about you teach them the valuable skills you have mastered in maintaining your household?
Manners Can be Fun by Munro Leaf
This review of a classic childrenīs book is a must read for adults and children alike.
National Dance Competition
A wonderful example of consideration, inclusion and good sportsmanship ensued when I chaperoned 19 award-winning hip hop dancers
Parents Helping Parents
When you think about it we as parents are all doing pretty much the same thing and at the same time. One solution to easing our everyday challenges can be to share the load with other equally stretched parents.
Party Etiquette for Teens
Teenagers go out on dates in groups and in pairs. Regardless of the number in the group, there are certain expectations everyone should adhere to.
Prepping for Kids at the Pool
With a little prep prior to pool time, the kids will enjoy the entire day and you will too.
Quality Time at Dinner Time
Family time is dwindling. Utilize dinner time by incorporating quality.
The previous article discussed giving compliments. Here are suggestions on how to graciously receive one.
Setting the Holiday Table with Kids
There are lots of reasons to let your kids help decorate during the Holidays. So why do so many parents keep their kids away decorating ideas?
Sledding Downhill with No Control?
Standing In Line With Kids
We all have to stand in line for some reason. When on vacation with children it can be an exercise in self control when you are standing in line and your child is there with you. Here are a few tips to make everyone a little happier about waiting in line.
Table Manners for Kids During the Holidays
It's never too early, or too late to teach kids how to behave at the table
Teaching Children Manners
Early Manners' Training will Stay With Children for Life
Teaching Kids to Put the Phones Down
There are rarely conversations when I walk into a playroom of kids. Everyone is on their phone. With all this phone use, who is talking? The answer: no one.
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