Summer is coming fast and it is very likely that many of us will stay with friends and family for a few days. Here are eight houseguest etiquette tips so that you’ll get invited to visit again and again. Click on the headlines of this post to continue reading.
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As a busy parent, who has time to read etiquette books when you’re busy reminding your toddler to say please and thank you constantly?
Here are a few tips to assist you in appearing more polished, educated, and civilized during your hectic days. And perhaps your child will pick up on some of these nuances as s/he grows up!
Time Saving Tips: Minding Your Manners an Etiquette Refresher for the Holiday Season
Remind your children/spouse/partner/bff to display their best manners to friends and family. (Translation: it’s time to lecture ‘somebody’ about minding their manners and setting a good example)
Here’s a super-quick list of easy-to-remember tips.
1. When eating with a spoon (usually a soup or stew), move the spoon toward the back of the bowl before bringing it up to your mouth. (Scoop away from yourself, not towards yourself.)