With hundreds of rambunctious children crammed under one roof, it's no wonder that schools are the places where good manners are often forgotten. We asked etiquette experts to share tips for following modern manners in the classroom, cafeteria, playground, and beyond.
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Tired of hearing "I'll do it later"? For older kids, procrastination often becomes a problem as they start to have more responsibilities and more power over their own time. Happily, you can nip it in the bud before it becomes a lifelong habit by thinking about what's behind the behavior, and trying these strategies.
Do your kids suffer from Get-Out-the-Door-itis? Learn from three families who faced common obstacles when trying to start their day. They let organizational experts and parenting coaches into their home to observe their morning. The payoff? A wealth of time-saving and sanity-preserving solutions.