Manners

Is your child well mannered? We've got tips and ideas for every situation from the dinner table to the classroom. Learn how to help your child become polite and respectful.

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Confessions of a Grown-Up: I Was a Bad Example

Inevitably, all new parents learn that now that they’re the adults in the family, they must pay scrupulous attention to what they say—and don’t say—when kids are around. 

Mrs. McVeigh's Manners: Teaching Kids Good Manners and Etiquette

An expert on etiquette and manners shares advice on how to raise children with good manners. Read answers to your questions about behaving at the dinner table, proper etiquette, and more.

11 Basic Manners Kids Often Forget

Even if it takes a few reminders, encourage your child to be more mindful of some basic etiquette.

Really Cute Thank-You Notes

Saying thank you won't be a chore with these fun easy-to-make cards. Even little kids can help!

How to Teach Good Manners

Raising a polite kid in a rude world isn't as hard as it seems.

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Thank-Yous Teachers Will Love

Try these Motherboard Mom-tested ways to thank the important people in your child's life.