Manners

Teaching kids about good manners starts by reminding your child to say please and thank you. Here you'll learn how to encourage good manners and proper etiquette including, how to behave at the table, on play dates, at restaurants, and more.

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4 Ways to Handle Your Kids' Embarrassing Comments
You can teach your child what's appropriate to say while helping her find her own voice. 
Good Behavior Games for Preschoolers
Tired of nagging your child to do the right thing? Skip the lecture! Instead, add these super-fun ways to teach honesty, responsibility, compassion, patience, and more to your parenthood playbook. (We promise she won't even notice the lesson.)
Manners for Toddlers
It's never too early to encourage your child to be polite. Begin with these four basics.
Please Don't Do That! How to Handle Inappropriate Toddler Behavior
It sometimes seems that toddlers do mortifying stuff at the worst moments just to drive you crazy, but the truth is that kids this age are naturally uninhibited. The good news is that these publicly humiliating moments get a lot easier to deal with once you understand why they happen. And you can encourage better behavior without making your child feel ashamed in the process. Read on for tips on managing the most common offenses.
Table for Three: Tips for Dining Out with Toddlers
Yes, you can eat out with your child. This advice will help you handle whatever drama she dishes out.
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