Tag Archives: manners

Etiquette Lessons: Guest Edition

What is the etiquette after sleeping in someone’s guest bed? My rule is to leave it as nice as I found it, which means making the bed. However, assuming (and hoping!) everyone washes bedding after each guest, I often wonder … Continue reading

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Phone Etiquette

My sister, brother and I are all in our early 60s. My question is about cellphone etiquette. Today my sister called me from her car (which is the topic of a whole other subject – that is, people who can’t … Continue reading

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Authenic Self

Dear God, please help us to prioritize care, respect, and manners. Help us to check in with ourselves and bring the best version of ourselves to the table everyday. It’s the only way we will heal. Amen. Positively Purging-I welcome … Continue reading

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Unused Name

A silly problem, perhaps, but here goes. I have a neighbor who is very nice and kind. We wave to one another across our gardens, and occasionally engage in a little small talk. I’ve introduced myself by name to her … Continue reading

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Respect Your Team

Teachers, coaches, instructors—they’re all part of your parenting team. Your child may have been benched or struggled in online classes with a teacher who was technologically impaired. Of course you’re frustrated, but don’t yell at or blame someone else. Your … Continue reading

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