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Teaching Etiquette at Home

Teaching Etiquette at Home

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, I home-school my kids and I would like to introduce social skills and proper manners in my sessions. What skills do you consider most important for children to learn first? Do you have any ideas? – Home-schooler Mom Dear Home-schooler Mom, The first thing you need to…

What’s your etiquette I.Q.?

What’s your etiquette I.Q.?

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Dear Readers, I know this is a repeat, but I couldn’t help but print it again. How many of you actually know the answers? Call me for a session if they stump you, so go ahead, test your E.Q. Whose name is mentioned first in an introduction? Who Stands? Should…

Keeping it Cordial

Keeping it Cordial

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Q: How do I keep people I meet at social gatherings from asking very personal questions? I have some good friends that I discuss anything and everything with, but I don’t feel I should discuss details of my life with anyone else. Please help. A. You are correct, people you…

Employee Etiquette

Employee Etiquette

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, I am a manager at a retail store and had an incident the other day with one of my subordinates that I don’t quite know how to solve. I was trying to tell her that we needed to be more customer friendly and acknowledge the customer as…

How to Talk About Weight Related Issues

How to Talk About Weight Related Issues

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, Now that summer is just about over and the holidays will be here before you know it, I am looking at changes I plan to make. I know most people make resolutions after the New Year to lose weight, quit smoking or quit spending excessively, but why…

Grammer

Grammer

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, I work in an office and find myself writing various letters to several businesses. I feel like I need to take a refresher course in English grammar because I am always dependent on spell check and the computer dictionary. Is there any tips or advice you can…

Why Going to Church is Important

Why Going to Church is Important

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, I am a teenage cradle Catholic who lives at home. My mom is insisting on making me go to church with her. I don’t think the standing, sitting, or kneeling is important in keeping good with God. If you can give me one positive reason why these…

Pregnancy Etiquette

Pregnancy Etiquette

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, It seems that a lot of my family are having babies and I would like to give them showers to help them out. I am confused as to how to word and address the invitations. For instance, if it is a couple’s shower, should it be addressed…

The Etiquette of Friendship

The Etiquette of Friendship

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, I recently went to Schlitterbaun with some friends at the end of the school year. There were several of us and we had to pair up. My friend got “lost” and I couldn’t find her for a long time. She emerges with a boy much older than…

Etiquette and Political/Religious Correctness

Etiquette and Political/Religious Correctness

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, The world is getting kind of crazy and well, a little scary. It seems that people are pitted against each other in many things and don’t even realize the interior wars that are brewing under the surface. I mean, just with the pro-life, pro-choice agenda you have…

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