Tag Archives: Invitations

A Future for the Doodling Child Artist

Whenever I see my younger daughter chatting on the phone and doodling all over whatever happens to be in front of her, I think about how vast is the art field. As a sixth grader she doesn’t concern herself with an ultimate career but as I watch each of my children blossom and thrive in [...]

Invite Your Friends and Family

Winter weather will soon influence how much we go out and for what reasons. Staying in with family and friends to play games or watch movies makes a weekend evening an anticipated event! Check out this room for watching movies and playing video games! Not everyone can offer an in-home theater experience to guests. But [...]

General Etiquette Tips: Part Three

The widespread use of cell phones necessitates the creation of some proper behavior. Shouting into the cell phone in public, driving and talking, and allowing the phone to ring or be answered in a public entertainment venue cannot be allowed! Unless you have an emergency, do not answer or talk on your cell phone when checking [...]

General Etiquette Tips: Part Two

Let’s examine some more basic etiquette tips! At a dinner party, when you sit down, place your napkin on your lap. If you get up during the meal, place the napkin on your chair. When the meal is over, place your napkin on the left side of your plate. If you see multiple pieces of [...]

General Etiquette Tips: Part One

With so many conventional customs and traditions becoming something read about in a history book or novel, which social protocols do we perpetuate today? Also, which social customs that show good etiquette do we model for our children and ultimately expect them to follow? The first rule is to always  respond immediately to an invitation. [...]