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Why a family cruise is a great opportunity to practice manners

My family recently went on a Carnival cruise to the Bahamas. Not only was it a relaxing and fun-filled tropical getaway, it actually provided many opportunities for my girls (ages 10 and 14) to practice their manners. I knew the sit-down dinners in the dining room would give them that opportunity, but I was pleasantly… Read More Why a family cruise is a great opportunity to practice manners

Easy Entertaining, Modern Manners

Modern Manners Monday – Manners & Etiquette

People tend to group manners and etiquette together, when in fact they are two separate but related entities. Manners are an expression of inner character, while etiquette is a set of rules on how those manners should be exhibited externally. Those etiquette rules cover every type of interaction, occasion, and situation. The rules are not meant to be rigid and cumbersome,… Read More Modern Manners Monday – Manners & Etiquette