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Category Archives: etiquette

How to Get Your Kids to Write Thank-You Notes

We’re more than halfway through January, and I’m embarrassed admit that my children haven’t finished writing their thank-you notes for Christmas.  Yikes!  How did this happen?  We have litany of reasons, of course:  the looong drive home from visiting family (too tired), the quick return to school (too much homework), and basketball and soccer practice […]

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Prairie-style nightgowns?

For Mother’s Day this year, I am afraid I came awfully close to “Five things you should never buy as a Mother’s Day gift.”  No, I didn’t go with Prairie-style pajamas or lotions, thank goodness it hasn’t come to that.  And while it’s true that I didn’t give my mom a kitchen appliance or a vacuum, […]

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