Holiday Hints: Why Manners Matter
Thanksgiving and the other upcoming holidays are a perfect time to help your children, whatever their ages, learn and practice good manners. And it’s more than just going through the motions of saying “please” and “thank you” and knowing which fork to use; good manners are about building empathy and respect, qualities to carry children through countless situations throughout their lives.
Marti joined KARE 11 News at 11’s Diana Pierce with these practical tips:
1) Practice mealtime basics
2) Teach host and guest behaviors
3) Role-play awkward situations
4) Emphasize empathy and appreciation