8 People You Should Hide From Your Facebook Feed

8 People You Should Hide From Your Facebook Feed

I absolutely love Facebook (and are you following Moms Need To Know on Facebook yet?) because it opens up a whole new world of communication. Like many of you, it allows me to keep in touch with distant family, old friends and also to keep up with the latest news. While that is a really cool…

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How To Talk To Your Children About Racism

How To Talk To Your Children About Racism

When you are a parent, the way you look at the world becomes completely different. Not only do you have to think about what you think, you have to think about what your kids think as well. A perfect example of this would be racism. Our world is more inflamed than this generation has likely…

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6 Basic Manners You Should Teach Your Children

While you are at it, try to work on this as well!

You see it everywhere you go: Children with bad manners. If you’re a parent, it’s up to you to teach your children how to behave and show good manners toward others. Whether it’s being polite or knowing how to act in public, manners is an important lesson that all children need to learn. Here are…

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6 Things That Make You Look Dumb On Facebook

While you are at it, make sure you are doing any of these things!

It’s no surprise that people post an assortment of things on Facebook that can make them look really dumb. Are you one of them?  I practically live on Facebook and it never fails to amaze me how many people I thought were relatively smart can really lose all common sense when they are on Facebook….

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Why You Need To Stop Wearing Pajama Pants In Public

Stop Wearing Pajama Pants In Public

There are not many things that can beat sitting around the kitchen or on your sofa with a cup of java in your pajama pants. The soft, plush material caresses your skin gently while you lounge in the privacy of your own home. But for some, that pleasure extends all the way to the local…

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Telephone Etiquette | Some Basic Rules

Talking on the telephone is something that really should have been a class in high school. With all the cell phones and various technological breakthroughs, it is easy to see how kids could benefit. Despite the cell phones and perhaps because of them, telephone etiquette is what is really needed. Why do people have so…

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Can a Christmas Card Do Double Duty As a Thank You Card?

Can I Combine a Christmas Card with a Thank You Card

Welcome back to Manners Monday! Each Monday we will tackle an etiquette question (or story about bad etiquette) submitted by a reader. Have a question or story to submit yourself? You can submit it here! I received the following question from Sami: Is it acceptable to make a Christmas card do double duty as a…

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Can I Tell The Person In the Bathroom That They Didn’t Wash Their Hands?

Can I Say Something To The Person that Doesn't Wash Their Hands

Welcome to Manners Monday! Each Monday we will tackle an etiquette question (or story about bad etiquette) submitted by a reader. Have a question yourself? You can submit it here! I received the following question from Kate: Everywhere I go, I see people in public bathrooms walk out of the stall and walk right past…

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Black Friday Etiquette | 8 Tips To Make It Easier

Black Friday Etiquette – How to Survive and Save Shopping is a necessary evil in our society today and Black Friday is the mad scientist version. Somehow, Black Friday has managed to take every store owner in America and turn them upside down for one day after Thanksgiving. Every store drops prices to ridiculous levels…

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