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History of Some of the Most Common Etiquette Rules
Some old school etiquette rules might appear to not make sense. Here are some explanations and reasons these rules were established.

Guide to Proper Etiquette and Good Manners
Tips to learn good manners and proper etiquette in all of life's situations, including social, family, business, weddings, and funerals.

Etiquette of a Sincere Apology
Apologizing is one of the most difficult things for some people to do. Here are some tips on how to offer a sincere apology.

Proper Bathroom and Restroom Manners
Avoid embarrassment by following some basic bathroom and restroom etiquette guidelines. Here are some tips and things to consider.

Funeral Etiquette
The Funeral Etiquette category covers questions of etiquette surrounding funerals, wakes and memorials. Articles will include information on matters of protocol,what to wear, who to honor and how to serve. We'll answer questions you may have about what's right and how to relate to the family of the deceased and more.

Etiquette Tips for Pallbearers at a Funeral
It is both an honor and a responsibility to be a pallbearer. Here are some tips on selecting pallbearers and what to do if you are chosen.

Manners and Civility
Basic manners and civility articles dealing with subjects such as business and workplace etiquette, how to be a gentleman or lady, personal style and attire, decorum and protocol in both public and interpersonal communication.

Personal and Social Etiquette
Explanations and tips for good manners and proper etiquette in social and family situations.

Importance of the Proper Use of Napkins While Dining
The napkin is an important part of any table setting. Here are some tips on how to use your napkin at a restaurant and at a private dinner party.

Celebration Etiquette
Throughout life you are likely to experience some major events that call for celebration. Some of these include: marriage, birth, death, retirement, graduation, anniversary, birthday and engagement. Read here for information on how to celebrate each with style, what to wear and even how to decline an invitation if necessary.

Professional Etiquette
Learn proper etiquette to maintain professionalism and good manners in the workplace.

How to Dress Properly for Any Occasion
Knowing how to dress for every occasion is essential for anyone in business or with an active social life. Here are some tips on proper attire.

Relationship Etiquette
Relationships are complex by nature as we are all so very different. Courtesy and etiquette are absolute necessities when attempting to navigate them successfully. Find helps and advice here on how to interact with your friends, neighbors, boss, in-laws, children, parents and even difficult people you encounter everyday.

Tips on How to Prevent Gossip
Spreading gossip about others is hurtful and shows that the person doing it has bad manners. Here are some tips on how to stop it.

Sing Your Heart Out During the Holiday Season
Many people who celebrate Christmas enjoy singing or listening to Christmas carols. Here are some etiquette tips to make the experience a joyful one.

How to be a Trusted and Caring Friend
Don't save proper etiquette for strangers. Friendships need to be nurtured with good manners and respect. Here are some guidelines and tips.

Proper Way to Set a Formal Dinner Table
There's no reason to stress over hosting an elegant formal dinner. Learn some rules and tips for setting a formal table.

Etiquette of Exchanging Gifts at the Office
You may be faced with whether or not to give gifts at the office. Here are some tips on what to give your boss, employee, or coworker.

What to Say (or Not to Say) to a Family in Mourning
Don't be at a loss for words when you attend a funeral. Here are some kind and caring things you can say to the family of the deceased.

Condolences for Someone Whose Mother Passes Away
It's not easy to express sympathy when a friend's mother passes away. Here are some tips on how you can comfort your friend who is in mourning.

Be on the Same Team with Your Child's Educator
You and your child's teacher have a common goal to help your child learn. Here are some tips on how you can communicate with the teacher.

Children and Teens
Learn proper etiquette for children and teenagers for school and social environments.

Etiquette of Writing a Thank You Note
When you receive a gift, it's always good to send a thank you note to show your gratitude. Here are some tips and things to consider.

Social Media Etiquette
Find articles and information here about how to navigate relationships and communications on the internet and on your cell or smartphone. Etiquette answers about what to share and what not to share and sage advice about successful communication, perfect responses, online style and decorum.

Common Questions About Cell Phone Etiquette
Cell phones have become an extension of most adults, teenagers, and even some 'tweens. Here are some tips for cell phone use at the dinner table.

Political Discussion Manners
Political discussions can be awkward and cause hard feelings. Here are some tips on how to respectfully talk about your views.

Show Some Love During the Holidays
The holidays should be a time of love and sharing. Here are some ideas on hosting someone in your home during this time.

Letters and Cards
Great everyday practical advice on writing great letters and correspondence. How to write Thank You cards; Sympathy Cards; Thinking of You notes and more.

Wedding Etiquette
The Wedding Etiquette category offers special articles written expressly to answer everyday and common questions and concerns that wedding guests and parties may have. Discussions on a range of items from what to wear to an evening wedding to appropriate gifts for particular situations.

Tips on Writing Thank You Notes for Wedding Gifts
Everyone who gave you something for your wedding should receive a thank you note. Here are some tips on when to send it and what to say.

Tips and Guidelines for the Wedding Dance
Many traditional weddings include a wedding dance with family and members of the bridal party. Here are some tips to keep in mind for planning.

What is Appropriate Funeral Attire?
Many people don't have any idea what to wear to a funeral. Here are some tips to keep you from making a mistake.

Express Your Condolences in a Sympathy Card
Coming up with the right words to express your condolences can be difficult. Here are some tips and samples of sympathy messages.

Is It Appropriate to Send Flowers to a Funeral?
Sending funeral flowers shows respect and offer comfort to those who are grieving after the death of a loved one. Here are some tips on sending them.

Etiquette for Using Your Cell Phone
Having a cell phone is essential, but it can also be the source of bad manners. Here are some tips to use it without being rude.

Invitations and Parties
Great everyday practical advice on how to send and respond to invitations of all types correctly.

Wedding Anniversary Gift Themes, Colors and Flowers
When selecting an anniversary gift for your spouse or another couple, consider following the traditional themes. Here are some ideas.

Party Invitation Etiquette Tips
Are you planning to send invitations to a party or other special event? Here are some tips on what to include.

Proper Casual Greeting Etiquette
If you get tongue-tied when you see someone you know, take some time to read these tips. It will give you the confidence to be gracious and friendly.

RSVP Etiquette - Types, Changes, Guests and More
Don't be that person who forgets to RSVP after receiving an invitation. Here are some tips on responding to an invitation to any event.

How to Thank Someone for Giving Good Service
When you receive exemplary service, don't hesitate to send a thank you note. Here are some examples of what you might say.

What is a Funeral Visitation?
Many families have a time of visitation before the funeral of a loved one. Here are some answers to questions you may have.

8 Etiquette Tips for Taking Selfies
Are you just dying to snap a selfie in front of that beautiful garden? Go ahead and do it but not before you check out these basic etiquette tips.

Funeral Attendance Etiquette Tips
Funerals can be daunting if you're not prepared with basic understanding of what is expected. Here are some tips on proper funeral etiquette.

How to Thank Someone for a Birthday Gift
Sometimes it's hard to come up with the right words to express your gratitude. Here are some tips and samples of thank you notes for birthday gifts.

Importance of Sending Wedding Shower Notes
After a bridal shower, it's important to send a thank you note to everyone who brought a gift. Here are some tips and examples.

Thank You Note Samples for After a Funeral
When people send flowers, bring food, or make donations when your loved one passes, they're showing their respect. Here are some thank you note tips.

Proper Etiquette of Sending Wedding Gifts
Giving a newlywed couple a gift should be an enjoyable experience. Here are some tips on what to give and how to give it.

When Your Child's Name Isn't on the Wedding Invitation
You may not know what to do if you receive a wedding invitation without your children's names. Here are some tips on how to handle this.

Inspirational Quotes and Advice Anyone Can Follow
Good manners and proper etiquette take effort. Here are some quotes from some of the great thinkers to inspire you to do your best.

Tips on Writing a Thank You Note for an Overnight Visit
Always send a thank you note to show your appreciation after you stay overnight with someone. Here are some examples of what to write.

Proper Etiquette for Sending Funeral Flowers
The tradition of sending flowers to someone after a loved one has passed away can be confusing. Here are some easy-to-follow guidelines.

List of Most Common Bad Manners
There are certain bad manners that are becoming more common. Here is a list of 12 etiquette infractions that people need to work on.

Dinner Party Thank You Note Samples
You should always send a thank you note to your host or hostess after a dinner party. Here are some examples of what to say.

Ceremonies and Customs
Learn the rules of good manners regarding all types of ceremonies and customs.

Manners for Funeral Processions
When the funeral is at a different location from the gravesite, you'll follow a funeral procession. Here are some tips for what to do.

10 Ways to Gracefully Deal with a Breakup
Ending a relationship is never easy. Show that you are the better person after a breakup by maintaining your dignity and poise. Here are some tips.

How to Stay off the Best Party Guest Lists
Not invited to many parties? Check this list to see if you're guilty of any of these things and then follow the guidelines and tips.

Email Etiquette Guidelines for All Occasions
Email is a part of most people's lives. Here are some basic tips to help you communicate with email more efficiently and politely.

Etiquette for the Host of Children's Birthday Parties
Birthday parties are important to children and their friends. Be a host with good manners while celebrating your child's birthday. Here are some tips.

Second Wedding Gift Etiquette
Are you attending the second wedding of a friend or family member? Here are some gift suggestions.

Etiquette For Days When You Are Sick
Almost everyone experiences a cold, the flu, or some other virus on occasion. When this happens to you, follow these tips on being considerate of others.

All About a Black and White Party
Whether you're the host or the guest of a black-and-white party, you can have some fun getting creative with style. Here are some tips.

How to React to Someone Burping or Passing Gas
There are times when people pass gas or burp in public. Here are some tips on how to make this less embarrassing.

10 Office Party Etiquette Tips for the Holidays
Enjoy your coworkers during the holidays, but never forget your professionalism. Here are some etiquette tips for company parties.

Is Regifting Considered Proper Etiquette?
It's okay to regift something that you can't use. Just remember to follow proper etiquette of regifting to prevent hurt feelings and inappropriateness.

Mistakes Party Hosts Often Make
Hosting a party carries a tremendous amount of responsibility. Here are some things you need to avoid next time you have a get-together.

Entertainment
Everyone likes to play and we all enjoy our amusements. Whether you have questions about shopping, going to a sporting event or attending the symphony check here for great advice and insight on your most asked questions like,

Mind Your Manners on the Massage Table
Nothing is more relaxing than having a good back rub. Follow these etiquette guidelines when having a professional massage.

How to Know if You Are a Mannerly Person
Having good manners will give you an advantage in every aspect of your life. Here are some ways to check your own behavior and improve where necessary.

How to Dress for a Semi-Formal Event
You may be asked to dress in semi-formal attire for a special event. Here are some tips on what to wear.

Tips for Dealing with a Pushy Salesperson
Pushy salespeople can be annoying and ruin the shopping experience. Here are some tips on how to deal with them without losing your cool.

8 Basic Rules of Air Travel Etiquette
No one likes rude people on planes. Follow some basic rules for the most pleasant flying experience possible. Here are some tips.

Fun and Games Etiquette Activities for Kids
Learning good manners doesn't have to be miserable. Have fun teaching children manners by playing these etiquette games.

5 Things to Consider for a Wedding Guest List
One of the most difficult decisions a bride and groom have to make is who should be on the guest list. Here are some tips.

Mind Your Manners at the Mall
As the center for more than just shopping, malls can bring out the worst in some people. Learn proper etiquette in busy shopping malls.

Quotes About Etiquette and Good Manners
Ponder some quotations about the importance of having good manners. Here are some etiquette quotes by well known people.

Basic Mealtime Etiquette Guidelines
Mealtime should be enjoyable and relaxing. Here are some etiquette tips for meals with family and friends.

How to be a Good Driver with a Level Head
Driving a car is serious business. Here are some etiquette rules to keep you safe and mannerly on the road.

Know Why We Do Christmas Holiday Traditions
The Christmas season is packed with tradition for families. Here are some ways you can enjoy the holidays with your family.

Funeral Etiquette FAQs
Do you have questions about funerals? Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about funerals, memorial services, visitations, and wakes.

Proper Ice Cream Etiquette
Ice cream is a favorite snack of all ages during the hot summer months. Here are some tips on how to enjoy it without making too big of a mess.

Ice Cream Cone
Enjoy eating ice cream while using good manners.

Bowl of Ice Cream
Enjoy eating ice cream while using good manners.

Ice Cream Sundae
Enjoy eating ice cream while using good manners.

Ice Cream with Cake
Enjoy eating ice cream while using good manners.

Ice Cream Bars and Sandwiches
Enjoy eating ice cream while using good manners.

Kids and Ice Cream
Enjoy eating ice cream while using good manners.

Share the Treat
Enjoy eating ice cream while using good manners.

Examples of Sympathy Card Messages
When it comes time to show sympathy, you want to avoid saying the wrong thing. Here are some examples of what to write in a sympathy card or note.

Proper Internet Etiquette: Netiquette
Social media and email may seem impersonal, but if you're not careful, you can create problems. Follow these etiquette guidelines while on the Internet.

How to Prevent Guests from Traumatizing Your Pets
Most domestic animals are social creatures, and they enjoy parties. They also deserve respect and to be treated with good manners. Here are some tips.

Do the Bride's Parents Pay for the Wedding?
Weddings have become so expensive it doesn't make sense to put the entire burden on one family. Here are some traditions and tips.

Reasons Why You Shouldn't Whisper
Is it ever okay to whisper? Here are some thoughts and tips on whispering, speaking another language, and secret glances.

20 Bad Etiquette Habits You Need to Break
Avoid falling into these bad habits. Once you form them, you may discover how difficult they are to change later.

20 Bad Etiquette Habits You Need to Break
Avoid falling into these bad habits. Once you form them, you may discover how difficult they are to change later.

What to Say to Someone Who has Lost a Loved One
Take some time to think of the most appropriate words of sympathy to offer a friend after a loved one passes away. Here are some tips and examples.

Etiquette Tips When Staying at a Hotel
Travelers have expectations of hotels, but part of the experience depends on your behavior. Here are some etiquette tips for the best hotel stay possible.

What Not to Discuss at the Dinner Table
The dinner table should be a safe place to relax and enjoy your meal. Here are some tips on what not to discuss while eating with others.

Thank You Letters You Never Thought of Writing
Do you want to send a thank you note to someone who doesn't expect it? Here are some examples of letters to those who will be pleasantly surprised.

How to Choose the Right Wedding Gift
Follow some basic rules on wedding gift etiquette, including how much to spend, where to send the gifts, and what to expect in the event of a breakup.

How to Elope Without Making Everyone Mad
Do you want to get married without the hassles of planning for a large wedding? Before you elope, consider some simple etiquette guidelines.

The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Weddings
Most people are baffled by some of the details about weddings. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about wedding etiquette.

Halloween Manners Guidelines Adults Should Follow
Children aren't the only ones who should remember proper etiquette on Halloween. Here are some tips for parents to follow.

Don't Forget Your Manners at Home
Showing good manners to those you are closest to will make your home life much happier. Here are some tips and guidelines to help you do this.

What is a Snob and How to Deal with One
There is never any reason for someone to be a snob. Here are some tips on how to avoid being a snob and dealing with the snobbery of others.

12 Foods You Should Eat with Your Fingers
It is perfectly fine to eat some foods with your fingers. Here are 12 of them along with some tips on how to do it the proper way.

8 Tips for Church Etiquette
Whether you are looking for a new church to attend or going as the guest of a friend, you'll want to be on your best behavior. Here are some tips.

Travel and Hospitality
Etiquette and social mores are especially difficult to keep up with when traveling. Find articles and information here to help you as you travel either by train, plane or automobile.

Table Manners
Table manners and etiquette articles offering great advice on everything from Table manners and How to use your utensils to how to host a proper dinner party, social or business.

8 Etiquette Mistakes People Often Make
Having bad manners shows that you don't care to learn proper etiquette and makes you appear rude. Avoid making any of these common mistakes in manners.

Dealing with the Person Next Door
Bad neighbors can make your life miserable, but sometimes you can find a way to turn things around. Here are some tips that might help.

How Close is Too Close? Respect Personal Space
Standing too close to some people can make them uncomfortable. Understand the etiquette rules for personal space with friends, family, and coworkers.

Gift Giving in the Business World
Giving the wrong gift or a gift to the wrong person can hurt your career. Here are some tips for gift giving in a professional environment.

What to Expect at a Visitation or Wake
Funerals are often preceded by a wake or visitation. Know what to do during the visitation or wake before a funeral. Here are some tips.

What to Say When People Ask Rude Questions
Some people have a knack for asking the rudest questions, so try to be prepared and respond with grace and dignity. Here are some tips.

When Helping Someone Can be Embarrassing
Most people know someone who could use some basic hygiene tips. Here are some tips on how to kindly let that person know without embarrassment.

How to Face Your Future In-Laws for the First Time
The in-law relationship doesn't have to be adversarial. Get off to a good start by following proper etiquette when meeting them for the first time.

Do You or Don't You Tell Your Age?
Some information is personal. Read this article about etiquette as it relates to asking and revealing someone's age.

Rude Things People Should Avoid Saying
Good manners rules dictate using speech filters. Here are 10 rude things you should never say in a social or professional setting.

Use Good Manners in the Employee Break Room or Kitchen
Show respect for your coworkers and help keep the office kitchen a clean place for enjoyable lunches and breaks. Here are some tips.

Etiquette When You Are Pulled Over by a Police Officer
It's never pleasant to be pulled over by a police officer for a traffic violation. Here are some etiquette tips to make the experience less painful.

What to Do When Internet Trolls Attack You
Have you been targeted by an Internet troll whose mission is to make your life miserable? Here are some tips on how to deal with them.

How to Dress Well and Still be Fashionable
Don't forget fashion when you think about good manners. Proper etiquette dictates wearing the appropriate outfit for each occasion.

What to Consider When Handling Conflict
Conflict is inevitable in both your personal and professional life. Here are some tips on how to handle it without losing your mind.

Should You Post Your Children's Photos on Social Media?
Be extra cautious when posting anything about your children on social media. Here are some tips and guidelines.

Tips on Etiquette at the Dinner Table
Conversations at the dinner table should be relaxed and enjoyed by all in attendance. Here are some tips to keep a lively flow to the discussion.

Ex-Mother-In-Law Funeral Attendance Etiquette
If your former mother-in-law passes away, you may feel conflicted about whether or not to attend her funeral. Here are some things to consider.

How to Have the Best Engagement Party
Have you just gotten engaged? Here are some fun but proper etiquette tips for hosting or attending an engagement party.

You Don't Have to Be Weak to Have Good Manners
Some people think that they need to be aggressive and rude to get ahead in life. You don't. Here are some tips to deal with them in a polite manner.

Proper Manners for a Professional Meeting
Both managers and attendees can get the most out of a business meeting if they follow proper etiquette guidelines. Here are some tips.

General Tipping Guidelines for Services Rendered
Show appreciation to your waitstaff, hairdresser, mover, baggage handler, and other service people with a tip. Here are some guidelines.

Proper Way to Use Utensils During a Formal Dinner
Don't be intimidated when you have to attend a formal dinner. Here are some tips to help you gain confidence with the proper use of utensils.

How to Conduct Yourself at a Business Conference
When you go to a business conference, you're expected to be professional and friendly. Here are some tips on how to find the balance.

Should You Take Your Pet on Vacation?
Vacationing with your pet can be fun, but there are some things you need to consider. Here are some pros, cons, and etiquette tips.

What to Say When Someone's Pet Dies
Losing any family member can be devastating, but you may not know what to say or do. Know how to show sympathy when a friend or family member loses a pet.

Email Mistakes You Should Avoid
It's easy to make faux pas when emailing friends, coworkers, and supervisors. Here are some basic email etiquette tips to communicate more effectively.

Avoid Saying These Things at a Funeral
Emotions typically run high at funerals, so follow proper etiquette to prevent saying the wrong things. Here is a list of 9 things you shouldn't say.

Send Your Friends Thank You Notes for Being There
When you have good friends, you want them to feel special and valued. Here are some thank you note samples to let them know how much you appreciate them.

Quotes About Clothing Etiquette
Read what Thomas Fuller, Steven Tyler, Mae West, Mark Twain and others have to say about clothing etiquette. There is wisdom in their words.

Maintain Savvy Style and Proper Etiquette
Having business or social savvy is essential if you want to expand your professional or personal horizon. Here are some thoughts about how to do it.

General Etiquette Advice for Teenagers
As teenagers transition from childhood to adulthood, they need to know proper etiquette to help them in every aspect of their lives. Here are some tips.

Tea Party Etiquette for Hosts and Guests
Don't be intimidated by the thought of having or attending a tea party. Follow these tips, and your guests will have a great time.

Helpful Guidelines on Teaching Kids Manners
Children don't instinctively know good manners. It's up to the parents to teach them how to behave in social situations. Here are some tips to help.

Handshake Etiquette and Cultural Customs
Knowing how to properly shake hands is essential in business and good to know in social situations. Here are some tips and guidelines.

What Does a Bridesmaid Do? Bridesmaid Etiquette
Have you been asked to serve as a bridesmaid in a friend or family member's wedding? Do you wonder what is expected of you? Here some helpful information.

Professional Etiquette
Learn about proper etiquette at the office and other work environments.

Proper Etiquette for Writing Reviews
Reviews help people decide whether or not to purchase a product or use a service. Here are some tips you should follow when writing your next review.

How to Make People Around You Feel Comfortable
Would you like to be the person who is comfortable and easy to be around? Here are some simple to follow tips on how to put others at ease.

How to Entertain with Pinache
Being a host or hostess can be a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. Here are some tips on how to do it without losing your mind.

How to Tell When Other People Don't Want You Around
Bad manners can ruin long-term friendships and family relationships. Is anything on this list responsible for sabotaging your social life?

Importance of Honoring Time Commitments
It is never acceptable to be late for anything. Show respect to family, friends, and coworkers by being on time. Here are some tips.

Manners Guidelines for the Emergency Room
Be aware of proper emergency room policies and guidelines. They are there for everyone's safety, well being, and comfort. Here are some tips.

Plan the Details of Your Outdoor Wedding
Outdoor weddings are typically more casual than those held indoors, but you still need to plan the details. Here are some tips to keep everything just right.

Prepare for the Elements
Tips on proper etiquette for an outdoor wedding.

Bride's Ensemble
Tips on proper etiquette for an outdoor wedding.

Wedding Party and Guest Attire
Tips on proper etiquette for an outdoor wedding.

Wedding Reception Food
Tips on proper etiquette for an outdoor wedding.

Wedding Guest Comfort and Safety
Tips on proper etiquette for an outdoor wedding.

Protect the Wedding Gifts
Tips on proper etiquette for an outdoor wedding.

Importance of Filtering What You Say
Learn to employ filters during conversation and when speaking to groups. Not doing so can give you a reputation for being untrustworthy and socially incompetent.

Sympathy and Funeral Flowers
Consider the occasion as well as the relationship when you choose flowers and bouquets.

Valentine's Day Flowers
Consider the occasion as well as the relationship when you choose flowers and bouquets.

Christmas and Winter Holiday Flowers
Consider the occasion as well as the relationship when you choose flowers and bouquets.

Best Flowers for All Occasions
Do you ever wonder what flowers are appropriate for weddings, Valentine's Day Mother's Day, or funerals? Here are some tips to help you decide.

Flower Etiquette
Consider the occasion as well as the relationship when you choose flowers and bouquets.

Special Occasion Flowers
Consider the occasion as well as the relationship when you choose flowers and bouquets.

Birthday Bouquet
Consider the occasion as well as the relationship when you choose flowers and bouquets.

Mother's Day
Consider the occasion as well as the relationship when you choose flowers and bouquets.

What to Do When You Encounter Awkward Moments
You'll run into awkward moments throughout life. Learn what to do when you find yourself in a sticky situation. Here are some tips and suggestions.

How to Get Ahead in Business Without Being Rude
Do you want to climb the corporate ladder? Follow these tips to get noticed in a positive way for a promotion. Also pay attention to what not to do.

Proper Etiquette to Teach Your Children
Begin teaching your children some basic manners when they are very young. As they grow up, build on the etiquette they already know. Here are some tips.

Stop Phubbing and Start Paying Attention to Your Friends
Chronic phone use while with friends is rude and annoying. Before whipping out your phone to chat or text, consider these things.

How to Work in a Cubicle Setting
Office cubicles force employees to work in close quarters that can cause conflict. Here are some tips on how to be respectful of those around you.

Don't Let Poor Etiquette Make You Socially Unacceptable
People may not notice your good manners, but they'll remember if break the rules of proper etiquette. Here are some common etiquette infractions.

How Good Manners Can Benefit You
Having good manners and being polite is not only good for society it helps you in the long run. Here are some ways you'll benefit.

10 Celebrities Who Have Good Manners
Not all celebrities turn into brats when they become famous. Here are some celebrities who exemplify good manners.

Proper Behavior for a Work Environment
Most people spend more time at the office than they do with friends and family. Follow these etiquette guidelines when working in a business environment.

How to Be Kind and Courteous to Others
Doing something special for someone else is even better if you don't benefit or have personal expectations. Here are some tips to show kindness.

What to Do Around Other People's Bad-Mannered Children
Not everyone teaches their children proper manners. Learn what to do when you are faced with misbehavior from other people's children.

Etiquette Tips for Buying or Selling Real Estate
Buying and selling a house can be rewarding but stressful. Here are some etiquette tips to follow during the process.

Etiquette for Attending a Symphony
Broaden your cultural knowledge by attending a symphony. Here are some etiquette tips to make your experience more enjoyable.

Importance of Honoring Commitments
When you make an appointment or other time commitment, you should do everything in your power to be there. Follow these guidelines.

Proper Etiquette for Conversation
Exercise good manners during a conversation at get-togethers with friends and coworkers. Here are some guidelines.

Everyday Etiquette Made Easy
Learn some basic etiquette rules, and you'll be much more comfortable in all social and professional situations. Here are some easy-to-follow guidelines.

Follow These Tips When You Have to Interrupt Someone
Most of the time it's rude to interrupt, but there are situations when you need to. Here are some tips on how to do it.

Thanks for Being a Good Host or Hostess
You should always send a thank you note to the host or hostess after a dinner party, celebration, or overnight visit. Here are some tips.

Proper Etiquette for All Occasions
Sometimes we forget some of the different etiquette rules. Here's a list of some tips to help you remember what to do in most situations.

How to Annoy Your Server in a Restaurant
Always show respect for your server when you dine out. Here is a list of common pet peeves of restaurant personnel.

Manners on a Bus, Plane, or Train
Regardless of how you ride to work, you need to have good manners. Follow these rules when riding buses, trains, ferries, or other public transportation.

10 Things You Should Never Say at Work
It's tempting to blurt everything you know to your coworkers, but it's better to exercise discretion. Here are some things not to discuss at the office.

How to Improve Your Manners
Everyone occasionally forgets proper etiquette. When this happens to you, ditch the bad habits and work on changing your behavior. Here are some tips.

Dos and Don'ts of Email Etiquette
Most written communication is done electronically, so it's important to know proper

Don't Use Bad Manners to Show Off or be Clever
Do other people's bad manners bother you? Before you react, think about what you're about to do. Your action may be worse than what you want to correct.

Welcome to the Twenty-First Century
Many of American society's etiquette guidelines have changed. Here are some old rules that you can let go and others that you need to keep.

How to Have a Prom to Remember in a Good Way
Going to the prom? Here are some important manners guidelines that will make the experience one to remember.

Manners Expected at a Bed and Breakfast
You can enjoy many of the comforts of home when you travel if you stay in a bed and breakfast. Here are some tips on how to make it an enjoyable experience.

How to Politely Turn Down an Invitation
Most people can't accept every invitation that comes our way. Here are some tips on how to properly send regrets.

Etiquette of Proper Baby Bragging
Is it ever okay to brag? It is when you're talking about your new baby. Here are some tips to keep from sounding obnoxious.

Proper Etiquette for Responsible Dog Owners
The biggest problem with pets is a lack of responsibility from their masters. Dog owners should follow these etiquette guidelines.

How to Avoid 10 Interview Etiquette Faux Pas
Good jobs are scarce. Put your best foot forward and avoid these etiquette faux pas before and during a job interview.

How to be a Proper Southern Belle in Today's World
A girl from the South knows that there's more to her charm than her accent. Here are the basic rules for being a proper southern belle.

Good Humor Etiquette
As a person of good manners it is important to show proper etiquette in your conversations and interactions. This article addresses how you can gauge whether or not your humor is in good taste.

How to Properly Send Christmas Cards
Most people who celebrate Christmas enjoy receiving cards in the mail. Here are some tips on the proper etiquette for sending holiday cheer.

How to Have a Proper Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day is for lovers, friends, and everything in between. Here are some tips on how to show your affection with gifts.

Etiquette Quotes
Famous and not-so-famous quotes and quips on etiquette.

Cooking Etiquette
Etiquette considerations when preparing food for others.

Super Bowl Etiquette
Tips for hosting a great Super Bowl party.

Casual Etiquette
Encouragement toward keeping the real meaning of casual when entertaining

I'd Like You To Meet...
Etiquette of meeting others and making introductions

Self-Promotion: The Etiquette and Purpose
This article offers etiquette advice for those who need to self-promote.

Outside-the-Box Engagement Announcements
Recently engaged? Be creative with your announcement without breaking any of the rules of etiquette. Here are some fun ways to share the great news.

How to Deal with a Loved One Dying
During the difficult time after a family member passes away, it is often easy to forget about your manners. Here are a few etiquette tips to deal with the stress of a funeral.

10 Quick Etiquette Tips for Social or Business Dining
Do you panic when you get an invitation to a dinner party? Here is a cheat sheet with quick tips for dining in a social or business setting.

How to be an Ideal Renter
Living in an apartment can be an enjoyable experience if people are polite to each other. Here are some basic etiquette tips for renters.

Proper Way to Reserve a Table at a Restaurant
Are you planning a special dinner out? Follow these restaurant reservation tips to ensure getting into the restaurant of your choice.

Proper Way to Donate in Memory of the Deceased
A charitable contribution in memory of someone who has passed away can help those who are still living. Here are some tips on how to memorialize with a donation.

Guidelines for a Romantic Relationship with a Coworker
Don't let an office romance hinder your relationship at work. Here are some tips on how to handle your love life and still be professional.

Don't be Sloppy on Casual Friday


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Appropriate Clothes for a Funeral
If you are going to a traditional or conservative funeral, avoid flashiness. Here are some more tips to make sure you don't stand out in a bad way.

Manners of Smoking in Public
Nonsmokers can be vocal about their dislike of smoking, but they can't make someone change. Here are some etiquette tips for smokers and nonsmokers to get along.

Importance of Speaking Politely
There is no point in spouting expletives or speaking rudely. Replace harsh language with polite words and phrases to show good manners.

Follow These Tips for Wearing Perfume
Before spritzing on the fragrance, consider the people you will be around. Here are some tips on the etiquette of using perfumes, colognes, and body sprays.

What to Do at a Child's Baptism or Christening
One of the most important times in a family's life is when the children are dedicated to God. Here are some tips on what to do at a christening or Baptism.

How to Be a Proper Gentleman in a Modern World
Learn proper etiquette rules for a man to be considered a gentleman. Here are some tips that can give you an edge in most social and professional situations.

Professional and Personal Etiquette Tips
List of some of the most common personal and professional etiquette issues that can help most people in everyday life.

Wedding and Reception Guest List Considerations
It's important to spend time working on the wedding guest list. Here are some questions you need to ask yourselves.

Business and Social Etiquette Tips for Women
Women have more options for all aspects of their lives now than ever. Here are some tips on maintaining ladylike behavior in social and professional situations

What to Give the Host or Hostess
The host or hostess has worked hard to make you feel welcome. Here are some tips on the etiquette of bringing a gift to show your appreciation.

A Guide to Wedding Invitations
Wedding invitations need to mirror the tone of the event. Here are some guidelines to help you with designing, addressing, and sending the invitations.

How to Show Respect to Older People
Older people often have wisdom and experience you can learn from. Here are some ways to show your appreciation and respect.

Valentine's Day Etiquette Tips
Being in love doesn't mean you can forget your manners. Here are some things you can do to show how you feel with poise and grace.

What to Do When the Driver is Reckless
Never put manners ahead of your safety. Here are some tips for what to do if you are a passenger in the car with an unsafe driver.

7 Tips on Proper Handshake Etiquette
A proper handshake helps make a good first impression in any social or business setting. Here are some important tips on how to shake hands.

How to Show Sympathy When Someone Loses a Father
It's difficult to know what to say or do when someone loses a father. Here are some tips on how to show your support and sympathy.

What Cartoon Characters Need to Learn About Manners
Make learning etiquette fun. Use cartoons to teach your children proper manners.

Love Letter Etiquette
Feel free to express your feelings for someone by writing a love letter. Here are some tips to do it appropriately and with flourish.

Is It Ever Okay to Snap Photographs at a Funeral?
It is essential to respect proper photography etiquette rules at all times, especially at funerals. Here are some tips for what you should or shouldn't do.

How to Respond to a Sneeze
Sneezing spreads germs very quickly, so practice some good hygiene and proper etiquette. Here are some tips.

Don't Forget to Thank Everyone After the Wedding
Every wedding gift deserves a note of thanks. Read here for quick tips on writing gracious letters of thanks to your helpers, friends and family.

Fundraising for Your Children at Work
Most people who work in an office have been solicited by coworkers for their children's fundraisers. Here are some tips on how to handle this.

Don't Get Bullied at the Office
Many adults have to face bullies at the office. Here are some tips for what to do when this happens.

What To Wear To a Daytime Wedding
Have you been invited to a daytime wedding? Here are some tips on what to wear.

Bad Manners in Church
Church is the place to worship, not call attention to yourself. Here are some tips on how to avoid annoying others.

Tips on How to Be a Good Neighbor
You don't have to hang out with your neighbors, but you should still be nice to them. Here are some tips.

Make Church Visitors Feel Welcome
Visitors often feel uncomfortable when they attend a church for the first time. Here are some tips on how to make them feel welcome.

How to Be a Hit at Your Next Reunion
Reunions can dredge up old feelings of insecurity. Here are some tips on how to attend your next reunion with confidence.

Don't Teach Your Kids to be Rude
Overcome the urge to teach your child to be rude or selfish. Here are some things not to do and tips on better options.

What to Do or Not to Do Around a Celebrity
It's okay to be a fan girl (or boy), but there is a line you should never cross. Here are some tips to show celebrities how much you appreciate them.

Foundation of Etiquette and Manners
All societies have etiquette guidelines. Here is an overview of the meaning and purpose of etiquette and good manners.

Buffet Etiquette
Don't be the person who grosses everyone out at the serving table. Know the proper etiquette of buffet dining.

How much PDA is Appropriate?
Public displays of affection often make others uncomfortable. Here are some tips and guidelines on what is or isn't appropriate.

Engagement Etiquette
Getting engaged is exciting! Here are some tips on how to keep your cool during this busy and emotional time.

Roommate Manners
If you have a roommate, you need to refresh your etiquette knowledge and establish some rules. Here are some tips to help make this a positive experience.

How to Deal with Uncomfortable Moments
Everyone faces embarrassing situations every now and then. Here are some tips on how to handle these events with grace.

Correct Way to Address an Envelope
Take the guesswork out of what to put on an envelope. Here are some tips to ensure that your letter will get to its destination.

Good Manners at the Office
Professionalism involves more than showing up at work and knowing how to do your job. Stay on track with your career by following proper etiquette guidelines.

Mistakes Wedding Guests Make
A wedding is a wonderful celebration of two people in love who have committed their lives to each other. Don't ruin the event by committing any of these faux pas.

Proper Etiquette is Essential in Life
Good manners are essential in all aspects of life. Here you'll find some tips for social events, professional settings, family gatherings, and other occasions.

What to Consider When Giving or Receiving a Graduation Gift
As friends and family members graduate from high school or college, you'll likely receive announcements. Here are some tips on gift giving.

Tips to Prevent Stress During the Holidays
Most of us have high expectations for the holidays. Here are some tips on how to decrease the stress levels so you can have more fun.

Holiday Etiquette Tips
Following proper etiquette guidelines shouldn't put you in a dither. De-stress your holidays with early planning.

Voicemail Greeting and Message Tips
Most people have voicemail on their personal and business phones. Here are some tips on setting up your outgoing greeting and how to word a message.

Christmas Holiday Manners
You'll have a much better Christmas holiday season if you follow proper etiquette guidelines at home and at the office.

Thank You Note for a Gift You Don't Want
There is never any excuse to be rude and hurt someone's feelings. When you receive a gift you don't like, you still need to be gracious and send a thank you note.

Gifts That Are Insulting
When you care enough to give someone a gift, avoid choosing something that may be insulting. Here are some things you shouldn't give.

Polite Way to Turn Down an Invitation
Unfortunately, most of us can't go to everything we're invited to. Here are some tips on how to decline invitations in the most polite way.

How to Properly Drink Wine
Wine has become a favorite beverage to serve at parties, with meals, and during casual get-togethers. Here are some tips to make the wine-drinking experience more enjoyable.

Should You Bring a Gift to an Engagement Party?
Have you been invited to an engagement party and whether or not to bring something? Here are some ideas and tips for an engagement gift.

How to Establish a Habit of Being Polite
Having consistent good manners involves learning proper etiquette and practicing. Here are some habits that polite people have.

Table Manners and Dining Etiquette
Learn proper table manners before dining with others so you don't call negative attention to yourself. Here are some tips and guidelines.

Bless Her Heart
Many people who aren't from the South are confused by the expression,

How to Develop and Maintain Good Business Relationships
Office etiquette is essential to learn if you want to have professional respect from supervisors, coworkers, and clients. Here are some helpful tips.

How to Be a Good Sport from the Bleachers
Cheering for your favorite team can be an emotional experience. Here are some tips on how to keep yourself in check.

How to Be a Well-Mannered Guest
Whether you are invited to a dinner party or to stay overnight in someone's home, you need to follow etiquette guidelines. Here are 9 simple tips.

Common Courtesies During Cold and Flu Season
Germs spread rapidly during cold and flu season. Here are some tips on how to prevent spreading germs.

Appropriate Gifts for Teachers
Teachers are some of the most important people in a child's life. Here is how to show your appreciation with an appropriate gift.

How to Handle the Breakup with Grace and Dignity
A broken engagement creates stress and often compels the couple to say or do things they shouldn't. Here are some tips to help cover all of the bases.

Open House Party Etiquette
Having an open house is a great way to host a party if you have more friends than room. Here are some things to consider when hosting an open house party.

Ballroom Dance Etiquette
Ballroom dance is an increasingly popular activity. Keep your dance card filled by following good manners on the dance floor. Here are some tips.

The Art of Giving
Giving should always be done with the right motives. Here are some tips on how to be a gracious giver.

Denim Etiquette
Denim has become so mainstream that you'll see it practically everywhere, from the office to a nice restaurant. Here are some tips on how to style your jeans.

Tips for Holiday Visiting
Are you going to be a guest in someone's home? Here's some advice to show your good manners.

Holiday Gift and Tip Guide
Gift giving during the holidays can confuse and baffle anyone. Here are some basic guidelines and suggestions.

Formal Business Attire Guidelines
Know what to wear to an office that requires formal business attire. Dressing properly can give you the edge in business deals and promotions.

When to Send Sympathy Notes
There may have been circumstances that prevented you from sending a sympathy card immediately after someone's death. Here are some tips on belated condolences.

Beyond the Thank You Note
If you want to give more than a note to thank your host or hostess, consider a special gift to show your appreciation. Here are some ideas.

Quick Responses to Common Etiquette Questions
Asking a woman if she is pregnant is rude, but some people will do it anyway. Here is what you should do if you're on the receiving end of the question.

Party Invitation Etiquette
Most of us receive party invitations at various times of our lives. Here are some tips on what to do.

Frequently Asked Questions About Holiday Etiquette
You should always use good manners when celebrating special times. Here are some helpful tips for those who don't know proper holiday etiquette.

Dining Etiquette Tips
Dinner parties provide friends and family members an opportunity to enjoy each other's company over a meal and conversation. Follow these tips for the best experience.

Carryout and Delivery Service Etiquette
We're using carryout and delivery service more now than ever. Being in a hurry doesn't mean being rude. Here are some tips on how to be a good customer.

Where Do I Sit at a Wedding?
Seating at a wedding can be tricky. Here are some tips to help eliminate confusion.

What Should I Do When I Receive A Formal Dinner Invitation
Don't be intimidated by an invitation to a formal dinner party. Follow these tips, and you will do just fine.

Business Lunch Etiquette for the Host
Not knowing proper hosting etiquette doesn't have to make you fear inviting people to a business lunch. Here are some tips on how to do it right.

What Exactly is Etiquette?
Many people don't understand the true meaning of the word

Business Casual Guidelines
Know how to dress for a business casual environment. Here are some tips for those who aren't sure what to wear.

Inspirational Quotes
These are inspirational quotes that would go well in notes and letters of condolences, encouragement and sympathy.

Get Well Letter Etiquette
When someone gets sick or injured, she will appreciate a handwritten note letting her know that you care. Here are some tips and examples of what to say.

What to Write in a Get Well Card
When sending a get well card, you need to choose your words carefully. Consider the personality of the sick person, the condition, and your relationship.

Etiquette of Discretion
With the rise in indiscretions, it's time to review some basic etiquette rules. Here are some tips on where to start.

Quotes About Children's Manners
Everyone has an opinion about children's manners. Here are some humorous and poignant quotes about children's behavior and some tips on children's etiquette

Etiquette Videos for a Variety of Occasions
Knowing proper etiquette will give you confidence in all of life's situations. Here are some videos to demonstrate some of the most important things you will need to know.

Most Common Funeral Etiquette Practices
Here are some of the most common funeral practices regarding attire, expressing condolences, and what to expect before, during and after the services.

Thank You Note Tips for All Occasions
Writing a thank you note shouldn't be a daunting task. Here are some tips and examples to help you.

Funeral Etiquette Myths
There are quite a few myths about how to behave before, during, and after a funeral. Here are some that you don't have to worry about.

Frequently Asked Questions About Gift Exchange Etiquette
Have confidence that the gifts you give for holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions are appropriate. Here are some basic guidelines and tips.

Business Advice You Should Never Take
You're likely to hear all kinds of nonsense about how to act in an office. Know the difference between what is considered professional and what is rude.

Job Interview Thank You Note Samples
You need to stand out as a viable candidate during the job interview process, so it's good to follow up with a thank you note. Here are some samples.

How Proper Etiquette Can Improve Your Life
You might wonder why it's important to learn and use proper etiquette in today's fast and rude world. Here are some ways good manners can pay off.

Money and Manners
Some people think that having money absolves them from having to be polite, but they're mistaken. Consider these things when you talk about finances.

Job Interview Etiquette - 8 Topics to Avoid
Most people are nervous before and during a job interview, so practice your techniques and make it a point to avoid certain topics.

Table Manners Rules to Ignore
You've probably heard of some table manners

Is Lying Bad Manners?
Most people know that lying is dangerous. Is there ever a time when you should lie for the sake of proper etiquette, not hurting someone's feelings, or protecting a friend?

10 Etiquette Rules Not to Break During a Business Lunch
Always maintain your professionalism during the workday. Avoid these blunders when you attend a business lunch.

Carpool Etiquette
Sharing a ride can save money, but it can also create conflict among the participants. Show common courtesy to the other passengers when you carpool to work.

Example of Some Bad Thank You Notes
Sending a thank you note shows that you have good manners. However, there are somethings you should never write. Here are some examples of what not to say.

Proper Etiquette at the ATM
Automatic teller machines are supposed to be convenient and quick for the bank's customers. Follow these etiquette tips next time you go to the ATM.

12 International Food Etiquette Rules You May Not Know
Before you travel abroad, take time to learn the dining etiquette rules for each country you plan to visit.

Shopping Etiquette
Shopping doesn't have to be a grueling task. Here are some basic etiquette tips that would make the experience more enjoyable for everyone.

How to Politely Turn Down Food
Most food pushers have good intentions, even though you might not want what they're offering. Here are some tips on how to handle them.

Potluck Etiquette
Covered dish dinners and potlucks are fun. Everyone gets to share their favorite food, and no one has to do all the cooking. Here are some tips on making your next potluck successful.

9 Etiquette Tips for Your Child’s First Day of School
Prepare your child for the first day of school with some brief tips on classroom and playground etiquette.

9 Etiquette Tips for Your Child’s First Day of School
Starting school can be frightening for a new student. Prepare your child for the first day of school with some brief tips on classroom and playground etiquette.

9 Etiquette Tips for Your Child’s First Day of School
Prepare your child for the first day of school with some brief tips on classroom and playground etiquette.

Respect Time
Prepare your child for the first day of school with some brief tips on classroom and playground etiquette.

Respect the Teacher
Prepare your child for the first day of school with some brief tips on classroom and playground etiquette.

First Impressions
Prepare your child for the first day of school with some brief tips on classroom and playground etiquette.

9 Etiquette Tips for Your Child’s First Day of School
Prepare your child for the first day of school with some brief tips on classroom and playground etiquette.

9 Etiquette Tips for Your Child’s First Day of School
Prepare your child for the first day of school with some brief tips on classroom and playground etiquette.

9 Etiquette Tips for Your Child’s First Day of School
Prepare your child for the first day of school with some brief tips on classroom and playground etiquette.

9 Etiquette Tips for Your Child’s First Day of School
Prepare your child for the first day of school with some brief tips on classroom and playground etiquette.

9 Etiquette Tips for Your Child’s First Day of School
Prepare your child for the first day of school with some brief tips on classroom and playground etiquette.

Should You Bring the Wedding Gift to the Ceremony?
What if you forgot to send the wedding gift in advance? Learn what to do with it if you want to bring it to the wedding or give it to them later.

Etiquette of Bringing a Date to a Wedding
If you've been invited to a wedding, and you would like to bring a guest. Here are some tips to follow if you aren't sure what to do.

What to Do if You Don't Approve of a Wedding You're Invited To
You may know someone who is about to make a mistake by getting married. If you don't approve of the wedding, follow these guidelines.

10 Things Not to Do at the Makeup Counter
Makeup counters in department stores are designed to let women try on cosmetics before they purchase them. Here are some things you shouldn't do.

Wedding Etiquette Rules You Can Stop Worrying About
Some brides and grooms arm themselves with long lists of wedding etiquette rules. Here are some you don't have to worry about.

Etiquette of Age Appropriate Fashion
It's okay for a mature woman to follow fashion trends as long as they are age appropriate. Here are some tips to continue looking fabulous.

Joke Etiquette
Jokes should never be told if they are racist, sexist, or offensive in any way. Here are some tips on how to be funny with good taste.

Why You Need to Learn Proper Etiquette
If your friends or coworkers scatter when they see you coming, you might need to take a look at your manners. Here are some things to look for.

You Might be Making These Etiquette Mistakes
Are the people in your life avoiding you? Check out these etiquette faux pas and see if you're guilty of any of them.

How to Accept a Compliment with Grace
Don't let a compliment embarrass you. Accept it with grace and poise by following these tips.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes on Etiquette
Abraham Lincoln's words of wisdom often reflected his common sense manners.

How to be a Positive Role Model
Being a role model carries some responsibilities. Here are some tips on being a good example for others.

Manners Around the Terminally Ill Person
If you have a friend with a terminal illness, do whatever you can to comfort her. Here are some tips.

Children's Etiquette Myths
When teaching your child proper etiquette, avoid following some rules that are outdated. Here are some tips on which ones not to enforce.

What Not to Say if You Work in Customer Service
If you work in customer service, it's important to be diplomatic with your customers. Here are some things you should never say.

Etiquette for School
Whether you're starting a new school year or want to improve your reputation, start with your manners. Here are some etiquette tips to help.

Dr. Seuss Quotes
Enjoy some wisdom from famous Dr. Seuss quotes. Read these to your children and enjoy the teachable moments.

What Should I Wear to a Wedding?
Learn the proper attire for weddings.

Hospital Etiquette
There are times when you'll want to visit a sick or injured friend. Here are some tips to make it less painful.

Public Library Etiquette
Libraries are great places to go for information, lectures, children's programs, and community meetings. Here are some tips on how to behave.

What to Say to Survivors After a Tragic Death
Dealing with the tragic death of a friend or coworker's loved one is difficult. Here are some tips on what to say.

Camping Etiquette
Sleeping outdoors is fun as long as everything goes smoothly. Follow these etiquette guidelines for the most camping enjoyment.

Teach Children How to Be Good Sports
Good sportsmanship is essential for everyone to have fun in any sport. Here are some sportsmanship tips to teach your children.

Not Invited to the Wedding
Not getting invited to a friend's wedding can leave you wondering about the relationship. Here are some tips on how to deal with it.

Proper Etiquette of Eating Shellfish
Seafood is popular for dinner parties and meals at restaurant, but it can be quite messy. Here are some etiquette tips to eat shellfish in style.

When Stress Causes Rudeness
Stress can often cause an otherwise nice person to be rude. Here are some ways to turn that around.

Baby Shower Etiquette Tips
Hosting a baby shower is a lot of work, but it's worth throwing one for the new parents. Here are some tips to help with the process.