Etiquette for Children

This page is designed to help teach and enforce good manners and etiquette in children.

Airline Travel with Children star
Many parents believe that traveling with young children is overly nerve-wracking. Sadly, for this reason, many parents forgo a flight anywhere until they decide their children are "old enough".

Assist a Grieving Child star
Funerals and memorial services are hard on almost everyone. Children are not exception. Here are a few suggestions on helping them through the process.

Baby Shower Invites star
There are a lot of steps involved in throwing a baby shower. Once the host has volunteered, invitations are first on the baby shower checklist.

Back To School - Clothes star
School is starting and shopping is happening. You don't have to break the bank, though to send your student off in style

Back to School - School Supplies star
It's back to school time and parents are working that supplies list to the max

Back to School Shopping for Supplies star
Fall is fast approaching. Moms and dads everywhere are anticipating bedtimes, bus stops, lunches and backpacks. The lazy days of summer will soon be exchanged for bell schedules and homework.

Children at a Funeral star
Mourning the death of a loved one is never easy. Being conscious of a child's age and explaining to them in an age-appropriate way what has happened is a great way to help them along.

Children's Party Etiquette star
Should Parents Accompany Their Child To A Party...And Stay? Are you party crashing? And what about extra children?

Children’s Etiquette Help for Parents star[offsite link]
This is an article at Rudebuster’ that links to other articles on the web on various tips and ideas for stressing etiquette and politeness in children.

Cough Etiquette star[offsite link]
In flu season, any help in guarding yourself from infection is more than welcome. One way to help is to teach children, and yourself, how to handle sickness. This article explains how.

Creating Empathy in Children star
Empathy increases grades, betters relationships and decreases isolation. So why is it so hard to teach?

Empathy in Adults star
Where empathy is not present, bullying prevails. If an adult does not know how to model empathy, how can it be taught to our youth?

Etiquette on the Behalf of Children star
When an adult comments that they don't like children, does that mean they were never a child?

Five Reasons Kids Should Make Their Beds star
During the summer general routines fall apart. Making a bed should still be a chore that is enforced whether school is in session or not.

Girls at a Dance star
There are so many ways to ruin a person's evening. Wouldn't you rather be someone to make it great?

Graduation Party Gifts star
What to give to the high school or college grad? It's a question we ask ourselves this time of year. Here are a few ideas.

Graduation Party Planning star
You have a graduate and want to celebrate. So do it, already.

Help a Child Through The Grieving Process star
Loss of a loved one is hard. Here are a ways to assist children of varying ages through the grieving process.

Holiday Table Manners for Kids star
It's never too early, or too late, to teach table manners to children

Homeroom Etiquette - Classroom Help on Halloween star
Parties are on their way. Are you attending and in what capacity?

Hosting A Baby Shower star
A baby is on the way. Are you the one who wants to throw the baby shower?

How to Behave and Why by Munro Leaf star
Book review about tried and true standards to helping children and parents care about the impact they have on others.

Introductions and Children star
Introducing people properly is important. Teaching children to do the same is equally important

Kids at an Adult Party star
When invited to a party specifically geared to adults, your decision to bring your children will affect more than you

Kids at the Beach star
With a little preparation, your beach adventure with the kids will be a fantastic time.

Kids at the Pool star
This vacation article covers topics revolving around your children and what is expected of you - the parent - to ensure both their safety AND the enjoyment of those around you.

Kids Conversing with Their Voice, Not Their Thumbs star
Kids have always relied on their parents to learn how to engage and interact. Now, more than ever before, parents need to be diligent in maximizing their family time.

Kids in the Kitchen star
How early can your kids learn to make dinner? You might be surprised.

Kid´s Turn Central Etiquette Resources star[offsite link]
This page lists resources for teaching chidren proper etiquette. It is child friendly so your child can surf the page with or without your help.

Making Time for Quality Family Time star
No time to converse with kids while you are cooking, cleaning, etc? How about you teach them the valuable skills you have mastered in maintaining your household?

Manners Can be Fun by Munro Leaf star
This review of a classic children´s book is a must read for adults and children alike.

National Dance Competition star
A wonderful example of consideration, inclusion and good sportsmanship ensued when I chaperoned 19 award-winning hip hop dancers

Parents Helping Parents star
When you think about it we as parents are all doing pretty much the same thing and at the same time. One solution to easing our everyday challenges can be to share the load with other equally stretched parents.

Party Etiquette for Teens star
Teenagers go out on dates in groups and in pairs. Regardless of the number in the group, there are certain expectations everyone should adhere to.

Prepping for Kids at the Pool star
With a little prep prior to pool time, the kids will enjoy the entire day and you will too.

Quality Time at Dinner Time star
Family time is dwindling. Utilize dinner time by incorporating quality.

Receiving Compliments star
The previous article discussed giving compliments. Here are suggestions on how to graciously receive one.

Setting the Holiday Table with Kids star
There are lots of reasons to let your kids help decorate during the Holidays. So why do so many parents keep their kids away decorating ideas?

Sledding Etiquette star
Sledding Downhill with No Control?

Standing In Line With Kids star
We all have to stand in line for some reason. When on vacation with children it can be an exercise in self control when you are standing in line and your child is there with you. Here are a few tips to make everyone a little happier about waiting in line.

Table Manners for Kids During the Holidays star
It's never too early, or too late to teach kids how to behave at the table

Teaching Children Manners star
Early Manners' Training will Stay With Children for Life

Teaching Kids to Put the Phones Down star
There are rarely conversations when I walk into a playroom of kids. Everyone is on their phone. With all this phone use, who is talking? The answer: no one.

Links marked with the [offsite link] designation point to websites not associated with is not responsible for the material found there.

Editor's Picks Articles
Top Ten Articles
Previous Features
Site Map

Content copyright © 2018 by . All rights reserved.
This content was written by . If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Lisa Plancich for details.