Death Donations

October 3, 2017

I have a question about funeral etiquette that I would like cleared up. Although its something I (very fortunately) do not have to deal with at the moment, I have seen it in obituaries and am confused on the appropriateness. In just about every obituary I have seen in the past few years, there is […]

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Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamin N?

October 2, 2017

The foundation upon which we, as parents, base a child’s training in how to be polite, courteous and well-mannered is the application of Vitamin N when appropriate. Click to share:

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Feel Good Friday – William Sees Color For The First Time

September 29, 2017

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Wedding Wednesday – A Lesson Heartily Learned

September 27, 2017

I have been reading this site a fair bit over the last few years, and always find it both entertaining and instructive. Recently though, when I’ve made the odd comment giving my opinion on the subject at hand, I’ve found myself thinking “would I have had the same reaction to this post five, ten, fifteen […]

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A Good Update

September 26, 2017

Hello Miss Jeanne! I wanted to write and update about the family disagreement between my husband (B) and his nephew (J) which I sent in a year and a half or so ago, here: http://www.etiquettehell.com/?p=4676 The original dispute actually started 2 years ago in January, and they finally resolved it this past Christmas Day at […]

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Cash Donations For Kid’s Birthday

September 25, 2017

The following quote is from a “mom blog” regarding the request and giving of cash instead of gifts on the occasion of a child’s birthday.   Your thoughts? “…the invitation had something on there that I’d never seen before. It basically said that there was absolutely no need to bring gifts but that if you were […]

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Feel Good Friday – The Louisville Leopard Percussionists

September 22, 2017

The Louisville Leopard Percussionists is a non-profit organization offering extracurricular music opportunities to local children at little or no cost. Click to share:

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Limitations on Extended Stay Guest (or How To Not Be A Doormat)

September 21, 2017

Since I am a frequent visitor to your site, I know I need a polite spine for this situation (often a struggle for me, I’ll admit). My uncertainty comes from when and how to address issues pertaining to a guest who will be moving into my home. My friend, Beth, is a lovely person. She […]

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