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Enter to win Tessie Tames Her Tongue!

We’re giving away copies of Tessie Tames Her Tongue to five lucky readers! Tessie’s constant talking gets her into trouble at home and school . . . until her counselor helps her learn to tame her tongue and listen as much … Continue reading

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Oh, the Drama! 11 Scenarios to Help Teens Work Through Sticky Social Situations

Adapted from How Rude!® In a Jar®: Prompts, Tips, Skits, and Quips About Social Skills, Good Manners, and Etiquette by Alex J. Packer, Ph.D. With summer right around the corner, teens will be spending a lot more time with their … Continue reading

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Enter Our Holiday Manners Giveaway!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Stella Bromley! This holiday season, encourage better behavior around the table with must-have resources on the importance of learning and exercising good manners. One reader will win all of these resources: Noses … Continue reading

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Enter Our Holiday Manners Giveaway!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Nancy Myers! This holiday season, encourage better behavior around the table with must-have resources on the importance of learning and exercising good manners. One reader will win all of these resources: … Continue reading

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Smart Phones and Stupid Mistakes: 12 Tips for Cell Phone Civility

By Alex J. Packer, Ph.D., author of How Rude!® The Teen Guide to Good Manners, Proper Behavior, and Not Grossing People Out Did you know that July is “Cell Phone Courtesy Month”? I sure didn’t. At least, not until Free Spirit … Continue reading

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