Tag Archives: teens and manners

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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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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Why Manners Matter

A podcast from Alex Packer, etiquette guru and author of How Rude!® The Teen Guide to Good Manners, Proper Behavior, and Not Grossing People Out. Fourth in a monthly series of podcasts from Free Spirit Publishing. Podcast transcription: Some days … Continue reading

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