I often hear adults discussing how our society is now void of manners. We live in a time in which basic common courtesy seems rare. Many of us long for an environment where simple respect and human decency are not oddities. As parents, we can certainly help create a culture that is more mindful of manners. We can raise a generation in which basic manners are the cornerstone of building earnest compassion and empathy for others. After all, compassion and empathy are the traits that will inspire us as a society to thoughtfully solve large scale problems. Please enjoy the following article that provides practical ways to help children develop mindful manners.
Teaching Manners--It Still Matters: How to Teach Good Manners