In honor of the Atl & Co segment airing April 24th (NBC: 11 – 12:30) with Etiquette Tips for Prom, I thought I ‘d quickly blog on the same subject. Prom is a monumental occasion in the life of a teen! Whether a teens goes with a long-time boy/girlfriend, someone he/she just started dating, or a … Read moreProm Time!
Had my birthday yesterday and sat down today to send some thank you notes for the gifts I received. Does anyone else do that any more? My parents MADE ME send thank you notes when I was a kid. I then followed suit and can recall saying to my kids, “If you are not grateful … Read moreSocial Skills-Thank You Notes
Social media. Curse or blessing? Good or bad invention? Well, guess the answer depends on who you ask. Personally, I am not a huge fan of social media. I disagree with using it as a personal brag book or as an easy way to say things you wouldn’t have the guts to say face to … Read moreDon’t be a Twit on Twitter
Aahhh … the bright lights of showbiz! http://bit.ly/PTLshow There is nothing quite like it! The woman behind the camera, the hostess with the perfect makeup and hair, the couch with the big visual board behind your head, the mic set clipped to your britches and the nervous pit in your stomach … That was me on … Read morePittsburgh Today Live
A friend recently sent me an article that appeared in the AJC (Jobs section – 11/27/16) entitled “Manners and etiquette can help your career” — hmmmm, sounds like the underlining theme in L.I.F.E. – Social Skills (book 2) and certainly got my attention to read more, so let me share. This article highlighted Mary Jean Billingsley’s workshop … Read moreSocial Skills – Eyes Up & Shake Hands
I’m addicted! The two Hallmark Holiday Movie channels have sucked me in again. How about you? And if you are like me, you may sat to yourself, “Why do I get hooked on these channels for a solid month or more? I need to get a life!” Is it the escape of reality in this … Read moreHallmark Holiday Movies
I probably should be ashamed of how long it has been since I blogged. However, I have decided NOT to be because my time away from the computer has been so worthwhile. This is what I want to share that with all my readers as we enter this week of Thanksgiving. See, I have had … Read moreReunite with Family & Friends
The world lost a great man this week. An icon. A King! Whether you are a golf follower of not, you must be asking yourself this week the same question I have been asking myself … “How is it, one person can make such an impact on so many generations?” (While so many of us … Read moreHats Off for Arnie
Ironing and sewing … not just for the Leave It to Beaver mom, June Cleaver to do. Our teenagers need to learn how to darn socks, sew on a button, hem pants and iron clothing. Yes, a person can outsource these menial tasks, but why? Not one of these tasks takes more than 10 minutes to … Read moreChallenge Your Teen’s Basic Knowledge (part XI-ironing & sewing)
If you lost your wallet today, could you list everything that was in it? The amount of money isn’t really the crucial thing, although you may feel that way. What is important is that each individual knows what is in their wallet in case it is stolen or misplaced. So, pose this question to the teens … Read moreWhat’s in Your Wallet?