Knowledge - Etiquette

Proper etiquette isn’t a hoity-toity thing of the past, but rather something we should all be aware of for everyday life. Whether you’re curious about current etiquette rules or etiquette mistakes that you should avoid at all costs, you’ve come to the right place

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    How to Deal When Your Neighbors Have a Loud Dog

    Ranting to yourself won't solve the problem, but neither will giving your neighbor a piece of your mind. Instead, follow...




    5 Signs that You Talk About Your Relationship Too Much

    A little intel is good, a lot is annoying. Here's how to make sure that you are not over-sharing.


    16 Things Every Parent of Young Children Desperately Wants You to Know

    Parents of young children have more on their Mickey Mouse-shaped plates than ever before. Between play dates, doctor's appointments, and...


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    8 Things to Never Post About Your Relationship on Social Media

    Even though some one in five relationships are born of online dating, using the interwebs and apps to dish about...


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    These Etiquette Tips Will Help You Survive Your Next Reunion

    These simple etiquette rules can keep your school reunions from being just as embarrassing and drama-filled as your old school...


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    13 Social Media Etiquette Rules You Really Need to Stop Breaking

    Sitting in front of a screen is a freeing feeling, but just because you can say what you want doesn't...

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    Have a Friend Who Won’t Stop Talking? Here’s How to Deal with a Chatterbox

    No need to listen to Chatty Cathy or Domineering Don for hours.



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    Polite Responses to 16 of Your Most Awkward Holiday Encounters

    What would the holidays be without some cringe-worthy moments?


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    14 of the Trickiest Parenting Etiquette Dilemmas and How to Handle Them

    No, you can't yell at random kids in the playground, yes you can enforce good behavior on play dates. Here,...


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    7 Etiquette Tips for Dealing With a Cheap Friend

    Need help dealing with a friend who’s tight with their cash? Take these tips from Jodi RR Smith, nationally recognized...


    How to Perfectly Write a Thank You Note for a Job Interview

    A memorable thank-you note can prevent you from being overlooked and help you land the job.


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    9 Annoying Email Habits You Have, According to Science

    Research reveals which email habits annoy your friends and coworkers the most. These email etiquette rules will prevent yours from...


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    Here’s the Most Polite Way to Split a Bill (and Etiquette Advice for Other Modern Annoyances)

    Etiquette experts sound off on how to navigate some of life’s trickiest moments.

    5 ‘Helpful’ Comments You Should Probably Erase From Your Vocabulary

    Do your depressed cousin or unemployed friend a favor: Leave these gems of advice unsaid.


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    Mother, Stop “Liking” Me: The Latest Social, Email, and Cell Phone Etiquette

    You asked, she answered. Here's a helpful cheat sheet on phone and internet etiquette from our resident voice of reason.


    Mom Advice: How to Be Proper

    A simple lesson in manners paid off big time for Academy Award-winning actress Sissy Spacek.


    Commonsense Advice for the Holidays

    Jeanne Marie Laskas provides etiquette expertise on topics like gift giving, neighbors, and getting along with your relatives during the...


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    11 Table Manners That Still Matter

    If you think people don’t care about etiquette at the table as much as they used to, think again.

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    5 Ways to Beat Bad Customer Service

    A recent Consumer Reports survey found that two-thirds of customers have been so ticked off by poor customer service that they


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    More Things Your Flight Attendant Won’t Tell You

    Flight attendants reveal their pet peeves and share travel etiquette tips.


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    10 Wedding Etiquette Questions Answered

    Our etiquette expert offers guidance through those wedding land mines of multiple showers, sticky remarriages, the B-list, and more.


    13 More Things Your Consignment or Thrift Shop Won’t Tell You

    Consignment shop owners share their secrets, tips and best etiquette advice.


    13 Things Your Bartender Won’t Tell You

    Bartenders share their secrets, tips and best etiquette advice.


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    5 Ways to Get Good Customer Service

    The guerrilla guide to getting good customer service (without getting arrested).