The message that eating food with your hands is unmannered is dripping with the control and shame of colonization, and it’s a harmful one to teach kids.
I was mortified by my children’s table manners—and nearly wept with joy after the etiquette lady was done with them.
The Canadian Down Syndrome Society is taking sorry out of your vocabulary with a follow-up message from last year's #AnythingButSorry campaign.
The point is to teach kids the importance of expressing gratitude, and I don’t think obligatory thank-you notes teach them that.
Ever been on the subway, minding your own business, when some well-intentioned--yet presumptuous--stranger offers you and your non-existent baby a seat?