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Category: Gift Etiquette

The Good Manners Chart: Manners & Etiquette for Kids

You’ve seen it. Those kids who are glued to a phone and don’t even look up when their parents introduce them to you. Kids who don’t know how to shake a hand, kids who boss their parents around in the store, kids who put up a stink when they don’t get their way. Kids whose first language is sarcasm (with a minor in four-letter words), yet don’t have categories for “please,” “thank you,” or “excuse me.”

These children need to learn good manners, proper etiquette, and basic kindness towards others.

Kids these days. *Shakes head.*

The thing I didn’t expect, though, was that these would be my kids.

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Gift Etiquette: How To Receive A Gift The Right Way

Gift etiquette can seem tricky, but it really is not so. If you are going to give a gift, it all boils down to thinking about the recipient. I wrote a whole big long post about gift giving etiquette with 15 tips, but all the little rules and guidelines are just ways to help you think about things from the other person’s perspective. Ultimately, it is all about the other person. It’s about the recipient.

Well, the same thing goes when receiving a gift. How do you receive a gift the right way? Just think about how would you like the recipient to react when you give them a present. That’s how you should react when you receive a gift. Read more

Gift Giving Etiquette: 15 Simple Rules to Make Your Gift Stand Out

Gift giving etiquette is important to know so you can give the right gift, in the right way, at the right time. We’ve studied the art and science of giving memorable, meaningful, and appropriate gifts, and have plenty of helpful tips to share with you. Read more

Birthday Party Etiquette for Kids

Ahhh, children’s birthday parties. The home of sugary highs, tear-streaked lows, spills, jealousies, and opportunities galore to teach manners and etiquette. It seems like these days each party – each family, each home – has a different level of expectation regarding a wide range of issues. What is the appropriate birthday party etiquette for kids? Read more

7 Gift Giving Fallacies You Should Completely Ignore

Not all gifts are created equal, and the same goes for the little rules built up in our minds about gift giving. Some gift giving etiquette is simple common sense and kindness; for the rest, it’s true that it’s the thought that counts. Let’s take a look at seven gift giving fallacies that you should completely and totally ignore. Read more

21 Real Estate Closing Gifts Your Clients Will Remember

Real estate closing gifts are the perfect opportunity for all you real estate agents to thank your clients, and show them how much you appreciated working with them. It’s also a great way to leave them with a positive image of their experience with you, and it can be a step toward future referrals.

Below we have 21 unique and memorable ideas for real estate closing gifts.

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Should I bring a gift to a funeral? Memorial Gift Etiquette Explained

This one is kind of a downer, but it’s a question that, sadly, gets asked quite a bit. Should I bring a gift to a funeral or memorial service? What is the gift-giving etiquette for when you see or visit a family after a loved one has passed away? Here is all the memorial gift etiquette explained for funerals and memorial services. Read more