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    Sep232013

    In the Back Room: National Manners Month goodies

    A review and more —

    When I was a kid, one rule my six siblings and I were required to follow at the dinner table was to request seconds of anything by asking, "May I have more <whatever> please?" Those words were the golden ticket to more potatoes or milk or whatever it was our heart so chose — if there was more to be had.

    Seems rather Dickensian now. Not too much fun to learn, either.

    Many might think learning manners and proper etiquette isn't meant to be fun. Those thinking that have more than manners to learn, though, as two products I recently received for review from Patch Products teach kids manners in fun new ways.

    Read on for my reviews, followed by helpful tips for grandparents who want to encourage good manners in their grandchildren...Continue reading in the Back Room.

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