9780805460766

You Can Raise a Well-Mannered Child

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805460766

  • ISBN10:

    0805460764

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-07-10
  • Publisher: B&H Books
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Summary

This book is for every parent or grandparent who wants well-behaved children, but doesn't want to be the manners police. Written by a nationally recognized manners expert, it offers contemporary rules of correct behavior, plus detailed instructions on how to teach them effectively. Good manners improve children's self-confidence, enhance their competitive edge in the workplace, and make their parents proud. -- Not just a list of manners, but how to teach them -- Not just rules, but reasons for the rules -- Biblical foundations for manners -- Four personality styles, and how to teach children with each of them -- Table manners, personal introductions, correspondence and more

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Part I Preparing the Way for the Well-Mannered Child
Where Have All the Manners Gone?
3(9)
Discovering Your Child's Personality
12(12)
Parents and the Manners Police
24(13)
Part II Teaching People Skills for the Next Millennium
Mouth Manners and Other Menaces
37(19)
Meeting and Introducing
56(17)
From Toy Phones to Cell Phones
73(13)
The Perfect Guest/The Gracious Host
86(8)
Mailing a Handwritten Hug
94(13)
Part III McTable Manners
Dinner's Ready
107(11)
Teaching Formal Table Manners
118(13)
Dining Out with Babies and Toddlers
131(7)
From Pizza to Gourmet
138(11)
Part IV Public Behavior for Public Places
Party Manners
149(12)
From Basketball to Ballet
161(10)
Conduct in Church
171(27)
Appendices
A Handling Foods from A to Z
183(5)
B Do's and Don'ts
188(3)
C Questions and Answers
191(6)
D Recommended Resources
197(1)
Endnotes 198

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