How to teach manners to your kids
Fundamentals for children
- Duration 4:44
- Date Dec 30, 2012
Fundamentals for children
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I -- -- this because has the meaning behind it mind your manners slid off the table many etiquette experts are concerned that children -- effectively learning these lifetime essentials.
-- that night -- is CEO of etiquette moms that company that shows clients how to effectively teach their children etiquette.
She joins us with details from Tampa this morning good to see Atlanta.
Good morning good morning our manners is it just a lost art today.
Now I think people are very concerned with manners I just believe we live in a bit of a chaotic world so sometimes.
We can allow our children's -- to slip and also are on manners I think.
-- you run a company.
That actually deals with it helps train families I -- in children and moms called mom's on edge and you -- -- in 2004 but it costs a little bit of a penny.
To actually start to learn some of these skills you I think -- -- 250 dollars to take one of your courses and if it did all of them together up to 12150 dollars.
Are people that desperate right now for matters that they're willing to shell out how to cash.
Well we are re train the trainer certification program.
The -- -- portion of my company is called etiquette moms dot com.
And we actually right curriculums.
Are not only for parents but there for people who would like to set up businesses.
Teaching -- And where in not 68 countries around the world.
Where we -- members teaching from villages in Nigeria two.
New Zealand and Canada England.
Wouldn't hey look parents -- busy between their own jobs between soccer practice between dance class.
Between ice skating I'm just reading my health -- love schedule -- It is difficult to find the time you say there are three fundamental matters teaching children and number one is respect.
I think is crucial that we learn how to.
Have self respect and respect one -- NASDAQ.
I also believe that learning how to value others is very important and having integrity.
We need to teach our kids say integrity is.
Is one of the most by -- characteristic that we can.
Have as children but then carry into our futures to be successful and bath and wonderful warm kind people which is really what we want from my children.
Next on your list here I believe is value.
What do you what do you say about learning the values are trying to teach values to our children.
I think it's more about the value lane there's I think my only practice -- it's really about.
Rubbing elbows with other people.
And saying you know I value you as a person so I am not going to treat you in a way that is disrespectful.
-- -- I'm kind or ill mannered I I see the value in my fellow man and it's important.
That I treat you with with.
Respect and and caring and kindness and warmth.
As you mentioned briefly your number three it was integrity.
Is there one thing that you feel is really missing the most from households across this country in terms of teaching manners and etiquette.
I just feel that we as parents and I have three little -- doing.
Were busy and where where running from here today air and our schedules are jam packed and sometimes.
We don't have the time to reinforce manners court to stick to our guns around manners and it's really important that we not let things slide.
I bet we go on the journey with our children it starts in the -- And the journey of teaching at he goes up through there their eighteenth here we we let them -- to go to college.
Guns are -- to pursue whatever endeavors they want -- in -- do.
And I think it's really important that we train them along the way and reinforce and and go with -- on the process.
Yeah I think a lot of families deal with the fact that their kids don't wanna sit still dinner table cut and run around and you guys -- -- -- -- -- that my family dinner last -- oh man.
Yeah I don't -- a lot of brazile -- -- I -- -- tell you guys were featured in this New York Times piece about called eat drink and be nice about kids actually sitting in a total totally fine eating and featured in this piece are -- -- tweet that out a little bit later but we want to thank -- for joining us this morning.
And nice work being featured in a piece -- -- is the company I'm telling them I think -- -- -- -- a -- method than what we don't mean.