Are You Raising Considerate Kids?

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Ty Phillips shares three behaviors he models for his daughter to help her become a good citizen.

It’s Not Three Words Your Partner Needs To Hear. It’s Two.

Leigh Righton

Kisses of “I love you” can get you far but Sue Nador thinks two simple words get you further.

How To Disagree On Twitter


Despite what you may have heard, it’s possible to have a calm discussion in 140 characters or less.

7 Mannerly Things Our Kids Should Really Be Doing


Rude kids become rude adults; teach them early and save them heartache in the end

8 Reasons Manners Will Avert the Destruction of Society

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Are manners simply dead rituals? Or are we destroying our society by failing to use them? Luke Davis wants to know.

10 Things Men Need To Start Doing To Become Gentlemen Again


How to be a gentleman in the 21st century, minus any creepy, unintended sexism.

Sex Sells, But At What Cost? How The Media Killed Romance


A Gen Y writer laments the death of chivalry.

How Moms Can Raise Gentlemen


Eduardo García believes that modern men can be gentlemen, and that modern women can raise their sons that way.

How To Not Be A Jerk On The Internet, As Told By Orlando Jones

Orlando Jones

Listen up! This man knows what he’s talking about, and he has flip charts!

They Say It Takes a Village, But How Many Villagers Do You Really Want Raising Your Kids?

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Ben Martin thinks about the awkwardness of correcting other people’s kids – and his hesitancy to accept other parents correcting his own.

An Open Letter From A Disgruntled Server: 6 Ways To Improve Your Dining Experience

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In our customer service-centric society, it’s easy to forget that we all need to be good customers. Nicole Estrella offers a few words of wisdom for being our best selves.

What You Look Like When You Argue on the Internet (Video)

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Watch this hilarious clip from UK’s ‘Dead Parrot’ before firing up another flame war.

Ten Things Every Polite Guy Should Do


A few basics to make life a little more civilized.

15 Steps to Making Everyone on Facebook Hate You

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Become the most obnoxious person on Facebook.

How to Use a Public Bathroom

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Josh Bowman shares some tips on how to use public bathrooms, since apparently most people are disgusting pee monsters.

A Book for Every Person on Your List


Find a book for anyone for you need to buy for this season.