PARTY ETIQUETTE FOR CHILDREN Who doesn’t love a party? Whether it’s a small family celebration or big extravaganzas, parties are an important way to mark the many milestones in our childrens lives. And, seeing the joyful, happy cake- filled, little faces, after the fact, usually helps us forget about the sometimes exorbitant costs, stress and planning that often go along with these events. But wouldn’t it be great to have a little help now and then? Getting children involved in organizing and h [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Mar 1, Winnipeg, MB) In the Month of March, The Civility Center Reminds Us - "Each of us has the right and responsibility to improve the community, I am a resource and agent for change." Internationally renowned as the “go to” organization for anything related to civility, The Civility Center (The Civility Center), has created a monthly calendar that includes events, ideas, and inspiration from around the world. The Civility Calendar is available free online with the obj [...]
74% Of Adults Suffer From Speech Anxiety. In Good Company Ensures Your Child Doesn’t Become One Of Them.
Statistics show that 74% of adults suffer from speech anxiety. We all remember that stressful day back in grade five or six when we had to pick a favorite topic and give a speech in front of class members we probably knew pretty well. For three quarters of adults, that anxiety never goes away. This can have a huge detrimental effect on their career path, potential promotions... and even just their enjoyment of their work. How can you ensure your child doesn't encounter these difficul [...]
How many of us have heard older people lament that today's children are rude or impolite? While all of us can think of kids who do not fit this stereotype, we can probably truthfully think of a few more who could use a lesson or two in good manners, etiquette, and civility. Parents of little ones might want to consider something else - it's just as it's proven that civility in the work place leads to 30% more profits for any business - it's a fact that people would rather work wi [...]
Civility, etiquette and manners are as important as ever. While some may think the phrase "etiquette training" has an old fashioned ring, the truth is that in today's fast paced world of instant communication and diverse opinions and backgrounds, etiquette is more important than it ever was. Beyond just "rules" of manners - etiquette training today has so much more to offer kids than just learning how to mind their p's and q's and what fork to use. An integral part of what [...]