We hope that Kate Hudson, now a mum to two darling boys, will enjoy how easy and fun it is to teach table manners with her brand new set of "Table Manners Cards." (available athttp://www.gollygee-pers.com/)
And, if you didn't know, this busy actress now has a new clothing line with Ann Taylor. Talk about a super mom, talented, smart and stylish. We wish Kate and her budding family all the best!
I thought I would take this opportunity to acknowledge the importance of dads in teaching their sons and daughters good manners. After all, sons will model their fathers and daughters will learn how they expect to be treated based on watching the primary male role model in their lives.
Here is my top 10 favorite things dads do to teach good manners:
treat the mother of their children with respect
refrain from using vulgar language
attend father/daughter dances. Dress for the event and break out the date treatment; opening doors, holding her chair and be engaged in conversations.
show up on time
listen to other points of view
allow people through when driving
show good sportsmanship
review expected behavior with their sons before leaving for prom