Modern Manners

I love what Tricia Lovejoy had to say about Modern Manners. What manners do you use in your household?

post1Manners.  In many ways, it’s a lost art.  A quick scan of our society proves it.  Just dine in any restaurant and observe the families eating dinner: elbows on the tables, loud talking, messiness, and misbehaving kids.  On your drive home, you’ll likely encounter a driver who cuts you off in traffic or gives some creative sign language.

But that’s just the beginning.

Smart phones rule our world and cause us to toss the idea of good behavior right out the window.  Break-up’s happen via text, face to face conversations are interrupted by our fixation on constant updates from Facebook and Twitter, and people even carry on private phone conversations in public places….a joy for the rest of us to hear.

The Today Show aired a segment on Modern Manners this week and it got me wondering how I measure up when it comes to proper manners…..and if I’m teaching…

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