Tag Archives: teaching kids manners

The Ten Commandments Still Apply

Ten Commandments as a Teaching Tool “Learning to Value Morality” Chapter 8 Living Learning Loving by Gail Cawley Showalter #GShowalter_livinglearningloving Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years […]

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Common Courtesy Isn’t Common Anymore

What Happened to Common Courtesy? Chapter 8 – “Learning to Value Morality” Living Learning Loving by Gail Cawley Showalter #GShowalter_livinglearningloving Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years […]

How to Help Your Children Develop Compassion

How to Help Your Children Develop Compassion Raising children in today’s world is a challenge, especially when it comes to instilling a sense of compassion in a world that seems increasingly apathetic. Helping your kids learn the importance of helping and feeling genuine sympathy for others isn’t such a complex proposition, though, it’s only one […]

Teaching Kids Manners is Daily Process Adults Must Demonstrate

“Please” and “Thank You” are just the beginning Gail Cawley Showalter Our three year old granddaughter was consuming orange slices from the drink bar at Fuzzy Taco’s while we waited for our order. After she sucked all the juice from her last slice, she turned to her mom and said, “Go get me more oranges!” […]

Single Moms:Being nice isn’t always easy

For more on the Single Mom Card Deck go to SMORE for Women Being nice isn’t always easy, but always better than the alternative. ~ Do my children’s vocabularies include “Excuse me,” “I’m sorry,” and “Thank you”? Yesterday we watched a patriotic ceremony at Disney World as they took the American flag down. When they played […]