Month: April 2009

Protocol ideas for a grand finale

Interested in teaching your teenagers some valuable social skills based on respect for others and topping it off with a special evening out? Here’s something you might consider. A grand finale time allows our young people to practice what they learned in protocol classes as well as have a great social event. For one of…


Can I do my own birthday party?

Question: Could you address the topic of throwing a party on the occasion of one’s own birthday? Are there guidelines for doing so graciously, or is the entire concept just tacky?…


The right words to an engaged lady

Question: What is the proper way to congratulate a female who has become engaged? I have always been told that is incorrect to offer ‘congratulations’ to the female….


The right words to an engaged lady

Question: What is the proper way to congratulate a female who has become engaged? I have always been told that is incorrect to offer ‘congratulations’ to the female….