Author Archives: Sandy Hyde

Common Sense Etiquette – PJ’s Are For Bedtime

Pajamas should be worn in bed and while lounging at home. Common Sense Etiquette: DO NOT wear PJ’s to the store, restaurant, gas station, school, or any other public place.  Do not wear them in the car either.  If you … Continue reading

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Thank You to All Who Have Served Our Country

To all the men, women, and families who have served, thank you for your sacrifices; for protecting our families and freedom. Today and everyday, we honor your service. Happy Veterans Day!

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Crying Babies Etiquette

Children are not born with proper manners.  They must be taught these skills as they grow and become ready to practice them in social situations.  Until children are able to execute proper manners on their own, their parents must oversee … Continue reading

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Two Groom Wedding – Can You Wear White?

More states are now recognizing same-sex marriages.  We now find ourselves navigating through unfamiliar and new social rules.  The question of wearing white to a wedding with two grooms is not new in regard to traditional rules.  Even though there … Continue reading

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Debate Etiquette

A debate is an opportunity to formally discuss opposing opinions on a particular topic in public or legislative assemblies.   Debaters should handle themselves with dignity and show respect for their opponents at all times. I am disappointed to report dignity … Continue reading

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10 Habits of Genuinely Charming People

LinkedIn Influencer Jeff Haden published this post originally on LinkedIn. Sure, everyone knows blunt, impolite, and even rude people who are somehow extremely successful. I know a bunch of them. But since we’re all more likely to build professional and personal relationships and … Continue reading

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Wedding Etiquette – Bridal Attendants’ Hair Style

The bride may select her attendants’ attire, accessories, and headpieces, but it is inappropriate for her to tell her attendants how to style their hair.

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Be Courteous of the Time When Sending a Text

Hopefully, you would not call someone in the middle of the night to share something that just happened to “pop” into your head.  This same courtesy should also be applied when sending a text. It’s wonderful you could stay out … Continue reading

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A “Nice” Social Media Rule

You may have heard the saying, “If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all”.  If you saw the movie “Bambi” as a child,  this was most likely one of the first rules of etiquette introduced … Continue reading

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Wedding Etiquette – Keep Jackets and Shoes On

Groomsmen should keep their jackets on and bridesmaids should keep their shoes on throughout the entire celebration.   Consider your attire a uniform for the entire event.  Removing any piece of the uniform during the wedding celebration is inappropriate.  

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