Let's face it, good manners are at the top of the list for many mothers when it comes to our kids. Manners are one of my biggest issues with my three children (ages 7,...
Modern Manners Monday – Thank You – Notes Yes or No?
Dear DMM: The birthday party season is upon us. We have a birthday party almost every weekend for the next two months.
I guess that I am considered old school because I still write thank you notes. I have my children do the exact same thing. This is how I was raised and this is how I am raising my children.
At my son's birthday party a few weeks ago, I was actually told, “Please don't worry about a thank you note. We never send them and it is completely fine. We know that he appreciates the gift. You make us all feel bad anyway.”
I was a little surprised. Stunned actually. I like sending thank you notes. I think that it is polite and the right thing to do. I really did not know how to respond or what to do.
WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
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