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Is there Etiquette Concerning Sharing about our Kids on Social Media?

If you’re living in the 21st century (check.), have kids (check.) and engage with others on any of the various social media platforms (check.), this is a hot topic. It’s […]

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Why You Should Respond, Even When the Answer is “No”

This post is courtesy of an Etiquette For Everyday fan, follower and all-around awesome community-minded person, Diane.  Diane wrote to me: Kelly, What is your take on responding to emails […]

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PUT DOWN THE PHONE! A Rant from a Frustrated Member of Society

What is wrong with individuals in our society? Are you THAT important that you need to have your cell phones out at ALL times? Sometimes you’re talking on it where […]

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Why You’re Annoying Your Friends

You may be annoying your friends without even knowing it….and it’s by including them. If you haven’t already met my friend Mr. Reply-All in an earlier blog post, then please […]

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The Cost of Adults Living Life On-Line

You know them. Every moment is documented through Facebook posts and Instagram pictures. Every thought is shared via Twitter. They’ve “checked-in” at each dining spot. I recently began to think about how people live their life on-line after a friend called. She was distraught. A large group of her immediate neighbors had gathered for a special celebration. She saw pictures and posts of all the fun on Facebook. Problem was, she wasn’t invited.

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First Impressions and Social Media

If I say “first impression”  what comes to mind?  Dress, handshake, personal grooming, posture and self-introduction?  We can probably agree that the first impression you make can be significant to […]

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A Victory for Civility

“Anonymity is the Great Offender to civility.” – P.M. Forni, author of Choosing Civility and The Civility Solution. When we have no accountability for our actions, we feel greater freedom to express ourselves in a way that we most likely would never dream of in a face to face situation or where someone knows our name.

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Don’t Tweet This If You Want to Be A Pageant Queen

  This blog is dedicated to all the Miss Seattles out there. Those of you who think your social media interactions aren’t part of your personal branding. Personal branding?  Why […]

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Techno Manners Tip- Reply All

I must admit, this is a pet-peeve of mine. The excessive use of “reply-all.” There. I said it. How many e-mails do you get a day? I’m betting lots. It’s […]

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Nothing's Finer Than A Fine Young Diner

Use these table manners tips to turn your child into a delightful diner!  Read Kelly’s article as featured in Eastern Home and Travel Magazine.

fine young diner article

Pack Your Manners

Traveling with kids? Read Kelly’s article as published in Eastern Home & Travel

Networking Etiquette: What Do You Know?

Thank you to Team Network for having me as their guest speaker at their Netfast in Rockville, MD. Click on the link to watch our netiquette discussion.

Team Network Netfast

Manners Schmanners! Read Kelly’s Interview in FindIt Frederick!