Thank-You Note Etiquette Tips

Ahandwritten note is the most personal way to say “thank you” during the holidays, whether it’s for a cashmere scarf or a Sunday dinner.
“Writing thank-you notes is an important skill, one that you should teach your children even before they can write,” says Jacqueline Whitmore, a Palm Beach, Fla.-based author and the founder of “I can’t [...]

Anatomy of a Thank-You note

Why, you ask, should your children learn to write thank-yous?(Uh, because they are not wild animals?) Correctly written, a note imparts true gratitude to the giver. While a verbal “thank you” is also appropriate, having them put their thoughts into writing memorializes the giver’s thoughtfulness, time, expense, and effort in a way that is not [...]

Giving Thanks: 7 Ways To Teach Kids

The Huffington Post has an article about teaching your kids on how to be grateful. One of the things they recommend to teach your children is:
Thank You Notes: Writing thank you notes for gifts is a very literal way of teaching your children gratitude. Putting down on paper what they enjoyed about a particular [...]