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Did you know that Girl Scouts can earn badges in etiquette, manners and social skills? The Etiquette Institute of Washington offers comprehensive Etiquette and Manners programming for Girl Scouts of the USA. From the Juniors Social Butterfly badge to Tea Party Patches, the Institute has all your needs covered. Give your girls skills they can use for a life time! Contact us at: 202.670.7349 or info@washingtonetiquette.com for more details. Click HERE for Programming &

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Do You Have a Honey Boo Boo on your hands? While Alana has been a TV sensation, with ratings competing with Presidential Debates she is a testament to America's lack of good manners and even decency. Don't get me wrong, I was in love with Alana, the rouge pageant girl and underdog, when I first saw her on Toddlers. But as we examine the need to instill good "home-training" in our young people, we must

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From TLC's Honey Boo Boo to Kate Middleton to LL Cool J, parents are utilizing private etiquette consultants. And it is not because parents are incapable of giving "home training", it is simply to add an extra layer of poise and polish. Very often, especially in a city such as Washington, children are expected to interact in adult realms. Etiquette consultants can assist in teaching young people the tools they need to impress in all

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Today's Primrose Perfection children's etiquette workshop was a sweet success! Held at the Emergence Community Arts Collective in Washington, DC, the workshop was 2 1/2 hours of non-stop fun. Our students focused on introductions, first impressions, posture, thank you notes, dining etiquette and table setting. Activities included group and partner exercises, games and even a bit of acting! It all ended with an oh so sweet ice cream sundae. Special thanks to Ms. Jennifer Owens

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Let me preface this post by stating that I am not a baseball fan nor an expert on baseball. But I do know good behavior! Now, I have nothing against baseball; I actually love attending any live sporting event. Maybe it is the atmosphere of true patriotism or the fact that I have an excuse to enjoy $ 5 Cracker Jacks without the toy (true capitalism). Nevertheless, after attending a Washington Nationals game yesterday, I

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The Etiquette Institute of Washington would like to congratulate Andolyn Medina, the newly crowned Miss Virginia's Outstanding Teen 2012. On June 30, 2012 after a week of preliminary competitions and events, Andolyn took the crown. Additionally, she earned the top talent award, most photogenic award and a full scholarship to Hollins University. But her journey is not over! This August, she will compete for the national title in Orlando, FL.

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