The Art of Thank You Notes


Thank you. Two simple words, but without of doubt the most meaningful words in our vocabulary. My love for handwritten notes started at a very young age. I enjoyed different art mediums and the reaction a person had when receiving my creations. To this day I continue to instill this form of etiquette to my two young girls as well as my Mini Manners students.

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Creative Corner – An At-Home Art Studio


In Charleston, SC we’ve had an unusual episode of real winter weather that kept us indoors longer than normal. When something like this happens, everyone scrambles to think of fun, educational, and interesting indoor activities. Art is certainly at the top of the list for me, and many parents would love for their children to put down the electronics and make some art. If you don’t already have a designated art space for your children, it’s time to create a creative corner in your home, and begin to integrate art making into their normal spectrum of activities.


Keeping Your Teenager Safe at Parties


Do you remember being a teenager? I do and remember thinking that I was an adult and should be treated as one. I also remember the feelings of euphoria when I was unchaperoned and could act in ways my parents wouldn't necessarily approve, thinking they wouldn’t find out…

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