More Etiquette

6 Etiquette Tips for the Holiday Guest

A guide to good guest behavior at seasonal festivities.

Quick Dinner Party Seating Strategies

Follow these simple rules for placing different personality types around your table.

5 Things You Need to Do Before Hosting Guests

Easy ideas for prepping your place ahead of time, so visitors feel at home.

5 Steps to Giving a Touching Toast

Steve Faber, the screenwriter of the movies “Wedding Crashers” and “We’re the Millers,” shares his top toasting points.

8 Baby Shower Etiquette Issues, Solved

As the host of a shower, you face a unique challenge: To make the honoree happy without making yourself crazy. The good news: It’s actually doable.

What Not to Do or Say to a Breast Cancer Patient

The right words can soothe; the wrong ones can sting. Survivors reveal what they found more hurtful than helpful.

10 Rules for Small Talk

Know what to say in a social situation―and when and how to say it.

10 Things to Say to Keep the Peace

From family mediator Laurie Puhn, simple phrases that will help you avoid arguments.

5 Ways to Let Someone Down Easy

Every day, we have to say no to people. Yet turning folks down never seems to get any easier, even if all we’re declining is a simple movie invitation. Here, five experts share their best outs.