Etiquette

The Most Popular Emojis Around the World

Love and joy are popular emotions in every language.

The Unbelievable (Real-Life!) Rude Things People Say to Pregnant Women

If you thought people could be nosy, rude, and disrespectful before, just wait until you have a pregnant belly for them to comment on. All bets are off as complete strangers (not to mention mothers, mothers-in-law, and friends) decide it is their duty to pass judgment on your stomach, your choices, and every last personal detail of your previously private life.

5 (Polite!) Ways to Get a Loved One to Mind Their Own Business

Because “Mind your own beeswax” expired when you were 12.

How to Teach Your Kids Gift-Receiving Etiquette

Let’s be honest: Not every holiday present is going to elicit the reaction a Hatchimals might. Some will be downright disappointing. But you don’t have to end up in an embarrassing situation, where your little one stands there in stunned silence (or, worse, voices the disappointment out loud). Parent Hacks author Asha Dornfest shares three tips for teaching kids how to graciously receive any gift.

These Are Diners’ Biggest Pet Peeves

It turns out people don't like cash-only restaurants, communal tables, and more.

Essential Etiquette Advice for Travelers 

Your guide to world-class manners. 

What to Wear to Every Type of Wedding

Whether you have one wedding to attend or a collection of invitations this season, the question of what to wear is never an easy one. From “White Tie” to “Beach Formal,” finding the right ensemble can cause some serious wardrobe anxiety, and not just for the ladies. Sorry guys, you’re not off the hook—your outfit has to stand up to the dress code, too.

What Having a Pen Pal Taught Me About the Value of Handwritten Cards

A years-long correspondence with my uncle made me fall in love with sending cards.