Tis the season to celebrate holiday dinners, wining and dining with friends, and gifting loved ones. However, social gatherings also tend to become another way to highlight poor holiday etiquette, trapping many of us in a sticky situation. So what are we to do?
Essential for co-existing and no matter the time of year, etiquette is the basic behavior that is accepted as gracious and polite in social situations. Having good manners and showcasing them can mean a major difference between success and failure in many aspects of life. As The Emily Post Institute shares, proper etiquette practices a sensitive awareness to the feelings of others. With this knowledge in mind, we share a few tips for modern holiday etiquette designed to help move gracefully through frequent seasonal dilemmas and not commit a festive faux pas.