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Mealtime manners

Mealtime manners

Practice patience by learning some mealtime manners involving patience.

Discussion point: Mealtime is more enjoyable when we show patience and good manners.

Mealtime is a good time to practice patience. Suggestions include waiting until everyone is sitting down and has been served prior to beginning eating; eating slowly using utensils; waiting patiently until everyone is finished their first helpings before having seconds; and waiting patiently when you have asked for an item to be passed. Talk about how mealtime is more enjoyable when we show patience and use respectful manners.