Tips for Teaching Toddlers Table Manners
With the holidays upon us – events that are often accompanied by large family meals – enforcing good table manners is top of mind for many parents of small children. But, how can you go about encouraging polite behavior and proper etiquette when, truth be told, getting your child to even sit down at the table can often be a feat in and of itself?
As the director of Bright Horizons East End in Washington DC, Larry Johnson knows quite a bit about reigning in mealtime chaos and modeling good table manners with children. Here, on Good Day Washington, he shares some easy ways to teach toddlers table manners throughout this holiday season – and all year-long:
How to Teach a Toddler Table Manners