From Malls to Meals to Messaging and Beyond
Texting, IMing, using your cell, getting a job, going on a date, having a meal in a restaurant, thanking your aunt for a birthday gift—Cindy Post Senning, Ed.D. and Peggy Post help 21st century teens—and their parents—understand how manners impact their daily life. Cindy and Peggy reinforce the message of personal choice throughout
Teen Manners to emphasize that teens can manage social interactions to their advantage. They show teens how manners smooth the way and that one of life’s most valuable tools is really all about honesty, respect, and consideration—values that benefit everyone everyday. Teen Manners takes a look at questions many teens face, including:
- What's the latest of cell phone use and netiquette?
- How can you make a good impression at college and job interviews?
- What fork do you use?
- How do you attach a boutonniere without sticking your prom date?
- And what is a boutonniere, anyway?
Teen Manners: From Malls to Meals to Messaging and Beyond is recommended for young people age 13-18.
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About the Authors
Peggy Post, Emily Post’s great-granddaughter-in-law, is a director of The Emily Post Institute and the author of more than a dozen etiquette books. Peggy is co-author of the 18th edition of Emily Post’s Etiquette. Her other books include the 16th and 17th editions of Emily Post’s Etiquette; Emily Post’s Wedding Planner; Emily’s Everyday Manners; and Emily Post's The Gift of Good Manners.
Since 1995, Peggy has written a popular monthly column in Good Housekeeping magazine. She also wrote a biweekly online column in The New York Times called “The Well-Mannered Wedding.” Additionally, Peggy conducts lectures and seminars for businesses, trade associations, and community organizations throughout the U.S.
Peggy Post’s media appearances include Oprah, Dr. Phil, The View, Live with Regis and Kelly, the Today show, Good Morning America, Dateline, VH1, and CNN. Peggy has been interviewed by myriad media outlets including: NPR; USA Weekend; The New York Times; The Wall Street Journal; The Washington Post; Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle; The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The Baltimore Sun. She has conducted spokesperson campaigns for several businesses, including Master Card; Bed Bath & Beyond; SBC; Merci Chocolate; Yahoo; KFC; Vistaprint; and Florida Department of Citrus.
Peggy began her career as an international flight attendant for Pan American World Airways. She then taught seventh grade English and history in New York City before entering the business world, developing a 30-year career of management and consulting positions in the financial sector. Born in Washington, DC, she was raised in Maryland and New Orleans and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Louisiana State University. Peggy and her husband, Allen, live in southwest Florida, and she has two stepsons, Casey and Jeep, and a grandson Carter.
Cindy’s educational background and expertise in etiquette uniquely qualify her to write definitively on the subject of children’s manners in the 21st century. Her writing and recommendations are based on the concept of introducing specific manners at certain developmental stages in a child’s life. Cindy Post Senning also founded the Emily Post’s Children’s Etiquette Train the Trainer Program and remains its premier presenter.
Cindy has been a sought after source for children's etiquette and has been interviewed by The New York Times, USA Today, NPR, and Parenting magazine.
Cindy’s professional background includes more than 30 years in education and health care. She holds a doctorate and master’s in education, both from the University of Vermont; and a degree in nursing from Cornell University. Cindy resides in Waterbury, Vermont, with her husband John. They have two grown sons.