Ungrateful Child? 7 Holiday Gaffes and How to Deal

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The Social Gaffer

You've probably worked hard to make sure that fingers stay out of the nose, food remains in the mouth, and bodily functions stay politely in the bathroom when you're with your family over the holidays. But your little one can forget her careful training and end up digging through her nose like she's fishing through a Christmas stocking (at the table, naturally). Take a deep breath and remember that there's a difference between rude behavior and embarrassing behavior. Your child has probably forgotten in all the hubbub and just needs a quick reminder, without any fuss.