11/26/2012 12:00 pm ET

5 Tips For Teaching Kids Good Holiday Manners

With the holiday season upon us, it's certain our children's manners will come under the spotlight– as when Grandma glares across the table after your nine-year-old burps loudly. Or when the relatives are gathered around the tree and your kids rip through gifts without a thank you. Circle of Moms member Deangela D. speaks for many of her peers when she says it’s important to take major pre-emptive steps to avoid etiquette snafus during the holiday season: "The way to really enjoy your kids is to teach them how to treat other people," she says.

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