Thank you notes

Lisa Gache, Manners & Etiquette Expert, shares advice for parents on the importance of teaching your children to send handwritten thank you notes whenever they receive a gift
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If your child opened up their gifts at a birthday party and thanked everyone in person, I still always encourage them to write a handwritten thank you note. We are living in day and time where everyone is communicating electronically; so the art of the handwritten thank you, has just fallen by the wayside. I think that there if there is one time to break out that handwritten thank you note is anytime there is a gift received, especially for a birthday party; that is the opportune time to act on it.

Lisa Gache, Manners & Etiquette Expert, shares advice for parents on the importance of teaching your children to send handwritten thank you notes whenever they receive a gift

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Lisa Gache

Manners & Etiquette Expert

Lisa Gaché is the foremost etiquette, manners and life skills expert for children from the parenting perspective. The Los Angeles Times named her company, Beverly Hills Manners, the etiquette school to "teach your kids to be polite." Her straightforward and doable advice has been featured on CNN, NPR, KTLA and “The Today Show” and in popular publications from USA Today and the New York Post to Woman’s Day magazine. Her contributions to blogs and websites range from the Los Angeles Times, AOL and The Huffington Post to SheKnows.com and MomLogic.com, as well as numerous parenting websites including ParentsAsk, Momversation, New Parent and Buttoned Up. Lisa has been a guest expert on a number of reality shows including “Charm School” on VH1, “Living with Ed” for the Discovery Channel and the soon to be aired “Mrs. Anka’s New PA”.  

In the fall of 2009, after almost eight years of working in her field, Lisa furthered her education by enrolling in The Protocol School of Washington, the first and only nationally accredited school to meet the high standards set by the ACCET and the US Department of Education. She received her certification as a Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant. 

Gaché is currently writing her debut book—the first fun and humorous parenting guide on manners for kids and teens. Her first manners App was released in early 2011 for both the iPhone and the Android. Lisa is a native New Yorker who was raised in Beverly Hills. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in New York and currently resides in Beverly Hills with her entertainment attorney husband and two young daughters.

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