25 manners for kids. I am surprised by the lack of manners these days! When I was growing up, it was an atrocity if you did not use your manners. I am thankful my children were taught these very manners, because my parents instilled them in me as well.
Make your own lunchbox icepacks from dollar store sponges soaked in water and put in ziplock bag. When they thaw, the sponge absorbs the water. I completely forgot about this handy trick! After lunch take squeeze the sponge and wash up hands and face!