Parents are outsourcing etiquette lessons, reports CBS News.
For busy families, like the Plonskers, where both parents, Patricia and Jeff, work long hours, sending Joey, 17, and Pearl, 12, to etiquette school seemed a fast track to domestic order.
“I don’t want to spend my time nitpicking them, but of course I won’t let them throw rolls across the table,” says Patricia Plonsker.
A regular tyrant.
Some parents aren’t clear on etiquette rules themselves. Others say they’re too busy. Or they never actually eat with their children.