From yahooshine.com comes a reminder that kids should know some manners.  How often growing up did you hear 'mind your manners'.  I made sure my kids learned to say

please, thank you, yes sir, yes ma'am, no sir, no ma'am and so on.  What about your kids?  Do they know and use the basic manners?  Shine has listed 25 manners every kid should know.  How many do your kids know?

http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/parenting/25-manners-every-kid-should-know-by-age-9-2480238/