Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Laurelhurst Parent And Entrepreneur Teaching Kids Manners Class Thursday

Ming-Ming Tung-Edelman, a Laurelhurst mom, who owns a creative children's apparel line, called Totally Me Artful Wear by MiMi Bug. has branched out into teaching manners classes.  She has developed a table manner curriculum and teaches it at schools, organizations and stores.

She has also designed her own dishware and specific table manner dishes, which are sold at Metropolitan Market. In addition, Ming-Ming, who has been a pharmacist for 17 years, wrote a book called, MiMi Bug's Day with Friends, available in  Seattle toy shops, gift stores and local markets. The line’s name comes from her Chinese nickname, “little bug,”

On Thursday Ming-Ming is holding a manners class on Thursday from 4-5:15 at Satsuma (8511 35th Avenue NE) in nearby Wedgwood.

Ming-Ming told the Blog:
The class will be fun and interactive vovering how to greet, carry good conversations, set the table and handle tricky foods. and everyone will enjoy mealtime more because your kid(s) will practice good manners learned! 

Here is more information:

Are your kids the picture of etiquette at the dinner table and when meeting and engaging with grown-ups? If they're like mine, they could use a few pointers!
Let Miss Mimi share the power of Magical Manners with your kids at this drop-off class.

Class Outline: 
  • Kids arrive and are greeted by Miss Mimi and are invited to help set the table in a fun manner that teaches independence.
  • Kids will enjoy a delicious snack while using their Magical Manners*
  • Kids will learn how to handle menu pitfalls - Don't like fish or olives? Miss Mimi will show you what a polite guests does!
  • Now you try! Kids will host their own event and discover their new found Magical Manners
  • Graduation
Kids will receive:
  • Valuable table, conversation and etiquette skills tailored to their developmental stage
  • Table Setting place mat from Mimi Bug, Miss Mimi's dishware collection
  • Graduation certificate
  • Kids leave ready to test their new Magical Manners and help set the table at the next family meal.
Kids can also choose to purchase one of four discounted Mimi Bug Dishware  styles featuring Miss Mimi's MimiBug Collection: MiMi Please + Thank You; GoGo Small Bite + Chew Right; BeBe Try Not to Slurp...; DraDra Mouth Full Up. 

Go here for more information and to shop Ming-Ming's items.


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