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April 25, 2024

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Wilson teaches kids in a workshop at Percy Priest Elementary School in Nashville.

Pretty Polished Nashville Teaches Manners to Kids

Giving social skills, manners and more to kids in a fun way.

We aren’t born with good manners and social skills, so how are kids to learn them? In our go-go-go world, Pretty Polished Nashville knows it’s not east for parents to keep up with all of the changing rules for engagement in the modern world. How do you convince a kid that the basic principals of etiquette hold true in 2024? Good social skills and table manners make a positive impression wherever you go and give kids confidence to boot.

Pretty Polished Nashville

Hayden Wilson, a Nashville mom of two recognized the need for etiquette education in response to the social distancing and isolation that the pandemic brought into children’s lives. According to Wilson’s website, by collaborating with the Emily Post Institute, Wilson learned teaching skills and the why behind etiquette. Her classes aim to give kid vital skills in navigating situations and personal relationships. Through classes and workshops Wilson aims to make learning manners fun for kids.

Upcoming Classes

Wilson brings her classes to you. Coming up on Saturday, March 23, Wilson will be at White Brick Art Studio in Green Hills with two “Modern Manners for Modern Kids” workshops. The first, for ages 5 – 8 takes place from 10 – 11:30 a.m. The second, for ages 9 – 12 happens from 1 – 2:30 p.m. Each session is $75. Register for the class here.

Manner Topics

The topics that Pretty Polished Nashville covers include manners at home; first impressions and introductions; friendships and social skills; oral and written skills; and dining. Wilson is available for private groups classes, as well.

For a free consultation and quote, email Pretty Polished Nashville at


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