Judi Vankevich hosts a Mother’s Day-themed party at Timms Community Centre on Saturday.

Langley woman teaches kids manners for Mother’s Day

Judi Vankevich teaches respect through songs and games.

Langley’s “Manners Lady” is also a mom.

And to help mark Mother’s Day May 8, Judi Vankevich is hosting a party at the Timms Community Centre this Saturday morning.

Families are invited to the Manners For Mother’s Day Party starting at 11 a.m. on May 7.

“Kids and parents will have fun singing songs from [my] award-winning CD and playing fun games to learn important ways of honouring mom on Mother’s Day – and every day,” Vankevich said.

Vankevich elaborated that kids will “have fun learning to obey right away without delay,” and “being reminded to wear their happy eyes, have a firm and friendly handshake, and use good telephone manners, friendship manners and the three secrets for a happy house – by using their Kindness Keys of Kind Attitude, Kind Words and Kind Actions.”

They’ll also be singing songs like R-E-S-P-E-C-T and The Bad Manners Monsters.

Vankenich is the founder of the Manners Club & Life Skills International, and the director of the non-profit Canadian Centre for Manners & Civility, that is launching Langley’s Campaign for Kindness.

Registration is free.

Call or text 778-385-3845 or Judi@theMannersClub.com to register your family.

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