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Once or twice a month have a special "dinner party" for you and your children. Go all out and treat your family like royalty. Get out the "good" dishes, use a tablecloth and cloth napkins, napkin rings, and light some candles. If the kids want to know who is coming to dinner, tell them they are the special guests. This is a good time to teach your children to practice good table manners and how to conduct themselves in a formal setting. Be sure to play some soft, soothing music in the background, rather than having the television blaring.