Kristen Katulis

The Magic Word

My cousin wants to bring her three-year-old to our reception. I’ve already told everyone else, "no kids," so how do I tell her she can’t bring him? —K.C., Medfield Explain that you are terribly sorry, but you’ve already excluded other…

High Propriety

Because good manners never go out of style. My mother is very traditional and wants guests to throw rice at our wedding. Isn’t that really bad for birds and totally 1950s? [sidebar] Rice actually isn’t dangerous to birds. But it…