Focus on the Family

Jill Rigby Garner

Jill Rigby Garner is a speaker, a columnist and an author of several books. She is also a family advocate and the founder of Manners of the Heart, an organization that seeks to transform homes, schools and communities through character education. Jill’s books include Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World and Raising Unselfish Children in a Self-Absorbed World.Jill is the mother of two grown identical twin boys, and she resides in Baton Rouge, La. Learn more about Jill by visiting her website,

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Respect Starts Now

It’s never too early (or late) to teach kids to be respectful.