Would I be out of line to mention this kid’s habit?

Dear Amy: I have a good relationship with extended family and don’t want to jeopardize it.

Amy Dickinson 

“Brian” is 15 years old. He is smart, good-looking and very athletic. The problem is that he picks his nose and chews with his mouth open, and his parents don’t seem to care.

I would like to take him aside and say something, but I’m hesitant. I could mention this to his mother, but surely she has noticed.

Saying something to his older sister might be best, even though she’s at college.

When we meet on Zoom, it’s hard to watch Brian’s gross habits. I am worried that it affects how his peers and others feel about him.

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