Here's a secret: Grown-Ups have more fun. This charming book will show you how without diminishing your status as a bona fide Grown Up. While being an adult is a lot of work, being a Grown-Up is about having fun. Eclectic, bite-sized chunks of advice meet quirky illustrations in this playful take on self-improvement. Anyone can make a life upgrade using tools they already have--their wits, smarts, and creativity--to be more carefree. Revealing useful tidbits no one ever thought to teach you, this book is the perfect gift or self-purchase for recent grads, first-apartment dwellers, and anyone who's ready to grow up, one step at a time. This book will show you how to: -trust your instincts about social gatherings -make a simple salad dressing -change your habits as needed but keep the things you love -open a bottle of champagne properly -and much more!
"Whether you're just out of college or have been on the job for 20 years, you'll love this clever and quite wise little book on the art of being a "grown-up" (different from an adult, you know). Tips range from how to do the perfect high-five (a necessity in an elementary classroom) to how to trust your gut-- oh, and how to open a bottle of champagne."-Scholastic Teacher magazine
Bridget Watson Payne is a book editor, author, blogger and self-professed proud card-carrying grown up. She lives in San Francisco.