I’ve been watching entirely too much Parks and Recreation lately. (It’s a good show. I highly recommend it.) Anyway, there’s one episode where a couple of the characters take a day to treat themselves and throughout the episode they’re telling each other to “Treat Yo Self!”
That sounded great to me, so I decided to do it, on a smaller, I’m-a-broke-student scale.
I was trying so hard to get used to the idea of my little brother getting older. For the past three months I was going around in a stupor, repeating to myself “Bub’s going to be twelve soon. Bub’s going to be twelve soon.” I convinced myself of it. Then I got home and discovered he was only going to be eleven and I picked him up in a huge hug and yelled “Thank god! You’re too little to be big!”
My sister turned sixteen last week. Yup. She’s growing up without me on the other side of the world. But I’m still her big sister, so today I’m going to give her some sisterly advice. Here are 16 tips for my sixteen-year-old sister.