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Rookie Mistakes - A Grown-Up's Field Guide for Getting Your Act Together

Kelly Bandas

Narrator Kelly Bandas

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

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In her highly anticipated nonfiction debut, comedian Kelly Bandas uses her trademark humor to recount stories of growing up and becoming a semifunctional adult in a dysfunctional world. 
Raised in a devoutly Catholic home, Kelly Bandas spent her entire childhood trying hard not to tick off “the man” or the Lord. And for the most part, she crushed it. But as she got older and began to navigate what it looked like to truly live in a world where gender roles, race, and politics weren’t always so black and white, Kelly realized that her former worldview was beginning to feel like that pair of Forever 21 jeans that used to glide effortlessly over her hips but now required a lot of stretching and acrobatic maneuvering to shimmy into place. And she’s not alone.  
In Rookie Mistakes, Kelly shares stories of growing up in a church-centered, male-dominated society and how those experiences shaped and primed her for a new chapter of life. In this debut collection of essays, Kelly shares:Funny, fast-paced, and uplifting stories Encouragement for women who are tired of feeling like they will never measure up—and kind of don’t want to anywayInspiration to find your voice, your power, and your people 
Kelly shares everything from laugh-out-loud accounts of Oregon Trail-themed first kisses to heartfelt insights gleaned from navigating life as a Christian feminist doing her best not to screw up being a parent of a child with a disability, in a trans-racial family. 
Rookie Mistakes is the call-to-action millennial women everywhere have been waiting for. 
Duration: about 5 hours (05:26:24)
Publishing date: 2022-07-19; Unabridged; Copyright Year: — Copyright Statment: —