Joy

Photo via Jessica at The Mom Creative

When Jessica contacted me about her new book, The Fringe Hours, I knew I had to interview her for the podcast. This book speaks to everything I’m all about. I used to feel guilty for taking any time for myself, my own interests, and my own development.

But now I see how time for me only makes me a better person, mom, wife, and friend. For me, it’s not at all selfish. It’s imperative. And like Jessica, I steal hours here and there – sometimes hours that nobody notices and sometimes hours that I need to arrange – to ensure that I get time that fuels me up inside.

But this book isn’t just for moms or even moms of young kids. When I read this book, I thought about my mother and my good friend, both of whom lead lives that look completely different from mine, yet I know both of these women would benefit from this book.

Another thing I love about this book and Jessica are the various ways to connect with Jessica, the book, and others reading the book. Check out these links for more information:

DaySpring link (for autographed copies)

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Author

Sarah is a thiry-something wife to an engineer and mother of three. She loves teaching aerobic and cycling classes, learning to shoot with her DSLR in manual mode, and drinking coffee.