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.

  • Marie

    This concept resonates with me and I’m sure it will with a lot of your other readers, too. I tend to feel like I’m drowning in my To Do List but I’ve slowly been incorporating more “me” time into my schedule and it’s been so refreshing. I’m really looking forward to reading this book! Thanks for sharing, Sarah.

    • Marie

      I just started the book yesterday and I love it!! I find it very uplifting.