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The Fringe Hours
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The Fringe Hours
Making Time for You
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Popular author and lifestyle blogger shows women how to get rid of guilt and find pockets of time to pursue their passions.
Popular author and lifestyle blogger shows women how to get rid of guilt and find pockets of time to pursue their passions.
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  • Jessica N. Turner is the founder of the popular lifestyle blog The Mom Creative, where she documents her pursuit of cultivating a life well-crafted (www.themomcreative.com). Additionally, she is a writer for DaySpring's (in)courage, an advocate for World Vision, a regular speaker at blogging conferences nationwide, and an award-winning marketing professional. She and her husband, Matthew live with their two young children in Nashville, Tennessee.
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  • Publisher's Weekly

    January 19, 2015
    Lifestyle blogger (themomcreative.com) and marketing professional Turner, wife and mother of two young children, addresses how women must find time for themselves amid their own busyness. Turner calls the time women have for themselves the “fringe hours,” the pockets of time here and there between work, family, and household duties. Turner examines such topics as eliminating guilt and comparison, shifting perspective, prioritizing activities, embracing help, and finding rest. Plenty of page space permits readers to take notes. She draws from her own experiences and those of women from a variety of circumstances (single mothers, homeschooling moms, mothers who work outside the home, etc.). Readers will likely relate to one or another of the women; however, some may feel less empathy for those who still have difficulty finding time for themselves despite having nannies. The author also suggests using cooking, cleaning, and shopping services. Though Turner’s book does point out areas where women can and should find more personal time to care for themselves, readers who do not have the financial resources to hire others may wonder how they, too, can find some relief.

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