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    6 Things to Do at Home for Yourself

    Jess September 15, 2020

    I have written before about being an introverted parent, and how that can sometimes be a struggle; particularly when you have younger children who require more attention. But the truth is that self care is important for every single one of us. No matter how much you enjoy being around other people and keeping busy, we can all run the risk of burning out by doing too much. My husband…

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  • Let’s Talk About: Taboo Health Topics

    Jess May 23, 2020

    *This is a sponsored post. However all thoughts and opinions are my own. Before I even knew it was Mental Health Awareness week I had been planning to sit down and write a post about anxiety. More specifically my personal journey with health anxiety (let…

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  • 6 Ways to Hygge Your Way Through Winter

    admin January 22, 2020

    *Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.* Let’s face it, January and February can be a tough couple of months. Without the festivities…

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  • Being Intentional with Family Life

    admin February 26, 2019

    At the start of the year I shared a blog post with you all about our decision to live a simple and intentional life in 2019. It was a post which had been simmering within me for quite a while, and the new year seemed…

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  • Simple and Intentional Living

    admin January 8, 2019

    I have to admit that I am not usually a ‘buzzword’ kind of gal. But there is something about the thought of living simply, and with intention, that has really caught me as we head into 2019. Many, many moons ago, I subscribed to a…

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  • Reflection and Refinement

    Jess July 7, 2015

    This morning I was walking along the beach, appreciating my surroundings, desperately hoping that it wasn’t going to start raining on me when I spotted some washed up driftwood. Truth be told I have probably passed it a number of times as I’ve walked along…

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  • The Saddest Day…

    Jess McGlynn August 7, 2014

    *UPDATE* I wanted to share this, as we have received so many prayers and messages of support since I wrote this post.  Sadly, I miscarried Baby McGlynn #4.  Obviously we are very upset but finding peace in the hope that one day we will get…

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  • Missing Good Friends…

    Jess McGlynn July 8, 2014

    One thing that we didn’t really appreciate when we made the decision to move 100 miles away from the place we had spent 6 years of our lives was the loss of good friends.  I don’t think it sunk in until that first weekend; when…

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