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  • Pregnancy Myths & Things I Wish I’d Known…

    Jess McGlynn January 20, 2015

    I can remember being pregnant like it was yesterday, especially that magical feeling when baby first starts to move and you wonder if you really felt it or whether it was just in your imagination!Both my pregnancies were quite different.  With Meg it looked like…

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  • The Difference In A Year…

    Jess McGlynn January 19, 2015

    As we were walking around one of our local parks at the weekend I realised that exactly a year ago we had done the same thing, in the same park.  What are the chances of that?!  It isn’t a park we particularly frequent often, and…

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  • Crafting with Laura Ashley

    Jess McGlynn January 14, 2015

    Just before Christmas I was invited to a lovely event in Manchester to learn some Christmas crafts with Laura Ashley. If I’m really honest, crafting is something I always imagine I am good at but when it comes to actually sitting down and getting it…

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  • Getting Out and About…

    Jess McGlynn January 12, 2015

    One of our aims this year as a family is to get outdoors a bit more and explore the area around where we live.  We have our favourite places to go; i.e. the ones which are within walking distance of our house(!) but we haven’t really travelled…

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  • Siblings {January}

    Jess McGlynn January 10, 2015

    This last month has taught me something very special about my two little siblings.  Being unwell for the majority of the month meant I wasn’t on hand to organise games, set up crafts or wade in and sort out disagreements.Although I have found it difficult,…

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  • Bye-Bye Christmas

    Jess McGlynn January 8, 2015

    I won’t pretend I wasn’t secretly glad to see the end of 2014.  For those who caught up with my recent youtube video (if not, see here…) you will know that I managed to get every bug under the sun over the festive period.  Let…

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  • Being An Introverted Mummy

    Jess McGlynn January 27, 2014

    I recently came across this cartoon which made me smile as it sums up how I feel about being an introvert perfectly.  I’ve always known I was introverted but have struggled to explain to people that being an introvert doesn’t necessarily mean that you don’t…

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  • Dear Meg: Body Image

    Jess McGlynn January 4, 2013

    I know you are too young to understand this now but I wanted to write this whilst the feelings were still fresh.  You see, mummy recently saw a picture being shared around Facebook which upset her quite a lot.  It was a picture which stated…

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  • Your words are your world…

    Jess McGlynn April 14, 2012

    At our Easter Sunday Church Meeting I heard M shout at one of the teenage girls who trying to play with her “I don’t want to; just get out of my face!”  I was standing on the stage at the time and I could just feel…

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  • Thrive…add your voice!

    Jess McGlynn April 13, 2012

    I was a failure to thrive baby. At just a few months old I had colic, croup and projectile vomiting.  Doctors set a benchmark for me of 10lbs which for a long time I was unable to reach.  I dropped below the 0.4 centile line…

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