books and reading

  • Books I Read In January…

    admin February 4, 2018

    Four books in January might not seem a lot but when you’ve got plenty of other things going on, it’s actually a fairly decent amount!  I’d say six is an average number for me so I was just behind that, although I am also making time to listen to Anne of Green Gables on audiobook which did also affect how much I read.  Regardless…here is what I read in January.…

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  • Top 5 Picture Books for 3-8 Years ǀ Raising Readers

    admin January 31, 2018

    I love picture books.  They are classic and timeless and can appeal to children (and adults) of all ages.  Even now, though Meg and Eli are pushing the age bracket I have suggested above, they still find enjoyment in sitting down with myself or James…

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  • Raising A Reader ǀ Tips For Getting Your Children To Read

    Jess McGlynn January 17, 2018

    I’m going to open this blog post by acknowledging that reading for pleasure isn’t everyone’s cup of tea.  We don’t all always want to reach for the written word when we need to escape from the craziness of every day life and that is perfectly…

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  • Books I Want To Read In 2018

    Jess McGlynn January 10, 2018

    Towards the end of last year I decided that I wasn’t going to attempt monthly TBR (to be read) lists any more as it’s something I am just not good at sticking to.  I am, hands down, 100% a mood reader, preferring to approach my…

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  • Bookish Mamas ǀ A Book Club Announcement

    Jess McGlynn January 3, 2018

    It’s no secret that I am an avid reader. It forms a major part of my every day existence and has, therefore, naturally spilled over into every aspect of my life including my blog and Youtube channel. Connecting with people online has been fantastic, especially…

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  • 5 Books For A Rainy Day ǀ Books & Reading

    Jess McGlynn October 18, 2017

    Although I am a particular fan of lazy days spent reading in the sun, I also think there is nothing greater than curling up under a blanket and losing myself in a good book, preferably with a cup of tea in hand and the sound…

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