Giving Children Freedom: How young is too young?

April 22, 2015 in child development, controversial, Parenting by Emma Day

A while back I wrote a post titled “Tablet computers: How young is too young?” after deciding, reluctantly, to buy my oldest daughter (then 6) a tablet computer. The thing I like about writing these posts, is I often begin the post, with a certain view, but the debate it
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The kindness of strangers

April 21, 2015 in Life by Emma Day

I recently read a Facebook thread by Free Radio, about the kindness of strangers. As well as being a really inspiring feel-good read, it really got me thinking. There are numerous times in my life, where I’ve had a stranger run after me, to return something that myself or one of
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The British weather wardrobe

April 19, 2015 in Uncategorized by Emma Day

British weather, is unpredictable at best. It’s only the beginning of April and all of last week, I spent in shorts and dresses, yet I’ve known holidays in August, where I’ve had to dash out and buy jumpers for cold and blustery weather. The year my daughter was born, it rained so
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HP Envy with Instant Ink and the #HPFreeYourPics challenge

April 14, 2015 in Technology by Emma Day

I recently attended an event in London hosted by Hewlett Packard (HP), where I learnt all about HP’s Instant Ink. Since the event, I have been sent an HP Envy 5530 printer, two instant ink cartridges, lots of photo paper and a little goody bag with instructions. The instructions are
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To vote or not to vote? From a mum who has never voted!

April 13, 2015 in controversial, education, Politics by Emma Day

I am a 29 year old mum of three and I have NEVER VOTED.  Am I ashamed of this fact? No. Am I proud of it? No. I have happily lived in my little bubble of ignorance for all those years, so why am I bringing it up now? Well…
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Counting to 39 in Mandarin #TheKidsVlog Week 3

April 10, 2015 in #TheKidsVlog, Blog Hops / Memes / Linkies, child development, education, School, Videos by Emma Day

Bunny recently moved schools and her new school teach Mandarin instead of French, claiming it is “the language of the future”. I have to admit I was quite impressed with this. I know nothing of Mandarin and my Primary school didn’t do languages at all. How cool would it be
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Twins: My babies are toddlers

April 6, 2015 in child development, Family, Little snippets of twin life, Parenting, toddlers, Twins by Emma Day

Yes… I realise I am probably a little late to the party on this one, seeing as my twins are nearly three years old and have been “toddling” for over a year now!   The thing is, the twins have suffered a developmental delay from birth, due to my HELLP
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Let’s play a game… Weed or no weed?

April 2, 2015 in Home and Garden by Emma Day

One of the highlights of the house we live in, is the big garden. One of the not-so-good things about this garden is that when we moved in, it was just a wild field of weeds and gravel, but we saw it as potential. We have already done a lot
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The Balancing Act – Creating a Garden Both You and Your Kids Can Enjoy

March 31, 2015 in Guest Post by Emma Day

AUTHOR BIO Nadine Hintz is a mum of four, animal lover and a keen gardener. When not changing nappies and pottering about in the garden, she likes to increase her knowledge of films and music. The garden is a space to enjoy, but the trouble is, that everyone in the
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Dear Bully

March 29, 2015 in Friends, rants by Emma Day

Dear Bully, It’s sad that it has come to this. We could have been friends. We both have twins the same age and older children the same age. Our children are all friends, we see each other in the same social setting and share some of the same friends. But
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