Celebration Club: Balloon Time Review

May 8, 2015 in Childhood, Reviews, Shopping by Emma Day

  Bunny’s birthday is just 10 days before the twins, which means that May is an expensive month for us. For the twins 1st birthday and Bunny’s 6th, we had a triple birthday, triple christening in one big party. It was brilliant. It saved time and money and travelling for our
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Could you spare a vote for me in the 2015 Mad Blog Awards?

May 7, 2015 in Blogging, Working parent by Emma Day

It’s that time of year again… it’s the big one! It’s nomination time for the most prestigious blog awards of the year. I have been so incredibly lucky to be a finalist last year and the year before. Both years it was one of the biggest highlights of my year and meant so
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Bunny’s 8th Birthday and a Triple Birthday Party

May 7, 2015 in #TheKidsVlog, child development, Childhood, Craft, Entertainment, Family, Parenting, Shopping, toddlers, Toys, Twins by Emma Day

  “May the Fourth Be With You”… is a phrase I only associate with my final hour of labour, eight short years ago. Whilst trying to push a human being out of my body, my husband somehow thought this phrase, in the first hour of May 4th 2007, would be
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My Sunday Photo – Family Silliness

May 3, 2015 in Blog Hops / Memes / Linkies, Family, My Sunday Photo, Silent Sunday by Emma Day

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#TheKidsVlog May 2015

May 2, 2015 in #TheKidsVlog, Videos by Emma Day

After much deliberation, we decided to change #TheKidsVlog from a weekly linkup to a monthly linkup. Aside from many parents not being able to commit to editing weekly vlogs, we thought it would give those that do, longer to be showcased. Here are some changes to the linky: You may
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Transformers Prime Beasthunters : Battle For Darkmount DVD Review

May 1, 2015 in Entertainment, Giveaways, Reviews, Shopping by Emma Day

My stepson Rhino is a MASSIVE fan of Transformers, so when he came over last weekend, we gave him the brand new Transformers Prime Beasthunters DVD, Battle for DarkMount. He then chatted animatedly for the next half an hour about the previous episodes and what he thought might happen in the five
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The drama of moving schools: Bunny finds her hidden talents

April 30, 2015 in Blog Hops / Memes / Linkies, child development, education, Parenting, School by Emma Day

    Bunny recently moved schools and the difference in her is remarkable. She’s not as tired, because she’s not spending a large chunk of her day stuck in traffic. She’s also getting to school on time, because of this (most of the time). The money we would have spent on
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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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