December 21, 2014 in #EmmasArmy, Cancer, Charity / Awareness, Childhood, Health, Medical, Radioactive mum by Emma Day

I have spent this weekend celebrating the fact that I have now been CANCER FREE FOR 1 YEAR! I didn’t just want to say it in a blog post though. Many of you know all the ins and outs of my thyroid cancer treatment, but I haven’t blogged much about
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My Brand New Blog!

December 19, 2014 in Blogging, Travel, Working parent by Emma Day

For those of you who don’t already know… I have a brand new family travel blog! It’s called South West Reviews, because I have always lived in the South West of England. There will be backyard blog posts, based in the South West of England, but there will also be
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Craft Merrily, Play Merrily and Win Merrily!

December 19, 2014 in Competitions, Giveaways, Shopping, Toys, Uncategorized by Emma Day

Craft Merrily is a fabulous online arts and crafts store, ran by fellow mum and blogger, Merry. Merry also runs an online store called Play Merrily Toys, which sells a huge range of children’s toys and baby gifts. Where this kind and inspiring lady finds the time to run businesses,
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Santa and Skating: Webbs of Wychbold Christmas Review

December 17, 2014 in Christmas, Days out, Entertainment, Family, Holidays, Reviews, Shopping, toddlers, Toys, Twins, Uncategorized by Emma Day

We recently went to Webbs of Wychbold to celebrate the start of the festive season. Webbs is probably the biggest garden centre, I have ever been to. In fact, it’s not just a garden centre, they sell everything from toys, greeting cards and clothes, to Christmas decorations and they even
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A new way to open an advent calendar #MySundayPhoto

December 14, 2014 in Uncategorized by Emma Day

Tiny and Fluffy don’t really get this whole advent malarkey. “What do you mean we eat ONE chocolate and put the rest away for another day?” “And what’s with all the fiddly cardboard Windows? Surely this is a much better way to open an advent calendar?” I should probably point
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The twins DNA test results!

December 10, 2014 in Baby development, Charity / Awareness, Family, Health, Little snippets of twin life, Medical, Parenting, Pregnancy, Reviews, toddlers, Twins, Uncategorized by Emma Day

I recently put a poll on my blog, asking my readers to guess whether they think our twin daughters are identical (monozygotic), non-identical (dizygotic) or semi-identical. You can read that post by clicking here. Thanks to everyone who took part, it was great fun, seeing other peoples guesses. The results
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Top British Handmade Gifts

December 8, 2014 in Christmas, Craft, Home and Garden, Reviews, Shopping, Uncategorized, Women, Working parent by Emma Day

I really enjoyed writing my post about my top Christmas stocking fillers for girls and I realised it would be nice to write a showcase post for the best British handmade gifts. I am lucky to know these three uber talented ladies and thought it would be nice to showcase
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Sweet sibling silliness #MySundayPhoto

December 7, 2014 in Blog Hops / Memes / Linkies, Childhood, Family, Little snippets of twin life, My Sunday Photo, Parenting, toddlers by Emma Day

After a Christmas party yesterday, at the local twins club, where my girls spent most of the time parked up at the buffet table, they came home still loaded with energy. So with the Christmas tree up and Christmas songs on the TV, they did everything from dancing and spinning
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The results of my treatment for CIN3 abnormal cells

December 5, 2014 in #EmmasArmy, Cancer, Charity / Awareness, Health, Medical, Radioactive mum by Emma Day

I recently had the unfortunate luck of discovering I had grade CIN3 abnormal cells on my cervix. This in conjunction with testing positive for high risk Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) meant I had a high risk of those abnormal cells turning cancerous. It was therefore important the abnormal cells were removed and
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Moving my toddler twins to a big bed!

December 2, 2014 in Baby development, Family, Little snippets of twin life, Parenting, Shopping, toddlers, Twins by Emma Day

I seem to be seeing a lot of questions on twin parent forums lately, about “when is the right time to move toddler twins to a big bed?” and “what type of bed” to move them to. Well of course the answer is different for every family, the same as it
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