Tag Archives: life

I’m An Official Blogger At Emma’s Diary

I just wanted to quickly start by saying if anyone has commented on my Vanish Competition or anywhere else in the past two days, please re-comment. Due to a recent WordPress update the WordPress database had become corrupted and we have had to restore from a previous backup. Thank you and sorry for any inconvenience caused! Depending on how closely …

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Being In The Tots100 Top 100

I joined the Tots100 back in June 2013, I’d been blogging for just 6 months and it had become apparent that many other bloggers were raving about the rankings. Visit here to find out all about Tots100 and how the ranks are formed. There are over 8,000 UK parentings blogs in their community and it’s a fantastic platform to receive …

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“I didn’t fully realise just how much I relied on her”

When my Grandad asked me if it was ok to take P1 on holiday for a week I jumped at the chance. A whole week of no arguing, no shouting, no rudeness and battles at bedtime. We needed a break from her if I’m completely honest as at the time, she was absolutely awful to be around. Typically, in the …

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Home Grown Herbs Without A Garden with Spalding Bulb

I really enjoyed growing up and helping my Grandad in his garden. My Grandad is a real green fingers. He has and always has had a beautiful, well kept garden and he also had an allotment up until my Nan got really ill. I spent a lot of time with him both in his garden and up the allotment. But …

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Eating Out With Kids At Cafe Rouge Bluewater

We were invited along to try out the new kids menu at our local Cafe Rouge last weekend. I’ve only ever experienced a breakfast at Cafe Rouge whilst holidaying in CenterParcs so I was extremely excited and totally nervous about dining out with all three children. Going to a restaurant is certainly when hubby and I feel the strain the …

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SOS Mummy Survival Kit with Lights by TENA

Every single day I have moments when I feel like screaming help! Parenting is by far the hardest job on earth. It is a 24 hour job, even when you’re sleeping your subconscious is aware of your surroundings listening out for a cry. I’m not one to seclude mums and dads, but child birth definitely gives us mums a reason …

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Climbing The Stairs At 10 Months

In January last year P2 climbed my MiLs stairs for the very first time. She was 11 months and 10 days old. It shocked us as she’d never made any indications that she wanted to climb anything. Today, at 10 months and 11 days old, P3 has climbed my MiLs stairs for the first time. I didn’t get to capture …

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Becoming Domesticated & A Chance To Win Vanish Products

I have never been domesticated. In fact I am pretty sure that it is allergic to me, or the other way round as whenever I do start cleaning I sneeze and get puffy eyes. My bedroom was always a complete pig sty growing up. I was a typical teen that refused to tidy up the floordrobe, or the hundreds of …

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My Sunday Photo – 09/08/2015

I can’t quite believe how quickly these Sunday’s go by. Especially when joining in with the My Sunday Linky. This week seems to have whizzed by in a bit of a blur. We’ve actually been quite busy with a picnic, a photoshoot, friends coming over, going to the park, going to Gymboree, attending an exercise dance class, a paediatrician appointment …

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Letter To My Princess 2 – 2 Years 6 Months

To my Princess 2, Two and a half years you have been in our lives. I say it all the time but time is really flying past and it feels like just yesterday that I met my chubby little monkey for the first time. You are so different from your older sister. You’re heavier, sturdier and much more laid back. …

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Saving for Life’s Big Moments: Where to Make Savings

There are a few prominent milestones in each of our lives that tend to cost a lot. Finding ways in which to make savings for these events can be a real struggle. Preparing for your future is something that we all need to do. There are ways in which you can make savings in your everyday life, which can go …

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“The six week holidays will help to boost my personal blogging”

Just before the summer holidays started there was plenty of talk in the blogging community of fellow bloggers going on a break over the school holidays. I sat there knowing that I most definitely wouldn’t be having a break from blogging ever. We are now in the middle of the second week of the school holidays and I’m already finding …

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Nuna REBL Car Seat Review

It can get a little confusing when you have a baby. All the different products, technologies and safety requirements that come from the responsibility of having a baby. I remember when P1 was born and I wasn’t allowed to leave the hospital without the nurses checking that she’d been safely fitted into her car seat. Things have changed slightly since …

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My Sunday Photo – 02/08/2015

So we have survived the first week of the summer holidays. It’s been a tough one if I’m completely honest but we are there at the end about to head into the second week. We’d planned not to do much other than the appointments we had scheduled and some Gymboree sessions in the first week. The girls have to adjust …

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What’s In My Changing Bag With JJ Cole Parker Changing Bag

I have had more changing bags in the past 6 and a half years than I have ever had in handbags. There’s something seriously wrong with that situation. My most recent one is the JJ Cole Parker Changing Bag from TOMY in Citrus Breeze pattern. Being a mum of three means that I have three little people to pack for …

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