Things I Learnt Whilst Working From Home

Sponsored Post  I started a new job in September, and went back to working in an office environment, but prior to that, I spent a lot of the past 18 months, since the pandemic hit, working from home. I am self employed as well as working for a business, so a lot of my time at home has also been spent working on my laptop and or mobile. These are...

Ecosystem: Making Sure Your Devices Work Together

Contributed Collaborative Post It’s no secret that technology has come a long way over the last few decades. Most people have access to more than one powerful computer in their lives, whether they are laptops, smartphones, or any of the other devices that people use. Of course, though, it can be hard to work with your techy tools when they aren’t able to work together. To help you out with...

A Visit to Centre VR in Bournemouth

Press Visit  A few weeks ago, I attended an event with the Bournemouth Bloggers at Centre VR’s central Bournemouth branch. I took along Cameron, my eldest, as my plus one, and we had an amazing evening, getting to try our hand at the virtual reality adventures, and even having a sneak peak at the company’s newest wireless tech, which should be launching this summer. VR is not something I thought...

Why You Should Consider Distance Learning

Sponsored Post  When I was in sixth form, I couldn’t wait to leave school. I remember being adamant that I wouldn’t go to uni, something my all girls grammar school was less than impressed with. In the end my mum, who is herself a teacher, persuaded me to apply to university, and I ended up doing a four year Events Management degree at my local uni. It turned out that...

Productivity Tips for Working From Home Part Time

As you may know, I am currently combining working from home and working in the office, for my part time social media and administration job role for a local charity, alongside my blog. I had been furloughed for a few months, but returned to work at the end of March, and have since settled into a routine where I work from home two days a week, and work in the...

At What Age Should You Get Your Child a Smartphone?

Contributed Collaborative Post The age at which you should give your child a smartphone is something that is constantly debated and contested by both parents and researchers alike. However, most of that is just nonsense because there really isn’t a special age that is suddenly a great choice for owning a phone. Instead, it’s really something that parents need to decide for themselves. After all, a smartphone is an essential...

Why You Need a Media Kit for Your Blog

Sponsored Post  I’ve been blogging for ten years, and over that time I have learnt a few tips and tricks, as you can imagine. I have seen trends come and go, I’ve witnessed fellow bloggers ‘make the big time’, and others discover, for whatever reason, it is no longer for them. I really enjoy blogging, and writing in general, and this passion has kept me going over the past decade....

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas for Gamer Couples

Sponsored Post  Now that the festive period is over, it’s time to look ahead to the next big event on the calendar. Valentine’s Day may be a little different this year, with England in the midst of another lockdown, but it doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate the date with a loved one, even if you aren’t together in person. If you love gaming, here are some ideas of how you...

Grab a Black Friday Bargain with Nordgreen Watches – 35% Discount Code

Sponsored Post  I previously shared my new Nordgreen watch, the Native White Dial in Rose Gold, which is gorgeous and has already had a lot of wear, and I spoke about the brand’s minimalistic style and fantastic ethics, which I am a big fan of. I have a discount code, which can get you a massive 35% off – just use code EMMAL35 at the checkout! If you haven’t read that...

Online Learning for Secondary School Pupils

Collaborative Post If lockdown, back in March this year, taught me anything as a parent, it was the importance of online learning. Working from home, alongside homeschooling my three children, there was no way I could have achieved it, if it hadn’t of been for online educational tools and apps. Satchel, one of the UK’s popular education learning platform, with apps covering homework, attendance, timetables and attendance, have now launched...