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Mom Shamed For Buying Her Kids Too Many Christmas Gifts

Emma Tapping, a British mom has been the object of outrage after she posted a photo of her Christmas tree on Instagram. It wasn't the tree that caused outrage, it was the fact that the gifts almost dwarfed the tree.

Her photo went viral after it was shared on Facebook along with the following message. "It's nearly time for all the materialistic parents to compete and broadcast how many presents their kids have. Just remember there's are a lot of children who won't get much."

The attacks rolled in with commenters writing that Tapping is an "idiot" and "materialistic," according to NBC News.

The 35-year-old mom of three, who is an avid coupon collector, took time to post a note on Facebook to clarify the reasons why she posted the photo:

This picture was put on my Instagram along with pictures of homemade decorations I had made with the kids. 1 picture of the tree. It was taken, screenshot and blasted all over facebook without my knowledge. It was not done as a 'bragging parent.'"
I did not go on a 'spree' its been well documented I do this throughout the year.
The presents under the tree are for my children, myself, my partner and my mother, not just the kids.
I WILL be putting all my tips and tricks on here and on my website which is being updated to try and help anyone that wants to save a bit of money here and there.
Hopefully this time next year you can be posting your picture or story on this page of how well you have done.

"Please try and remember this is about 3 little children, their christmas, their tree," she shared on Facebook.

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