*She calls herself “thebossmum27” and her photo showing an embarrassment of Christmas gifts she claims to have bought for her three children, spending upwards of two to three thousand dollars, has gone viral. Not that anyone should have to defend how they spend their money, but the photo has left a bad taste in the mouths of many.

Haters notwithstanding.

Emma Tapping was shamed unmercifully by the Internet community for being a “materialistic” parent.

A week after she posted the photo (shown above) on Facebook, someone tagged it with the caption: “It’s nearly time for all the materialistic parents to compete and broadcast how many presents their kids have. Just remember, there are a lot of children who won’t get much.”


“I know this page is going to get busier and I know I am in the papers today so I thought I would set people straight on a few facts,” Tapping wrote in a response Facebook post.

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