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    Bags of style | The perfect backpack for back to school

    August 9, 2018Gift Inspiration, New Collections, Uncategorised

    It feels like the summer holidays have just begun, yet we are already thinking about their 1st day back at school and making sure we have everything organised. After the essentials of uniform and shoes, it’s time to get down to the fun stuff and looking for backpacks for back to school. Picking the right backpack is essential and our bags are perfect for pre-schoolers and infants alike, not only that but with so many quirky …

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    What to Gift A Summer Baby

    August 3, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    The saying goes, “the littlest people, are the hardest to buy for”… well it doesn’t exactly but it should because it’s true! Whilst stores are filled to the brim with gift options for newborns, knowing how to navigate what can seem like endless rows of infant products is overwhelming and can oft times prove very stressful. In warm weather months, this is made even more difficult as the heat can render a huge selection of traditional gifts inappropriate – …

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    The Top 10 Gifts for Children with Summer Birthdays

    July 16, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration

    What to buy children for their birthday is always a tough choice, with new crazes, characters and toys coming out everyday it’s impossible to pick the perfect gift for children. Here at My 1st Years we consider ourselves to be experts in gifts for children and with summer underway we have complied the top 10 gifts for children with summer birthdays. We believe to sticking with traditional toys, keepsakes and clothing that parents and little …

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    Meet our Woodland Family

    July 11, 2018Gift Inspiration, New Collections, Uncategorised

    When you think back to childhood there is always that special soft toy that played a big part and was incredibly special during those first years. That soft that toy sat at the end of your bed waiting to hear about school, cuddled you when you were sad and let you dress him up in all sorts of ridiculous outfits just for a make-believe tea party or show. Here at My 1st Years we understand …

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    THINGS TO DO THIS FATHER’S DAY

    June 8, 2018Gift Inspiration, Lifestyle, Things To Do

    It’s a well known fact that Dads are nearly impossible to buy for. Unlike Mums, with their often lengthy, varied and detailed list of dream purchases, Dads don’t want very much and (no matter how much you plead) will tell you this, every time a special occasion rolls around! Dads generally don’t do pampering or indulgences and in those rare, rare moments when they’re actually interested in getting something new, Dads will just get it …

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    The Best Gifts for Father’s Day

    June 7, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, New Collections, Uncategorised

    Father’s Day is fast approaching and let’s face it, with feeding babies and managing temper tantrums we have enough to think about without considering what the best Father’s Day gift from children is! Nevertheless, we know that Dad’s are often swept under the rug and it really is time to give all those wonderful Father’s a special treat to show how much you love them. Whether it’s a first Father’s Day or an awesome Grandad …

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    The Perfect Gifts for the New Royal Baby

    April 19, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    With a new royal baby on his or her way very soon we have been thinking about all things new baby. When it comes to gifting a new arrival you are really trying to impress the parents, as little one is not yet at the stage where they’ll be playing or remotely interested in what they’re wearing – so you’ll want to ensure you gift a truly special and unique present. It might be worth asking …

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    How to Throw The Perfect Baby Shower

    April 13, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Lifestyle, Tip of the Month, Uncategorised

    It was 8 months ago that your best friend sat you and your girls down to announce she was having a baby, since then you’ve been there while she cried with fear and excitedly purchased the cutest little shoes. But it’s come to that time when you need to plan the perfect baby shower, it’s a daunting experience, previously parties have been all about drinking and dancing and you’re not too sure how to organise a …

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