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    If You Only Buy 5 Things This Autumn…

    September 1, 2017Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    With a new season comes the need for a wardrobe and decor revamp. Autumn is the time for cosy nights in, woodland walks and cuddles with your little one, making us all want to purchase a few new bits for our children. New seasons can be expensive, so if you only buy five things this Autumn let it be our favourite essentials.

    AUTUMN MUST HAVE #1 – A COSY BLANKET

    Whether it’s to wrap them up in …

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    The 8 Mums You Will Meet At The School Gate

    August 29, 2017Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    Back to school season is officially here and if your child is set to start school this year, it’s time to prepare yourself for the mums you’ll be meeting at the gates. From the yummy Mummy who always looks stylishly put together to the always late Mum, discover the 8 mums you’re guaranteed to meet this term. Which one are you?

    #1 The All Involved Mum

    The all involved Mum is part of the PTA, she attends every …

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    Personalised Back To School Essentials With My 1st Years

    August 24, 2017Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    Just when you thought you couldn’t handle their cries of boredom anymore, they’re off again! As quick as it came, summer is now nearly over, which means one thing… little ones will be starting the new school year very soon! As well as an emotional and exciting time, research has shown that the fresh school start can be confusing for parents, with many unsure what their children need for a smooth start. To help, we’ve put …

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    Are all the UK bloggers pregnant?

    August 16, 2017Celebrity, Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    2017 seems to be the year for blogger babies, with Anna Saccone having given birth to the adorable Alessia, Anna from Mother Pukka having the ever-so-sweet Eve and Ruth Crilly from A Model Recommends announcing the birth of Ted, it seems the UK bloggers are having a baby boom! As here at My 1st Years we love to see new babies being born we’ve noticed that there are still a few more to come. That …

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    How to keep children entertained at the airport

    August 4, 2017Lifestyle, Mum Life, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    If you’re heading off on holiday with little ones this summer you might be starting to worry about keeping them entertained at the airport. There is nothing worse than that 2hr wait for your flight with a screaming toddler who simply won’t sit still. Discover our guide to keeping children entertained at the airport below…

    Preparation is key

    Before heading to the airport, look up what child-friendly facilities they have. Many airports now have play areas which …

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    How To Deal With The Summer Heat While Pregnant

    August 2, 2017Lifestyle, Mum Life, Tip of the Month, Uncategorised

    Everyone talks about that ‘pregnancy glow’ but let’s face it during the summer heat it’s less of a glow than a sweaty mess. Pregnancy always makes women hotter than usual and during the humid summer nights and warm days that is only worsened. That is why we have put together our top tips for keeping cool, while pregnant, this summer.

     

    Wear Lightweight Clothing

    From your underwear to your clothing choose lightweight fabrics such as cotton, during hot …

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    How To Keep Children Safe in The Sun

    July 31, 2017Lifestyle, Mum Life, Tip of the Month, Uncategorised

    Summer is here and whether you’re off on a holiday somewhere sunny or waiting for the sun to show his face in the UK, it is important that we all keep our children safe in the sun. Most of us know that we need to protect our little ones in the warmer weather, but we’re not always sure how to do this correctly. Check out our advice for the best tips on sun care for the …

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    Thoughts every parent has over the summer holidays

    July 25, 2017Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    The summer holidays have arrived and for parents this can come with a real mix of emotions. Whether you can’t wait to spend 6 whole weeks playing in the garden with the little ones or you break out in a sweat at the idea of trying to juggle childcare and things to do, the summer holidays are always a interesting time for Mum and Dad. However you feel about the holidays we garuntee you will …

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