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    How to Make the Perfect Pom Pom Garland

    April 29, 2019Celebrate with us, How to, Party

    Have you ever wondered how to make your own soft and fluffy pom pom garland? It’s the perfect accessory to brighten up your kids’ room, living space, garden or birthday party and the best thing is that they’re so easy to make! Just simply follow the steps below and you’ll be a master in no time.

     You will need:

    A pom pom maker (available online)
    Large sharp scissors
    Small scissors
    A few different colours of wool
    Strong string
    White wool
    Large needle

     

    Follow these …

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    How to Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Kids

    March 28, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, How to

    For all the family breakfasts, school drop offs, goodnight kisses and so much more. There’s a million reasons why you love Mum and a million ways to show her you care. This year, forget about the expensive gifts and brunch reservations and celebrate Mother’s Day by spending some quality family time together. It really is the best gift you can give her so here’s some thoughtful ideas of ways to spend it that will have …

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    How to be Featured on our Instagram Feed: 7 Dos and Don’ts

    February 19, 2019How to, Lifestyle, Parenting

    It warms our hearts when we scroll through Instagram to see adorable children  wearing My 1st Years, wrapped in robes and blankets with their names on, playing with personalised toys we made just for them. Whenever we find a great photo, we jump at the chance to share it on our feed so all our followers can gasp at the cuteness, too.

    Would you like to be featured on our Instagram? All you need to do …

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    How to Choose the Right Nursery School for Your Child

    February 11, 2019How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    The first day of nursery can be scarier for parents than it is for children. It’s hard to believe your little one is already heading out into the world! When you’re dealing with separation anxiety, the last thing you need is a bad feeling about the nursery school.

    The good news is, it’s easy to find a nursery where your child will be happy and well-cared for. You just need to do a little research and …

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    How to Bring the Santa Story to Life for Your Children

    December 14, 2018How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Things To Do

     One of the great joys of Christmas is sharing the story of Santa with your favourite little people. We all remember our own childhood Christmases, listening with wide-eyed wonder to the timeless tale of a jolly white-bearded man from the North Pole. It’s one of the few, precious chances we get in life to truly believe that magic is real and happening all around us. Now we get to pass on the story to our …

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    How to Teach Your Children the True Meaning of Christmas

    December 7, 2018How to, Lifestyle, Parenting

    Christmas is a time for fun, festivities and, of course, piles of presents beneath the Christmas tree. As parents, we delight in seeing our children’s happy faces as they open their gifts. We feel such pride and pleasure when we can tick off the items on their wish lists and give them all the good things they deserve.

    Sometimes, though, we worry that the true meaning of Christmas is lost on our little ones. We want …

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    How To Keep A Toddler’s Sleep Routine When You Have A New Baby

    September 7, 2018Advice, How to, Lifestyle, Parenting

    It’s a well-known fact that sweet dreams are made of the perfect night-time routine… which might explain why getting little ones to sleep is often so difficult! Evenings with toddlers generally don’t have a singular pattern and that can make getting them to switch off a hard task when night-time comes around. Sleep can get even harder for toddlers (and parents!) when there’s a newborn around because although the excitement which surrounds a fresh addition is wonderful, …

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    How to Swaddle your Baby (VIDEO)

    September 5, 2018Events, How to, Lifestyle, Parenting

    Swaddling seems to be a buzzword at the moment, but it isn’t a new tradition in fact it’s centuries old. The reason we tend to wrap babies in this way is to ensure they stay warm, secure and comfortable, replicating the pressure of the womb. The act of swaddling doesn’t come without controversy, but with many industry experts showing the link between swaddling and a good night’s sleep it is no wonder that many of us …

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