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    The 5 Parents You’ll Meet At The PTA

    February 23, 2018Mum Life, Uncategorised

    Aaaaah the humble parent-teacher association (PTA). On the face of it, just a casual opportunity for parents and teachers to come together and discuss general school affairs, in reality… the backbone of your child’s future educational happiness. Okay, so that last point was a slight exaggeration (we couldn’t help it!) but PTAs really do play a crucial role in school planning. Through facilitating parental participation in school activities, they offer Mums and Dads a fantastic …

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    5 Ways To Celebrate Your Baby’s New Milestones

    February 21, 2018Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    As a new Mum, the days are so long but the years are so short, and before you’ve had a chance to take in your baby’s first smile he/she is holding their bottle all by themselves! This is both an extremely exciting time and completely overwhelming too, it can be emotional to think your little baby is growing up, yet magical to see the person they’re becoming. With the speed it all goes at combined …

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    Fleur De Force: Hello Baby!

    February 14, 2018Celebrity, Meet The Expert, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    Words and images by Fleur De Force

    Hello there! It feels strange to be introducing myself, but as I don’t normally blog on sites other than my own, I think it needs to be done. I’m Fleur. I run a beauty and fashion YouTube channel and blog called Fleur De Force and recently (six weeks ago to be exact!) I became a Mum for the first time to a beautiful little girl named River …

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    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OUR NEW HAND-DRAWN PRINTS

    February 9, 2018Behind The Scenes, New Collections, Uncategorised

    It may sound strange, but here at My 1st Years we were a little sad to see January go. Despite blue Monday and the late icy snap, the first month of the year was very exciting for us at HQ – mostly because our new season collection launched! A combination of delicate pastels and striking prints, this new collection features everything from sleepwear to soft toys. Crafted using ultra soft cottons, each piece of clothing …

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    When to expect your baby’s first smile

    February 7, 2018My 1st..., Uncategorised

    Ahh, that first smile! It warms you up from the inside out, makes you forget all about the months enduring morning sickness, the sleepless nights and pains of breastfeeding in that one special moment. It’s a magical moment that not only looks cute but symbolises the beginning of a new stage in your little one’s life. Soon they’ll be interacting, playing, laughing and generally beginning to socialise more than when they were in their sleepy …

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    Birthday Gift Ideas for Small Children

    February 1, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    For most children, the best day of the year is easily their birthday – and when you think about it, why wouldn’t it be? Centred on fun, laughter and playful adventures, birthdays are the one day of the year when little ones can truly be made to feel like royalty. Such are the benefits of a good party, that they have been scientifically proven to boost self-esteem in little ones by making infants feel special …

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    Chicago West and Other Kids Who Are Named After Places

    January 24, 2018Celebrity, Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    The world’s most famous couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have announced the name of their third baby, Chicago. Named after the city Kanye was born in, Chicago follows a long line of celebrity children named after places in the world. From the late Michael Jackson naming his daughter Paris to Gwen Stefani with Kingston and Zuma, naming babies after cities or countries is nothing new. With the UK’s most popular names now including Charlotte, Sienna …

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    HOW TO RENOVATE A NURSERY

    January 12, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    We may be heading into the third week of January, but here at My 1st Years we’re still well and truly in the New Year spirit! More than anything that means resolutions and new beginnings remain at the forefront of our minds and we’re trying very hard to stick to all those promises we made not so long ago.

    According to research data, starting or completing house renovations is one of the most popular resolutions …

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