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    Fleur De Force | Getting into the Swing of Things: 3 Months In

    April 20, 2018Celebrity, Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    Words and images by Fleur De Force

    So as I sit down to write my third post for the My 1st Years blog, I’m genuinely thinking where on earth has the time gone? Little River is rapidly approaching the 4 month milestone and I have to say, while life with a baby has become a lot more ‘normal’ as we get used to being a family rather than just a couple, I wouldn’t necessarily say it’s …

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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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    Introducing Our Limited Edition Royal Range

    April 6, 2018New Collections, Uncategorised

    From the moment the Duchess of Cambridge announced she was pregnant with her third child last September, we knew 2018 was going to be a big year for their royal highnesses, but even we’ve been surprised by just how exciting the royal calendar is shaping up! With two weddings penned in, a big 70th and a second royal arrival imminent, we’re well and truly spoilt for regal festivities this year. To celebrate all these hotly …

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    Mindfulness for Parents

    March 22, 2018Uncategorised

    By Emma Burns, Mindfulness and Yoga Teacher and Founder of Me Love Yoga  – www.meloveyoga.com.

    As a parent I believe the best way to teach our children to be mindful is to live mindfully ourselves, modelling the behaviour we want our children to emulate. It takes practice but when you feel negative emotions, perhaps annoyance, irritation, upset or anger at your child’s behaviour remember to S.T.O.P:

    S is for STOP

    Kristaps Grundsteins

    Simply pause. This can be the hardest step …

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    Famous Kids Who Love My 1st Years #2

    March 16, 2018Celebrity, Uncategorised

    Next month will mark two years since HRH Prince George was snapped wearing our best-selling gingham robe during a meeting with President Obama and even all this time later, we still pinch ourselves at the memory! Seeing the future king in one of our pieces was an incredible moment and it makes us proud that our robe was part of such a special occasion.

    Since this magical moment, we’ve been lucky enough to …

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    HOW TO TEACH CHILDREN ABOUT GENDER EQUALITY

    March 8, 2018Loved By You, Uncategorised

    It’s International Women’s Day and we at My 1st Years HQ couldn’t be more excited about it! An annual celebration of the women’s rights movement, today provides the perfect opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the historic achievements women have made towards global equality as well as, the chance to highlight the strides they continue to make through empowerment movements worldwide.

    Although for adults, today is always an inspiring and exciting day, for little ones it can …

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    5 Tip for Choosing the Perfect Flowers This Mother’s Day with Floom

    March 7, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    Words & Images by the Team at Floom

     The days are starting to get longer and there are daffodils – our flower of the month – in bloom. Spring and Easter are just around the corner, and we’re already dreaming of summer…

    But first, there are inspiring, strong and independent women to be celebrated and appreciated on March 11th in aid of Mother’s Day in the UK. Whether you’re surprising her by sending an exquisitely crafted bouquet, …

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