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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 Best Family Picnic Spots in The Uk

    August 1, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    Who doesn’t love a picnic? Putting down a blanket and tucking into tasty sandwiches and juicy strawberries with the sun shining down – it really is the best feeling. If you love to dine al fresco you’re in luck as the heatwave shows no signs of leaving. Whether you live in the North of England or the South West coastline we have found a spot for your family to enjoy a yummy picnic.

    Heaton Park – …

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    Top Tips for Flying with Children

    July 25, 2018Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    So, you’ve had your first holiday abroad as a family booked for some time, but as it gets closer to your first time flying with children the fear has crept in. As the weeks progress you remember that flight you had pre-children where a baby cried the entire way, or the time your friend told you about her son peeing himself in his seat and you’re suddenly regretting not booking a nice weekend in Brighton. …

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    How to get your baby’s sleep routine back after jetlag

    July 20, 2018Uncategorised

    No-one likes jet lag. More formally defined as flight fatigue, the unpleasant combination of symptoms that follow travelling across time zones (loss of appetite, headaches, insomnia and nausea) can often be so irritating, they render the first few days of a holiday null, whilst you desperately wait to feel back to normal. Dealing with this change in your body is never easy but it’s particularly hard when you’ve got a little one who’s also experiencing …

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    The last minute guide to family staycations in the UK

    July 18, 2018Uncategorised

    When it comes to family holidays this summer there is no need to jet off somewhere exotic when the UK is full of scenic countryside, beautiful beaches and fun activities. With the school holidays fast approaching and the British weather being miraculously warm right now there is no time like the present to book a last minute staycation. Whether you’re looking for a little luxury or a camping trip we have our top picks of …

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    How To Get Children Involved In Sports

    July 13, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    The UK is in midst of a very special summer of sport! As the heatwave continues to grip the nation in bright, warm rays, sporting events have taken over national (and international) shores and we’ve been loving every second of it. From watching animated Wimbledon matches to sitting on the edge of our seats during World Cup penalties, keeping up with the big games is exciting and feel as though it’s brought the whole nation …

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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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    Summer Activity Checklist for Children

    July 4, 2018Uncategorised

    With the current British heatwave underway and the school holidays fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking of a list of fun activities to do with the children. We’ve already given you some inspiration of free things to do in your own garden, but today we are sharing our very own printable summer checklist. Filled with exciting things to do and see over the summer, both at home and away. Simply click the link and …

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