We’ve all been there. You get invited to your little nephew’s birthday party and panic when you realise you have no idea what gift to bring. Finding the perfect present to suit their age can be hard and even parents can struggle at times. To avoid this reaction, we’re here to take the guesswork out of it with a helpful breakdown of gifts for every age. You’ll surely become their new favourite auntie or uncle …
April 11, 2019Celebrate with us, Gift Inspiration, Gifts
Chances are, you’ll want to keep every tiny, precious thing that belongs to your tiny, precious baby. After all, every outfit, every toy is a memory. On the other hand, you don’t want to see your home disappear under piles of stain-splattered rompers and bibs!
Don’t let clutter take over your life. Instead, pick a few of the most special baby items and store them in a beautiful keepsake box. It’s a decorative yet compact way …
Happy International Women’s day! As the world celebrates women, champions their achievements and recognises their challenges, we want to give a special shout out to the amazing mums out there. We’ve rounded up a few inspiring quotes from our favourite celebrity mums to remind you of how incredible you all are.
“I think every working mom probably feels the same thing. You go through big chunks of time where you’re just …
February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Parenting
The first year is an emotional roller-coaster for new parents, and it all culminates in Baby’s 1st birthday. Wondering how to celebrate? If you believe Instagram or Pinterest, the only way to do it is with a perfectly planned, colour-coordinated extravaganza. Believe us when we say it’s not worth the stress.
If you try too hard to make Baby’s 1st birthday perfect, neither you nor your little one will end up having a good time. And …
So much happens in the first year of Baby’s life. Okay, yes, when you have kids, there’s always a lot happening, every single day. But that first year is an especially magical time when Baby transforms completely before your eyes. It’s a short 12 months, full of precious memories you’ll hold on to forever.
How does it make sense, then, to have the first celebration after a whole year? Here at My 1st Years, we firmly …
February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Gifts
No special occasion should be without flowers. There really is a flower for every occasion. Recently becoming a dad to my son Jesse, I am becoming an expert in what flowers are perfect for his big days.
Perfect for a baby shower
Starting with the perfect flowers for the perfect baby shower. In recent years baby showers have become more popular in England and have travelled across the pond as another excuse to have a party and …
So your friend is having a baby! Perhaps she’s the first one in your group to get pregnant, or maybe she’s your closest BFF. Once the initial excitement wears off you find yourself wondering, how will things change?
It can all be a bit scary when you have no idea what to expect. My 1st Years is here to help! Check out our guide to surprising things you learn when your friend has a baby. If …
February 26, 2019Celebrate with us
When a close friend has a baby, you want to support them in any way possible. Even if you’ve never had kids of your own, you can still imagine just how exhausting and overwhelming it must be. But if you’ve never had kids of your own, you might be a bit unsure about the best way to help.
If we’re unsure, we tend to react by avoiding. You might tell yourself that what your friend truly …