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    Find Ways to Bring the Family Together in Our New Christmas Video

    November 12, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do, Uncategorised, Video

    These days, bringing the family together is more of a challenge than ever. Many of us live far away from our loved ones, relying on video calls and chat groups to check in. Even when we’re close by, our hectic schedules can keep us apart. Work, school and extracurriculars take so much time that it’s hard to get everyone around the same table. But, as our new Christmas video shows, it doesn’t have to be that …

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    Christmas Keepsakes and Stocking Fillers, All Under £20

    November 2, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    Who can forget the magical feeling of waking up on Christmas morning, wondering what Santa might have left behind? When you have little ones of your own, you want nothing more than to share that same magic, wonder and joy with them. You’re always hoping to find presents and Christmas keepsakes that your child will love and cherish for years to come, even when they’re old and worn. These are not just a gifts or …

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    How To Prepare for A New Baby

    September 14, 2018Lifestyle, My 1st..., Uncategorised

    There are few experiences more unique in life than pregnancy. Even with the waves of morning sickness, weeks of swollen feet and occasional bouts of random food aversions, most women testify that carrying a child is the greatest achievement of their life. Those special nine months do have a tendency to go by very quick though and it is not uncommon for women to reach their last few weeks of pregnancy and still feel completely unprepared for meeting their …

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

    September 7, 2018Lifestyle, Mum Life

    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, Lifestyle

    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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    What to Buy for a Baby Shower Gift?

    August 31, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    A baby shower is such a precious occasion, a moment to celebrate the mum-to-be before she gives birth to her new baby. Often a baby shower is compiled of a few close friends and family, so being invited is a huge privilege. It is custom to buy the new mum a gift for either herself or the new baby , but it can be difficult to know what to buy for a baby shower gift? If …

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    First Day of School Essentials

    August 22, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    If your little one is about to start school then My 1st Years has all the first day of school essentials you’ll need. We know how overwhelming it can be when your child first starts school or pre-school, suddenly your little shadow is seeing more of their teacher than you, so if you’ve not yet been able to bring yourself to buying those all important must-haves , we have a fabulous selection all personalised so you don’t …

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    What to Buy for a Christening Gift?

    August 21, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    Being invited to a little one’s Christening or naming ceremony is such a special privilege. It’s likely to be the first special day in their life, and it introduces their relationship with god. Many of us want to gift the baby a heartfelt keepsake, but it can be difficult to know what to buy for a christening gift. My 1st Years has a huge selection of personalised gifts perfect for christenings, naming ceremonies and all other special occasions.

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