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    8 ways to make his first Father’s Day special

    May 25, 2019Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations

    Celebrating his very first Father’s Day is one of those moments he’ll treasure forever. Although the little one might be too young to know what’s happening, it makes for a great opportunity to thank him for being such a caring and dependable first-time dad. Make it extra special with these thoughtful ideas of how to spend the day.

     

    1. Cook his favourite meal

    We all have our favourite comfort foods, the ones we crave on weekends and holidays …

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    Our favourite childhood birthdays

    May 22, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Meet The Team

    Collecting seashells on the beach. Playing hide and seek in the back garden. Loading up the car for your summer family road trip. We all love to reminisce about our fondest childhood memories. Back when life seemed simple and carefree and your biggest worry was deciding which cartoons to watch after school.

    Here at My 1st Years, we love sharing stories about the good old days and with all of our special occasion gifts on offer, we’ve …

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    How to Make the Perfect Pom Pom Garland

    April 29, 2019Celebrate with us, How to, Party

    Have you ever wondered how to make your own soft and fluffy pom pom garland? It’s the perfect accessory to brighten up your kids’ room, living space, garden or birthday party and the best thing is that they’re so easy to make! Just simply follow the steps below and you’ll be a master in no time.

     You will need:

    A pom pom maker (available online)
    Large sharp scissors
    Small scissors
    A few different colours of wool
    Strong string
    White wool
    Large needle

     

    Follow these …

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    How to Gift Wrap Like A Pro

    April 23, 2019Uncategorised

    It’s no secret. People love to open beautifully wrapped gifts! When a gift is just as thoughtful on the outside as it is on the inside it can bring so much more joy. With just a few simple steps, you can learn how to perfect your own gift-wrapping skills.

    You will need:

    Wrapping paper
    Sticky tape
    Scissors
    Ribbon

    Follow these easy steps:

     

    1. Lay your paper out.

    2. Work out how much paper you will need and cut your paper along a straight …

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    How to Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Kids

    March 28, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, How to

    For all the family breakfasts, school drop offs, goodnight kisses and so much more. There’s a million reasons why you love Mum and a million ways to show her you care. This year, forget about the expensive gifts and brunch reservations and celebrate Mother’s Day by spending some quality family time together. It really is the best gift you can give her so here’s some thoughtful ideas of ways to spend it that will have …

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    5 Things to do with Grandma on Mother’s Day

    March 20, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Things To Do

    Not long to go now until Mother’s Day! No matter how long you’ve been a mum, Mother’s Day never stops being exciting. Our children show us their love every day in tiny, ordinary moments, but it always touches our hearts when they go the extra mile to make us feel special.

    The same goes for your very own mum! Now that she’s a grandma she’s a different kind of mother figure, and that deserves celebrating just …

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    10 Things to Add to Your Baby Keepsake Box

    March 15, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Parenting

    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 …

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    Inspiring quotes from our favourite celebrity mums

    March 8, 2019Celebrity, Lifestyle, Real life

    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.

    Tina Fey

    “I think every working mom probably feels the same thing. You go through big chunks of time where you’re just …

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