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    Christmas Photoshoot with Rays of Sunshine | My 1st Years

    November 13, 2018Behind The Scenes, Photoshoots, Uncategorised

    Christmas is a time for giving and here at My 1st Years we are passionate about giving! Although usually for us that means telling you all about the most precious personalised gifts, today we would like to show you the work we have been doing with our charity partner Rays of Sunshine.

    Rays of Sunshine are an amazing charity who grant wishes for children living with serious or life limiting illnesses, giving these children and their …

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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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    Our Most Magical Collection Yet | Meet The Unicorns and Dinosaurs

    September 28, 2018Gift Inspiration, New Collections, Uncategorised

    There are a million and one things we love about our kids but nothing more than their fabulous imaginations. Inspired by children’s love of all things magical and fun we have created our unique collection of unicorns and dinosaurs… Along with our newest friendly faces we have introduced two new personalisation colours, a sparkling purple that matches our unique unicorn designs perfectly as well as stunning teal for dinosaurs.

    From best-selling robes, backpacks and soft toys to …

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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 Prepare for the First Day of School

    August 24, 2018Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    Every milestone in parenthood is magical, yet there is something about your little one starting school that marks a moment more special than most. Maybe it’s the realisation that they’re taking their first independent leap into the big world, or it’s because it’s the first time many parents realise their little one isn’t so little anymore – whatever the reason, watching your child enter the school gates for the first time is all at once exciting and …

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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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    GETTING RID OF THE BACK TO SCHOOL BLUES | PARENT EDITION

    August 15, 2018Uncategorised

    Nothing seems to go quicker than time when you’re a parent. One day, you’re rocking your baby to sleep whilst humming their favourite lullaby and the next… they’re walking, talking and off to start big school! Whilst it’s an incredible moment to see your children hit the milestone of entering education, it can also be a very difficult period – for you as much as your little one. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, a little scared …

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