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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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    Bags of style | The perfect backpack for back to school

    August 9, 2018Gift Inspiration, New Collections, Uncategorised

    It feels like the summer holidays have just begun, yet we are already thinking about their 1st day back at school and making sure we have everything organised. After the essentials of uniform and shoes, it’s time to get down to the fun stuff and looking for backpacks for back to school. Picking the right backpack is essential and our bags are perfect for pre-schoolers and infants alike, not only that but with so many quirky …

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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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    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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