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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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    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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    6 Tips for Taking Beautiful Holiday Photos of Your Children

    July 23, 2018Lifestyle, Meet The Expert

    Words and Images by Suzi Mitchell of Little White Photography

    Holiday photos are so important, they’re an opportunity to capture some of our most precious memories for our children to look back on. Whether you’re going abroad or having a staycation in the UK, that time together as a family is priceless.  Plus the photos you capture will always be there to remind you and your children of the time you spent together. The games you’d play …

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    Meet our Woodland Family

    July 11, 2018Gift Inspiration, New Collections, Uncategorised

    When you think back to childhood there is always that special soft toy that played a big part and was incredibly special during those first years. That soft that toy sat at the end of your bed waiting to hear about school, cuddled you when you were sad and let you dress him up in all sorts of ridiculous outfits just for a make-believe tea party or show. Here at My 1st Years we understand …

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    How to Help Your Baby Sleep in the Summer

    June 27, 2018Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    As much as we love the warmer weather and sunny holidays there is nothing worse than a sleepless night, tossing and turning in the heat. The only thing worse than struggling to sleep in the sticky weather is managing to sleep but being woken by a hot and bothered baby! That’s why we have created a guide to help your baby sleep in the summer, to take the pressure and worry off you.

    If you feel …

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    The Ultimate Guide to Baby’s 1st Steps

    March 14, 2018Lifestyle, Mum Life, My 1st...

    Watching your baby take his/her 1st steps is a magical moment for any parents, you’ll feel a mix of emotions as your little reaches this new milestone. It’s always a proud moment watching your child learn something new but as they grow up you’re bound to feel a touch of emotion at loosing that baby phase. If your little one is just starting to sit up unaided then it wont be long until they’re toddling, to prepare you …

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    Sleep Tips for Babies and Children of Different Ages

    September 22, 2017Lifestyle, Meet The Expert, Mum Life, Tip of the Month, Uncategorised

    Words by Jenna Wilson – Little Dreams Consultancy 

    It’s often tricky to know how to get your little, or big, one to settle and sleep well at nap and bedtime. Sleep is incredibly important to all children, especially for their growth and development. I’ve put together my top tips to help your children, whatever their age, to settle and sleep well!

    Sleep Tips for Newborns

    If you’re a new mum or dad, then I’m sure you’ve …

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    Introducing Our With Love From Binky Collection

    September 12, 2017Behind The Scenes, Celebrity, Fashion, Lifestyle, New Collections, Photoshoots, Uncategorised

    It’s finally here, the launch of our exclusive collection with TV Personality and new Mum, Binky Felstead. Our exciting sleepwear collection launches today and captures Binky’s love for cosy nights in and stylish, traditional pieces.

    Watch how much fun we had behind the scenes at the ‘Made With Love From Binky’ photoshoot in our video below…

    The new collection features the perfect weekend sleepwear and accessories for little boys and girls alike. For girls, …

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