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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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    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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    The Top 10 Gifts for Children with Summer Birthdays

    July 16, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration

    What to buy children for their birthday is always a tough choice, with new crazes, characters and toys coming out everyday it’s impossible to pick the perfect gift for children. Here at My 1st Years we consider ourselves to be experts in gifts for children and with summer underway we have complied the top 10 gifts for children with summer birthdays. We believe to sticking with traditional toys, keepsakes and clothing that parents and little …

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    Daddy of Triplets | Life as a Triplet Dad

    June 11, 2018Uncategorised

    To celebrate Father’s Day we asked Alex from Daddy to Triplets Girls to tell us all about his experience of going from a Daddy of one to a Daddy of four over night. All words and images by Alex, @daddy_to_triplet_girls

    I will never forget the moment that my life changed forever it was the 6th of April 2017 around 8pm, I said to my, at the time 3 year old, son Henry ‘what do you fancy doing?’ …

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    Say Hello to Our New Characters: The Bunny & The Seal

    January 17, 2018Lifestyle, New Collections, Things To Do

    Spring has sprung at My 1st Years, okay the weather outside might be grey,

    and it might just be a random Wednesday

    but with new characters as cute as these,

    we asked the bosses if we could release the collection now, please!

    So, say hello to our new seal and bunny,

    who your kids will love when the skies get sunny!

    Meet Our Bunny Character

     

    Our little bunny was looking for fame,

    but that is how she lost her …

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    8 Tips to prepare your little one for a new sibling

    April 10, 2017Lifestyle, Mum Life, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    To celebrate #NationalSiblingDay we are sharing our top 8 tips on how to prepare your child for a new baby. As parents, we’re constantly given the fear of how jealous our child will become once a new baby invades their territory. That is why we are sharing our top 8 tips for how to prepare your little one for a new arrival.

    1. Belly bonding 

    With really tiny tots you don’t need to let …

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    Discover My 1st Years’ Valentines Day Collection

    February 3, 2017Fashion, Gift Inspiration, New Collections, Uncategorised

    Here at My 1st Years, we love to celebrate every milestone with you and your child, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Although typically Valentines Day is thought to be a time to gift the one you love romantically, we believe that it can also be a great time to share your love for your little one.

    We all love our little bundles unconditionally and want to share them with the world, that is why we …

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    Postnatal depression & Baby blues- Tips on how to cope

    January 23, 2017Lifestyle, Meet The Expert, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    Written by Sara Khan

    As a GP with two small children and many friends who have become new mothers in recent years, my awareness of postnatal depression and other mental health problems has increased. There is an expectation that having a baby will be an extremely happy time in one’s life, which of course it is; but for some, it can be really affected by negative symptoms that can impact on bonding with the baby.

    It is …

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