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    How to Teach Your Children the True Meaning of Christmas

    December 7, 2018Lifestyle

    Christmas is a time for fun, festivities and, of course, piles of presents beneath the Christmas tree. As parents, we delight in seeing our children’s happy faces as they open their gifts. We feel such pride and pleasure when we can tick off the items on their wish lists and give them all the good things they deserve.

    Sometimes, though, we worry that the true meaning of Christmas is lost on our little ones. We want …

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    Christmas Food Ideas to Impress Children | With Annabel Karmel

    December 3, 2018Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    Words & images by Annabel Karmel

    Throwing a party this holiday season?  Get the whole family involved in creating a spread to remember!  From mini hotdog wreaths to sausage stockings and baked Rudolf’s, you’ll be the talk of the town.

    And there’s always lots of prep work for the kids do; whether it’s icing cakes, wrapping pigs in blankets or simply weighing out ingredients, it’s time you’ll all enjoy spending together.

    In need of some inspiration? These ideas …

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    Prepare for Christmas With 50% Off This Black Friday

    November 23, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    Now begins that joyous time of year which our children love the most. It’s time to trim the tree, take a trip to see Santa, bake up a storm and, of course, to get the presents in. Christmas has officially begun!

    Haven’t started shopping yet? Intentionally or not, you’ve made a wise decision. For the best deals, you want to wait until Black Friday/ Cyber Weekend . It’s the perfect time to get Christmas under control, …

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    Get Up To 50% Off Winter Warmers This Black Friday

    November 19, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    The run-up to Christmas is an easy time to blow your budget. There are presents to buy, parties to plan and, of course, all those winter essentials you need before the cold really sets in. Thank goodness we have Black Friday!

    Every year, the Black Friday sale offers deep discounts on products of every type. For parents, it’s nothing short of a lifesaver. None of us want to be forced to hold back on presents because …

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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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    Find Ways to Bring the Family Together in Our New Christmas Video

    November 12, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do, Uncategorised, Video

    These days, bringing the family together is more of a challenge than ever. Many of us live far away from our loved ones, relying on video calls and chat groups to check in. Even when we’re close by, our hectic schedules can keep us apart. Work, school and extracurriculars take so much time that it’s hard to get everyone around the same table. But, as our new Christmas video shows, it doesn’t have to be that …

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    World Mental Health Days | Mental Health in Mums

    October 10, 2018Lifestyle

    It’s Mental Health awareness day, and if there is anyone who is easily susceptible to negative thoughts and feelings, it’s a Mum.

    Whether you are expecting or have managed to pop a little one out (Bravo on both accounts) the main motto that travels through our heads is ‘how do I do this?’ Becoming a Mum brings not only a huge amount of surging hormones through our body but also a lot of rational and somewhat …

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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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