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    Easy Christmas Crafts for Children of All Ages

    December 20, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do

    Crafting at Christmas is a wonderful way of spending time as a family when it’s too cold or rainy to head out of doors. Our children love to get their mitts on glue, tissue paper, paint and glitter, and it’s actually vital that they do so. Craft projects help them hone their essential fine-motor skills, plus it gives kids a great sense of pride and accomplishment to make something with their own two hands.

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    What’s Your Christmas Spirit Animal? Take Our Quiz to Find Out

    December 18, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do

    Christmas means something different to every parent. For some of us, it’s the most wonderful time of year and we just can’t get enough. For others, it’s time to turn into a giant ball of stress. We all have our own ways of celebrating, too. Maybe you’re the type who likes to go all out, or maybe your perfect Christmas is all about keeping it simple.

    No matter what your Christmas style, there’s a Christmas Spirit …

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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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    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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    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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    The Best Family Picnic Spots in The Uk

    August 1, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    Who doesn’t love a picnic? Putting down a blanket and tucking into tasty sandwiches and juicy strawberries with the sun shining down – it really is the best feeling. If you love to dine al fresco you’re in luck as the heatwave shows no signs of leaving. Whether you live in the North of England or the South West coastline we have found a spot for your family to enjoy a yummy picnic.

    Heaton Park – …

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    The last minute guide to family staycations in the UK

    July 18, 2018Uncategorised

    When it comes to family holidays this summer there is no need to jet off somewhere exotic when the UK is full of scenic countryside, beautiful beaches and fun activities. With the school holidays fast approaching and the British weather being miraculously warm right now there is no time like the present to book a last minute staycation. Whether you’re looking for a little luxury or a camping trip we have our top picks of …

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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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