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    8 ways to make his first Father’s Day special

    May 25, 2019Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations

    Celebrating his very first Father’s Day is one of those moments he’ll treasure forever. Although the little one might be too young to know what’s happening, it makes for a great opportunity to thank him for being such a caring and dependable first-time dad. Make it extra special with these thoughtful ideas of how to spend the day.

     

    1. Cook his favourite meal

    We all have our favourite comfort foods, the ones we crave on weekends and holidays …

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    Our favourite childhood birthdays

    May 22, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Meet The Team

    Collecting seashells on the beach. Playing hide and seek in the back garden. Loading up the car for your summer family road trip. We all love to reminisce about our fondest childhood memories. Back when life seemed simple and carefree and your biggest worry was deciding which cartoons to watch after school.

    Here at My 1st Years, we love sharing stories about the good old days and with all of our special occasion gifts on offer, we’ve …

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    5 Reasons to Choose Wooden Toys as Gifts

    May 10, 2019Celebrate with us, Gift Inspiration, Gifts

    Because there’s nothing worse than running out of batteries.

     

    Gone are the days of our old favourite toys filling up our kids’ bedrooms. Now it’s all about the latest tech and newest gadgets taking up their play time. However, one thing that will never go out of fashion are those wooden toys you once loved as a child. They’re charming, timeless and simply beautiful to look at but if you need more reasons to choose wooden …

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    How to Gift Wrap Like A Pro

    April 23, 2019Uncategorised

    It’s no secret. People love to open beautifully wrapped gifts! When a gift is just as thoughtful on the outside as it is on the inside it can bring so much more joy. With just a few simple steps, you can learn how to perfect your own gift-wrapping skills.

    You will need:

    Wrapping paper
    Sticky tape
    Scissors
    Ribbon

    Follow these easy steps:

     

    1. Lay your paper out.

    2. Work out how much paper you will need and cut your paper along a straight …

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    How to choose an age-appropriate children’s gift

    April 11, 2019Celebrate with us, Gift Inspiration, Gifts

    We’ve all been there. You get invited to your little nephew’s birthday party and panic when you realise you have no idea what gift to bring. Finding the perfect present to suit their age can be hard and even parents can struggle at times. To avoid this reaction, we’re here to take the guesswork out of it with a helpful breakdown of gifts for every age. You’ll surely become their new favourite auntie or uncle …

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    Introducing My FURst Years…

    April 1, 2019Uncategorised

    Do you ever feel like your dog is more than just a pet? More than just your four-legged pal or your perfect pooch.

    Instead they’re your best friend, your confidant, your family and you’re not alone either. One survey found that 81% of pet parents consider their dogs to be true family members, equal in status to children. In fact, 35% even refer to their dog as ‘son’ or ‘daughter’.

    It’s easy to see why these fluffy …

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    10 Things to Add to Your Baby Keepsake Box

    March 15, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Parenting

    Chances are, you’ll want to keep every tiny, precious thing that belongs to your tiny, precious baby. After all, every outfit, every toy is a memory. On the other hand, you don’t want to see your home disappear under piles of stain-splattered rompers and bibs!

    Don’t let clutter take over your life. Instead, pick a few of the most special baby items and store them in a beautiful keepsake box. It’s a decorative yet compact way …

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    6 Adorable Children’s Party Themes and Perfect Gift Ideas

    March 6, 2019Celebrate with us, Party

    When it comes to hosting your child’s birthday party, it can be hard to know where to start. If you want to give them a birthday they’ll never forget then choose a children’s party theme that’s guided by their own special interests. It’s also the perfect chance to let the little kid in yourself come out too! To help you out, we’ve come up with a list of 6 adorable children’s party themes and the …

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