As new parents, the focus in your relationship shifts from being all about each other, to all about the shiny new life that you created together. The pressures of early parenthood, sleepless nights and 4am nappy changes can leave little room for romance. As corny as it sounds, Valentine’s Day can be an easy opportunity to reconnect as a couple and to remind each other that you share more than the responsibility of keeping your …
February 9, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do
February 1, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, New Collections, Uncategorised
Babies are a precious gift so it’s important to get the right thing to mark their arrival. While it can be overwhelming trying to decide exactly what to buy (do they really need another baby-grow?), the most important part of any gift is the love with which it’s given. If the New Year has brought a new baby into your life, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve handpicked a selection of gifts to help …
January 25, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Lifestyle, Parenting, Things To Do, Uncategorised
Every time the New Year rolls around, we make lists of resolutions that we never keep. In fact, last week marked ‘Quitter’s Day’ when people are most likely to give them up altogether. As a parent, we know that your children are your priority; if motivation to keep to your own resolutions is faltering, take a look at the milestones your child can reach this year and focus on reaching these goals as a family.
To make …
December 28, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Events, Gift Guides, Gifts, Lifestyle, Real life, Things To Do
Christmas may be over, but the festive fun doesn’t have to be just yet. If you’re stuck on what to do with the kids between Christmas and New Year, don’t forget that our pop-up at Winter Wonderland is still open until Sunday 5th January. Come on over to Hyde Park, take a break from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street and step inside the magical My 1st Years Igloo.
FREE Prizes for Children
Bring the kids …
November 20, 2019Advice, Celebrations, Gift Inspiration, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life
How to Celebrate a Baby’s First Christmas
A baby’s first Christmas is an exciting time for every family where you can create memories and traditions to last a lifetime. How can you make the most of this special season? Read on for some ideas on how to relish this exciting time.
Send a holiday card with a baby or hand/footprint
Where better to begin than with a Christmas card featuring the new baby? This is something that the …
July 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Inspiration, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Uncategorised
Design & Inspire
Interview with Kate Rucker, Graphic Designer at My 1st Years
Hackney based designer, Kate Rucker has been designing for 3 years. Kate heads the graphic design team at My 1st Years and she recently designed the print for our British Airways X My 1st Years collaboration. Read on to find out what inspired her designs.
Kate is very relaxed, her messy ponytail and casual recline is the tell of …
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 …
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 …