• Are you a cat lover?

    August 7, 2020Uncategorised

    Established to raise awareness for their needs and teach cat-lovers and feline foes alike all about these complex creatures, 8th August is International Cat Day, a day to learn about, celebrate and cuddle your favourite furry friend (whether they like it or not!)

    The UK is home to around 10 million pet cats, coming in just under dogs as the nation’s favourite pet.

    Lockdown has seen a surge in dog adoptions across the country; however cats …

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    How to make your baby feel safe and secure whilst sleeping

    July 31, 2020Advice, How to, Parenting, Uncategorised

     

     

    Written by: Baby Sleep Expert Jo Tantum, on behalf of Purflo

    The safest most secure place for your baby was inside your womb. All cosy and tucked up , they were the soft sides of the womb all around them. It’s no wonder then that when your baby is born they can be very unsettled unless they are in your arms. And as much as we would love to spend all day and night …

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  • So you want to update your little one’s nursery

    July 24, 2020Uncategorised

    The nursery: the most special room in your house, a sanctuary where your little one will begin to adjust to life in the outside world. This is where you nurture your new arrival: from early morning cuddles to late night feeds and midday naps. Even though they may not spend their nights here, this is an important space for little babies to rest, play and grow to help them achieve important milestones and make memories …

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    15 Things I have Learned about Weaning | Joe Wicks

    July 10, 2020Advice, Celebrity, Food & Drink, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Uncategorised

    Words & Images: Joe Wicks – Wean in 15 

    Record-breaking cookbook Author Joe Wicks is back with his first children’s cookbook: Wean in 15. Written with a leading registered nutritionist, and drawing on inspiration from his experience with his daughter, Indie, Joe has created 100 tasty, quick recipes to take you from breastfeeding, through first foods, to enjoying family meal times.

    Weaning can be a daunting prospect but Wean in 15 cuts through all the information …

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    Top 10 Summer Baby Names

    July 3, 2020Information, Parenting, Uncategorised

    Here at My 1st Years, we see thousands of names being personalised onto beautiful baby gifts every day, meaning we can see the latest trends first hand. We know that becoming a parent is a truly special moment but it’s not one without a lot of decisions and worry – and a big one is what do you call your new bundle? If you’re welcoming a new arrival with the new season then we have …

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    9 Dads share their experience of parenting in lockdown, in time for Father’s Day

    June 16, 2020Advice, Celebrity, Lifestyle, Parenting, Uncategorised

    For many Fathers lockdown has given them the chance to spend more time with their little ones than ever before, and despite it having it’s obvious challenges it has also been a precious time for lots of Dads. That is why we decided to catch up with a few of our favourites in time for Father’s Day to ask them how they have found lockdown, and if it’s having an impact on how they plan …

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  • Father’s Day Gift Guide 2020

    June 15, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, Uncategorised

    Yes, Father’s Day 2020 falls in the middle of lockdown, but this celebration certainly isn’t cancelled. Dad deserves a quaran-treat more than ever this year, but what could he want? Whether you’re all together at home, enjoying a BBQ in the garden or going on a socially distanced walk, a gift given with love can go a long way to demonstrating your affection, especially when they can’t physically feel it.

    For their 1st Father’s Day

    Their …

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    Baby Names with a Positive Meaning with SJ STRUM

    June 4, 2020Gift Inspiration, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Uncategorised

    We don’t need to remind you that the world is pretty uneasy right now, but if you’re due to have a baby anytime soon you may be looking for some positive baby names to represent the hope and joy they are bringing into your world through a dark and troubled time. That is why we teamed up with Baby Name Expert & Youtuber SJ Strum to share her list of baby names with a positive …

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