Here at My 1st Years we are realistic about parenting and on a usual day it’s tough but on a day in lockdown it’s really tough! The strain is not only physical but it’s mental too and can often lead us to feeling a bit of a failure! That is why we have created these FREE parenting milestone cards to celebrate those smaller wins during the lockdown, because we know you are doing …
April 3, 2020How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Things To Do, Uncategorised
April 1, 2020Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do
Teaching toddlers about hygiene is hard enough but when you’re thrown into a global pandemic whereby the importance of hand washing becomes even greater it becomes an ever bigger strain. We recently shared our advice on how to teach toddlers the importance of hand washing at this time, but the feedback we have been getting is that there was still one thing on your mind… The Happy Birthday Song. Whether you’re sick of singing that …
Looking for the perfect christening idea is a mind-field of silverware, classic books and tablewares. If you’re struggling to find that personal baby christening present, don’t worry our gifting experts here at My 1st Years are here to help.
A little one’s christening is always a momentous occasion, watching them be introduced into their faith is a special moment that you will want to cherish with the best christening gift idea. However, picking that perfect present is easier said …
March 6, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrity, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Uncategorised
Here at My 1st Years we are passionate about empowering women, in particular Mother’s and young girls. Without women we wouldn’t be where we are today: our team is made up of 82% women and our customers are 90% female, so we owe a lot to girl power! That is why we have launched #ThisMumCan this International Women’s Day!
Why This Mum Can?
Many of you tell us that one of the hardest parts of a becoming a …
Knowing what to buy a second baby is never as easy as the first, but don’t worry the gifting experts at My 1st Years are here to help you pick the best gifts for baby number two.
When a friend or family member announces they are pregnant it’s always an exciting occasion, and of course you want to treat them to the best gift. However, buying thoughtful yet useful gifts for a second baby is always …
February 28, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Inspiration, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting
Spring: the sun is rising earlier, the trees are blossoming and every field is filled with lambs frolicking in the grass. If the new season is bringing a baby into your life, we’ve rounded up our favourite spring-inspired names to help you choose the right one for your little spark of joy.
Find divine inspiration in the ancient world for a seasonal name that will never go out of fashion. Taken from Roman mythology, Flora was the …
February 7, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life
The bond between siblings is a love like no other but DNA isn’t always enough to guarantee a friendship. Siblings grow up together and share experiences and memories that they don’t have with anyone else. Theirs can be the longest relationship and first real friendship in your child’s life. As a parent, you want to do everything you can to help your children grow up happy so we’ve rounded up some top tips to help …
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 …