• Our backpacks and what they’re great for

    October 6, 2021Gift Inspiration, Inspiration, New Collections, Parenting

    With our relaunch came lots of new backpacks just waiting to be tried out. Whether little ones need a new backpack for nursery, to take with them on days out or to bring along to sleepovers at the grandparents, we’ve got you covered. Not to brag, but we do believe that we have a backpack for pretty much every occasion.Keep reading to see our new backpacks and why they’re great for certain things. 

    Wonderful walks 

    If …

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  • Unusual Names for Autumn Babies

    September 28, 2021Advice, Inspiration, Parents-to-be, Real life

    Autumn is the season of golden crunchy leaves, pumpkin spiced lattes, and long walks in warm clothes. The most popular time to have a baby is between the September to November months and birth rates tend to rise during this period every year. With so many baby names to choose from, seasonal themed names offer parents a variety of quirky yet meaningful ones to draw from. 

    Here’s our list of unusual Autumnal baby names …

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  • The personalised Christmas gifts to shop now, according to My 1st Years staff

    December 9, 2020Celebrate with us, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, Meet The Team

    ‘Tis the season for giving, but how do you find the perfect gift? This year, it really is the thought that counts and at My 1st Years, we know just how much a personalised gift can mean. Our team members are here to share what they’re shopping for their own little ones and hopefully inspire you to find the right present for yours this Christmas. 

    Chris, Videographer & Photographer. 

    AKA, Dad to Holly. 

    “Holly has already begun …

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  • Back to School: How to choose a backpack

    August 18, 2020How to, Lifestyle

    Are you ready for the back to school rush? Help your little one to make a big change this September with a personalised backpack to carry not just their belongings, but also a little piece of their personality. We have put together this quick guide to help you choose the perfect backpack to help make this new school year the best one yet. 

    For animal lovers 

    Does your little one live for David Attenborough documentaries? Now they …

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  • 5 Top Tips for Travelling with Young Children: Interview with Gemma Rose Breger

    August 9, 2019Advice, Celebrity, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    5 Top Tips for Travelling With Young Children
    Interview with Gemma Rose Breger

    If you’re looking for an all-encompassing beauty, fashion and motherhood Instagram then look no further than @thisismothership. Gemma Breger and Samantha Silver began a blog together as they felt that Mums who have their own style and personality were often misrepresented. 

    We had a quick chat with the wonderful Gemma Breger about her family trip to Canada with Belle, her 4 year old daughter and …

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  • Design & Inspire

    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 …

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  • Bags of style | The perfect backpack for back to school

    August 9, 2018Gift Inspiration, New Collections, Uncategorised

    It feels like the summer holidays have just begun, yet we are already thinking about their 1st day back at school and making sure we have everything organised. After the essentials of uniform and shoes, it’s time to get down to the fun stuff and looking for backpacks for back to school. Picking the right backpack is essential and our bags are perfect for pre-schoolers and infants alike, not only that but with so many quirky …

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