• How to host an eco-friendly baby shower

    May 1, 2020Uncategorised

    The celebration experts at Ginger Ray are here to give you their top tips for hosting your own eco-friendly Baby Shower. 

    With everything that’s going on in the world, we’re all trying to be a little more eco-conscious with our celebrations. If you are thinking of hosting an eco-friendly baby shower but want a few tips and tricks, keep reading! While throwing an environmentally friendly party may require a little more thought and effort, …

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  • Shop essential items your baby needs from My 1st Years

    April 22, 2020Food & Drink, Information, Lifestyle, New Collections, Real life

    As lockdown continues, here at My 1st Years we want to do everything we can to make your life a little easier. You come to us to help celebrate your good times but we also want to be there for you when things feel a little more difficult.

    Why we’re doing this

    We understand how difficult it can be to shop at the moment, so we’ve also partnered with some of our favourite brands to keep you …

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  • How to host a virtual Baby Shower

    April 15, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Party, Real life, Things To Do

    Since the day you found out that your loved one was pregnant, you’ve probably been planning a Baby Shower to celebrate their new little life. Unfortunately, with the arrival of Covid-19, things may be feeling a little scarier than you expected and for expectant parents, the support of those around them can seem so far away. While we socially distance, there are ways to feel closer than ever to the people who mean the most …

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  • Welcome a new baby during the coronavirus pandemic

    April 9, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    When a new baby is born we want to celebrate, but with everything that’s going on in the world right now it’s difficult to know where to begin…

    At the moment it feels like life is cancelled: most of us can’t go to work, see our friends or go outside when we want; our worlds have suddenly become so small and limited. With the birth of a new baby, we are reminded that life …

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    5 Moments to Celebrate in Baby’s First Year

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations

    So much happens in the first year of Baby’s life. Okay, yes, when you have kids, there’s always a lot happening, every single day. But that first year is an especially magical time when Baby transforms completely before your eyes. It’s a short 12 months, full of precious memories you’ll hold on to forever.

    How does it make sense, then, to have the first celebration after a whole year? Here at My 1st Years, we firmly …

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    Bump, Birth and Beyond – Episode 4

    January 26, 2016Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    Well that festive season feels like a million years ago already! It seems like two seconds ago we were biting into a mince pie, savouring every succulent bite, and now we’re knee deep in the January freeze trying to cope with a detox diet of seeds and Nutribullet smoothies. Eugh. Time has also flown in the Bump, Birth and Beyond baby department, with not one but two new arrivals in our trio of families, whilst …

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  • Bump, Birth and Beyond – Episode 3

    December 11, 2015Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year…especially when babies are involved! It goes without saying that Christmas is a magical moment for little ones – and the parents who are soon expecting one – so let’s see what our three Bump, Birth and Beyond mums are up to as we count down the days to Santa’s arrival. (Check out their previous update here.)

    EMMA – 31 WEEKS

    Emma, last time we spoke you were recovering from …

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  • Bump, Birth and Beyond – Episode 2

    November 6, 2015Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    Now November’s in full swing, its time to catch up with our trio of Bump, Birth and Beyond mums as they get ever closer to welcoming a little one into the world. (In case you missed, check out our first post on them here.) For some, the journey may already have turned a corner… 

    EMMA – 26 weeks

    High school sweethearts Emma and David discovered they were pregnant on their honeymoon earlier this year – what could …

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