• How to make dad feel special this fathers day

    June 14, 2021Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Uncategorised

    Father’s Day is the perfect chance to celebrate all the dads, granddads, fathers-in-law, and other paternal figures in our lives and show them just how much we appreciate them. 

    Now that the country is all but out of lockdown (touch wood), we’re sure you’re considering how to help a dearest dad feel special this fathers day. Luckily for us we’ll be able to see our family properly, give them a huge hug and celebrate the special …

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  • How to celebrate Dad’s first Father’s Day

    June 8, 2021Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Lifestyle, Parenting

    Dad’s first Father’s Day will always be the most memorable, but there are steps that you can take to ensure that it’s the most special. While your little one isn’t old enough to tell Dad just how grateful they are to tell them yet, this year is about you showing him how much his partnership has meant to you through the early months of parenthood. Keep reading for our favourite ways to show first-time fathers …

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  • How to celebrate Pride Month as a family

    June 3, 2021Celebrate with us, Celebrations, How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    June is Pride Month, the perfect opportunity to open up conversations with your children about LGBTQ+ topics. Whether you’re part of the community or actively raising a family of little allies, Pride isn’t just an event, it’s an ongoing effort to recognise, accept and celebrate love in all its forms. After a year of lockdowns, it feels more important than ever to open up to the people around us and to raise our children in …

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  • How to celebrate Mother’s Day in Lockdown

    March 6, 2021Celebrate with us, Celebrations, How to, Real life

    Mother’s Day: a day dedicated to the wonderful women who make our children’s worlds go round. Following the lockdown baby booms, for many new mamas this is their first Mother’s Day and milestones like this have never felt more difficult or more important to mark. While you can’t celebrate with a traditional meal out or take a day trip away and many of us still can’t see our own Mums for a cuddle, this Mother’s …

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  • What should I put in my child’s Christmas Eve Box?

    December 17, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gifts

    Twas the day before Christmas and all over the house, everyone was excited – even for sprouts! If you are looking for new ways to celebrate this year, bring the magic of Christmas forward a few hours with a Christmas Eve box. This tradition originated in Germany, where presents are opened on Christmas Eve. You can fill your box with whatever goodies and little gifts you want to to get the Christmas party started. If …

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  • Start Celebrating Christmas Now to Help Cure the Lockdown Blues

    November 6, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, New Collections

    We can all agree that 2020 has been a strange and difficult year. Filled with uncertainty, there hasn’t been much to celebrate or even much opportunity to do so. 

    When it comes to Christmas, we already know that it will be a bit different this time around. With further restrictions in place and uncertainty surrounding December, old traditions may feel impossible and the idea of new ones a little exhausting. So, what’s the solution? …

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  • Q&A with My 1st Years Founders, Dan & Jonny

    October 30, 2020Behind The Scenes, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Meet The Team

    To celebrate 10 years of My 1st years, we sat down with founders Dan and Jonny to find out all about their journey so far. From their 1st meeting on the playground to meetings in boardrooms, the last decade has taught them a lot about life, business and above all, friendship. 

    Q: How did the two of you meet?  

    A: We met when we were 4 years old at Primary School! We were good friends from …

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  • How to manage sibling jealousy on birthdays

    October 23, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gifts, Parenting, Real life

    The big day has arrived, it’s your child’s birthday! The presents are wrapped and the party is planned but what about their siblings? When they’re really little, kids can have a hard time being patient, taking turns or accepting that today is not all about them because let’s face it, most of the time it is! 

    On birthdays, your other children may throw a tantrum, sulk or even refuse to participate. Don’t worry, you haven’t done …

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