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    How to Beat the Post-Christmas Blues this January

    January 10, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    Now that Christmas is over and you’re no longer feeling pulled in every direction (Parties! Markets! Ice Skating!) it’s very easy to fall into a post-festive funk. The key to beating these blues? Keep busy. We know, even thinking about it sounds exhausting but we’ve got some easy ideas to help you to feel happier this January.

    Shake it out

    Christmas songs have been taken off of our playlists for another year, but that doesn’t mean we …


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    Come and see us at Winter Wonderland!

    December 28, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Events, Gift Guides, Gifts, Lifestyle, Real life, Things To Do

    Christmas may be over, but the festive fun doesn’t have to be just yet. If you’re stuck on what to do with the kids between Christmas and New Year, don’t forget that our pop-up at Winter Wonderland is still open until Sunday 5th January. Come on over to Hyde Park, take a break from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street and step inside the magical My 1st Years Igloo. 


    FREE Prizes for Children

    Bring the kids …


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    What to do between Christmas and New Year 2020

    December 26, 2019Uncategorised

    It’s an age old question that pops up every year after Christmas Day: what do we do now? Most of us are lucky enough to have some time off until New Year, so what can you do to make the most of the Christmas Limbo? We’ve rounded up the best of what’s on in London and beyond to keep the kids – and you – entertained until 2020.


    Enjoy Ice Skating

    Whether you choose the iconic Natural …


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    Celebrate Baby’s First Christmas

    November 20, 2019Advice, Celebrations, Gift Inspiration, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    How to Celebrate a Baby’s First Christmas

    A baby’s first Christmas is an exciting time for every family where you can create memories and traditions to last a lifetime. How can you make the most of this special season? Read on for some ideas on how to relish this exciting time.

    Send a holiday card with a baby or hand/footprint

    Where better to begin than with a Christmas card featuring the new baby? This is something that the …


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    Which character are you?

    October 31, 2019Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    Which character are you?
    Find out your little one’s character based on their horoscopes below!






    1st Jan – 14th February


    Moose have boisterous and generous attitudes which are inspiring to others. They want their fellow animals to share in the love and good times and as a result are attentive to others’ feelings. They can be very emotional and sensitive, and they care deeply about matters concerning the heard and their forest.

    Shop Moose here > 


    Baby Deer 

    15th February – …


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    Easy Christmas Crafts for Children of All Ages

    December 20, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do

    Crafting at Christmas is a wonderful way of spending time as a family when it’s too cold or rainy to head out of doors. Our children love to get their mitts on glue, tissue paper, paint and glitter, and it’s actually vital that they do so. Craft projects help them hone their essential fine-motor skills, plus it gives kids a great sense of pride and accomplishment to make something with their own two hands.

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    How to Bring the Santa Story to Life for Your Children

    December 14, 2018How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Things To Do

     One of the great joys of Christmas is sharing the story of Santa with your favourite little people. We all remember our own childhood Christmases, listening with wide-eyed wonder to the timeless tale of a jolly white-bearded man from the North Pole. It’s one of the few, precious chances we get in life to truly believe that magic is real and happening all around us. Now we get to pass on the story to our …


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    How to Make Edible Christmas Gifts | With Annabel Karmel

    December 10, 2018Food & Drink, Lifestyle

    Forget socks, selection packs and smellies, edible Christmas presents are the ideal way to add a personal touch to gifts. It’s also the perfect opportunity to get the kids involved in cooking-up foodie treats for friends and family this holiday season.

    Even if your edible creation doesn’t look perfect – as long as it’s packaged up nicely and tastes good, you’ll be in for brownie points. Dig around for glass jars and bottles, corks, card, ribbon …