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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

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    How to Make the Perfect Pom Pom Garland

    April 29, 2019Celebrate with us, How to, Party

    Have you ever wondered how to make your own soft and fluffy pom pom garland? It’s the perfect accessory to brighten up your kids’ room, living space, garden or birthday party and the best thing is that they’re so easy to make! Just simply follow the steps below and you’ll be a master in no time.

     You will need:

    A pom pom maker (available online)
    Large sharp scissors
    Small scissors
    A few different colours of wool
    Strong string
    White wool
    Large needle


    Follow these …


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    6 Adorable Children’s Party Themes and Perfect Gift Ideas

    March 6, 2019Celebrate with us, Party

    When it comes to hosting your child’s birthday party, it can be hard to know where to start. If you want to give them a birthday they’ll never forget then choose a children’s party theme that’s guided by their own special interests. It’s also the perfect chance to let the little kid in yourself come out too! To help you out, we’ve come up with a list of 6 adorable children’s party themes and the …


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    How to Celebrate Small Moments With Your Children

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations

    Of course we parents get excited about those major milestone moments. Every birthday, at Christmas, on the first day of school, there we are with balloons, gifts and cameras at the ready. But what about those ordinary, everyday moments when great things happen?

    When our little one learns to tie their shoes, or rides a bike without training wheels, or loses their first tooth – those tiny moments are just as precious as the big ones …


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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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    How to Throw a Party Everyone Will Love | With Les Enfants

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Party

    With over 15 years’ experience organising children’s events and parties I always start the planning process with this brief in mind. “To organise a party that firstly appeals to the birthday child and their guests but also takes the stress away from the parents and ensures they enjoy the experience just as much!”

    Often we meet with our clients and their children, to get direction from the birthday child about their ideas for their special day.  For …


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    Christmas Photoshoot with Rays of Sunshine | My 1st Years

    November 13, 2018Behind The Scenes, Photoshoots, Uncategorised

    Christmas is a time for giving and here at My 1st Years we are passionate about giving! Although usually for us that means telling you all about the most precious personalised gifts, today we would like to show you the work we have been doing with our charity partner Rays of Sunshine.

    Rays of Sunshine are an amazing charity who grant wishes for children living with serious or life limiting illnesses, giving these children and their …


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    How To Prepare for the First Day of School

    August 24, 2018How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Uncategorised

    Every milestone in parenthood is magical, yet there is something about your little one starting school that marks a moment more special than most. Maybe it’s the realisation that they’re taking their first independent leap into the big world, or it’s because it’s the first time many parents realise their little one isn’t so little anymore – whatever the reason, watching your child enter the school gates for the first time is all at once exciting and …