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    New Year Goals for your Kids

    January 25, 2020Uncategorised

    Every time the New Year rolls around, we make lists of resolutions that we never keep. In fact, last week marked ‘Quitter’s Day’ when people are most likely to give them up altogether. As a parent, we know that your children are your priority; if motivation to keep to your own resolutions is faltering, take a look at the milestones your child can reach this year and focus on reaching these goals as a family. 

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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

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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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    Top 10 Child Friendly Day Trips

    May 29, 2019Things To Do

    Summer is around the corner; half term is here, and the kids are hyperactive. You need to keep your easily bored children entertained somehow but what do you do? Where do you go? Luckily, we’ve done all the hard work for you with our list of child-friendly day trips you can enjoy together this summer.

     

    1. Visit a museum

    In the UK, we’re lucky to be surrounded by some of the best museums in the world. From …

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    8 ways to make his first Father’s Day special

    May 25, 2019Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations

    Celebrating his very first Father’s Day is one of those moments he’ll treasure forever. Although the little one might be too young to know what’s happening, it makes for a great opportunity to thank him for being such a caring and dependable first-time dad. Make it extra special with these thoughtful ideas of how to spend the day.

     

    1. Cook his favourite meal

    We all have our favourite comfort foods, the ones we crave on weekends and holidays …

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    Our favourite childhood birthdays

    May 22, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Meet The Team

    Collecting seashells on the beach. Playing hide and seek in the back garden. Loading up the car for your summer family road trip. We all love to reminisce about our fondest childhood memories. Back when life seemed simple and carefree and your biggest worry was deciding which cartoons to watch after school.

    Here at My 1st Years, we love sharing stories about the good old days and with all of our special occasion gifts on offer, we’ve …

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    8 Mums You Will Meet at a Children’s Party

    May 1, 2019Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Parenting, Real life, Uncategorised

    Let’s face it children’s parties are stressful, whether you’re the one organising how to entertain a herd of small children or just the parent of an attendee, they’re rarely how we want to be spending our weekends. The moment you receive an invite in the backpack of your little one you start to remember the weekends of past, the times you went brunching with friends, had long lie ins and essentially hung out anywhere but …

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