• The personalised Christmas gifts to shop now, according to My 1st Years staff

    December 9, 2020Celebrate with us, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, Meet The Team

    ‘Tis the season for giving, but how do you find the perfect gift? This year, it really is the thought that counts and at My 1st Years, we know just how much a personalised gift can mean. Our team members are here to share what they’re shopping for their own little ones and hopefully inspire you to find the right present for yours this Christmas. 

    Chris, Videographer & Photographer. 

    AKA, Dad to Holly. 

    “Holly has already begun …

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  • Mums share their favourite personalised Christmas gifts from My 1st Years

    December 3, 2020Celebrate with us, Gift Inspiration, Gifts

    This Christmas when it comes to gifting, it really is the thought that counts. When we can’t be together, sending something special in the post is the next-best way to be present. We spoke to some of our favourite insta-mums to find out what’s on their little one’s wish list this year and what a personalised gift means to them. 

    Laura @_islajune

    “I love the size of the reindeer stocking, it’s the perfect size to hold plenty …

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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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  • Our Top Toys for Imaginative Play

    September 24, 2020Gift Inspiration, Lifestyle

    When it comes to playtime, your little one knows that their imagination is where it’s at. Imaginative play is a fun-filled way for children to find the magic in every day as they role play, act out different experiences and explore their own memories and dreams. 

    The best part? It’s also secretly educational! Imaginative play is essential for healthy development: little ones will giggle and grin while they practice decision making, work out the …

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  • Back to School: How to choose a backpack

    August 18, 2020How to, Lifestyle

    Are you ready for the back to school rush? Help your little one to make a big change this September with a personalised backpack to carry not just their belongings, but also a little piece of their personality. We have put together this quick guide to help you choose the perfect backpack to help make this new school year the best one yet. 

    For animal lovers 

    Does your little one live for David Attenborough documentaries? Now they …

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  • Father’s Day Gift Guide 2020

    June 15, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, Uncategorised

    Yes, Father’s Day 2020 falls in the middle of lockdown, but this celebration certainly isn’t cancelled. Dad deserves a quaran-treat more than ever this year, but what could he want? Whether you’re all together at home, enjoying a BBQ in the garden or going on a socially distanced walk, a gift given with love can go a long way to demonstrating your affection, especially when they can’t physically feel it.

    For their 1st Father’s Day

    Their …

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  • 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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