• Thoughtful messages to write in a birthday card for your niece or nephew

    November 9, 2022Celebrations

    You love your niece or nephew more than you can even explain. But as soon as it comes time to write a thoughtful message for their birthday card, your mind goes blank.

    We get it. It’s impossible to write a message that conveys just how much love you have for them! But fret not. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of messages to write in a birthday card for your niece or nephew.

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  • Gifts for new mums that aren’t for the baby

    October 11, 2022Gift Inspiration, Real life

    So, a close friend or family member has recently become a new mum. Hurray! Having a baby is incredibly exciting, but new mums often find themselves overlooked in favour of their bundle of joy.

    While you should shower newborns with gifts, new mums deserve a treat after going through 40 weeks of pregnancy, labour and childbirth. That’s why it’s important to surprise new parents with a thoughtful present for their tot and a gift for mum. …

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  • How to fill your Christmas Eve Box

    November 25, 2021How to, Parenting

    Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. Okay, maybe the little ones are stirring because they’re so excited, but that’s completely understandable. If cosying up on the sofa and sticking a classic film on whilst trying to settle the kids down before the big day sounds familiar, why not bring the magic of Christmas forward a few hours with an all important Christmas …

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  • Our great gifting cheat sheet!

    November 10, 2021Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration

    Gifting can be tricky at times, but when you get it right it’s so worth it! The perfect gift really does mean a lot, to both little ones and parents alike. That’s why we’ve decided to come up with our very own gifting cheat sheet to try to help you out as best we can. 

    Whether you’re gifting a newborn, a toddler or a special someone else, we’ve tried to cover all the bases. We hope …

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  • Our most-loved names for Valentine’s Day babies

    February 5, 2021Celebrations, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    Capture the romantic spirit of the season with an adorable Valentine’s Day-inspired baby name. As more lockdown babies are born every day, why not welcome your little love bug with a name that shows them just how special they are to you. Valentine’s Day falls on the 14th of February every year and is traditionally a celebration of romance in love across the globe. This date signals the beginning of early spring: a time of …

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  • What to name your new year baby

    January 4, 2021Celebrate with us, Parenting

    Congratulations, you made it to 2021! But what’s that, you have just or are about to give birth? Double congratulations! With more and more pandemic babies entering the world every day, it’s time to give them a warm welcome with a name as special as they are. For those born in the first half of the month, their star sign will be Capricorn: the sign of hard-workers and practical thinkers who make excellent leaders; however …

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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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  • Adorable Names for Autumn Babies

    September 29, 2020Celebrations, Parenting, Real life

    Tuesday 22nd September marks the Autumn Equinox and the arrival of a new season. Autumn is the most popular time to have a baby, with birth rates rising every year from September to November. Studies have shown that babies born during this time often live longer, grow taller and have stronger bones than babies born in other months. So, celebrate the arrival of your new bundle of joy with a seasonal name that pays …

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