Now more than ever we need to practice kindness and compassion towards ourselves and others. Children are born with a gentle nature and as they develop they learn what it means to be kind. As a parent, there are lots of ways that you can nurture your child’s gentle spirit and support their development into a kind-hearted adult. To help you through this process, we’ve put together some tips on raising children to learn how …
April 23, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life
April 22, 2020Food & Drink, Information, Lifestyle, New Collections, Real life
As lockdown continues, here at My 1st Years we want to do everything we can to make your life a little easier. You come to us to help celebrate your good times but we also want to be there for you when things feel a little more difficult.
Why we’re doing this
We understand how difficult it can be to shop at the moment, so we’ve also partnered with some of our favourite brands to keep you …
April 20, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life
To answer your concerns about potty training your little one, we asked Amanda Jenner to write a guest blog article. Amanda is the UK’s Toddler and ITV’s Toilet Training Expert and she is also a mum of 3.
Signs of Readiness
There is no set age for potty training, but most importantly they must be showing some signs of readiness, because if you start without them being ready this will make your life difficult and prolong the process. Signs …
April 15, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Party, Real life, Things To Do
Since the day you found out that your loved one was pregnant, you’ve probably been planning a Baby Shower to celebrate their new little life. Unfortunately, with the arrival of Covid-19, things may be feeling a little scarier than you expected and for expectant parents, the support of those around them can seem so far away. While we socially distance, there are ways to feel closer than ever to the people who mean the most …
April 9, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life
When a new baby is born we want to celebrate, but with everything that’s going on in the world right now it’s difficult to know where to begin…
At the moment it feels like life is cancelled: most of us can’t go to work, see our friends or go outside when we want; our worlds have suddenly become so small and limited. With the birth of a new baby, we are reminded that life …
Congratulations to all of you reading, you’ve made it through to week 3 of national lockdown! If you’ve watched every episode of Paw Patrol and baked enough banana bread to feed a small army, we’re here to help. It’s not easy keeping your little ones entertained indoors, so let us bring the adventure of the outdoors into your living room. We have designed a range of super-cute masks to inspire you and your family to get …
April 6, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do
Now that nurseries and schools have closed, you’ve got the kids to look after and most of us are working from home, ‘normal life’ can feel very far away. As hard as it may seem, developing and maintaining a routine for your family is more important than ever. Children thrive in a routine and guidance from UNICEF recommends that parents and children find the middle ground with a flexible but consistent daily routine to keep …
February 28, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Inspiration, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting
Spring: the sun is rising earlier, the trees are blossoming and every field is filled with lambs frolicking in the grass. If the new season is bringing a baby into your life, we’ve rounded up our favourite spring-inspired names to help you choose the right one for your little spark of joy.
Find divine inspiration in the ancient world for a seasonal name that will never go out of fashion. Taken from Roman mythology, Flora was the …