• 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 …

    Read More...

  • Personalised keepsake gifts that parents will love

    October 3, 2021Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Gifts

    When it comes to baby’s first year, the right keepsakes can make all the difference. You hear it all the time but the years really do fly and all of a sudden that baby isn’t so tiny anymore; this is where keepsakes come in. Whether it’s a specially designed photo album filled with pictures of their first smile or a special box to keep their first pair of socks safe, a personalised keepsake really is …

    Read More...

  • All about Personalisation at My 1st Years

    October 2, 2021Behind The Scenes

    At My 1st Years, all of our gifts are personalised – it’s kind of our thing. From baby shower gifts to their first day of school, we know how important it is to celebrate every milestone – from the mini to the mighty. Keep reading to find out exactly how and why we do it. 

    Flock

    The simplest of all of our personalisation, we print your child’s name across the ears of their favourite bunny soft toys …

    Read More...

  • How to celebrate Pride Month as a family

    June 3, 2021Celebrate with us, Celebrations, How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    June is Pride Month, the perfect opportunity to open up conversations with your children about LGBTQ+ topics. Whether you’re part of the community or actively raising a family of little allies, Pride isn’t just an event, it’s an ongoing effort to recognise, accept and celebrate love in all its forms. After a year of lockdowns, it feels more important than ever to open up to the people around us and to raise our children in …

    Read More...

  • ‘Full term but sick’: Bliss Charity explains the hidden & complex journeys of babies born sick

    February 11, 2021Information, Real life

    My 1st Years is proud to support Bliss, the charity for babies born premature and sick.

    When Bliss was founded in 1979, the charity set out “to support the life of babies in distress at birth”. Since their foundation, Bliss has sought to deliver this for all babies admitted to neonatal care, whether they were born prematurely or at full term. Nevertheless, the common public perception of neonatal care is often something that only …

    Read More...

  • How to introduce your toddler to their new baby sibling

    August 21, 2020Uncategorised

    A new baby is an exciting time for the whole family, but older siblings can have a tough time with the change. Your little one may be nervous about the baby or beginning to get excited for a new friend but there is no way to know exactly how they will react to a new arrival. To help you manage these important early moments, there are small steps you can take as a parent to …

    Read More...

  • 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 …

    Read More...