• Sara shares her NICU story for World Prematurity Day

    November 17, 2021Parenting, Real life

    World Prematurity Day (17 November 2021) is a global movement to raise awareness of premature birth and the sometimes devastating impact it can have on families.

    On this day Bliss comes together with partners from around the world to talk about premature birth in our countries and to raise awareness about the hurdles babies and parents face, and overcome, every single day.

    Sara is mummy to 8 children: 6 boys and 2 girls – including twins who were born premature …

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  • How to get Black Friday Sale ready!

    November 1, 2021Behind The Scenes

    Yes, the biggest shopping event of the year is almost here – Black Friday, or as we like to call it, Black Fri-yay! Keep reading to find out how you can make the most of all of the amazing savings (we promise) coming your way very soon!

    Step 1 – Sign up for an account 

    Luckily, the first step is also the simplest. Click the little round icon in the upper right-hand corner of our website to …

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  • Pre-historic Baby Names

    October 20, 2021Inspiration, Parenting, Parents-to-be

    There’s so much in a name. That’s why it’s important to give your newborn one that fits them just right. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered by sourcing the following list of unique and creative baby monikers with staying power – they are derived from ancient cultures, after all. From a multitude of cultures and derived from different time periods, we’re sure to have something that’s perfect for you.  

    Some of these baby names are so …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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. 

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

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  • Personalised toys your little ones will love

    September 28, 2021Gift Inspiration

    We all know that playtime is the best time, but it can be difficult to know which toy is the right choice for your child. Whether they’re just beginning to explore the world around them or looking for a new imaginative scenario to explore, we’ve got a toy for that. 

    Wooden Toys 

    Traditional and long-lasting, natural wooden materials give everyday toys a sustainable update. Ready for whatever they’re into, try a wooden walker to encourage their …

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  • Unusual Names for Autumn Babies

    September 28, 2021Advice, Inspiration, Parents-to-be, Real life

    Autumn is the season of golden crunchy leaves, pumpkin spiced lattes, and long walks in warm clothes. The most popular time to have a baby is between the September to November months and birth rates tend to rise during this period every year. With so many baby names to choose from, seasonal themed names offer parents a variety of quirky yet meaningful ones to draw from. 

    Here’s our list of unusual Autumnal baby names …

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