• 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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  • What we’re looking forward to this month

    October 1, 2021Celebrate with us, Parenting, Things To Do

    October is an exciting month for all! It marks the start of long walks in warm clothes, delicious recipes and all things spooky. However you enjoy spending your time during the autumn months, we’re sure to have something you’ll love or perhaps a new tradition for you to try out. Here’s our list of what we’re looking forward to in October and why it’s important to take time to enjoy this delightfully spooky season. 

    Autumnal activities

     

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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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  • Reasons to love My 1st Years

    August 29, 2021Behind The Scenes

    To our wonderful customers, please allow us to re-introduce ourselves … 

    It’s been a tricky few months for us but we are eternally grateful for all the love and support that you have shown us through this difficult time. While we get ready to reopen, we wanted to remind you of all the reasons to love My 1st Years. 

    100’s of high quality gifts

    Our extensive list of gifts covers some of your favourites from beautiful bunnies to …

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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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  • Let’s get organised with Organised by Charlotte

    September 16, 2020Advice, How to, Lifestyle

    With all of the excitement of the new school year, September is a good time to really get organised. No matter how old we get, we can never quite shake that ‘1st day of school’ feeling, and we are certainly never too old to stop learning. Professional organiser and interior stylist Charlotte Sitton (@organisedbycharlotte) is here to share her expert tips for a tidier home (no matter how many toys they leave around the house!) 

    I …

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