• How to raise your children as 1st Friends!

    February 7, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    The bond between siblings is a love like no other but DNA isn’t always enough to guarantee a friendship. Siblings grow up together and share experiences and memories that they don’t have with anyone else. Theirs can be the longest relationship and first real friendship in your child’s life. As a parent, you want to do everything you can to help your children grow up happy so we’ve rounded up some top tips to help …

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    Perfect Gifts for Newborn Babies

    February 1, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, New Collections, Uncategorised

    Babies are a precious gift so it’s important to get the right thing to mark their arrival. While it can be overwhelming trying to decide exactly what to buy (do they really need another baby-grow?), the most important part of any gift is the love with which it’s given. If the New Year has brought a new baby into your life, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve handpicked a selection of gifts to help …

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  • New Year Goals for your Kids

    January 25, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Lifestyle, Parenting, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    Every time the New Year rolls around, we make lists of resolutions that we never keep. In fact, last week marked ‘Quitter’s Day’ when people are most likely to give them up altogether. As a parent, we know that your children are your priority; if motivation to keep to your own resolutions is faltering, take a look at the milestones your child can reach this year and focus on reaching these goals as a family. 

    To make …

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  • How to choose an age-appropriate children’s gift

    April 11, 2019Celebrate with us, Gift Inspiration, Gifts

    We’ve all been there. You get invited to your little nephew’s birthday party and panic when you realise you have no idea what gift to bring. Finding the perfect present to suit their age can be hard and even parents can struggle at times. To avoid this reaction, we’re here to take the guesswork out of it with a helpful breakdown of gifts for every age. You’ll surely become their new favourite auntie or uncle …

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    5 Moments to Celebrate in Baby’s First Year

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations

    So much happens in the first year of Baby’s life. Okay, yes, when you have kids, there’s always a lot happening, every single day. But that first year is an especially magical time when Baby transforms completely before your eyes. It’s a short 12 months, full of precious memories you’ll hold on to forever.

    How does it make sense, then, to have the first celebration after a whole year? Here at My 1st Years, we firmly …

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    Flowers for Baby’s Momentous Occasions | With Freddie’s Flowers

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Gifts

    No special occasion should be without flowers. There really is a flower for every occasion. Recently becoming a dad to my son Jesse, I am becoming an expert in what flowers are perfect for his big days.

    Perfect for a baby shower

    Starting with the perfect flowers for the perfect baby shower. In recent years baby showers have become more popular in England and have travelled across the pond as another excuse to have a party and …

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    5 Surprising Things You Learn When Your Friend Has a Baby

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us

    So your friend is having a baby! Perhaps she’s the first one in your group to get pregnant, or maybe she’s your closest BFF. Once the initial excitement wears off you find yourself wondering, how will things change?

    It can all be a bit scary when you have no idea what to expect. My 1st Years is here to help! Check out our guide to surprising things you learn when your friend has a baby. If …

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    7 Ways to Help Your Friend Who Has Just Had a Baby

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us

    When a close friend has a baby, you want to support them in any way possible. Even if you’ve never had kids of your own, you can still imagine just how exhausting and overwhelming it must be. But if you’ve never had kids of your own, you might be a bit unsure about the best way to help.

    If we’re unsure, we tend to react by avoiding. You might tell yourself that what your friend truly …

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