January is never an easy month: it’s still dark, it’s getting colder and this year we are spending even more time at home indoors. While there is a lot of pressure on us to be more active and make big lifestyle changes, this year a little self care can go a long way. Stress levels are high and moods are low, we could all do with a duvet day (or week…) So, round up your …
May 21, 2020Advice, Food & Drink, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do
This week, we’re bringing you our top tips to enjoy the outdoors indoors with a picnic at home. Lockdown is still in action and unfortunately many of us don’t have access to our own outside space – but you can still enjoy your favourite spring activities at home! This bank holiday weekend, do something different with your extra time and follow these 5 easy ideas to enjoy the perfect picnic at home.
1 – Make some …
May 19, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do
Lockdown is dragging on and kids arehome all day; the prospect of little ones being reunited with their friends feels increasingly distant. Don’t despair – there are still ways you can help your children stay connected. Thanks to the magic of modern technology, it’s easier than you might think to organise a playdate online and give your kids a chance to laugh, play and hang out with their favourite little people.
1. Choose your platform
For 1 on …
May 12, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do
Between us, how are you finding having the whole family at home? With shops shut and delivery services reduced, it’s not easy to find new ways to entertain the kids. With days rolling into weeks, it’s time to get crafty and make some playdough!
If you’ve been lucky enough to get hold of some flour then we have a surprisingly simple idea for you. Keep little hands busy and out of trouble with some homemade playdough. …
May 5, 2020Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do
If you’re having trouble thinking up new ideas to entertain your little ones, we’ve got you covered. To keep your kids busy during lockdown, we’ve designed these easy-to-use activity dice. These dice can be printed, coloured in and stuck together to provide hours of fun at home.
To use, simply:
Print off the dice on A4 paper.
Cut out around the outline of the template.
Colour in the squares in your favourite colours.
Fold along each line and glue the …
The celebration experts at Ginger Ray are here to give you their top tips for hosting your own eco-friendly Baby Shower.
With everything that’s going on in the world, we’re all trying to be a little more eco-conscious with our celebrations. If you are thinking of hosting an eco-friendly baby shower but want a few tips and tricks, keep reading! While throwing an environmentally friendly party may require a little more thought and effort, …
April 27, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do
These days it’s more important than ever to be kind but it can feel harder than ever to pay this kindness forward. Whereas a couple of months ago you could have bought a friend a coffee or perhaps a slice of cake for someone behind you in a cafe queue, as we stay home our opportunities to be generous feel ever more limited.
What does it mean to pay it forward?
To put it simply, paying it …
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 …