• Picnic at home in 5 easy steps!

    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 …

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  • Keep up your kids’ playdate during lockdown

    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 …

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  • How to make playdough at home

    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. …

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  • Printable Activity Dice to keep kids happy at home

    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 …

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  • How to host an eco-friendly baby shower

    May 1, 2020Uncategorised

    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, …

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  • How to pay it forward during lockdown

    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 …

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  • Shop essential items your baby needs from My 1st Years

    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 …

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  • Make your own printable mask!

    April 7, 2020How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Things To Do

    Congratulations to all of you reading, you’ve made it through to week 3 of national lockdown! If you’ve watched every episode of Paw Patrol and baked enough banana bread to feed a small army, we’re here to help. It’s not easy keeping your little ones entertained indoors, so let us bring the adventure of the outdoors into your living room. We have designed a range of super-cute masks to inspire you and your family to get …

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