Ask any expectant parent what the best part of preparing for a new baby is and they are sure to mention the nursery. This is where your instinctive need to nest really comes into its own. You want to create a cosy environment where your new arrival will feel safe and soothed and with so many magazines, blogs and Pinterest boards dedicated to decor, the choices can be overwhelming. While it can be tempting to …
July 31, 2020Advice, How to, Parenting, Uncategorised
Written by: Baby Sleep Expert Jo Tantum, on behalf of Purflo
The safest most secure place for your baby was inside your womb. All cosy and tucked up , they were the soft sides of the womb all around them. It’s no wonder then that when your baby is born they can be very unsettled unless they are in your arms. And as much as we would love to spend all day and night …
June 26, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life
Meet Jo Tantum, Purflo’s resident sleep expert! Paediatric Sleep Consultant Jo Tantum, a previous Purflo customer herself and Mum of 1, has been working with babies and parents across the globe for more than 30 years. Jo was a key speaker at ‘The Baby Show’ for 7 years and a Sleep Expert for Prima Baby Magazine for 8 years. She has also appeared on GMTV, Richard and Judy, ITN news and was …
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 …
April 6, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do
Now that nurseries and schools have closed, you’ve got the kids to look after and most of us are working from home, ‘normal life’ can feel very far away. As hard as it may seem, developing and maintaining a routine for your family is more important than ever. Children thrive in a routine and guidance from UNICEF recommends that parents and children find the middle ground with a flexible but consistent daily routine to keep …
As much as we love the warmer weather and sunny holidays there is nothing worse than a sleepless night, tossing and turning in the heat. The only thing worse than struggling to sleep in the sticky weather is managing to sleep but being woken by a hot and bothered baby! That’s why we have created a guide to help your baby sleep in the summer, to take the pressure and worry off you.
If you feel …
January 26, 2018Advice, How to, Lifestyle, Parenting
In their early years, seeing your little one develop and hit new milestones is one of the most rewarding perks of parenthood. If there’s one particular moment new parents often can’t wait for, it’s the experience of their little one sleeping through the night. Not only does this mean you can finally catch more precious hours of snooze yourselves, it indicates that your little one is developing important skills such as self-soothing.
As with most infant …