• Clean and Tidy: Bath Toy Storage Ideas

    November 10, 2022Advice, How to, Parenting

    Rubber duckies, sailing boats and bath books — your bathroom is full to bursting with adorable bath toys! But what are you meant to do with them once bathtime is over?

    While it can be tempting to leave their toys in the bath (and, if we’re honest, there are times when we give into that temptation), tidying them away once they’re done having a splash gives you your bathroom back and allows the toys to dry …

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  • What to do if your baby hates the car seat

    October 11, 2022Advice, Parenting

    Some tots love feeling comfortable and secure in their car seats. For others, getting settled in for a car journey will be a constant battle.

    As a parent, listening to your child cry or squirm around in their seat can be heartbreaking, not to mention super distracting when you’re trying to concentrate on the road. Sadly, supermarket runs and trips to see grandparents can’t always be avoided.

    So, what can you do when your baby hates the …

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  • How to clean wooden toys

    October 7, 2022Advice, How to, Information, Parenting

    There are few things tots love more than toys. They’re not only fun to play with but are an important part of their development! But as little ones explore through taste and texture, your child’s favourite toys will likely end up in their mouth.

    Toys have a habit of finding their way onto the floor, under sofas and into the garden. Putting two and two together, it’s clear why their toys must be kept clean.

    Plastic toys …

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  • How to Store Soft, Cuddly Toys

    October 6, 2022Advice, How to, Information

    Teddy bears, cute dolls, plush puppies and snuggly tigers… their playroom is bursting at the seams with soft, cuddly toys! Toys are a big part of your little one’s life, keeping them safe from monsters and joining them on fun adventures, so it’s no surprise your home is full of them.

    But more toys also means more clutter. As they have more birthdays and special occasions, the amount of cuddly toys will only increase in number. …

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    Top tips for a tidy nursery

    February 1, 2022How to, Lifestyle, New Collections

    Spring may be on its way out, but the need to clean feels never-ending. Whether you are expecting your first baby or forever picking up after your toddler, finding the right storage solution can make all the difference to the space you share with your family. For easy inspiration, we’ve rounded up our favourite products that avoid mess and control clutter.

    Go for simple storage bags

    Personalised Grey Spot Storage BagPersonalised Pink Spot Storage BagPersonalised Blue Storage …

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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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  • The benefits of play (and the best toys to use!)

    February 17, 2021Parenting, Things To Do

    With schools, nurseries and workplaces mostly closed, parents may be feeling a lot of pressure to keep their children entertained at home. For most of us, home-schooling our children is a challenge, one that feels especially intimidating at the moment. Luckily for little ones, playtime at home can provide a lot of the same educational fun as your toddler’s most-missed nursery activities – all you need is a few of their favourite toys. So, if …

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  • The personalised Christmas gifts to shop now, according to My 1st Years staff

    December 9, 2020Celebrate with us, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, Meet The Team

    ‘Tis the season for giving, but how do you find the perfect gift? This year, it really is the thought that counts and at My 1st Years, we know just how much a personalised gift can mean. Our team members are here to share what they’re shopping for their own little ones and hopefully inspire you to find the right present for yours this Christmas. 

    Chris, Videographer & Photographer. 

    AKA, Dad to Holly. 

    “Holly has already begun …

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