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    Our favourite childhood birthdays

    May 22, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Meet The Team

    Collecting seashells on the beach. Playing hide and seek in the back garden. Loading up the car for your summer family road trip. We all love to reminisce about our fondest childhood memories. Back when life seemed simple and carefree and your biggest worry was deciding which cartoons to watch after school.

    Here at My 1st Years, we love sharing stories about the good old days and with all of our special occasion gifts on offer, we’ve …

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    Christmas Photoshoot with Rays of Sunshine | My 1st Years

    November 13, 2018Behind The Scenes, Photoshoots, Uncategorised

    Christmas is a time for giving and here at My 1st Years we are passionate about giving! Although usually for us that means telling you all about the most precious personalised gifts, today we would like to show you the work we have been doing with our charity partner Rays of Sunshine.

    Rays of Sunshine are an amazing charity who grant wishes for children living with serious or life limiting illnesses, giving these children and their …

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    How to Swaddle your Baby (VIDEO)

    September 5, 2018Events, How to, Lifestyle, Parenting

    Swaddling seems to be a buzzword at the moment, but it isn’t a new tradition in fact it’s centuries old. The reason we tend to wrap babies in this way is to ensure they stay warm, secure and comfortable, replicating the pressure of the womb. The act of swaddling doesn’t come without controversy, but with many industry experts showing the link between swaddling and a good night’s sleep it is no wonder that many of us …

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    Highlights from our royal tea party!

    May 22, 2018Behind The Scenes, Events, Uncategorised

    It’s been nearly three days on, and we at My 1st Years HQ are still basking in the glow of last week’s royal festivities! Not only did we love watching the magic of the royal wedding unfold (how cute were the little page boys and flower girls?!) but on Thursday we also hosted our very first My 1st Years royal tea party… and well, what a party it was!

    Held at the prestigious Lanesborough …

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    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OUR NEW HAND-DRAWN PRINTS

    February 9, 2018Behind The Scenes, New Collections, Uncategorised

    It may sound strange, but here at My 1st Years we were a little sad to see January go. Despite blue Monday and the late icy snap, the first month of the year was very exciting for us at HQ – mostly because our new season collection launched! A combination of delicate pastels and striking prints, this new collection features everything from sleepwear to soft toys. Crafted using ultra soft cottons, each piece of clothing …

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    How to Plan The Perfect 1st Birthday Party with Les Enfants

    February 2, 2018Behind The Scenes, Celebrate with us, Events, Lifestyle, Party

    Written by The Kate Burnett, Director, Les Enfants 

    First Birthday Celebrations

    Birthdays are meant for celebrating and in particular a first birthday is a special milestone. As parents our lives are changed beyond recognition from the moment we welcome our children into the world and one year on our lives have been filled with so much joy, the first birthday is as much about us as it is our son or daughter.

    No matter what size celebration you …

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    Make Christmas Magical | Watch The Ad

    November 16, 2017Behind The Scenes, Uncategorised

    Here at My 1st Years we believe that Christmas is the most magical time of the year, which is why we have launched our #MakeXmasMagical campaign. A gift from My 1st Years is a gift that shows thought and love for special little ones… As it has their name on, so it’s just for them. Whether you’re looking for keepsakes to create the most magical first Christmas or toys that’ll put a twinkle in their …

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    Our Work With Charity, Rays of Sunshine

    October 30, 2017Events, Lifestyle, Meet The Team, Uncategorised

    Working with charity is something we’ve always been passionate about, that’s why earlier this year we teamed up with British Children’s charity, Rays of Sunshine. We are in awe of the inspirational work Rays of Sunshine do with young children who have a life-limiting illness and we wanted to do what we could to help.

    With 49,000 children and young adults living in the UK with serious or life-limiting illnesses, Rays of Sunshine formed to grant magical wishes …

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