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    First Day of School Essentials

    August 22, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    If your little one is about to start school then My 1st Years has all the first day of school essentials you’ll need. We know how overwhelming it can be when your child first starts school or pre-school, suddenly your little shadow is seeing more of their teacher than you, so if you’ve not yet been able to bring yourself to buying those all important must-haves , we have a fabulous selection all personalised so you don’t …

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    What to Buy for a Christening Gift?

    August 21, 2018Celebrate with us, Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, Uncategorised

    Being invited to a little one’s Christening or naming ceremony is such a special privilege. It’s likely to be the first special day in their life, and it introduces their relationship with god. Many of us want to gift the baby a heartfelt keepsake, but it can be difficult to know what to buy for a christening gift. My 1st Years has a huge selection of personalised gifts perfect for christenings, naming ceremonies and all other special occasions.

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    Bags of style | The perfect backpack for back to school

    August 9, 2018Gift Inspiration, New Collections, Uncategorised

    It feels like the summer holidays have just begun, yet we are already thinking about their 1st day back at school and making sure we have everything organised. After the essentials of uniform and shoes, it’s time to get down to the fun stuff and looking for backpacks for back to school. Picking the right backpack is essential and our bags are perfect for pre-schoolers and infants alike, not only that but with so many quirky …

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    What to Gift A Summer Baby

    August 3, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    The saying goes, “the littlest people, are the hardest to buy for”… well it doesn’t exactly but it should because it’s true! Whilst stores are filled to the brim with gift options for newborns, knowing how to navigate what can seem like endless rows of infant products is overwhelming and can oft times prove very stressful. In warm weather months, this is made even more difficult as the heat can render a huge selection of traditional gifts inappropriate – …

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    The Top 10 Gifts for Children with Summer Birthdays

    July 16, 2018Celebrate with us, Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Gifts

    What to buy children for their birthday is always a tough choice, with new crazes, characters and toys coming out everyday it’s impossible to pick the perfect gift for children. Here at My 1st Years we consider ourselves to be experts in gifts for children and with summer underway we have complied the top 10 gifts for children with summer birthdays. We believe to sticking with traditional toys, keepsakes and clothing that parents and little …

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    Meet our Woodland Family

    July 11, 2018Gift Inspiration, New Collections, Uncategorised

    When you think back to childhood there is always that special soft toy that played a big part and was incredibly special during those first years. That soft that toy sat at the end of your bed waiting to hear about school, cuddled you when you were sad and let you dress him up in all sorts of ridiculous outfits just for a make-believe tea party or show. Here at My 1st Years we understand …

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    My 1st Years’ Staff Top Picks of the Summer Sale

    June 21, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    The summer sale is upon us, and with so many amazing items to choose from it can be difficult to decide which items are the best! Often with sale periods we can end up purchasing things we don’t really love, but the My 1st Years summer sale is the perfect time to buy gifts for upcoming children’s birthdays, christenings or (if you’re super organised) even Christmas! But if you still need a little guidance as …

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    THINGS TO DO THIS FATHER’S DAY

    June 8, 2018Gift Inspiration, Lifestyle, Things To Do

    It’s a well known fact that Dads are nearly impossible to buy for. Unlike Mums, with their often lengthy, varied and detailed list of dream purchases, Dads don’t want very much and (no matter how much you plead) will tell you this, every time a special occasion rolls around! Dads generally don’t do pampering or indulgences and in those rare, rare moments when they’re actually interested in getting something new, Dads will just get it …

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