Little Lasts

The idea of our kids doing anything for the last time induces a feeling of nostalgia. But they were so CUTE! we squeal. However there’s a large dose of rose tinting going on. Here are some things most parents are rather glad to leave behind… Plane journeys with infants. (there’s one screaming on here now

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“Just for today” a poem by Nicky

“This is a poem for my 4-year old son, Conor. I wrote this after looking at two pictures – one of him trying on his new school uniform, and another just after he was born. It made me think about how I rush him about instead of enjoying all the little moments. Life is fast,

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Babies & sleep….

… some tales of woe from the LF team (and a few tips) When your baby will STTN (sleep through the night) can literally become an obsession. As the months go on and the time when you went to bed in the evening and got up in the morning recedes in your memory, the sleep

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Top 10 essentials to take on holiday with a baby

Today on the Little Firsts blog we are chuffed to have a post from our lovely friends over at www.babylists.co.uk – the best place to go to ensure you have just what you need and no more when buying for your little ones. Never write your own list again! Holidays have a whole new meaning

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Funnies

If we had a tenner for every time our kids came out with a corker we’d definitely be millionaires. They seem to have an innate ability to say stuff at the most embarrassing moments, usually in front of strangers. And that’s just the stuff we actually hear about. I go hot and cold when I think about

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What’s the best age to start a family?

We’ve just done our First Little poll to get insights into the ages that mothers are now giving birth. This issue continues to get column inches – earlier this month it was announced with huge controversy that a grandma has given birth to IVF triplets! In contrast, recently a study showed that the probability of

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To buy or not to buy (baby stuff) – that is the question!

  We have 14 kids between us in the Little First team, and we have not stopped yet! (Well some of us haven’t, most of us are done). Between us we’ve bought a hell of a lot of baby stuff over the years. What passes the LF team test in terms of what you actually

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Milestones and Moments

It seems an age to me that I held my baby son Sam in my arms for the first time. He was VERY late, (according to the doctors at least), but that might be his laid back personality. As I do not possess a laid back personality (!) I did not enjoy being kept waiting

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First Little Competition for Little Firsts!

#COMPETITION TIME! Hi all,  With Easter coming up we thought it would be lovely to do a “little” giveaway on Facebook! So we shall be giving away a box of 30 M&S Easter Eggs. It’s really simple to enter, all you need to do is: 1. Like the Little Firsts Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/littlefirsts/ 2.

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New childhood memory app launches today for iPhone users!

From all the team at Node, we’re delighted to announce that our Little Firsts app is finally born. The brainchild of two siblings, with the backing of a team with 13 kids, Little Firsts is a really simple app that allows busy parents to capture all the special “firsts” and random actions and words that

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Introducing the Little Firsts team!

At Little Firsts most of us are parents (plus two from the dev side who have had to buy into the idea that first blinks must be recorded for ever more!). Between us, we’ve notched up 14 kids and counting (little Lyla was born just last month). We’re rather gender-biased for some reason – 9

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