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  • Top Ten Books Christmas 2017

    By admin on November 16, 2017
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    Our super sweet, My Book of Nursery Rhymes, has hit the Christmas Charts for 2017! Selected by the Independent  in this year’s Ten Best Personalised Children’s Books. In at this year’s number five, they loved the brightly coloured illustrations and personalised poems based on a child’s name. Making it an ideal first Christmas gift! We think it is definitely number

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  • The Perfect Christening Gift

    By admin on September 6, 2016
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    The really special thing about this book, which makes it very different from other traditional Nursery Rhyme Books, is the brand new and modern personalised poems which use the name of the child.

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  • The Boy Monk Nongkorn & Little Bindee the Stork

    By admin on June 1, 2016
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    My Given Name created a special personalised book for the boy monk Nongkorn. We sent it 6,000 miles to his home at the temple of Wat Pa Maneekan. . Heading north west from Bangkok along the Chao Phraya River you reach the province of Nonthaburi. Here, in a small sub district called Bang Kruai, you will find the temple of Wat

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  • Importance of Rhyming to help kids read

    By admin on March 3, 2016
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    Rhyming books can be great fun for children and actually great fun for parents to read. Perhaps less obvious are the great benefits to early reading skills and literacy. A number of studies confirm this benefit and indicate that knowledge of rhymes help children progress in reading once they start school. Rhyming will help young children notice the sounds that words

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  • Teaching children the joy of giving this Christmas

    By admin on December 8, 2015
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    It is a fantastic thing to watch the joy of your children opening their gifts at Christmas. To see the delight in their little faces as they open each gift and find the special presents they have been waiting for months. They have discovered the joy in receiving, but should we also teach them the joy and warmth of giving

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  • Get ready for a White Christmas!

    By admin on December 8, 2015
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    We can’t always guarantee the snow will fall on Christmas Day – in fact it was Christmas 2010 when we last had a good snow coverage in the UK. But for many of us having that snowy feeling is always synonymous with a Christmassy feeling. Here is our guide to bringing that snowy feeling to your Christmas in 2015 whether

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  • The Amazing Personalised Christmas Gift Guide for Babies and Toddlers

    By admin on November 30, 2015
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    With so many amazing personalised gifts being available online now, we thought we would help find those very special gifts for you and cut out some of the click work. We spent hours scouring through two of the very best personalised gift sites; Notonthehighstreet.com and Gettingpersonal.co.uk, who between them, have literally thousands of gifts available with fast turnaround times meaning guaranteed

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  • Children develop their own life story – help make it a positive one . . .

    By admin on October 23, 2015
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    Maybe your own child is about to start nursery school for the first time or has a potentially stressful experience ahead of them? How can we as parents influence their feelings and help them transition to feel more at ease? How do we equip them better for life experiences and social interaction ahead? Some ten years ago before I even

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  • Unusual baby & toddler names of 2015

    By admin on October 12, 2015
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    At MGN we are in a great position to see trends in children’s names for 2015. We get hundreds of parents online everyday creating our personalised books for their little ones. Our book requires the first name to be entered in order to personalise and customise the story inside. So here are some of the more unusual names that are making multiple

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  • Bringing Colour to a Baby’s Room

    By admin on October 8, 2015
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    We just love bright colours at MGN, and naturally our Children’s wallpaper mural was always going to be a mass of bright colour stimuli. But when it comes to babies and their development of good vision, then bright colours are not the whole story – and it’s really fascinating to discover more.     As a parent myself I never

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