Issue 34 : May 07
********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 34 : May 2007 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* I hope you enjoy this month's newsletter. If you have any comments on it, or would like to recommend somewhere you have been with your children, please get in touch. To read previous issues, subscribe or cancel your subscription see http://under-fives.org/news.html Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Little Dippers - Special Offers - News and Events ___________________________________________________________ What's New at the Web Site? --------------------------- Jen's Childminding Service A registered childminder with vacancies for 3 months and upwards. Jen has 6 years experience of working with children of all ages and holds numerous qualifications. http://www.under-fives.org/childminder.html :ADVERT:_________________________________________________ Host Captain Tortue Children's Wear Parties at your playgroup, coffee morning, work place or home. A new range of French children's fashion from the age of 6 months. Unique prints and designs, unavailable anywhere else, at high street prices. Contact Shelly on 01298 73758 or see www.under-fives.org/services.html __________________________________________________:ADVERT: NCT Baby Toddler Group Bramshall Village Hall, Uttoxeter. Monday mornings. They invite you to come and have a chat whilst your toddler gets to run around and play in a safe enviroment. http://www.under-fives.org/playgroup.html NCT Bumps Babies The Friends Meeting House, Carter Street, Uttoxeter. Monday afternoons. For 'bumps' and children up to the age of 12 months. Go along for a cup of tea or to browse through the extensive library of books and information. http://www.under-fives.org/playgroup.html ___________________________________________________________ [Advertising Feature] Little Dippers - Inspirational Baby Swimming Classes ---------------------------------------------------- Did you know that newborn babies have a remarkable skill? If put underwater they'll open their eyes, hold their breath an in-built response known as the mammalian dive reflex, stops any water getting into their lungs. After only a year, this reflex is almost gone and any baby in water will cough and splutter, like the rest of us. Little Dippers is an inspirational training programme pioneered over the last ten years. Using the dive reflex, classes teach the youngest of children to not only enjoy and become confident in water but to equip them with skills that may one day save their lives. Introducing babies to swimming aids and improves babies and children's development- physical, intelligene, language, emotional and social. For more information on Little Dippers classes around Derbyshire, Staffordshire and the Midlands contact Felicity Westlake. Telephone 07886 592804, e-mail email@example.com or fill in the form at http://www.under-fives.org/littledippers/ ___________________________________________________________ Special Offers -------------- 20% Off at Cath Kidstone Save on Cath Kidston Star products. Offer valid until 21st May. Shop now for vintage inspired prints on clothing to homeware. http://tinyurl.com/2qw7m3 Save 17 Pounds on Charlie and Lola Boxset Get 17.99 off boxsets of Charlie and Lola DVDs from the BBC. http://www.anrdoezrs.net/email-1845710-8781337 Free Delivery from Marks and Spencer Marks and Spencer is offering free delivery when you spend £30 or more. Enter the code FREEDELV at checkout. With up to 30% off selected furniture, 3 for 2 on selected women's t-shirts and 20% off selected boys trousers. http://mands.at/jill?LID=News 3 Issues of Marie Claire for a pound Big savings on magazine subscriptions such as Vogue, and Glamour. Three issues of many magazines for a pound, including Marie Claire. http://magazinesubscriptionsshop.at/henryprince For more special offers see http://under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- To announce your event, or children related news here, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fill in the form at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html Announcements are free and reach our 657 subscribers. Plus the newsletters are available on the web site for our monthly 3500 visitors to read. East Staffordshire Storytelling Festival 12-26 May at locations around East Staffordshire including Stanton, Rolleston, Burton and Uttoxeter. A celebration of storytelling for all ages. http://www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk/ Baby toys 'no long-term benefit' Babies do not gain long-term benefits from having stimulating toys to play with, researchers claim. Toys and books had a major link to children's development at the time, but the Institute of Education found no significant future associations. The most important factor, especially for mothers with little education, was playing with and talking to their children. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/6601343.stm Breastfeeding may protect "older" mothers from cancer Women who delay pregnancy past their mid-twenties may reduce their risk of breast cancer later in life by breastfeeding their children, a new study suggests. http://www.newscientist.com/ Wi-fi laptop fears for children Computers with wireless internet should not be placed on children's laps, says the head of the government's committee on mobile phone safety research. He says children should keep a safe distance from the embedded antennas. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6602561.stm If you would like to read this news as it happens, without waiting for this newsletter, then grab our newsfeed from http://under-fives.org/newsfeed.html It's free and instantly updates you with the latest news and events via e-mail, your web site or any news feed reader. ___________________________________________________________ Copyright studholme.net, 2007 You are welcome to copy or forward any part of this newsletter, but please include this copyright notice and web address - http://www.under-fives.org/ Previous editions of this newsletter are archived at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html
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