Issue 48 : July 2008
********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 48 : July 2008 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* Welcome to the July issue of the newsletter. We now have over 1000 subscribers: thank you all. I hope you find the newsletter useful, but should you wish to cancel your subscription you may do so at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Special Offers - News and Events ___________________________________________________________ What's New at the Web Site? --------------------------- Childminders More childminders are now listed at http://www.under-fives.org/childminder.html :ADVERT:_________________________________________________ Ethical Kidz: http://www.ethicalkidz.co.uk/ Ethically sourced and environmentally friendly play equipment, garden furniture, toys, gifts, books, clothes, bedding and toiletries for children. "Ethical, fairtrade, organic, sustainable, biodegradeable, active play, imaginative play, learning fun". Go to http://www.ethicalkidz.co.uk/ __________________________________________________:ADVERT: ___________________________________________________________ Special Offers and Discount Codes --------------------------------- Here are the on-line retailers who this week have made discount codes and special offers available to Under-Fives readers. Marks and Spencer: 5 pounds off and free delivery Three for the price of two on school uniforms, 60% off Per Una and 30% off selected lingerie. Plus, there is free delivery when you spend 30 pounds with our code FREEDELV and £5 off when you spend more than 50 pounds online, with the code WEBS9AW1. 10% Off at Avon with our coupon Get 10% off when you spend 20 pounds at Avon. Just enter coupon code ATD at the checkout. Plus: Free Beauty Bonus when you spend 15 pounds on Anew anti-ageing (Worth 32 pounds); Buy 1 and choose 1 for a pound on Sun Protection. These offers are available until 16 July. The Body Shop: 50% Off and Save £5 on Skincare For many half price goods at the Body Shop, and £5 off when you spend skincare products when you spend £20 online. White Company: 50% Off Up to 50% off bed linen, great children's clothes and gifts. Boden: 10% Off and Free Delivery Spruce up your summer wardrobe with a mighty array of bright and beachy clothes from Boden. With 10% off everything and free delivery. For more special offers see http://www.under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- Henry Prince Summer Fair Saturday 5th July, 12-2 pm. All welcome for: face painting, barbeque, toy stall, competitions, plant stall (plants from 50p), cake stall, tombola... Ashbourne Road, Mayfield, nr Ashbourne, DE6 2LB. http://www.studholme.net/fete.html Holiday Activities Bumpi's Derby has put together a programme of events over the summer to keep the kids entertained. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10.30 - 11.30, from 25 July to 1 September. firstname.lastname@example.org Phonics increase confidence A short survey among schools by Ofsted is reported by the Department for Children, Schools and Families to have found that the use of systematic phonics programmes had “raised schools’ expectations of how quickly and well children could learn to read and write”. http://www.thebookseller.com/ Dummy use link to ear infections Parents should avoid using a dummy in infants who are prone to ear infections, research suggests. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7463911.stm Antenatal blues 'hit development' Women who are depressed during pregnancy can have babies who develop more slowly than their peers, a UK study suggests. Postnatal depression is known to cause this, but the researchers say antenatal depression can have its own impact. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7476192.stm :ADVERT:_________________________________________________ Think you may have antenatal or postnatal illness? The support and help you need is at the PNI-UK web site - http://www.pni-uk.com/ PNI-UK: Registered Charity 1105767. __________________________________________________:ADVERT: If you would like to read this news as it happens, without waiting for this newsletter, then grab our newsfeed from http://www.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 jillstudholme.com , 2008 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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