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Issue 93 : July 2012

The school holidays are nearly upon us, when many activities 
cease for the summer.  Help is at hand with holiday clubs 
though - see below for some ideas, and if you are running 
holiday sessions let us know.

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  - What's New at the Web Site?
  - Shopping Discount Codes
  - News and Events

What's New at the Under-Fives Web Site?

Free TinyTalk Baby Taster Sessions: Ashbourne and Matlock
  What does your baby have to say? Let them tell you. Free 
  taster sessions with Jemma in Ashbourne on Fri 3rd Aug, 
  Wed 8th Aug and Fri 7th Sept, and in Matlock on 
  Fri 3rd Aug, Fri 10th Aug and Fri 7th Sept.

YogaBugs Holiday Club
  Fun children's yoga at Gym and Tonic, Uttoxeter in August. 
  For children from 3 years old.

TinyTalk Baby Signing Summer Classes: Mackworth, Oakwood and Duffield
  Help your baby communicate before they can talk.  Classes 
  for newborn-2 year olds.  Each class lasts for an hour 
  with singing and signing plus social time afterwards for 
  mums, dads and carers to have a drink and a chat and the 
  babies to have a play.  Each week learn a few new signs 
  on a theme such as mealtime, family, animals or going to 
  the park then practise the signs as we sing along to well-
  known nursery rhymes.  Throughout August in Duffield, 
  Oakwood and Mackworth with Becci.

Shopping Discount Codes

Save money with these sales and vouchers...

Serenata Flowers - 10% discount code
   Use code mmC987ds when you checkout for 10% off. Plus, 
   many bouquets now reduced.
50% Off at Boden
   Spruce up your wardrobe with 50% off from Boden.

Wickes - 10% Off 
   Use code WKSAFFDE2 for 10% off until Sunday.
For more special offers see

News and Events

Please send announcements of future children's events to
Mayfield School Summer Fair
   14th July 2-4 with many games and activities for 
   little ones.

Kids Go Free on Peak Rail's Steam Trains
   On weekends in July each child can travel free on Peak Railís 
   trains when accompanied by a fare paying adult. Trains operate 
   between Rowsley South and Matlock. For full details see 

Saving Childcare Costs
   Money-Saving Expert have a good article on saving childcare 
   costs covering free childcare for 3-4 year olds, childcare 
   vouchers and childcare tax credits. 

Talk To Your Baby tips for parents
   The National Literacy Trust has launched a new hints and 
   tip sheet for parents called 'Change & Chat' to promote 
   talk and communication at nappy times, a crucial 
   opportunity for early talk. 
Number of mothers over 40 trebles in two decades
   The number of women giving birth in their forties has 
   trebled in past two decades, with surge in older 
   mothers last year, official figures show.

Autumn babies more likely to hit 100
   Good news for autumn babies: those born between September 
   and November are more likely to live to 100 than those born 
   in other months of the year. At least that was the case if 
   you were born a hundred years ago.

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