The Newsletter on the Under-Fives
Issue 129 : November 2015
Welcome to November's newsletter. Some vouchers for you below in case you missed the black Friday rush.
- What's New for the Under-Fives?
- Shopping Vouchers
- Events for Under-Fives
- Pregnancy and Under-Fives News
They just keep coming. Even more activities for
you to do with your little ones. Educational fun for children and meet
other mothers, fathers and carers.
Black Friday is gone but there are still offers and vouchers around. Here are some that might interest you - more at our offers page.
Buy any two products at
the Body Shop and get 40% off. Great for stocking fillers. Use code 14673
until 6 December. They also have a Bundle Offer for £41.80 instead of
the normal £104.
Redeem code at the Body Shop
30% Off everything at
Boden, plus free delivery and returns.
Go to Boden
From now until
Christmas Thorntons has a deal of the day, but you can also get 5% off any
purchase with code XMAF5.
Go to Thorntons
babies. 30% off everything with code BLACK30 until Monday 30th November.
A gift that keeps being given: save over 50% on Practical Parenting and Pregnancy, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Elle, etc.
E-mail your event to email@example.com.
Magical Christmas at Thomasland
Thomas Land is full of activity as the engines
prepare for Christmas. With over 21 rides and attractions to enjoy,
spectacular decorations, festive music and we guarantee it will snow at
least 3 times a day. Drayton Manor Park, Nr. Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78
3TW. Fri to Mon through November and December.
Santa's Winter Wonderland
Santa's returning to the SnowDome this year with his
magical Winter Wonderland in the snow. As well as his reindeer he'll be
bringing all of his friends for some serious festive fun the weather cannot
spoil. SnowDome, Leisure Island, River Drive, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79
7ND. To 31 December.
Waterside Winter Wonderland at Conkers
Waterside Christmas Winter Wonderland is back again.
Arrive at Waterside where Santa’s chief elf and his team of elves
will lead you through the enchanted forest and the valley of Christmas
lights to Santa's woodland grotto. Conkers, Rawdon Road, Moira,
Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 6GA
Santa Specials at Foxfield Steam Railway
Children meet Santa Claus and receive quality
presents. Weekends in December.
Christmas with Mr Toad at Chatsworth
With the lower floors of the house transformed into
scenes loosely based on Kenneth Grahame's much-loved classic Wind in the
Willows, the Painted hall serves beautifully as the Baronial Toad Hall
dressed with sumptuous garlands and a magnificent Christmas tree while the
house itself is generously decorated with festive flowers and giant
Christmas trees throughout. Until January.
Fussy baby? Research shows singing works better than talking
When it comes to keeping your baby calm, a song does
a much better job than speech, says a new study. Singing to infants delays
the onset of distress by twice as long as talking to them.
To reduce risk of infant death, shed excess pounds before becoming pregnant
Achieving a healthy weight before becoming pregnant
and gaining an appropriate amount of weight during pregnancy significantly
reduce the risk of the baby dying in his or her first year of life,
according to new research
Infant mental health: Giving children the best head start
The first 1,000 days are vital, so infants must get
the best care at this stage of their life
Robot language tutors to get kids up to speed before school
It's hard enough coping in a new country, let alone a
new language, which is why robots are set to help immigrant children gain
the skills they need to start school.
Why Are Crib Bumpers Unsafe?
A new study has confirmed that crib bumpers are more
dangerous than they seem. When a baby's nose and mouth is covered by a
bumper, the infant can suffocate when his or her airway becomes blocked, or
from breathing oxygen-depleted air.
Breast-Feeding Is Good for Mothers, Not Just Babies, Studies Suggest
Breast-feeding may help protect women from a
particularly vicious type of breast cancer, and may act as a sort of reset
button for metabolism after pregnancy, helping women who had gestational
diabetes avoid becoming lifelong diabetics.
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