What we used to expect: Was it all smoking on the maternity ward and Guinness on prescription? In a trip down memory lane, Mumsnetters and their mums talk about what it was like being pregnant in the 1970s.
A new version of the national curriculum comes into effect this September, dictating what children in English state schools learn, and when. Find out what the changes mean for your child at each key stage.
Preparing for the first day of school? Whether it's the first time ever, a move to a new school or simply getting back into your morning routine again after the long summer holidays, we've got you covered.
Wondering how to fill the longfinal stretch of the school holidays? We've got plenty of fun ideas for keeping little hands occupied. Try some of our bloggers' craft activities and other tips for entertaining kids both indoors and out.
Local: From a walk around the old city walls to a night at the theatre or family trip to Peppa Pig World, explore bustling Southampton with our Local editor's tips on must-visit places and hidden gems for first time visitors and locals alike.
Guest post: Ellie Stoneleywas left feeling guilty and inadequate after struggling to breastfeed before her baby was diagnosed with tongue-tie. She asks why there is not more awareness and support around the condition.
The Fair Fight by Anna Freeman is a raucous, intoxicating tale of courage, reinvention and fighting your way to the top. Hector Trogg's Perfect World is the story of a daydreaming schoolboy, packed with accident and adventure. We've got 50 copies of each to give away.
Travel: What do bath mats, glowsticks and frozen wine have in common? They're all essential if you're planning a camping trip. Mumsnetters show us how family camping should be done with their list of tricks.
Visit the British Museum for a special exhibition view of Ancient Lives, New Discoveries on Tuesday 9 September. The session is exclusively for mummies - and daddies and carers! - with babies and children of all ages welcome.
Covering up child abuse is not currently a crime in the UK. Avaaz is campaigning to change that, by supporting proposals for a new law which could make it mandatory for schools, hospitals and other instutitions to report suspicions of child abuse.
Wondering whether to test? Take a look at the most common signs and symptoms of pregnancy - from sore breasts to weeping over TV adverts - and if you're still not sure, mull it over on our Pregnancy Talk board.