Have you heard of the Bullet Journal? It might just change your life

Talk: “It's only been a couple of days since I started my journal, but I can already see that it's going to revolutionise my ability to be organised.” Introducing the Bullet Journal, the latest keep-it-together tool for professional plate spinners – here's why MNers are on board.


Zika virus: first case in Europe

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In the news: A pregnant woman in Spain has been diagnosed with the mosquito-borne virus, which has been linked to birth defects – here's what you need to know.

The KonMari method: what you need to know

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Lifestyle: ​Japanese author Marie Kondo's ruthless decluttering and organisation system (keep what 'sparks joy', chuck the rest, and assign a home for everything that's left) is THE way to get your house in order in 2016.



Serve up perfect Yorkshire puddings this Sunday

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Food: This weekend it's Yorkshire Pudding Day! Desperate for a foolproof recipe that'll turn your puds into “puffed-up, airy beauties”, every time? Look no further.

"Infertility brought us heartache - egg donation is bringing us hope"

Victoria Welton

Guest post: Mumsnet Blogger Victoria Welton has chosen to use an overseas egg donor after years of feeling guilty about her secondary infertility.

  




The books every child should read

Books: Which stories do your kids ask for again and again? We've come up with a shortlist of the most popular children's books – now vote for your all-time favourite.

Mumsnet Swears By

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Swears By: “They are so comfortable and warm and I wear them for a couple of hours a day”: discover the products we can't live without this February.



Film of the Month: Spotlight

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Film: Our February Film of the Month is Spotlight, based on the true story of how the Boston Globe newspaper uncovered a child abuse scandal that shook the Catholic Church to its foundations.

Mozart for babies? Try MMMBop instead

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Guest post: Introducing children to music can (and should) be about more than endless renditions of Wind the Bobbin Up. Author Jude Rogers shares the secrets of instilling musical appreciation in little ones.



The tired parents: catch up with the latest

Video: If you're seriously exhausted, these two feel your pain. This week, just who was 'on duty' when one of the children caught a cold? Catch up with this brilliant new animation series now.

Win a Zumba goodie bag - Q&A with Zumba creator Beto Perez

Zumba Beto Perez competition

Competition: Longing to try it but just not sure what it's like? Zumba founder Beto Perez answers all of your burning questions. Plus, win a Zumba goodie bag worth £150!



How to cope with divorce in later life

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Gransnet: Divorce amongst the over 60s has been rising steadily since the 1990s. Relate counsellor Barbara Bloomfield explains why this is happening – and what you can do if you find yourself in this situation.

St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance

Guest campaign: Baby CPR can be a frightening concept, so St John Ambulance have removed the fear factor and made it as easy as possible to learn.





Pregnancy calendar: week-by-week from conception to birth

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Week by week: From bundle of cells to bundle of joy, find out how your body and your baby are changing, in our calendar.



Potty training without panic

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Mumsnetters have heaps of advice on helping your toddler make the transition from nappies to pants with minimal stress.

Getting pregnant: advice and tips

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Chart your fertile dates with our ovulation calendar, try the tips on our advice pages, and talk to others in the same boat on our conception boards.