"Long car journey, you say? Best I go to the toilet first, then."

...and other things you'll never hear come out of your child's mouth. Ah, but we can dream, can't we? Meanwhile, sometimes it's the things kids *do* say that have us flabbergasted.

Got a question for Miriam González Durántez?

Wechat: We're delighted that Miriam González Durántez - international trade lawyer and wife of Nick Clegg - will be joining us for a webchat tomorrow (Tuesday 21 April) at 11.30am.

Gone in 60 seconds: pizza faces

pizza face

Recipes: these smiley pizza faces take about as much time to make as they take to eat - a really easy after school snack.

MN miscarriage campaign win

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Great news: We've now got manifesto commitments on better miscarriage care from both Labour and the LibDems. Find out more about our Miscarriage Code of Care, and why it's desperately needed.

"What do you do when your child isn't included?"


Blog of the day: Diary of an Imperfect Mum's son is autistic, and birthday parties can be difficult to contend with. Here, she wonders how to help him face rejection, and wishes that autism awareness meant autism acceptance. 

Mumsnet Films premieres!

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Grab your popcorn and nab a front row seat at Mumsnet Films - the perfect place to find out about the latest releases, share your top cinema picks or get inspiration for what to watch next.

Tips on getting back into the workplace

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Workfest '15: Returning to work after time out with kids? Here's some sage advice on CVs and more from Mumsnetters who've been there, done that, and got the power suit.

Accessible housing crisis: "my home became my prison"

Guest post: Jade Hamnett - who was left sleeping on her sofa when her disability worsened - says councils must make building accessible housing a priority, and describes what it's like to be trapped in an unsuitable home. 

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


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

Baby names: Moon Unit or plain Jane?

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Naming baby: Stumped for monickers? Fending off in-law suggestions to name your child after Great Aunt Hildegard? You need our patented Baby Name Finder...

Win a Silver Cross Surf 2 travel system worth £700

Silver Cross Surf 2

Surf into spring with our April Review of the Month competition - write any nursery review this month and you'll be automatically entered into a draw to win a Silver Cross Surf 2 travel system. What are you waiting for?

Free books up for grabs

Blood on Snow

Book giveaways: For audio book lovers we're giving away 50 copies of Blood on Snow, the tense new novel by Jo Nesbo. Or if that doesn't tickle your fancy, we're also giving away 50 downloads of great summer read, More Than Enough

Weaning babies: how to do it

Baby self-feeding pasta

Your questions answered: Worried about when and how to move your baby on to solid food? We've distilled MN wisdom on the messy business of moving your baby on from a milk-only diet.

Potty training? Take heart...

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

Sex and Relationships Education


Does sex and relationships education (SRE) matter to you? In the lead up to the General Election it’s the perfect time to ask your MP candidates for their views.

Getting pregnant: advice and tips


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.