Yes, it's that time again - which literary character will you be fashioning for your child this year? Whether you're a whizz with the sewing machine or looking to pull something together last minute, Mumsnetters have an array of great costume suggestions you can whip up this weekend.
Guest post and Q&A: Parents-to-be who'd like to take up shared parental leave when it kicks in on April 5 must tell their employers now, says Jo Swinson - catch up the answers she gave MNers about the scheme.
...and other insults you'll only hear from a furious child. From dobbing you in to the RSPB, to uninviting you to their parties - children come up with the most imaginative ways to put grown-ups in their place. Here are 17 of the best.
Blog of the day: MN blogger and self-proclaimed 'perennial faller-over-er' L and L's Working Mum salutes Madonna's Brit Awards composure, and offers some face-saving tips to those who frequently take a tumble.
Reviews: In need of a new washing machine? Whether you're thinking of going budget or luxury, find out which makes and models Mumsnetters rate highly - and share your own recommendations by adding a review.
We've 50 copies of Behind Closed Doors to give away this week. When 14-year-old Sophie disappears one night, it looks at first as though she ran away. But as the investigation unfolds, a wealth of secrets start coming to light.