TODAY: Got a question for the Green Party leader?

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Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party England and Wales, will be joining us for a webchat today at 1pm. It's a brilliant chance to grill her on anything from the future of small political parties to what it's like to be at the eye of a media storm - post your questions now.

Klaxon: World Book Day is tomorrow!

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Costume crisis? Check out our World Book Day guide for inspiration. And if you've pulled off brilliant - or desperate - costume feats in the past, share your wisdom with the rest of us!

Sleep webchat: live now!

Webchat - LIVE now: Baby Sleep expert Jo Tantum is answering your questions now, helping to guide the bleary-eyed towards a more peaceful night's sleep. Join the discussion.


Who ate all the pies?

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Recipes: Hooray, it's British Pie Week! Get the kids to help you make this easy leek and mushroom pie - or browse our pie chart <badoom-tish> to pick your own.

What is your "sharenting" style?

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Question time: How did your parents hear about their grandchild's latest achievement? Are you a Sharey Mary or completely off the grid. Take our quiz to find out.



Itching during pregnancy - what you need to know

Pregnancy: Itchy skin during pregnancy is common, but that doesn't make it any less uncomfortable - or worrying, if you're unsure of the cause. Read up on this expert advice for dealing with it.

Brain tumour research: "I'm fighting - angry, but smiling"

Guest post: Mel Hennessey only discovered she had a brain tumour when she gave birth to her daughter. Five years later, she's determined to fight for better treatment - on behalf of all those who didn't survive.


Secondary school places - how did it go?

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Anxious parents around the country found out whether their child got a place at their first choice of secondary school this week. Join the conversation - and find out how to appeal if you were disappointed. 

Planning a holiday? Look a little closer to home

Travel: If you're in search of somewhere to take the family, don't overlook the glorious getaways right on your doorstep. Take your pick from Mumsnetters' top UK destinations for a great family break.


150 free books up for grabs

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To celebrate 150 years of Alice in Wonderland we've got 50 copies of modern re-telling Looking Glass Girl to give away this week as well as 50 copies of the Lewis Carroll original. We're also offering 50 copies of the historical novel The Storms of War.

Potty training your toddler

Get advice on helping your toddler make the transition from nappies to pants, without too many accidents. From how to know when your child is ready to getting through nights - with minimal stress.


Amref Health Africa

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Giving birth in sub-Saharan Africa is one of the most dangerous things a woman can do. Help Amref Health Africa train more midwives and prevent needless deaths.



Am I pregnant?

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Wondering whether to test? Take a look at the most common signs and symptoms of pregnancy - from sore breasts to weeping over TV adverts - or consult our Pregnancy Talk board.

MNers' top-ranking washing machines

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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.


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.

Pregnancy exercise and wellbeing classes near you

Local: When you're pregnant, gentle exercise and wellbeing classes can be a great way to prepare for - and recover from - the big day. Our Local editors have rounded up the best where you are.