Mumsnet Giving Week: we want your nominations

mumsnet giving week

Charity: As a prelude to the second Mumsnet Giving Week in June we're asking you to put forward the charities, organisations and good causes that you’d like to benefit. You have until tomorrow...

13 things that make your job just GREAT

Mumsnet Jobs: To coincide with the launch of our shiny new jobs board we've rounded up the things Mumsnetters love about where they work - from cuddling babies to cake trolleys.

"My beloved parents struggle on in a broken system"

Dementia Awareness Week: Mumsnet user CMOTDibbler shares her family's story, and says the support of fellow Mumsnetters has been a gift - particularly when nobody in real life wants to talk about the condition. 


Ah the 1970s: the decade that taste forgot

Nostalgia: Mumsnetters have been casting their minds back to the glory years when no kitchen was complete without such retro gadgets as the electric potato peeler - and reminiscing about childhood recipes.

Get kids cooking! Easy veggie enchiladas

veggie enchiladas

Give children a hands-on role in making healthy family meals - watch our easy-to-follow recipe for delicious veggie enchiladas. We even have top chopping safety tips from the Children's Food Trust. All you have to do is round up the pint-sized chefs.



Single parenting with mental health issues

Guest post: Martha Roberts describes what it's like to live with bipolar affective disorder while caring for her son alone - "where is the support?" she asks, and says she feels ignored by policy makers. 

May half-term, sorted

running kids

Local: Keep the kids occupied over the May half-term with our Local editors' picks of the best family activities, places to go and things to see. 


11 ways to infuriate your children

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Why is embarrassing, annoying and generally winding up your kids so irresistible? Here's the Mumsnet guide.

Bugaboo and beyond: Mumsnetters' top pushchairs

Baby in pushchair

Reviews: A pushchair is probably the single biggest parenting purchase you'll make - so be sure to get it right by checking out MNers' recommendations first. And once you've splashed out, share your own by adding a review.


100 books up for grabs

The Woman Who Stole My Life

This week we're giving away 50 copies of The Woman Who Stole My Life - the hilarious new novel by Marian Keyes. And for dino-mad toddlers, grab a free copy of All Aboard the Dinosuar Express


Baby names: Moon Unit or plain Jane?

boy baby names

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...

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

Pregnancy

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



Getting pregnant: advice and tips

Ovulation

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.

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.


No Child Born To Die

Jeff Moore/Save the Children

#CountdownToZero : 17,000 children are dying needlessly every day. Help Save the Children by supporting their campaign to make world leaders commit to change. (Photo provided by Jeff Moore/Save the Children)

Flamingo - a Family Friendly company

Metro Bank

Flamingo has a progressive, nurturing company culture, with a raft of initiatives to promote sharing and wellbeing: flexible working; weekly yoga; Wednesday breakfasts… That's why they received a gold Mumsnet Family Friendly Award.