10 telltale signs you have a toddler

Parenting: Do you talk to stuffed toys and find crumbs in the strangest of places? You're not alone. Mumsnetters share the defining traits of toddler parenting.


11 convenience foods you'll wish you'd known about earlier

Supermarket aisle

Food: Got neither the time nor the inclination to spend hours in the kitchen? Us neither. Here's how to cut corners while cooking and get away with it.

"My son's diagnosis is the first of its kind – it's exhilarating and terrifying"

Mother and son

Guest post: To mark Undiagnosed Children's Day on 29 April, Elizabeth Dimelow says not having a prognosis for her son's unique condition means she has to fight for his quality of life.



Love books? Come to Bookfest

bookfest

Events: We're thrilled to announce our inaugural family festival of literature, language and ideas: Mumsnet Bookfest. Join us on 25 June at King's Cross for a fantastic line-up of bestsellers and Book Club favourites.

Minimise the stress of moving house

Boxes

Everything you need to know to make moving house slightly less horrendous.





The 5 cleansers that will change your life

Lady cleansing

The products that will get your skin feeling squeaky clean and silky soft, as recommended by glowing Mumsnetters.

"Get lots of them. They cut through dirt in no time."

Confident woman

Swears by: From miracle cleaning products to top-notch pressure cookers, find out what Mumsnetters have been raving about this week.



Workfest 2016: the countdown has begun

Workfest

There's two weeks to go until Workfest 2016 – just enough time to grab a last-minute ticket. If you're returning to work, changing career, or just looking to spruce up your professional skills, we're here to hold your hand…

  

8 ways to get better at networking

Working lady

Jobs: Want to know how to start up an engaging conversation or escape from a dull one? Mumsnetters share the secrets to successful networking.



How to host a teddy bears' picnic birthday party

sci party

Everything you need to keep your little ones and their beloved bears entertained – plus tips for the perfect picnic-themed party food, party bags and decorations.

Book giveaway: Emotional Agility by Susan David

Mother

Books: This week we are giving away 50 free copies of Emotional Agility by Susan David. This potentially life-changing book can teach you to face your emotions with acceptance and generosity.



Potty training without panic

Potty

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

Have modern mums really lost the plot?

baby sling

Strict routines and buggies the size of 4×4 cars – over on Gransnet they're asking, have modern mums lost the plot?





Send A Cow

Send A Cow

Guest campaign: Have a sweet tooth? Send a Cow is challenging you to give up sweet things this May – so use your willpower to help Africa’s poorest families.

Competitions: what can you win?

Money

April's fabulous prizes include a year's supply of breakfast cereal, a Kindle, and much more, from family holiday prize bundles to magazine subscriptions.



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

Pregnant woman

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

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.