The Tired Parents: Geneva

Video: In their latest adventure, one of the parents is off on a work trip to Geneva – that translates as 'holiday' to their other half. Catch up with the show which affectionately explores the sleep-deprived squabbles of new parents, as they try to find their place in a new world of domestic responsibility.

Valentine's Day inspiration

beef wellington

Food: Impress your other half with this sophisticated and deceptively easy Beef Wellington recipe – made from scratch in under an hour.

Mumsnet Swears By


“It's wonderful on the paved driveway” – thinking of getting a jump on your spring cleaning? Mumsnetters love the Karcher pressure washer, which makes light work of tough cleaning jobs.

"Forced marriage - I was one of the lucky ones"

Forced marriage

Guest post: Nearly 11 years after being forced into marrying a man she barely knew, Fozia Shah still feels hurt – despite making the marriage work.

How to combat sibling rivalry


Children constantly at war with each other? Let Mumsnetters help you put a stop to sibling rivalry with their tried and tested methods.

Helpful tips for life with a newborn

Parenting: Finding yourself in possession of a new baby is wonderful and daunting in equal measure. We've pulled together advice from people who've been there before to give you a hand.

The misery of endometriosis

Lena Dunham

In the news: As Lena Dunham announces she'll be taking time off to deal with her endometriosis, Rachel Buchanan describes the agony of 'the woman's disease'.


Stuffocation - James Wallman 50 book giveaway

Books: Feeling stuffocated in your house? Learn how to live more with less with James Wallman. Read his top 5 tips for a clutter-free home and apply for a free copy.

The KonMari method: what you need to know

rolled socks

Lifestyle: ​Japanese author Marie Kondo's ruthless decluttering and organisation system (keep what 'sparks joy', chuck the rest, and assign a home for everything that's left) is THE way to get your house in order in 2016.

Film of the Month: Spotlight

spotlight poster

Film: Our February Film of the Month is Spotlight, based on the true story of how the Boston Globe newspaper uncovered a child abuse scandal that shook the Catholic Church to its foundations.

Zika virus: first case in Europe

zika virus

In the news: A pregnant woman in Spain has been diagnosed with the mosquito-borne virus, which has been linked to birth defects – here's what you need to know.

Blythe Danner Q&A

Blythe Danner

Actress, campaigner AND Gwyneth Paltrow's mum, Blythe Danner joins Gransnet for a Q&A to talk about her new film, I'll See You In My Dreams and life as an actress, mum and gran.

St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance

Guest campaign: Baby CPR can be a frightening concept, so St John Ambulance have removed the fear factor and made it as easy as possible to learn.

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.

Potty training without panic


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

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.