According to a new survey, children living with a single parent or step-parent are just as happy as those living with two biological parents - hoorah! In honour of the many lone parents and parents of blended families here on MN, here are a few of their favourite things about the way their families work.
The Mumsnet mysteries: Rematerializing keys, nightly offerings of baked goods strewn across the pavement, chocolate bars vanishing into an alternate dimension - honestly, it's like an episode of The X-Files around here.
Guest post: One of the world's best-known autistic adults argues that the best way to help autistic children succeed is to focus on what they can do, rather than what they can't, and explains how her own strengths were nurtured.
There's not long left to get your EarlyBird tickets for our second annual WorkFest. Speakers this year include Jo Malone and Emma Bridgewater. Returning to work after maternity, looking to switch jobs or start a business? Come!
If the brighter weather has you dreaming of summer holidays in the great outdoors, take a look at our reviews of campsites across the continent and in the UK. Or how about taking the kids along to a family-friendly festival?
We're giving away 50 copies of The Murder Bag, the first in a new gripping and explosive crime series from Man and Boy bestselling author Tony Parsons. Praised by Lee Child as: 'Spectacular! Tense but human', this is definitely not one to miss out on.
Mumsnet Local: If Easter put you in the mood for getting green-fingered, a garden centre is a good place to start, and can make an enjoyable trip for all the family. Our Local editors have rounded up the best where you are.
Heartbleed password reset: Following the recent Heartbleed security breach, we reset all Mumsnet users' passwords on Saturday 12 April. Read through our blow-by-blow account of what happened, and find out what it all means for you.
Webchat: April book of the month Americanah is the third novel from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of Orange Prize winner Half of a Yellow Sun. Chimamanda tackles the enormous subject of race with such vitality and intelligence that you speed through the pages enchanted in this epic love story. Post a Q for our webchat next Tues 29 April 9-10pm.
Thinking about having children? Guess what: you've come to the right place. 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.
Wondering whether to test? Take a look at the most common signs and symptoms of pregnancy -from sore breasts to weeping over TV adverts - and if you're still not sure, mull it over on our Pregnancy Talk board.