Guest post: Temple Grandin is a doctor of animal science, a professor at Colorado State University, an author - and one of the world's most famous autistic adults. Here, she explains how her own strengths were nurtured, and argues that the best way to help autistic children succeed is to focus on what they can do, rather than what they can't.
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.
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!
The temperature is rising, summer's just around the corner and if your thoughts are turning to lighter food to feed your family, look no further. We have 60 great recipes from warm salads to couscous and pasta salads to inspire you.
In the news: Changes to the law will make it mandatory for separating couples to attend mediation before court. The reforms also aim to speed up the process, particularly where vulnerable children are involved. Here's how they'll work.
Got a child in Years 2 or 6 in England? Then you'll probably have the SATs on your radar. But if you're wondering exactly what the SATs are, why (or even if) they matter and how to prepare your child for them - we're on it.
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.
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.