Win a fabulous Harvey Nicks hamper for Christmas

http://www.mumsnet.com/cms/uploads/competitions/harveynicks_HP210.jpg

The festive season is fast approaching: time to eat, drink and be merry. Fancy a chance of winning a decadent and delicious Harvey Nichols Kitchen Essentials hamper to aid celebrations? Step this way...

Thanksgiving: best recipes round-up

thanksgiving recipes

Whether you're an expat pining for pumpkin pie, or just fancy honing your festive food offering in advance of Christmas, our Thanksgiving recipes for this Thursday are just the ticket.

How to win Black Friday

Woman holding shopping bags with rollers in

We've everything you need to ensure you grab a deal rather than a dud this Friday - check out Mumsnetters' reviews and best bargains before you buy.


Mumsnet is online comment site of the year

Justine with Comment Award

We won it: We're thrilled that Mumsnet has won the Comment Award for online comment site of the year - testament to the extraordinary quality of debate on Mumsnet. Congrats to you all! 

Got food you always chuck?

http://www.mumsnet.com/cms/uploads/image-gallery/daily-content-3/frozenlemon.jpg

If you've got food you buy with the best of intentions, but always end up binning, have a look at these MNer-sourced recipes to use the blighters up - and join in with Unilever’s #ClearAPlate campaign.



In the news: keeping teens safe online

Boy in bedroom on laptop

Video gaming: Internet grooming is, very sadly, in the news again. Find out what you can do to keep your teen safe online.

Christmas for bookworms

http://www.mumsnet.com/cms/uploads/books/booksfor10yrolds/best_new_books_4_7_yos125.jpg

Get prepped for Christmas: We've rounded up the best new books to give as gifts this year - for children of all ages, and grown-ups too. Come and browse!


Your teen present woes solved

http://www.mumsnet.com/cms/uploads/seasonal/xmas/teenagerspresents-125.jpg

Hard-to-please teenager in your house? We've scoured the internet for a selection of gifts to amaze and delight the fussiest of teens this Christmas.

Want to blitz your house before the holidays?

http://www.mumsnet.com/cms/uploads/image-gallery/daily-content-3/clutter-125.jpg

Hacks and tips: There's plenty of time to get your house in order before the festive rush kicks in. From decluttering your cupboards, to getting rid of pongs and stains - get on top of it all with tips and tricks from Mumsnetters.


Children's bikes - which ones do MNers' rate?

Child on bike in winter

Can't beat the thrill of receiving a bike on Christmas Day! Find out which makes and models Mumsnetters rate most highly, and share your own recommendations by adding a review.

Dance like a dad!

Dance4Change

Guest campaign: Dance can build the self-confidence, independence and friendship networks of deaf and blind young people - support Dance4Change by dancing like a dad: here's how.


Competitions - brilliant family prizes

November's prizes include a £100 spa voucher, Hobbycraft vouchers, Louise Galvin haircare products, £500 worth of vouchers of your choice and loads more.

Christmas giveaway

The Fairytale Hairdresser and Father Christmas

We've got 50 free copies of The Fairytale Hairdresser and Father Christmas. This wintery tale features a whole cast of fairytale folk in their festive finery - perfect for getting DCs in the Christmas spirit.



Am I pregnant?

morning sickness

Wondering whether to test? Take a look at the most common signs and symptoms of pregnancy - from sore breasts to weeping over TV adverts - or consult our Pregnancy Talk board.

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.


Baby names: your one-stop shop

Baby

Baby name finder: Still racking your brains for the perfect moniker? Consult our baby name finder for information, inspiration, and a before-it's-too-late objective view.

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.