15 game-changing beauty products

beauty products shopping bag

Style and beauty: Mumsnetters present their ultimate beauty shopping list - 15 products they feel genuinely make a difference and, crucially, are worth the wonga.

What's your favourite biscuit?

To celebrate National Biscuit Day - as well as munching on our fave treats, naturally - we've gathered some of the best responses to the Mumsnet biscuit question. Can you guess which webchat guest chose what?

Have you read The Children Act?

Webchat: Join our Book of the Month discussion with Ian McEwan, author of The Children Act, on Monday 1 June at 9pm. Ask Ian a question about this or any of his other novels, and join us on the night if you can.


"How I communicate with my non-verbal child"

Guest post: When her son was 10 days old, Abstract Lucas was told he would never walk or talk. She describes how much progress they've made together, and how important it is for 'outsiders' to speak to her boy, too. 

Find your dream job NOW (it's never too late!)

Our mission is to make life easier for parents, so we've launched Mumsnet Jobs - careers that work for you and your family, all in one place. With vacancies from Ipsos Mori, HSBC and more, what are you waiting for?



35 things you NEED to buy at Ikea

Debating a trip to Hades IKEA anytime soon? Mumsnetters share their recommendations for the essential bits and bobs that make it all worthwhile.

May half-term, sorted

running kids

Things to do: Keep the kids occupied over the May half-term with recommendations from Mumsnetters and our Local editors of the best family activities, places to go and things to see. 


"What happens to ambition when we have children?"

Guest post: Following the launch of our Jobs boardHead in Book debunks some 'working mum' stereotypes, and asks whether women really trade fulfilment for flexibility when they become mothers. 

The princess who was written out of history

Book Club: We've 50 free copies of Anita Anand's remarkable new biography Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary - find out how you can nab one, and how Anand uncovered Sophia's astonishing story.


Book giveaway: Demolition Dad

Demolition Dad

Prepare to don your spandex and facemask because we're giving away 50 copies of Demolition Dad, the hilarious children's story about Jake and his wrestling father by Phil Earle. 


Baby names: Moon Unit or plain Jane?

boy baby names

Naming baby: Stumped for monickers? Fending off in-law suggestions to name your child after Great Aunt Hildegard? You need our patented Baby Name Finder...

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

Pregnancy

Week by week: From bundle of cells to bundle of joy, find out how your body and your baby are changing, in our calendar.


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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.

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.


Dreams Come True

Dream Tea

Dreams Come True’s annual fundraising campaign, Dream Tea asks the nation to grabs friends, bake or buy some delicious cakes and stop for tea to raise money to bring the power of dreams to children with life-limiting conditions.

Flamingo - a Family Friendly company

Metro Bank

Flamingo has a progressive, nurturing company culture, with a raft of initiatives to promote sharing and wellbeing: flexible working; weekly yoga; Wednesday breakfasts… That's why they received a gold Mumsnet Family Friendly Award.