Under the new curriculum, children will be taught coding and programming from the age of five. Here, education secretary Nicky Morgan argues that these changes are essential in equipping our kids for the modern world, and ensuring they stay safe online.
Genevieve Edwards from Marie Stopesargues that women who don't fit the footloose twenty-something stereotype are being short-changed when it comes to contraception. When was the last time you changed yours?
Alice Jolly's youngest child is an egg donor baby born to a surrogate mother in the US. The novelist and playwright says that, despite her own joy, she understands people's misgivings about surrogacy - and argues that a commercial system would make things fairer.
In the wake of high profile child abuse cases, one mother describes what happened to her family, and urges parents to bealert to changes in their children. Louise Vaughan from Pace also came onto the thread to answer questions on spotting the signs.
As ministers consider including emotional abuse in domestic violence legislation, MN blogger Katie Portman describes what it's like to endure this kind of psychological trauma, and argues that a change in the law would challenge the myth that women can simply 'get out'.
The Great British Bake Off is back, and oh how we've missed it. Obviously, each episode needs meticulous minute by minute analysis, so we've designated a little corner of the internet for any GBBO related posts - *the* place to go if you need your fill of Bake Off thoughts and feels (and recipes!) - do add your posts.