Phyllis Whitsell says her birth mother wasn't the 'fairy tale figure' she had imagined, but she cared for her until the day she died.
Britain has voted to leave the EU and Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned. We've rounded up a selection of posts by Mumsnet Bloggers sharing their reactions.
Much of Glastonbury festival is run by women, and this year many will come together under the White Ribbon Alliance , says Emily Eavis.
The Teletubbies are back on our screens in a new series, and we asked our bloggers to give their verdict.
Britain and the EU are stronger together, and severing links would be painful for both businesses and families, says Helen Pankhurst.
Staying in the EU is far from being the safe option its supporters claim - and this referendum is the perfect opportunity for the UK to take back control of its laws, says Priti Patel MP.
Alison Bloomer doesn't think she will ever come to terms with her father's sudden death 15 years ago, but she will keep trying to live her life to the full in his name (warning: upsetting content).
Despite the increasing visibility of women in sport, girls are still not active enough, says Anna Kessel - and it's up to us as parents to act as role models.
Last updated: 28-Jun-2016 at 1:58 PM