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These Are The 10 Strangest Baby Names Parents Have Ever Heard

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Parents

Parents who choose unusual baby names know they’ll have to brace themselves for some criticism - after all you can’t please everyone. If you’re ...

Why The 'Insta-Mum Backlash' Is A Positive Thing

Helen Bryce | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Parents
Helen Bryce

So, I say high five to all those Insta-mums (aka business women providing for their families and sharing stories and making themselves heard) keep going. I imagine that it really stings when those you feel are your tribe are the first to criticise but take the Daily Mail headline as yet another example that you are leading the way.

Woman Complains About £1,300 Ring, Sparks Fierce Debate About Engagement Etiquette

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who took to an online forum to complain about the style and cost of her engagement ring has divided the internet. The Mumsnet user, who has n...

Parents Discuss How Old Is Too Old For Your Kids To See You Naked

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Parents

Parents are discussing how old is too old for children to see their mums and dads naked. Mumsnet user AnotherDime posted the question on the parenting...

Jeremy Corbyn All But Confirms To Mumsnet Webchat He Won't Stand Down If Labour Loses Election

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn refused to give a ‘yes or no’ answer when asked whether he would stand down if Labour is defeated in the general election. Parenting...

Woman Allows Mumsnet Users To Choose Baby Name With Simple Voting Process

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Parents

Many expectant couples will know that daunting feeling of being unable to decide on a baby name for their new arrival. So one mum decided to make the ...

New Mums On Postnatal Wards Sometimes Go Without Food And Pain Relief, According To Mumsnet

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Parents

New mums say they are going without food, water, pain relief and washing facilities while on postnatal wards, according to a survey by Mumsnet. One in...

Parents Reveal The Most Brutal Things Their Kids Have Said

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Parents

Parents are sharing the brutal things they’ve heard their kids say and it’s proof children definitely put your ability to laugh at yourself to the...

Mum Shocked By What Woman With Baby Does In A Café, But Was She Being Unreasonable?

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Parents

A mum who was having lunch in an art gallery’s café, was shocked when a woman next to her changed her baby’s nappy on the table. Mumsnet user Cat...

Mumsnet Users In A Pickle Over The Right Way To Grate Cheese

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Grating cheese: it’s one of those menial tasks that you don’t tend to think too much about. Until now, that is. A debate is taking place on Mumsne...

Women Are Talking About Their 'Fanny Condensation' On Mumsnet And It's Too Much To Handle

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Mums have once again taken to Mumsnet for a no-holds-barred discussion on bodily functions. The topic that’s got us all giggling this time? “Fanny...

The New-Style Radicalism Of Parenting Bloggers

Justine Roberts | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Parents
Justine Roberts

Being a parent can be hard work, even if your life is generally A-OK. It can tire you out, use up your energy reserves and feel enormously stressful at times, not least because you care so much about the outcome.

12 Signs You Are Being A Dick On The Internet

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 08.10.2017 | UK Parents
Emily-Jane Clark

The Internet is great for parents. Not only can you find information on ALL THE STUFF, there are an abundance of chat forums, Facebook groups and websites where you might just find your 'virtual village'. However, there are a few people who just have to ruin it for everyone...

Jeremy Corbyn Gave The Most Jeremy Corbyn Answer To The Mumsnet Biscuit Question

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn took part in a Mumsnet webchat today, and his answer to the infamous biscuit question proved controversial. As is now tradition, a Mumsn...

Parents Who Requested Handmade Christening Gifts Branded 'Ungrateful F*****s'

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK Parents

Parents who asked for handmade gifts for their daughter’s christening have been branded “cheeky, ungrateful fuckers” by a friend on Mumsnet. The...

How to Have a Poncetastic Christmas

Sarah Crown | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Crown

A truly Poncetastic Christmas (TM) requires precision-planning, commitment, heroics and, occasionally, martyrdom. Think you can handle it? Here's what you need to know.

Building Mumsnet - From the Dotcom Crash to a Sustainable Business

Justine Roberts | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Tech
Justine Roberts

It's hard not to feel a tiny bit fraudulent when giving advice; as Mumsnet's early business trajectory was so - frankly - flat, I'd be hard pushed to genuinely recommend that anyone try to emulate it. That said, it worked - and while our story is very much a slow-burner, it also features things like dotcom crashes, working out of back bedrooms, and very small children...

Mumsnet Accounts Hacked And Armed Police Sent To Founder's Home

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK Parents

Parenting website Mumsnet has come under attack from hackers who posted from user's accounts and had armed police sent to the founders' home. Mumsn...

QUIZ: Can You Guess The Politician By Their Favourite Biscuit?

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Comedy

The defining point of any election, leadership hustings or slow news day is the critical point when a politician reveals their favourite biscuit to ba...

How Not to Make a Tit Out of Yourself in a PR Crisis

Melissa Davis | Posted 30.07.2016 | UK
Melissa Davis

Social media is a valuable tool in getting your message across and communicating with customers and clients, but as this story has demonstrated, it can also be extremely damaging if something takes hold. We have used Primark's experience and response to develop three basic principles of how to handle a viral nightmare...

Liz Kendall Answers The Biscuit Question During Mumsnet Chat...And It's Not Gone Down Well

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Politics

Hip hop, vests and biscuits all came under the spotlight today when Labour leadership contenders Jeremy Corbyn and Liz Kendall took questions from Mum...

Jeremy Corbyn Gives His Response To Mumsnet's "Sexy" Claims

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn today vowed to tackle “everyday sexism” if he became Labour Party leader as he unveiled his women’s manifesto. The leadership c...

Phawoar! Jeremy Corbyn Is Getting Mothers' Hearts Racing Online

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK

Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn has won over the minds of many Labour members, at least if the latest Times poll is to be believed. But t...

5-Year-Old Makes Heartwrenching 999 Call: 'My Mummy's Had A Fit'

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Parents

The incredible bravery of a five-year-old girl who called 999 when her mother had an epileptic fit was captured on tape. The heartwrenching recordi...

Marmite Mumsnet

Cheryl Giovannoni | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Parents
Cheryl Giovannoni

In essence, Mumsnet is everything a brand, political or otherwise, wants in an advocate. Its Mumsnetters are credible, highly engaged and active users of social media, who will happily take your idea and run with it.