Welcome one and all to our regular roundup of the parent bloggers' antics. As ever, leave a comment if you've got a blog to recommend, or you just want to salute the general fabulousness of the MotherBloggers. This week, the ParentDish commenters were incensed by the story of the ten year old who was tasered by a police officer - all because she didn't want to take a shower. And there was much online support for Noble Savage this week, as she wrote about being assaulted whilst taking part in an anti-violence march. You couldn't make it up. Tough times also for Mummy Do That!, who's bracing herself for a difficult festive season. The thing I find about dark days is that at least when things are at their worst you know that at some point in the proceedings, they will improve. That's the theory, at least. Also this week, The Potty Diaries pondered the true identity of She Who Must Be Obeyed. Auntie Gwen's Diary was also in identity- revealing mode, introducing us to her work colleagues. Don't worry about being The Strange One, AGD. In my world, that translates as The Best One. And finally, Violet Posy came up with an inspiring plan for a pre-Christmas declutter. I am doing this too - have been chucking a bin bag's worth every week - and it feels great.