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Blogger All Light with a Piece of Dark believes we don't owe our parents a relationship if they were cruel to us
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Hannah Woodhead was diagnosed with depression as a teenager, and says her mother's support was invaluable
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Lucky enough to have a garden? Read on - Mumsnetters pick their children's favourite outdoor pursuits
Mumsnetters share their children's favourite garden toys.
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In June we'll be reading a Guardian First Book Award winner: The Book of Memory by Petina Gappah. We've got 50 copies to give away.
Our book of the month for June is Petina's Gappah's stunning first novel and Baileys Prize shortlister The Book of Memory. Find out more and apply for one of 50 free copies
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The new Mumsnet survey on employers and maternity discrimination shows a reluctance by some to recruit women of child-bearing age - Olivia Knight says attitudes must change
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Following our surveys into employer and employee attitudes to maternity and the workplace, we've drawn up 10 recommendations for making flexible working better for everyone, based on the wisdom of Mumsnetters
Recommendations from Mumsnet users on how to make work more flexible for employees.
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Geraldine Renton explains how her son changed her outlook and prompted her to raise awareness of Hunter syndrome
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A recent high court ruling in favour of a father taking his child out of school for a family holiday has reportedly led to a surge in other families making term-time bookings. So what does this mean for your future holidays?
What is the guidance on taking children out of school during term-time for family holidays?
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Instead of trying to punish parents, the government ministers should try stop travel companies from being allowed to inflate the price of holidays during school holidays.
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Some excuses are so bonkers that you can't help but admire them. Mumsnetters share their 'favourite' crap reasons for turning down an invite
Sometimes you're just not up to it.
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Emily Urquhart learnt as much as she could about her daughter's condition - but she was unprepared for the sorrow she felt when her son was born without it
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SATS may be unpopular with parents and teachers, but new surveys published by Mumsnet, First News, and the TES today reveal a more complex picture
A three-way survey with First News, Mumsnet and TES shows teachers and parents are strongly in favour of scrapping SATS but that school children themselves disagree.
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David Baddiel argues that if all you can say when a family member dies is that they were wonderful - you may as well say nothing
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