Monthly Archives: May 2012

A day of protest #tippingpoint

Our parent bloggers are a powerful bunch. After recent reports of the violent crimes against innocent children in Syria a number of these bloggers have come together to call on others to add their voice to the public outcry. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: Why?

This weeks Blog of the Week is all about turning the tables on our little ones. The idea originated at Mummy Central and has been carried on here by the wonderful Dorkymum.  How often does your child ask you ‘Why?’ … Continue reading

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Life as a full time dad – Would I feel less of an alien if I wore a skirt?

Today’s guest blog is from Ben, a full time Dad from Worcestershire who sometimes feels like an alien species and writes about his experience of swapping the traditional parenting roles.  He lives in Worcestershire with wife Claire, a urogynecologist, and their … Continue reading

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Team Netmums: Soak up the rays

The sun – it’s here at last.  Hasn’t it been brilliant? And like the rest of the nation Team Netmums have hit the week with our sunnies on, smiles on our faces, skipping to school with our kids in their … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week – Mental Health Awareness Week

Today’s Blog of the week features new blogger Diary of a First Time Mum. All this week she is highlighting Mental Health Awareness Week and her ‘Day 1’ post really brought home to us how doing something good not only helps … Continue reading

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Savvy second hand queens

Last week it was ‘Choose Charity Shops’ week and Netmums has been buzzing with discussions about how much we do or don’t like bargain hunting and buying ‘pre-loved’ clothes, toys and gifts.  So many admitted they loved nothing more than … Continue reading

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Team Netmums – The Hair Bare Bunch?

A thread Unshaven body hair. Would you dare to bare? about body hair got us talking this week, sparked by the appearance of a young woman called Emer O’Toole, who lifted her arms on This Morning and proudly showed the … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week – The Schoolyard Queen and other friendship tales

We think this post from Looking for Blue Sky about school yard tales from a mum’s perspective will ring some bells with lots of you – it certainly did for us! ————————————————————————————————— You’ve met her.  She is always there a little … Continue reading

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Bloggers Unite for Madeleine McCann

Do you remember where you were when you first heard the news of Madeleine McCann’s disappearance five years ago? Did you watch all those news reports and pull your own child a little closer? As Mums we all felt for … Continue reading

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Team Netmums Blog – Pesky Pregnancy Hormones

One of the threads we loved reading in the Netmums coffeehouse this week was this one where mums shared all the things that had reduced them to a blubbering wreck whilst they were pregnant. Team Netmums nodded in recognition as we … Continue reading

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