Category: Mumsnet

Mumsnet Blogfest 2012 – Dealing With Trolls

Panel discussion at the Mumsnet Blogfest 2012, headed by Eleanor Mills, Times Online journalist     The word ‘troll’ for a person who comments on blogs or online news articles in a way to elicit fear and disgust… Read More

Mumsnet Blogfest 2012 – Finding Your Voice

Panel discussion at the Mumsnet Blogfest 2012, hosted by Gaby Wood, Head of Books, Daily Telegraph     The journalists Zoe Williams and Zoe Strimpel, writer Rachel Cusk were in London, while blogger Jenny Lawson, better known as… Read More

Mumsnet Blogfest 2012 – Inspiration and Friendship

I flew to London this weekend to attend the Mumsnet Blogfest. Parenting website Mumsnet had assembled a speakers list which was as dazzling as it was varied. Miriam Gonzales Durantez, Prof Tanya Byron, Zoe Margolis, Caitlin Moran, Susanne… Read More

Nigel Farage’s speedy exit from Mumsnet

Nigel Farage’s much anticipated webchat on Mumsnet has just ended. It is fair to say that the UKIP leader has managed what no other politician has achieved – to completely alienate the posters of Mumsnet. I would imagine that… Read More

UKIP – are they BNP lite?

Tomorrow the leader of UKIP, Nigel Farage will face questions from members of the Mumsnet parenting website. Already the debate is hotting up as recently joined Mumsnetters, who may or may not be UKIP members face tough questions and a… Read More

Mumsnet. A online website for parents – full of bullies?

Sometimes a well intentioned act can go terribly wrong.  This morning I read an article in the Times Online about the 40 best bloggers. One of the blogs was amusing and I linked to it on Mumsnet, asking… Read More