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For Parents By Parents

Comprehensive website including sections dedicated to mums, dads, grandparents, baby and child, holidays and shopping, with information and advice covering many topics and including links to other specialist websites.

Madmums - Pregnancy and Parenting Advice

Support and advice for parents and parents-to-be by way of discussion and chat, as well as providing news and articles on a wide range of pregnancy, parenting and children's health issues.


Written by parents for parents. Mumsnet offers lots of information for parents. Including product reviews, features on the big parenting issues, the popular talk area offers advice and information on any aspect of parenting.

Parents Guide to Money

Provided by the Financial Services Authority. Includes a number of useful resources, including leaflets and calculators to help you plan, budget, save, borrow and claim.

Sites For Mums

Portal to websites within categories including family health, family fun, childcare and education, cookery, shopping and general information and services.

Sure Start Children's Centres

Information on what you can expect from your local Children's Centre. Plus links to help you find local centres.