We're currently behind closed doors


The forums at Essential Baby and Essential Kids are temporarily unavailable tonight, Thursday 8th August 2013, from 12:00 PM (AEST) to approximately 1:00 AM (AEST) for maintentance.


We're sorry for the inconvenience and should be back up soon.


In the meantime, while you are waiting, visit our online parenting websites:
Essential Baby for the latest news and information on conception, pregnancy, birth & babies
Essential Kids for news and information on preschoolers, and school age children. Including a range of FREE kids activity worksheets and an extensive collection of family recipes.