The experience of over 230,000 Australian parents at your fingertips
Essential Kids provides information and resources for preschoolers, younger kids, older kids and kids' entertainment.
Essential Kids also provides topical editorial related to all aspects of parenting and stages of development for kids. Tapping into Australia's most respected media organisation, Fairfax Media, Essential Kids informs our audience of the latest parenting news around the world.
Essential Kids' sister site, Essential Baby, offers information on all aspects of parenting and stages of development for babies and toddlers.
Welcome to Essential Kids
The Essential Kids Team
The Essential Kids Team is made up of:
Melina - General Manager
Lara - Product Director
El - Product Manager
Alicia - Business Development Manager
Amber - Editor
Katie - Site Producer
Marion - Producer
Sandra - Community Administration
Our Moderating Team
We are fortunate to have a great team of volunteers who oversee posts within the forums and assist in making EK a supportive and welcoming place.
Find out who moderates your favourite EK forums here
Our Editorial Team
Click here to meet the staff writers and contributors bringing you the great editorial content for the site.
Advertising on Essential KidsIn order to maintain the Essential Kids website, including our popular Forums, Essential Kids must display revenue-generating advertisements across the site. We do our best to ensure these advertisements are relevant to the content beside which they appear.