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Parent and Toddler Groups in Essex: Search by area or browse them all
Classes for Kids: Things to learn for babies, toddlers and children
Soft Play Centres: Look at our listings, or more detailed information
Great days out: Come rain or shine or search by area
Children's Birthday Parties: ideas and companies
Gift ideas: Check out our shopping guide
Baby naming ideas: Browse our suggestions and discuss in the forum
What to buy: Look at our great product reviews
Want to win? Competitions for all!
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- Come and get to know parents just like you in our friendly and welcoming forum. Features everything from general chit-chat to helpful advice and regular meet-ups. Everyone is welcome so come and say hello!
- Just choose your area and take a look at the Essex Mums calendars, featuring events, classes, groups, sports, things to do for parents and more in Essex. Everything from a picnic in the park to a major summer festival - it's all listed here!
- Check out our fantastic Alternative Shopping Guide for some lovely unique and unusual shops, the Product Guide for some great ideas, or see what other Essex Mums have to say in our Product Reviews section
- Looking for something to do with the family? Somewhere local and cheap or maybe a trip further afield? Take a look at our guide of places to go and comment on where you've enjoyed, and even where you haven't!
- Then enter one of our great competitions and win everything from goodies for little ones to treats for yourself.
- Check out our brand new Pregnancy and Parenting section, full of fantastic articles written by Essex Mums!
- Take a look at the Essex Mums map to find information about what's on near you - you can search by postcode, or look for a particular area, and can find details of parent & toddler groups, classes, clubs, nurseries and things to do both indoors and outdoors
- The Places to Eat section contains listings and reviews of restaurants and cafes, so that parents make informed choices about where their family can enjoy a meal, and where might be best to avoid.
- Looking for local shops and services? Then take a look at our Directory.