Topic of The Month – Moving To Secondary School Confidently

    Children are about to move onto secondary schools in a month or so. Perhaps your child is one of them. This is a time of great change for a child and for the family as a whole as this transition is a time of growth, learning and independence. Children naturally have mixed feelings about this change. […]

So what do you do?

“So what do you do?” Ever has someone say that to you at a dinner party, school event or business event? Just ponder and reflect on that question for a moment… What does it bring up for you? I was invited to attend the Home Renaissance Foundation International Conference on Excellence in the Home event […]

Don’t say you don’t have enough time…..

Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”  ~H. Jackson Brown author of “Life’s Little Instruction Book” I’ve just been interviewed for an article on spending time with children […]

The Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Affirmation

  Believe in yourself and remember that anything is possible. Believe in what makes you feel good And what makes you happy. Believe in the dreams You’ve always wanted to come true, And give them every chance to. If you are willing to take the opportunities You are given And utilise the abilities you have, You […]

So do your kids have TVs in their rooms ?

I have just been interviewed on BBC Radio Berks about  a new survey that discovered that 1 in 5 youngsters has a television in their bedroom by the age of four according to research by retail analysts Mintel. One in five children aged four and younger are having TV sets put into their bedrooms. Critics […]