If you’re looking for parenting help and advice from someone who really understands the challenges raising kids can bring, then you’re in the right place. With over 25 years experience working with children and having raised two kids of her own, Sue really knows how to make positive changes in any family.
Regularly featured on ITV’s This Morning and many other TV and radio shows, her advice is much sought after due to her positive, guilt-free attitude and effective solutions. The Sue Atkins Parenting Blog is where Sue shares some of her best advice to help you raise confident, resilient, independent kids. With new posts featured every few days you’ll always find something new, interesting and relevant to read.
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I am fascinated by success and why some people are successful entrepreneurs and others struggle all their lives. I have been working with a lot of people recently throughout the last year who are struggling to come to terms with the financial down turn throughout the world. […]Read more
As a former Deputy Head and Class Teacher for over 22 years it’s a time of uncharted waters for us all – parents, teachers & children – and we are all in this together – supporting, nurturing, encouraging and looking after each other. Schools are being asked […]Read more
Communication can dry up during adolescence which is why people identify so much with Harry Enfield’s Kevin and Perry characters and that’s why the teenage stage has often been called the “grunt stage” but communication is a two-way process. It’s what we want and think, and what […]Read more
Lots of us withdraw at the first sign of conflict, suppress things, withhold things & wait for people to figure out what’s wrong with us, like a mind reader, instead of just being honest about what’s going on. It’s more helpful to ask yourself: ‘What am I […]Read more
Teen Body Clock – How It’s Affected By Screens Luna™ and her family are the host of a series of ‘tiktok’ style videos. They are designed to help young people understand how light affects their health and happiness. And, more importantly, what they can do about […]Read more
Children are spending more time online due to the pandemic and it’s raised some issues around talking to them about sex and relationships. According to new global research by AVG (free antivirus security protection) 67% of parents agreed that the combination of their children’s screen time and […]Read more
The Power of the Sleep Fairy! Do your children wake you up multiple times in the night? Do you lay down with your children in their bed until they finally fall asleep? Have your children’s sleep habits driven you to the point of madness and exhaustion? Have […]Read more
Do your children wake you up multiple times in the night? Do you lay down with your kids in their bed until they finally fall asleep? Have your children’s sleep habits driven you to the point of madness and exhaustion? Have […]Read more
Getting your child to stop sleeping in your bed can be a hard habit to break. While lots of parents love to have the kids, all jumping in and cuddling up on a Saturday morning, night after night of interrupted […]Read more
Home schooling, home learning, eLearning – whatever you called it – it’s exhausting. This got me pondering what life skills we could be teaching our kids during this life in never ending lockdown. Learning isn’t just about mastering spellings and times tables. A lot takes place outside […]Read more
It’s Children’s Mental Health Week. Children’s Mental Health & Wellbeing is a hugely important subject with many key factors playing a part in helping children have strong mental health and overall positive wellbeing. Children’s Mental Health – What Is It? Mental health is the way the children […]Read more
Children are a lost tribe in the pandemic. While they remain (for the most part) perplexingly immune to the health consequences of Covid-19, their lives and daily routines have been turned upside down. From surveys and interviews carried out for the Born in Bradford study, we […]Read more