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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“It’s not a drug, but it may as well be”: Expert opinions on whether kids are addicted to tech. Most people associate the word “addiction” with problems like gambling, alcoholism or drug abuse. But look at a child bent intently over the electric-blue glow of a smartphone, […]Read more
I am on BBC Radio Tees today discussing this news story – which will be interesting! When it comes to children and screen time, parents have conflicting views. While some would argue that allowing young kids to spend hours on digital devices – such as smartphones, tablets […]Read more
You’ve read all the parenting books. You regularly attended parenting classes. You are an active member on your child’s PTA. You’ve watched Super Nanny a hundred times, so you consider yourself a well-informed and conscientious parent. But have you ever considered that perhaps despite there being certain […]Read more
Have you heard of ‘Upskirting?’ Well, neither had I until I read about it in the Huffington Post. Girls are being forced to wear shorts under their school skirts to stop boys taking upskirting photos, a teachers’ leader has claimed. Dr Mary Bousted, president of the Association […]Read more
If I had a £1 for every parent who’s said to me, ‘I don’t know how to get them off their games Sue – it’s just so hard.’ I’d be a rich woman! I’m being interviewed on BBC Radio Essex tomorrow speaking to a mum whose two kids […]Read more
The NSPCC and O2 have launched new advice for parents of young people playing the multiplayer action survival game Fortnite: Battle Royale. It comes amid concerns over a function in Fortnite which automatically allows users to speak to other players through voice and text chat functions. It […]Read more
I was delighted to be recently interviewed, when I was in Dubai, by the very lovely Jenny Mollon from the world’s leading independent school reviews based web site that covers in-depth analysis of the world’s leading international private schools covering UAE, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia. At WhichSchoolAdvisor.com, we […]Read more
I was recently on holiday in Dubai but managed to squeeze in a 2 hour phone in special on Teens, Studying & Exam Stress. Dubai Eye is a Dubai-based talk radio station that is owned by Arabian Radio Network and provides business, news, current affairs, sports, entertainment […]Read more
WRITING an apology letter, going to your room or sitting on the naughty step: for generations, these have been the go-to punishments doled out out by fuming parents. But it’s not enough for a new wave of mums and dads taking discipline to another level entirely – […]Read more
Going back to work after maternity leave is a time of mixed emotions for many mothers – for some it’s a worry, for some, it’s exciting. For some Mums it’s a mixture of both. Among the many worries I get regularly asked is: What if my child […]Read more