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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Do You Need to Mark an Ending? Saying A ‘Good Goodbye’ & Creating a Personal Ritual Helps You Move Forward

We all go through endings. Sometimes we say goodbye to friends, family, lovers, partners, jobs and to those who have died. But do you understand how to handle goodbyes with grace, compassion, and kindness? Have you ever pondered that marking an ending with a simple ritual helps you […]

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Tick tock: It’s time to turn the clocks back to GMT time. Here are my tips to make the adjustment easier for your kids.

I’m delighted to collaborate with Care.com this week sharing my top tips for adjusting your children’s schedule and sleep routines in time for the clocks going back. Tick Tock: It’s Time To Turn The Clocks Back To GMT Time    

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10 Reasons Why Older Siblings Can Be Terrible Baby Sitters

Here’s something to ponder as you plan your well deserved night out! “It seems only natural for older siblings to be given the position of built-in babysitter. After all, they know the family rules and expectations better than any hired babysitter would. However, even though this may […]

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Sleep Tips For Coping When The Clock Goes Back

  You’ve worked hard to get your baby or toddler sleeping through the night but the fact is that many young children are naturally early risers and for this group, the time change can be a little bit of a challenge. But try to relax because any […]

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Did you know that there are FOUR parenting ‘feeding styles,’ but only ONE is actually good for your kids’ health?

Raising a healthy eater is a full-time job isn’t it? If you’re a parent, you are well aware of juggling your family’s activities from football to Rainbows, finding time for homework, doctor’s appointments, play dates, sleep overs and much more. But an important part of your parenting […]

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Porn Has Fuelled A 400% Rise In Child-On-Child Assaults In the UK. My Advice For Protecting Children From Online Pornography.

In a report by The Daily Mail, convictions of rape by those aged under 17 years old have almost doubled in just four years in the UK. A representative from the Ministry of Justice has warned that extreme pornography is fuelling this alarming rise in the number […]

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Divorce Without Damage – Your Parenting Plan

Your Parenting Plan This is an example of the sort of basic parenting plan that I help the parents I work with to create, as they go through the transition of divorce. It will help you think through the numerous issues related to co parenting your children […]

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Is Yelling at Your Children Verbal Abuse?

I was asked to contribute to the new Jeremy Vine TV Show on Channel 5 about whether yelling or shouting at children is verbal abuse. We all lose the plot at times & lose our temper & end up shouting at our kids, but what is the […]

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BEWARE of Parenting Under ‘Nanny State’ Next Door Neighbours – if this sounds crazy to you, that’s because it is.

I was invited on to the Michael Graham Show on talkRADIO talking about this parenting story in America. It struck a cord with me as I’m locked into a bit of an unpleasant situation with my next door neighbours after I trimmed their overhanging branches in my garden. […]

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HELP – It’s the Horrible Homework Hour!

They’re home, they’re fed, the telly’s off and now it’s the Homework Horror Hour! A recent survey carried out by the Government’s “Get On” Campaign reveals that 7 in 10 parents are wary of helping their children with their homework and are finding it increasingly difficult to […]

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