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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One of the most common questions I get asked regularly on my Sue Atkins Parenting Show podcast is: ‘ How do I get them off screens?’ Here are my simple 5 top tips. ✅ No screens at least 1 hour before bedtime. ✅ Have device-free dinners. ✅ […]Read more
This week will be all about Valentine’s Day and can be a time of great romance or great pain. Many people put their children first and of course while this is necessary and honourable is it at the expense of your own relationship? I remember a great […]Read more
Keeping the Glow with your Partner. Do you want more attention, more respect, more help with the kids, more hugs, more romance, more surprises, more time together, more intimacy, and more fun? Someone to babysit, iron the shirts, help make the dinner sometimes or hang up the […]Read more
The Stepfamily Cycle I have been working with a lovely family who are finding it hard to adjust to the changes that blending two families together brings. I always remind my clients that bringing together 2 separate families is a process and not an event, and […]Read more
One reason why relationships get stale, go off the boil and become boring is that couples get stuck in a rut of routine and having children often takes away from the spontaneity that keeps love alive, fresh and expanding and growing. Doing the same things over and […]Read more
It’s Children’s Mental Health Week & this 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 think or feel […]Read more
Young people in developing countries often have more aspirational career ambitions than boys in the UK, an international survey of 20,000 children suggests. While boys in the UK aimed to be footballers or YouTube stars, their counterparts in Uganda and Zambia wanted to be doctors or teachers. […]Read more
I thought I’d share with you a technique that I teach the parents that I work with in my Parenting Club, because it’s brilliant for solving problems. This Positive Parenting Solution is only part of my foolproof roadmap when you hit a problem. Sometimes it’s a good […]Read more
I was really distressed to read about the tragic suicide of Molly Russell: The ‘caring soul’ who died after exploring her depression on Instagram. Suicide is now the leading cause of death for young people under 20 and levels of self-harm are rising among teenage girls in […]Read more
Is money a taboo topic in your family? Are you struggling to talk about it with your children? So, what’s putting YOU off? Are you bad with money? Do you buy stuff on impulse? Are you bad at budgeting? More than one in three parents struggle to […]Read more