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 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. […]Read more
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 […]Read more
I’m discussing Ann Millington, chief executive of Kent Fire & Rescue’s suggestion that the children’s TV character Fireman Sam should be renamed ‘Firefighter Sam’ on BBC Radio Kent It strikes me as a good idea – what do you think? I think all programming should be diversified, […]Read more
What is School Readiness? As a former Deputy Head and Reception Class Teacher I’ve been asked to comment on the new survey released today that says that 8 out of 10 school leaders report that many children arriving at primary school are not ready to take part […]Read more
Minimising homework and study battles with your attention deficit disorder (ADD /ADHD) child & helping them succeed in homework is often about separating out the tasks into 20 minute chunks and reinforcing their positive behaviour with specific praise. Below are some hints, tips and techniques to get […]Read more
Whilst your school-aged children are back into their new term routines, it’s time to focus on your toddlers & pre-schoolers. If you don’t want to do a big family day out and are looking to save some pennies this time of year, play centres are the best […]Read more
As a parent of a child with additional needs you are probably very aware, and focused, on developing their social & verbal skills but one very important aspect to balance is your child’s physical activity too. Lots of parents I work with, or parents who chat in […]Read more
We aren’t the only ones who struggle with fear, worry, anxiety & stress – children do, too. Research suggests that children’s concerns tend to differ & vary according to their age groups, or their stages of development. As any parent knows, children vary in their personalities, temperament […]Read more
Children are about to move onto secondary schools in a few weeks. 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 […]Read more