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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Is ‘Technoference’ affecting your parenting? Are you always checking your phone? Do you find it hard to turn it off? Do you check your phone at the dinner table or in restaurants? Are you on your phone at the school gates, trains, coffee shops ? So, the […]Read more
I am talking on BBC Radio Scotland this week about ‘The Pros and Cons of Siblings Sharing. There are many differing opinions about whether or not it’s a good idea for siblings to share a bedroom. As a former Deputy Head Teacher, I often saw yawning kids […]Read more
I’m speaking with Kelvin MacKenzie on Love Sport Radio about this topic in The Telegraph ‘After #MeToo, how are we now to raise our boys?’ I don’t really think that raising a thoughtful, well-rounded son is any different from raising a thoughtful, well rounded daughter 😊 I’ve […]Read more
“Is it wrong,” Michael Vaughan, the former England Test cricket captain, asked his 1 million followers, “that I am 42 years old and can’t stop watching #LoveIsland?!!!” The idea of Vaughan – a man known for his graceful cricket and strong leadership inspiring England to a historic […]Read more
I was joining in a discussion on BBC Radio today about this hugely worrying study that has revealed that Britain’s child obesity problems are out of control. First official figures reveal 170,000 leave primary school overweight – and 22,000 are dangerously fat Just over a third of children […]Read more
I’m being interviewed on talkRADIO tonight about midwife Clemmie Hooper, 33, who is accused of using her children online to make money. I have to say I have been guilty of feeling a little jealous of the 500,000 followers some of these Instagram mums have for simply […]Read more
I watched this eye-opening documentary on TV where Doctor Chris Van Tulleken discovers the truth behind the drugs we are giving our children. Parents the world over have been known to give their children Calpol when they’re feeling under the weather. Whether it’s a high temperature, a […]Read more
“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