Sue's Parenting Blog

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.

Got a topic you’d like covered? Just let Sue know and your question might be answered in the next blog!

12th April 2024
Bringing a rainbow baby into the world is a journey filled with a unique blend of joy, hope, and apprehension. After experiencing the loss of...
10th April 2024
You know you thought having the ‘Birds & Bees’ talk was difficult? – try having it these days as digital tech has transformed sexual culture....
7th April 2024
“In a digital world where the landscape is ever-changing, parental digital literacy isn’t just a choice; it’s a responsibility to equip ourselves with the knowledge...
7th April 2024
‘In the digital age, teaching children digital literacy is like teaching them to swim – an essential skill to navigate the vast ocean of information...
7th April 2024
If you have time I highly, highly recommend watching or listening to this absolutely fascinating  parliamentary evidence on screen time, digital poverty and education, with...
4th April 2024
Managing a child’s smartphone use can be challenging, but there are several strategies you can use to ensure your child’s safety and well-being even if...
4th April 2024
  Smartphones have become an integral part of modern life, offering a multitude of benefits that enhance communication, productivity, entertainment, and convenience. Here’s just a...
3rd April 2024
As new parents, the arrival of a baby brings with it a whirlwind of joy, excitement, and yes, a fair share of sleepless nights! In...
2nd April 2024
  Changing nappies – is a quintessential part of parenthood that’s both mundane and messy. Amidst the chaos of nappy changes, it can be tempting...
2nd April 2024
There’s a great buzz around Jonathan Haidt’s new fascinating and thought provoking book that points out the hugely important years between the ages of 9...
2nd April 2024
Mobile phones eh? We can’t live without them but have you thought how they could be impacting on your baby whether you breastfeed or bottle...
2nd April 2024
  The Effects of Using Your Mobile Phone While Breastfeeding: What Every Parent Should Know In today’s digitally connected world, it’s not uncommon for parents...
25th March 2024
  I’m a former Deputy Head and Class Teacher for 22 years so I know first hand about teaching Reception Class children – I taught...
25th March 2024
70% of British primary schoolteachers have noticed a rise in the number of 3-7-year olds wetting themselves during the school day. As a former Deputy...
24th March 2024
Ctrl+Alt+Delay:  I talk to lots of parents about all sorts of things, naturally, in my work but I’ve noticed not many parents think to use...