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Special Educational Needs (SEN) Resources Blog, Reviews & Recommendations.

I was really delighted to receive this review of my book on my birthday from SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS RESOURCES BLOG REVIEW: RAISING HAPPY CHILDREN FOR DUMMIES BY SUE ATKINS I…

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Special Educational Needs (SEN) Resources Blog, Reviews & Recommendations.

I was really delighted to receive this review of my book on my birthday from SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS RESOURCES BLOG REVIEW: RAISING HAPPY CHILDREN FOR DUMMIES BY SUE ATKINS I was chatting to a good friend of mine over the weekend about parenting. In particular about our […]

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Do you run the risk of your child remembering being smacked only once – more than the 100 hugs?

Why You Shouldn’t Smack Your Kids….. Here are 10 Reasons To ‘Pause To Ponder’ …… Another recent study reveals a connection between spanking/ smacking in childhood and mental health diagnoses later in life. Whether or not you agree with the findings, here are 10 reasons smacking is never a […]

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How to keep the glow with your partner after having kids !

Listen to my late night interview on marriage, relationships, kids and the 5 types of Love Languages on Relationships360 Blog Talk Radio with Tiffany Williams-Jallow.   Click here to listen to the interview   If you have found this podcast helpful and thought provoking please pass it forward […]

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It’s a fine balance between spying, controlling, teaching and trusting our kids online.

I remember being rung up on a Bank Holiday Monday by a Polish journalist last year, asking me my opinion on some new tracking device that tracks children through their mobile phone. I told her I didn’t like it as it smacked of cotton wool parenting, an […]

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Is your child a nose picker, a hair eater or a nail biter? Follow this guide to stamping out your kids’ nasty habits

Kids can develop ­unsavoury habits. They usually save them for those special moments like when they’re with their grandparents or in the school nativity play. But experts say these seemingly unpleasant activities are part and parcel of growing up. In some cases, they can even be beneficial. […]

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The Sue Atkins ‘Can Do Kids’ Campaign with the EASY PEASY LEMON SQUEEZY BUTTON.

I was getting things ready for my ‘Can Do Kid Workshop’ which is designed to help children feel good about themselves & to build their long term inner confidence, when I decided to record my own voice saying “Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy!” on a simple talking button that […]

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Are You Missing One of The Six Needs of Every Successful Relationship?

Keeping the Glow with your Partner. Although most of us desire a healthy relationship it’s surprising how many of us don’t really understand what makes love survive long term. Most of us are bombarded with images of love and sex in magazines, TV adverts, and on the […]

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The Birds & Bees – Talking to Your Kids about …Sex!

I was interviewed a while back by LBC Radio in London about talking to kids about sex The inevitable “birds and the bees” talk is one that lots of parents I coach often put off for as long as possible. But learning about sexuality is a normal […]

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Getting Your Messy Teenager To Pull Their Weight!

Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.” ~ Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790, Scientist, Publisher and Diplomat Do you feel like you’re always wading knee-deep through your teenager’s piles […]

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Why Dads Matter in Divorce

I recently attended an event at The House of Commons called ‘Supporting families through separation’ & I’m also working with a very sad, distressed and rather defeated Dad going through a divorce and I have been supporting him by championing him, believing in him, and encouraging him to […]

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