Category: School Age

7th July 2024
How Technology Can Help Prepare Children for Eco-Friendly Careers   On ‘Navigating the Digital Jungle with Sue Atkins and Friends’ podcast we talk about all...
7th July 2024
In an era where technology evolves at a breakneck pace, the traditional pathways to career readiness are being transformed. Today’s children are growing up surrounded...
3rd July 2024
An increasing number of parents are keen for their children to join Scouts CREDIT: Scouts/SWNS I was speaking with Ben Kentish on LBC Radio about the...
2nd July 2024
In today’s digital age, where smartphones, tablets, and computers are integral to our daily routines, balancing technology use within the family can be challenging. Family...
1st July 2024
    Well maybe I’m naive and late to the party but I’ve just learnt about Click Farms Take a look at the video &...
1st July 2024
I met up with some old  pals from University recently that I hadn’t seen for many years  & over lunch we got chatting about politics...
27th June 2024
My kids are 2 years apart and get all so well. It makes my soul sing. They laugh at the same things, share jokes I...
25th June 2024
In an age where digital technology is omnipresent, the internet has become an inescapable part of daily life, especially for the younger generation. Boys, in...
23rd June 2024
Since reading the really interesting interview with Keir Starmer by Josh Glancy in the Sunday Times The Times I began to think about how I...
16th June 2024
          I have been working with a lovely 9 year old boy who has always found it a bit of a...
15th June 2024
What can I do if my child doesn’t want to talk about being bullied? Creating a safe space to talk Most children tend to blame...
15th June 2024
I write a lot about smartphones & my new podcast Navigating the Digital Jungle with Sue Atkins and Friends is all about conversations around handling...
10th June 2024
  I was recently invited on to BBC Radio Scotland to talk about #sextortion Talking to your kids about sextortion is a delicate but essential...
3rd June 2024
Remember slot machines? They were designed to answer your every action with a visual, auditory, tactile feedback buzz. A ping when you inserted a coin....
27th May 2024
How do you manage your Facebook friends? Do you keep your list really tight and only include ‘active’ pals? Or do you accept everyone you’ve...