Category: Teenagers

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...
26th May 2024
  I’ve been asked for my advice on ITV ‘This Morning’ about what to do if your child is being Cyber Bullied. Bullying  a subject...
26th May 2024
  Can Parents Make It Stop? As parents, we’re sure you’re familiar with the crippling pain and anger you feel when someone intentionally hurts or...
26th May 2024
In the digital age, smartphones have become ubiquitous, transforming how we communicate, work, and entertain ourselves. While these devices offer unprecedented connectivity and convenience, they...
21st May 2024
Dove’s Approach to Beauty, Self-Esteem, and AI: Is It A Holistic Vision for Empowerment? In a world where beauty standards are often dictated by unattainable...
20th May 2024
I was asked by the Sun News UK newspaper to write 5 quirky and unexpected tips parents can use to wean their kids off their...
16th May 2024
Check out my new podcast ‘Navigating the Digital Jungle with Sue Atkins and Friends’  www.navigatingthedigitaljungle.com   It’s not easy – but I think it’s important!...
13th May 2024
In a world often fraught with division and misunderstanding, the importance of empathy cannot be overstated in my opinion. We live in an angry world....
8th May 2024
  Grandparents are wonderful aren’t they? But what do you do when they over indulge your kids with technology & allow them to spend too...
Radical Optimism
7th May 2024
  I was listening to Dua Lipa’s new album ‘Radical Optimism’ on  Spotify & the title got me thinking about Radical Optimism – as I...