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Has Gavin Williamson “misjudged” the mood in classrooms and homes across the country?

        Gavin Williamson says children have become undisciplined & unruly due to lockdowns & homeschooling - really? What ALL of them??? I was interviewed last night in…

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Has Gavin Williamson “misjudged” the mood in classrooms and homes across the country?

        Gavin Williamson says children have become undisciplined & unruly due to lockdowns & homeschooling – really? What ALL of them??? I was interviewed last night in BBC Radio London about Gavin Williamson remarks about banning mobile phones in schools and his suggestion that […]

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Books & Podcasts Celebrating STEM.

Why is STEM important? STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and STEM is important because it pervades every part of our lives. Science is everywhere in the world around us. STEM learning builds the skills kids need for the future as technology is continuously expanding […]

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Practical Tips on How to RESPOND Rather Than REACT. My Pause Button Technique

  Much of our lives is spent in reaction to others and to events around us. The problem is that these reactions might not always be the best course of action, and as a result, they can make our children, ourselves and those around us unhappy, and […]

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Panicking about getting your kids into bed & ASLEEP as the clocks spring forward? Here are my Top 10 Tips.

          10 Easy Ways To Prepare Your Children For When The Clocks Go Forward. The clocks spring forward this weekend which is great for feeling we are leaving the winter behind but it can play havoc with your child’s sleep routine. Just when […]

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Saying “NO” to your kids with confidence !

Saying “No” to your kids is such a simple word but so many parents find it difficult to incorporate it into their discipline strategies – it’s about feeling confident in your own ability as a parent so then the ability to say “no” becomes a powerful behaviour […]

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Sue Atkins: I love outdoor play because…

Outdoor play, climbing trees and riding bikes I used to love taking my kids to the park when they were young and watching them run off to chase our dogs, jump, hide, shout, whistle, climb and explore the natural world. Wrapped up warm with jumpers and wellies […]

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Become Unsinkable – Learn Ways to Handle Major Change.

It’s Time to Let Go of What Was… I work with many parents going through the difficulties of major life changes and many of the people I coach are stuck. We are living through different and difficult times. Are you flourishing or floundering? In this blog I […]

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Kids and Divorce : An Age By Age Guide To Help Parents

    I have been working with two families going through the process of divorcing and what has struck me is how the news that Mummy & Daddy are separating can vary depending on the age of the children. How the news hits a 3 year old […]

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny-bone. ~ Reba McEntire

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36 Children’s Books set in the Caribbean.

      Since I started #TheSueAtkinsBookClub I’ve been keen to offer lesser known authors a platform & also to offer a wide range of diversity so all children can see themselves in the stories and books. June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month. It celebrates the […]

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Top Children’s Books Celebrating Irish Art, Music and Dance

    Since I started #TheSueAtkinsBookClub I’ve been keen to offer lesser known authors a platform & also to offer a wide range of diversity so all children can see themselves in the stories and books. Here is a list of The Top Children’s Books Celebrating Irish Mighty […]

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Top 10: Best South Asian American Children’s Books (ages 2-14)

Since I started #TheSueAtkinsBookClub I’ve been keen to offer lesser known authors a platform & also to offer a wide range of diversity so all children can see themselves in the stories and books. Here is a list of The Top 10: Best South Asian American Children’s Books […]

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Kids Read MORE When We Turn On The Subtitles.

      Turning on the subtitles while children are watching television can double the chances of a child becoming good at reading†. It’s so brilliantly simple and can help children’s literacy so much that we want to shout it from the rooftops! There’s extensive global research that […]

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The Best Selection of Multicultural and Social Justice Books for Children

Guide for Selecting Anti-Bias Children’s Books By Louise Derman-Sparks Here is a really helpful guide to choosing books for your kids. Children’s books continue to be an invaluable source of information and values. They reflect the attitudes in our society about diversity, power relationships among different groups […]

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Teaching Boys To Respect Girls.

It’s a raw subject because my daughter lives on Clapham Common. She walks, runs, socialises & loves the buzz of living in the area where I was born & went to school. It’s raw because it was so badly handled by the police. It’s raw because we […]

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