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!

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‘Food is more than Fuel’ ~ Sue’s Surprisingly Simple Tips to End Your Food Battles

One of the common themes on my Disney Junior Facebook Lives every month is about Fussy Eaters. I’m reading ‘Parenting Without Borders ‘ a completely fascinating book as it talks about the different cultural habits around sleep & how we probably create neurotic and anxious children around […]

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The Sue Atkins Fussy Eater ‘Food Diary’ To Record What Your Child DOES Eat Over A Whole Week

  Lots of parents go through the same thing with their children as fussy eating is often a phase that young children go through to explore their independence, test you out and to get some of your attention My Food Diary will help you relax as you […]

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Sue in conversation with Ronnie and Catrina Park from Taste ‘n’ Tell

Connect with Ronnie & Catrina Website Facebook Twitter Benefits of using Taste ‘n’ Tell A unique way for children to sample a wide range of new healthy foods The beautiful rhymes in a reading friendly font and fun characters encourages early reading The magical ‘book with food […]

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Fussy Eaters Tip 1 – Put a small amount of new food on the plate with familiar food your child already likes.

Many children are fussy eaters. Fussy eating is normal, but it can be hard to handle. Most of the time fussy eating isn’t about food – it’s often about children wanting to be independent. Here are some ideas that might help if you have fussy eaters in […]

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Fussy Eaters Tip 2 – Make food attractive

Many children are fussy eaters. Fussy eating is normal, but it can be hard to handle. Most of the time fussy eating isn’t about food – it’s often about children wanting to be independent. Here are some ideas that might help if you have fussy eaters in […]

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Fussy Eaters Tip 3 – Keep offering previously refused foods.

Keep offering previously refused foods. Your child will probably try it and eventually like it – but they might have to see a food on their plate 10-15 times before they even try a taste. You are unauthorized to view this page.

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Fussy Eaters Tip 4 – When possible, look for opportunities for your child to share meals and snacks with other children

Many children are fussy eaters. Fussy eating is normal, but it can be hard to handle. Most of the time fussy eating isn’t about food – it’s often about children wanting to be independent. Here are some ideas that might help if you have fussy eaters in […]

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Fussy Eaters Tip 5 – Serve your child the same meal the family is eating but in a portion size your child will eat.

Many children are fussy eaters. Fussy eating is normal, but it can be hard to handle. Most of the time fussy eating isn’t about food – it’s often about children wanting to be independent. Here are some ideas that might help if you have fussy eaters in […]

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Fussy Eaters Tip 6 – Offer different foods from the 5 main food groups.

Many children are fussy eaters. Fussy eating is normal, but it can be hard to handle. Most of the time fussy eating isn’t about food – it’s often about children wanting to be independent. Here are some ideas that might help if you have fussy eaters in […]

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Fussy Eaters Tip 7 – Try not to let your child fill up on drinks

Many children are fussy eaters. Fussy eating is normal, but it can be hard to handle. Most of the time fussy eating isn’t about food – it’s often about children wanting to be independent. Here are some ideas that might help if you have fussy eaters in […]

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Fussy Eaters Tip 8 – If your child is fussing about food, ignore it as much as possible

If you have a fussy eater who doesn’t like trying new food, here are some tips that might help: You are unauthorized to view this page.

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Fussy Eaters Tip 9 – Make healthy foods fun!

If you have a fussy eater who doesn’t like trying new food, here are some tips that might help. You are unauthorized to view this page.

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Fussy Eaters Tip 10 – Turn off SCREENS!

If you have a fussy eater who doesn’t like trying new food, here are some tips that might help. You are unauthorized to view this page.

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Fussy Eaters Tip 11 – Set a time limit of about 20 minutes for meals.

How to introduce new foods to fussy eaters If you have a fussy eater who doesn’t like trying new food, here are some tips that might help. You are unauthorized to view this page.

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Fussy Eaters Tip 12 – Try having quiet time before meals so your child can calm down before eating.

How to introduce new foods to fussy eaters If you have a fussy eater who doesn’t like trying new food, here are some tips that might help. You are unauthorized to view this page.

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