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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More Play Leads To More Learning – Making Christmas Presents Easy

“Play is essential to development because it contributes to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children and youth.” ~ American Academy of Paediatrics It’s coming up to Christmas and you’re probably wondering what toys to buy for your kids. I think it’s helpful to remember that […]

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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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Why Can’t I Go To School?

  A new wave of the virus has thrown families, schools, teachers and parents into chaos as one minute schools are staying open, then London schools are not, then maybe the whole of the UK schools will be closed. Uncertain and chaotic times. Here is some excellent […]

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Getting Your Toddler To Share.

Sharing I have been trying to get my toddler to share his toys. Now, when he sees another child he will automatically handover to that child the toy he is playing with even if the other child has not asked for it /is not interested. I am not sure […]

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10 simple and easy ways to develop your young child’s play

The importance of play in your children’s development There’s a great deal happening during playtime. Little ones are lifting, dropping, looking, pouring, bouncing, hiding, building, knocking down, discovering, exploring, and gaining dexterity and kinaesthetic experiences. They are learning key scientific concepts, such as what sinks and floats; […]

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Boys & Toys – Let’s Talk Guns!

          Like many parents, you may be torn between allowing your kids to play with the toy guns they’re clearly drawn to, and fearing it’ll turn them into violent psychopaths. Why do kids—and boys, especially—gravitate towards guns? Studies show that boys and girls have different styles […]

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Cómo jugar con tus hijos

Eres un adulto, así que a veces puede ser difícil entrar en la mente de un niño y recordar cómo jugar. Aquí hay algunas sugerencias para divertirte con tus hijos. Read more here Para pasar un buen rato con tus hijos, no necesitas pagar mucho para salir o […]

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Sue in Conversation with Ellie Dix Author of ‘The Board Game Family’

    Connect with Ellie and The Dark Imp Facebook Instagram Twitter Website LinkedIn Ellie’s Book on Amazon Ellie’s Board Games and Puzzles

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Sue in Conversation with Wendy White of My Mood Stars

Connect with Wendy and My Mood Stars Facebook Instagram Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn

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