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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Should I let my baby cry itself to sleep?

  I receive many questions for my The Sue Atkins Parenting Show Podcast about babies & sleep: Is letting your baby cry itself to sleep at night cruel and unnatural or no big deal? What is best for your baby: crying itself to sleep, controlled crying or […]

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Is this your first Christmas apart? Struggling with how to deal with it? Ideas to help.

Dear Sue I separated from my partner at the beginning of this year. We were together for 10 years and have two children aged 8 and 6. My real problem is the fact that my partner and I were originally family friends and our families are really […]

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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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Should parents drug babies on long flights?

I’m on the JVS Show on BBC Three Counties talking about this controversial subject now. What do you think? “Parents taking infants on long flights are turning to medication to help their children sleep. But is the practice safe – or a dangerous abuse of parental power? […]

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Pals Across The Pond – New Video on enhancing TODDLERS communication skills

  How do we enhance communication skills in a 19 month old? Sue says build their confidence with language. Lynne adds read their body language

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Pals Across The Pond Video – Giving Toddlers Boundaries

  My pal across the pond Dr Lynne Kenney – The Family Coach and I have answered Lucy from Harrow’s question on her toddler playing her and her husband off against each other – watch our advice and send us in your parenting questions by posting up […]

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Just Ask

Peter and Helen came to see me because as a newly married step family they were having some problems with Helen’s older children of 13 and 15 listening to Peter when he told them to tidy their room or to help around the house. The kids were […]

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Don’t Stew…… Ask Sue !

“Dear Sue My 2 year old pretty much does whatever her older sister (4) tells her – no matter what they’re playing, the big one tells the little one what to do and she willingly goes along with it. How do I ensure she develops her own […]

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Ask The Parenting Expert

I am really excited as I am getting my new Parenting Made Easy – The Secrets To Well-Behaved Kids app finished ready to launch in 2 weeks for i-phones and i-pads. This is a really FAB way to get my advice, tips, ideas and inspiration ON THE GO […]

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