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.

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How To Juggle & Balance Hybrid Working With Family Life – The New Normal Part 1

Let’s talk about your new everyday normal. How to achieve a happy, secure, effective hybrid work- family balance. 65% of public sector organisations say hybrid working – a mix of remote and office-based work – will be here to stay after Covid-19. 55% of private firms agree. […]

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Helping Your Teenager Cope with Friendship Issues As They Start Secondary School.

                I was filming in Essex yesterday for Disney Junior UK and I got chatting about my new programme for parents and children making the transition to Secondary School. The camera man started sharing with me his concern that his […]

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Tips for Dealing with Your Kids Friendship Challenges

We’ve all been there ….. your child comes home upset and distressed about falling out with their friend or friends at school. You feel helpless or protective and want to rush out and sort it all out for your child…… but here’s a few practical tips…… Younger […]

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Back to School Tip 8 ~ Simple Strategies To Get Out The Door Faster, Less Frazzled And Smiling First Thing In The Morning

Simple Strategies To Get Out The Door Faster, Less Frazzled And Smiling First Thing In The Morning My Top Tips For Simple Morning Routines to help you prepare to make life easier and organised when the ‘Back to School’ day arrives … and hopefully keep your more […]

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Here are some ideas to get your teenager’s sleep habits back on track for school…… !

  When my son was 19 and went to Brunel University to study journalism. I used to feel exasperated about his morning routine! But if you, like me, have had arguments about getting your teenager out of bed before midday you are not alone ! It’s a […]

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As Schools Re – Open – Here’s the Best Gift You Can Give Your Children

As some schools reopen to more children today you maybe worried & concerned about how your children are coping & adapting to the changes brought about because of the virus. As a former Deputy Head and Class Teacher for over 22 years it’s a time of uncharted […]

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Dear Teacher.

  Here’s a beautifully heartfelt letter I discovered on Mamapedia as kids return to school this week. Dear Teacher, Today I relinquish my precious children into your care. Do you know how important you are to me? To them? From this day forward, you are a valuable […]

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Books about Starting School to read with your children.

Shiny new shoes – how to prepare yourself (and your child) for their new school! From the moment you play peek-a-boo with your baby, you are preparing them for the process of moving away from you and learning about independence. Separation can be a difficult emotion not […]

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Back to School “Happy Dance” Goes Viral: VIDEO

  When I saw this video I smiled 🙂 It all started four years ago, when Tracy Moutafis, mother of nine and 11-year-old boys began doing a “happy dance” in the street as their bus left the first day of school. She waves and dances to “Celebration” by […]

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Give a hoot !

As a former Deputy Head teacher I just love this little poster from The Reading Kingdom so make a committment today as the New School Term begins here in the UK to get involved in your child’s learning !

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Shiny New Shoes – How to Prepare Yourself (And Your Child) For The New School Term

Today I’m delighted to have my article Shiny New Shoes – How to Prepare Yourself (And Your Child) For Their New School! published on a new site called Kids Tree. KidsTree is an online directory designed to help parents find activities, events and information for babies, […]

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The Back To School Tips ~ Simple Strategies To Get Out The Door Faster, Less Frazzled & SMILING First Thing In The Morning

Morning Routines: Simple Strategies To Get Out The Door Faster, Less Frazzled And Smiling First Thing In The Morning Children thrive when they know what to expect and what they have to do. Implementing a morning routine will make them feel secure and prepared for the day […]

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Every little helps ! My advice in the Tesco magazine this month

Pick up your copy of the Tesco magazine and read my advice this month about back to school tips, revision and study ideas and healthy lunchboxes http://yfrog.com/keh9dcij http://yfrog.com/mm9annj

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