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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It’s the Summer Hols – do you leave your kids ‘Home Alone?’

As schools break up for the holidays, a children’s charity is urging parents to think carefully before leaving children home alone over the summer. I’m speaking on BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester about leaving children alone. It’s a difficult problem as there is no firm law around […]

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Travelling With A Toddler On A Plane.

  I was interviewed by BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester today about travelling with toddlers on a plane and keeping them occupied and busy. Here are my 10 Tips for Keeping a Toddler Busy on a plane. We were on hols in South Africa and the little girl […]

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Half – Term things to do !

  I’ve been asked by BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester this week to comment on some ideas to make the half term more fun and enjoyable and it got me pondering about the language we use to describe holiday time. If you think it will be looooong, […]

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Did Harambe the Gorilla Have to Die?

I was interviewed this morning on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester about the sad shooting of a beautiful gorilla called Harambe. It’s always so easy to judge others isn’t it, but I wasn’t there and all I know is that the Zoo had a duty of care […]

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So do you secretly have a favourite child?

I was live on BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester today discussing a new piece of research that claims that most parents have a favourite child, and it’s probably the eldest. A study conducted at the University of California shows that out of 768 parents surveyed, 70 per cent […]

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Oooh NO ! Forcing children to watch TV is now a punishment as iPad becomes ‘first screen’

  I’m speaking on BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester today about this shocking new survey that has found that young children are now so used to their tablets that taking them away and forcing them to watch TV is a way to discipline them ! Almost one in […]

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As Ched Evans prepares to return to training – what do you tell your kids ?

I’m speaking on BBC Radio Herford and Worcester today about the return of Ched Evans to training at Sheffield United as he is a role model to thousands of kids. This reminds me of an article I wrote a few years ago when Tiger Woods fell from […]

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Why are children so unhappy?

Why ARE children so uphappy? I’m being interviewed on BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester about the new report from The Children’s Society’s “Good Childhood Report” where England is ranked behind nations like Romania, Brazil and South Africa AGAIN ! We live in one of the wealthiest, most technologically advanced countries […]

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