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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Home Alone – When is OK?

I’m being interviewed on BBC Three Counties Radio BBC Radio Sheffield and BBC Radio Berkshire by Anne Diamond about when it is a safe time to leave children “Home Alone” Deciding if your child is ready to be left home alone can be a tricky decision. I […]

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Is it a good idea to exclude children as young as 5?

I’m speaking on BBC Radio Sheffield about the increase of young children being excluded from school from as young as 5. Recently I wrote about ‘School Readiness’ as this is a complex subject not easily dismissed by the taxi driver who said to me, ‘All they need […]

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Who should teach our kids ‘the basics’ and what should kids’ snacks contain? ‘The Sue Atkins Parenting Show’ Episode 2

The Sue Atkins Parenting Show is where we discuss every possible aspect of parenting, giving you advice and support on topics which affect your daily life. Each free, weekly episode is bursting with practical tips, techniques and ideas. Also, you can sign up to The Sue Atkins […]

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I went head to head live on BBC Radio Sheffield with Katie Hopkins on the importance of baby names

Today the most popular list of baby names has been revealed with Harry and Amelia topping the list this year.   I’ve just been head to head with Katie Hopkins from The Apprentice live on BBC Radio Sheffield who believes that you can apparently judge whether children […]

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What do YOU think of the Government’s new initiative to offer Parenting Classes ?

We go on courses from marketing to management but still get embarrassed to say we’d like to go on a parenting class – why is that? I’ve been interviewed on BBC Three Counties Radio and BBC Radio Sheffield today discussing the new Government’s initiative to offer free […]

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Fly a kite and climb a tree… the National Trust’s 50 things to do before you’re 12

I’ve been asked to comment on this latest survey on BBC Radio Sheffield, BBC Radio Coventry and BBC Radio Three Counties today about the latest research showing that fewer than one in ten of today’s children have played in a wild place compared to half of […]

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My daughter’s learning to drive ……

I’ve just been talking on BBC Radio Sheffield about being a taxi service for our kids – as apparently we drive the equivalent of a trip to Mars each week ferrying children about ! It’s quite apt too at the moment as my 17 year old daughter is […]

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