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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Shocking new survey showing large number of body anxious teens avoiding PE

Being a teenager is fraught with being self conscious, yet in this digital age where image is everything teenagers are under a lot of pressure to be ‘perfect.’ The survey by the ‘Be Real Campaign’ suggests that schools could do more to combat this unrealistic expectation of […]

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My daughter was never a huge fan of Barbie, thank goodness.

My daughter was never a huge fan of Barbie, thank goodness, but then neither was I as a child, but after decades of criticism that its best-selling doll fails to accurately reflect a woman’s proportions, Mattel has released three new body shapes to its iconic Barbie line […]

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Plus-sized Barbie doll placed on modelling Facebook page sparks social media debate

Did your kids get a “Barbie” for Christmas ? A picture of a plus-sized Barbie doll being placed on the Facebook page of Plus-Size-Modelling.com has sparked debate over whether toy companies should produce such a doll. The image of a Barbie doll, which includes a double chin, […]

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Watch 500,000 girls aged between 5 – 10 years old asking “Am I pretty or ugly?”

Francesca Morosi is a doctoral researcher based in UK and she is just about to complete her PhD research on media and young girls, a project which was fully funded by a 3-years scholarship at Nottingham Trent University. Here is her fascinating PhD Project. “My main curiosity […]

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Boys as young as 10 are at risk of eating disorders!

Up to one in ten teenage girls has an eating disorder, medical experts have warned and increasing numbers of boys are also at risk, some of them as young as ten, a major study has found. Experts said that with the young under increasing pressure to ‘be […]

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What messages are you teaching YOUR daughter ?

As women we are very hard on ourselves – but what impact does that have on our daughters and sons? What do we pass on and what are we teaching them? Women are their own worst beauty critics. Only 4% of women around the world consider themselves […]

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THIS is what you say when your daughter says she is fat

How do you handle it when your daughter suddenly says “I’m fat?” Here’s one Mum’s approach – what’s yours? http://www.ivillage.com.au/%E2%80%9Cmom-i%E2%80%99m-fat%E2%80%9D-one-mother%E2%80%99s-inspired-response-her-7-year-old/154381

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Talk to your daughters before the beauty industry does !

  Just a powerful reminder of the pressures young girls are subjected to…….. The Psychology of Beauty – How the Media affects body image  

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