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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Today I am delighted to have Dan Freedman one of the UK’s leading football fiction writer as my guest blogger today. Dan worked at the top level of football for the last decade – writing for the FA, the Premier League and attending two World Cups – […]Read more
‘Slugs & snails & puppy dog tails that’s what little boys are made of …..’ Just like the Nursery Rhyme, boys are different & prefer to learn in different ways. Scientists have found differences in the structures of male & female brains & that means that boys […]Read more
A new action-oriented movement idea for Ariel that aims to discuss a latent but simmering tension point in society: Is laundry only a woman’s job? Wouldn’t it be great to build a society where husbands and wives share the load? Because where there is equality there is […]Read more
Do you let your kids choose their own toys or do you try and influence them? A government minister says gender-specific toys harm girls’ career opportunities. But I just wonder how much the toys children play with shape their future prospects in the job market? We all […]Read more
This month, Dr Amanda Gummer weighs up the different skills boys and girls develop using toys, and highlights three Good Toy Guide reviews. Whether you believe that gender-based play is biologically or socially constructed, there’s no denying some toys appeal to boys more than girls. Does it […]Read more
Here’s my latest podcast to download http://parentingexpert.podbean.com/2013/01/19/raising-teenage-boys-positively-and-easily/Read more
There’s an alarming study out by The Literacy Trust showing a drop in the number of fathers encouraging their children to read 🙁 The study by the National Literacy Trust shows one in three dads give no reading encouragement to their children to read at all – […]Read more
Are you dealing with the “Terrible Two’s?” Do you suddenly have a fussy eater on your hands? Is it nearly impossible to get your toddler to stay in their bed at night? Are you struggling to potty train your toddler? I understand as I’ve been […]Read more
I’ve just come across an article in the Daily Express about Dads and hugging which I found interesting. My son has gone a bit more aloof at the moment as he’s 19, left home for University and is a bit unsure of the new hugging policy so I […]Read more
Today I am excited as I am interviewing Bear Grylls about his passion for outdoor activities. With today’s kids glued to computer games, ipads, ipods and TV I thought it would be fascinating to discover more about Bear’s passion for teaching kids to […]Read more
My son always loved books and always had his nose in a book when he was young but around the age of 9 he lost a bit of interest in his reading books and started to enjoy comics. As a former Deputy Head I knew it […]Read more
As you know I am one of the parenting experts on the wonderfully informative Parent Channel TV and my article about Getting boys to open up and talk to you is live on their blog today. Getting boys to open up and talk to you can become a […]Read more
In December, LEGO – a brand that previously could do no wrong – came out with a girlified version of their beloved blocks called LEGO Friends, and the marketers behind this switch were greeted with a bellowing, social media frenzy of “Why?” Now, a pair […]Read more
Today I am delighted to have Janis Meredith from http://jbmthinks.com/ as my guest blogger. Janis writes a youth sports blog focusing on parenting & character building. 5 secrets to breaking the parental habit of negativity “Why are you so negative?” I’m sad to say that’s a question I […]Read more
Today’s guest author Janet Allison offers support and strategies for parents bringing up young boys. I was delighted to have been interviewed by Janet on Friday night for the Boys Alive! On-line Event: Discover HIS World – The Map and to hear more about all aspects of raising boys – […]Read more