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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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 […]Read more
Episode 31 Tweet Of The Week @GetConnectDad set out on his journey to be a better dad. Along the way, a community joined him. Join their parenting challenge & build a more connected family in just 15 Minutes a day! Join Get Connected Dad’s 4-week “Connected Parenting Challenge” & […]Read more
Delighted to see my tips for giving children hugs and affection was published in The Sun this weekend. ‘This week, shocking new tapes saw the late Princess Diana talk candidly about her childhood. Speaking about her family life, the princess said: “My parents, they never said they […]Read more
As a former Deputy Head and teacher of many classes of 35 four year olds, of course I was going to be intrigued, but not surprised, by the joy they would bring to the lives of those spending the final chapter of their lives in a retirement home […]Read more
I’ve been interviewed by The Daily Mail and appeared on LBC radio discussing the final of ‘Child Genius’ the Channel 4 programme that pits very bright & gifted children in competition with each other. As a former Deputy Head and Class Teacher for 25 years I felt […]Read more
I was interviewed on BBC Radio London today by Vanessa Feltz about the Channel 4 Programme ” Child Genius” because viewers have questioned whether the Channel 4 show went too far as two boys were shown sobbing after losing the competition. I work with many families whose […]Read more
I am an Ambassador for the wonderful charity Home Start and today I was delighted to have been invited to the lovely Kirstie Allsopp’s house (Location, Location, Location) as we were raising awareness for the wonderful charity’s campaign Reach The Child with some journalists www.reachthechild.org.uk When parents suffer […]Read more
I love Gok Wan and I am delighted to see him take on the fashion industry’s distorted images of what it means to be a teen. Gok Wan is now giving troubled teens the advice, confidence and self-belief they need to tackle their issues and anxieties. […]Read more
Been a busy week in the media for me this week as I appeared on my regular BBC Surrey & Sussex Parenting Phone -In with Sarah Gorrell, appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live with Tony Livesey discussing working Mums, discussed work/life balance on LBC and recorded bribing […]Read more
We were away in South Africa last week when Jamie Oliver’s new Dream School programme aired on Channel 4. As a former Deputy Head and Class Teacher for 22 years before changing direction into writing, broadcasting and parent coaching I found it fascinating. Some of you who follow me […]Read more
I’ve just come back from Soho in London, as I was invited to do a screen test for a possible Channel 4 Show about teenagers starting in the New Year. It went really well and I would LOVE to do it as I could reach, empower and […]Read more