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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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 […]Read more
How can you help kids get a good start? In this heartfelt and personal talk, Colin Powell, the former U.S. Secretary of State, asks parents, friends and relatives to support children from before they even get to primary school, through community and a strong sense of responsibility. […]Read more
How do we enhance communication skills in a 19 month old? Sue says build their confidence with language. Lynne adds read their body languageRead more
Today I am delighted to have as my guest blogger: Laura Henry, Managing Director of Childcare Consultancy. Laura has worked in early years/education for over 25 years and has two teenage sons and we are meeting up to talk about children, childcare and all things parenting today […]Read more
In my new book I write about ages and stages and I think it is helpful to understand that each stage of development seems to have a central question attached to it. • Infancy: “How can I help my child feel more secure?” • Toddler hood: “How […]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
Parenting is the most important, rewarding, frustrating, and challenging job anyone can do and yet is the one few of us ever get any preparation for. We invest in everything except learning the skills in raising happy, confident and well-balanced children. The speed, pressure and stress of […]Read more
I read a great article today by Michele Ranard on the NYParenting website about why some children fall apart when faced with a negative situations, while others seem to roll with the punches. Here’s the article. “A few years back, my first-grader stepped off the school bus in tears. The […]Read more
I highly recommend the wonderful Talking Tots as they offer fun interactive pre-school sessions that develop speech and language skills which are SO crucial to a young child’s development. Here is my interview with them: “Talking Tots spoke to the marvellous Sue Atkins, parenting coach and author […]Read more
Children with parents who divorce or separate before they are five are more likely to become binge drinkers when they reach 16 than children with parents who remain together, a major new study has found. Read the article in The Daily Telegraph. Have you heard […]Read more
Sue Atkins talks to Sue Learner about parenting and discipline, in the wake of the riots that spread destruction through the streets of London and most of the major English cities. The teenagers involved in the riots clearly thought it was acceptable to loot and vandalise. Do […]Read more
The University of Toronto researchers suggest life’s early years might be even more important than we thought By Alison Motluk “By the time a child sets foot in kindergarten, much about her future life has already been set in motion – everything from her ability to concentrate […]Read more