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.

Got a topic you’d like covered? Just let Sue know and your question might be answered in the next blog!

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You have my permission to NAG ! Harvard Study Says Giving Kids Chores Actually Makes Them More Successful!

This research actually came out of a well-known 75-year-long Harvard study, where researchers followed two groups of people. One of the many highlights of the researcher’s findings is that subjects who were given chores, or jobs to do, as kids grew up to be adults who were […]

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Parenting Hacks | Helping Around The Home ? | Disney Junior UK with Sue Atkins and Helen Skelton

Little ones love to help out around the house. But at what age should you start to give them chores? ? How old is your little one and do they help out with the housework? For lots more information about sharing chores, watch the full video of […]

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Getting your kids to help around the house – made easy of course!

I’m speaking on BBC Radio Kent about the importance of giving your kids chores to do in the house. I believe it makes them feel part of the family team, it teaches them independence and gives them the feeling of competence and capability. If it feels like […]

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Pocket Money Gender Gap: Boys Get 12% More – so what are kids learning about money from YOU?

I’m talking about the new survey about Pocket Money on Sky News today. Children are getting an average of £6.55 a week in pocket money but the gap is widening between the earnings of boys and girls. The Halifax survey of nearly 1,800 children aged eight to […]

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Do You Find Housework Therapeutic ?

  Many women admitted to researchers that they love cleaning because it gives them a sense of ‘pleasure’ and ‘achievement’. It also makes them feel better about receiving surprise visitors who wouldn’t see the house in a mess. Kirstie Allsopp said in her latest interview – that […]

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Pocket Money – How To Talk,Teach & Encourage Your Child to Save !

There’s never been a more important time to teach our kids about the art of saving, and so MoneySupermarket is launching a challenge with a difference – a kids’ saving challenge aimed at encouraging the next generation of savvy savers and I’m delighted to say I’ve been […]

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Getting your kids to help around the house – Made Easy !

Today I’m delighted to have been published in the Boots MD online website talking about the importance of getting your kids involved in helping around the house and giving you some simple, quick and easy ideas to make it fun. http://www.webmd.boots.com/children/features/childrens-chores “Dear Sue many thanks for your excellence […]

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The Chore Chart That Kids Love

I love coincidences, as you know, and yesterday I was interviewed by a journalist for a national newspaper about my views about getting kids to do their chores and jobs and today I have just discovered a new site that is lots of fun ! It’s called Goal For […]

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So do you bribe your kids to help round the house?

This week I was invited as a guest to attend the Home Renaissance Foundation International Conference on Excellence in the Home in Central London and to read more about my adventures of meeting Aggie MacKenzie -The Dirt Dectective from the highly popular Channel 4 Series go to => […]

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