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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Is Dad Shaming A Thing of the Past?

  Making fun of Dad has sort of changed, hasn’t it? I was recently interviewed about why society creates these stereotypes and it got me thinking. Are they outdated now that men are more hands-on as parents? Has the pandemic changed the conversation and dynamic? There are […]

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Step Dad Advice – Bringing together two separate families is a process, not an event. It takes time and flexibility on everyone’s behalf to settle into new family relationships.

              I’m delighted to have been invited to write some articles for Dad Info – a wonderful website for Dads and Step Dads. Today here is my article on what the Americans call ‘Blended Families’ but what I like to call […]

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Step Dads – Who disciplines whose children?

I’ve been send this question from Dads Info a super website for Dads and Step Dads. Different parenting styles are causing our family friction, what can I do? One of the main problems within step families is who disciplines whose children… The simple thing is to sit down […]

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Children’s Books About Dads to Celebrate Dads All Year Round!

When it’s Father’s Day I always miss my wonderful Dad as he was just such a wonderful person, charismatic, kind, thoughtful, funny and great, great fun. From my Dad I learnt my values, my confidence, my tenacity. From my Dad I learnt compassion, finding the balance in […]

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Dads on the GO…. How can corporate parents be more engaged at home when they travel for business?

Today I am delighted to have The Frequent Flyer Father as my guest blogger today. Chicka Elloy is the Executive Founder Father of Frequent Flyer Families, Inc. An educator, trainer and professional speaker, Chicka travels from Atlanta and leads the nations first and largest brain-compatable learning programme. A proud husband […]

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Father’s Day for Divorced Dads – Tips for Enjoying It.

Father’s Day weekend is upon us, and whether you feel it’s all just a marketing gimmick it’s still important to take time out to celebrate, but for many divorced dads, the day can serve as a tough reminder of the most painful loss or saddest change from […]

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WHY DADS SHOULD READ WITH THEIR KIDS?

  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 – […]

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Happy Father’s Day: The Benefits of Dads to Children

Today I enjoyed reading Dr Robyn Silverman’s blog post about the importance of Dads in the lives of their children. Dr. Robyn Silverman is a child development specialist, body image expert, sought-after speaker and award-winning writer, and she is known for her no-nonsense yet positive approach to […]

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad. ~Author Unknown  

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Babies With Involved Dads Learn Faster.

I was fascinated to read about a new study that suggests that babies learn faster if their fathers engage with them in the first few months of life. Researchers found that an active male role in the early stages of babies’ development produced better performances in cognitive tests […]

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The Importance of Father-Child Bonding

I was recently discussing the new Paternity Leave for Dads on BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester & here is my article published in the Indian Magazine Kids Stop Press about the importance of Dads bonding with their new born babies. Today, we have a special guest writing […]

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THE POWER OF DAD

It’s Father’s Day here in the UK and I always miss my wonderful Dad as he was just such a wonderful person, charismatic, kind, thoughtful, funny and great, great fun. From my Dad I learnt my values, my confidence, my tenacity. From my Dad I learnt compassion, […]

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Parenting Made Easy ! Episode 30 of The Sue Atkins Parenting Show covering bullying, homework, mental health, smacking & terrorism.

In this jam packed episode we have put together a compilation of all the best bits of the last 6 months of The Sue Atkins Show covering the age old problems of smacking, doing homework, pocket money, helping mums and dads support their teenager’s mental health, tips […]

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Sue Atkins In Conversation With …… Mark Williams International Fathers’ Mental Health Campaigner.

Mark Williams is an International Fathers’ Mental Health Campaigner, Speaker, Trainer and Author as well as founder of @fathersreaching and Inspirational Father of the Year 2012. I spoke to Mark about his own struggles with mental health, especially around the birth of his first child. I explore the reality of […]

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How to support your step children when their biological father doesn’t want contact.

I was delighted to have been invited by Dad Info to write a series of articles around supporting Dads & Step Dads. Here is the first of them & I’ll be publishing the rest over the next week. Please feel free to share to any Dads or Step […]

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