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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We all know that going to see the doctor or dentist can sometimes be a scary experience for little ones who don’t know what to expect. So it’s important that parents help to put them at ease, whether that’s through role play, reading books together or watching […]Read more
I’m delighted to be collaborating with Lioness Captain, Leah Williamson, Disney Princess & Educational Charity, The Female Lead on the ‘Ultimate Princess Celebration: Time to Shine’ initiative. • The Female Lead welcomes Leah Williamson, teenage YouTubers – the Mbawa sisters – and Disney Princesses to its line-up […]Read more
? Well the cat can come out of the bag ! ? I’ve been filming ? with Billie Faiers & Greg Shepherd from The Mummy Diaries for Disney Junior UK in a parenting series covering temper tantrums, morning routines, self esteem to bedtime routines all BURSTING with my practical & […]Read more
If you suddenly have a fussy eater on your hands – you’re not alone! I work with lots of parents going through the same thing with their children as fussy/ faddy eating is often a phase that young children go through to explore their independence and to […]Read more
Keeping children entertained indoors all day can often be a bit of a challenge ? Parenting expert Sue Atkins explains to Billie and Greg why it’s a good idea to stay active #DisneyJuniorUK Instagram Check out my Instagram feed at @SueAtkins18 as I put up lots of super […]Read more
One of my favourite techniques is what I call the ‘Eat That Frog ’ or what some people call the “When … Then” technique. I read a great international bestselling book by Brian Tracy called ‘Eat that Frog’ which encourages you to get a difficult or […]Read more
You know the easiest way to get the stress out of mornings? Find the one situation that constantly causes friction and figure out how to make it go smoother. That’s it. The rest will simply follow suit. Children thrive when they know what to expect and what they have […]Read more
Have you ever wondered what the key is to get a well-behaved toddler? I’ve been filming ? with Billie Faiers & Greg Shepherd from The Mummy Diaries for Disney Junior UK in a parenting series covering temper tantrums, morning routines, self esteem to bedtime routines all BURSTING with my […]Read more
Temper Tantrums This weeks theme on my Disney Junior (UK) video tips with Billie & Greg from The Mummy Diaries is ‘Toddler Tantrums’ Logic and reason aren’t things that feature in your little ones experience yet. Toddlers have tantrums over a huge amount of things – ranging […]Read more
Introducing music into your little one’s life can have so many positive effects. ? As well as the pure enjoyment it provides, music also teaches them skills such as discipline and language development, and can strengthen the bond between parents and children. ❤️ What are the favourite […]Read more
Mindfulness is a great way to encourage little ones to check in with their emotions. ? It can really help to keep them calm and is a useful technique to use if they get upset when you’re out and about, or if they’re having trouble with things […]Read more
When there’s so much going on around them, it’s really easy for little ones to become overwhelmed with the world. ? That’s why it’s great to teach them about mindfulness and to encourage them to stop and take a breath every once in a while. ?️ #DisneyJuniorUK […]Read more
Travelling with a little one on a train can provide lots of magical moments, from developing their language skills to creating a special connection with you. ? Is your little one a fan of train travel? ? For lots more tips about travelling with little ones, watch […]Read more
As we all know, our little ones are easily influenced by what they see and hear, so it’s really important that we teach them about diversity. ❤️ Whether that’s reading books with different characters in them, watching TV shows like Doc McStuffins or having open and honest […]Read more
Travelling with little ones can often be the most stressful part of a journey. ? But planning is the key to success! ? Do you have any tips to make long journeys with a little one a bit easier? ??️? For lots more advice about travelling, watch […]Read more