When my son Will was little, he loved reading. Then he went through a phase of not reading books but loving comics. According to the latest research commissioned by Readly, the European leader in digital magazine and newspaper subscriptions this was good news! Comics are a gateway into creating life-long readers. Children who read […]
Failing Forward One of my favourite parenting stories is about a famous research scientist who made several important medical breakthroughs. He was asked by a journalist why he was so successful and he told the story of a very early lesson he learnt from his Mum when he dropped a carton of milk in the […]
As you know I do regular Facebook Live Parenting Hack Tea Parties for Disney Junior which is something I absolutely love doing answering all your niggles, worries or problems live every 1st Tuesday of the month over on Disney Junior UK at 11 am. The next one is on Tuesday 3rd March at 11 […]
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 test you out. But with a simple change […]
My Disney Junior Parenting Hacks around ‘Self Esteem for Children’ with Billie and Greg from The Mummy Diaries.
Building self-esteem in your little one is so important! Sue Atkins shares some useful tips with Billie & Greg to help your child to feel more capable and confident ?? #DisneyJuniorUK The most important gift you can give your child is the gift of self esteem. Self-esteem is how you rate yourself deep down. It is […]
Is your little one having trouble settling down at night? Establishing a few nighttime routines can help. Here are some ways you can stop the bedtime battles and start getting more sleep. Keep an eye out on my Instagram feed over at @SueAtkins18 this week to get more of my Bedtime Tips and if you […]
? Morning Routine Tips ? When children learn how to dress themselves it is a huge accomplishment. Independent dressing is a skill that needs to taught and practiced. Here are some tips for teaching your child how to dress: 1. Children will usually learn to undress first. Remember to allow your kids plenty of practice […]
My Disney Junior Parenting Hacks around ‘Morning Routines’ with Billie and Greg from The Mummy Diaries.
? 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 to do. Implementing a morning routine will make […]
? Little ones learn so many lessons through imaginative play, from sharing and co-operation to important language skills. What creative games do you like to play together? ? For more tips on how to play imaginatively with your little one, watch the full video of TV star, and mum to two boys, Helen Skelton, […]
I was delighted to do a Disney Junior UK special Parenting Hacks Tea Party on sleep, bedtimes and bedtime trouble shooting! ?? We were inundated with questions and take a look to see if we covered your worry, niggle or problem. Pop the 1st Tuesday of the month at 11 am in your diary and […]