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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Overcoming the fear of Down’s Syndrome by my friend Hayley Goleniowska

Inspiring, heart-breaking and uplifting …. my dear friend Hayley who writes a wonderful blog on http://www.downssideup.com/ Please share.

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Sue Atkins In Conversation With ……. Hayley Newman from Downs Side Up.

Meet Family Downs Side Up Hayley’s ignorance of Down’s syndrome came to the fore when her daughter was born, motivating her to create world-renowned blog Downs Side Up. It challenges fear and stigma and celebrates the narratives of those with the condition. The award-winning website is part […]

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Happy Birthday to Downs Side Up! A very special place to support you with a child with Down’s Syndrome

  On the 24th of November 2011, Hayley Goleniowska wrote her very first post “ What to Say When a Baby is Born with Down’s Syndrome” Afraid of who would criticise, certain no-one would read it and unsure of the form the blog would take, she nervously sent her personal thoughts anonymously […]

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“Special Needs” is like an umbrella sheltering and hiding a huge collection of diagnoses underneath.

I have recently been coaching some wonderful parents who have a child with ADHD and as a former Deputy Head teacher of many children with unique and different needs, I have been exploring with them how to handle the painful and often overwhelming feelings associated with dealing […]

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