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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10 Great Reasons Children Should Exercise – Checklist.

I’m off to appear in my friend Action Amanda’s video talking about the importance of getting children active through dancing tomorrow. It’s an important subject, as the obesity epidemic among children aged between 6-19 has almost quadrupled from what it was in the late 1960s. From the […]

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Today’s four-year-olds often ‘not physically ready’ for school !

As a former Deputy Head and Reception Class Teacher I was horrified to read today that four-year-olds are often ‘not physically ready’ for school due to competitive parenting, iPads and screens all contributing to a decrease in a young child’s mobility that can impact on their academic learning. This […]

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Well, thank God maths isn’t taught like that in schools.

Today I’m delighted to have Kate Long the author of “ Before She Was Mine” which is available on Amazon as my guest blogger today. Kate is discussing the importance of exercise. “Imagine you’re back at school, and on your way to a maths lesson. Although you appreciate […]

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What’s Skittles, Santa and Salad Got In Common?

  “There’s a lot of sitting around eating and watching TV over the Christmas period, so family and fitness experts provide ideas on how to keep the whole family active and entertained while the telly’s switched off. Thoughts of Christmas don’t exactly conjure up images of exercising, […]

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Fat Britain: Tackling the obesity epidemic – what’s the solution?

I am speaking on LBC Radio tomorrow at 9.10 am on obesity in children in the UK. We are discussing this article and report in The Daily Mail Obesity rates in Britain are soaring with nearly a quarter of adults now classed as clinically obese. Despite Government […]

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Get a wriggle on

We all know that exercise is good for us, but new guidelines from the Chief Medical Officer say that this shouldn’t be limited to trips to the gym or jogging to work. Instead we should be thinking about encouraging physical activity from a really young age – […]

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