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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“In a minute!” – taking the pain out of parenting.

I bet you’ve had your child ask you many times to read a book or play a game and I bet you’ve said, “In a minute.” This usually sets you up to forget the request and you may end up not doing what you told your child […]

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Talk With Them, Not At Them

I’ve been writing some new articles for an online magazine in the States this week and one simple idea to engage, connect and stay bonded with your kids is to……. Talk With Them, Not At Them. Many parents I work with make the mistake of talking at […]

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Why The Simple Act Of Eating Together Is Important

  I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in […]

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Turn Off The Tech & Make A Date With Dinner !

I’ve had a busy day chatting to various radio stations around the UK about the new survey conducted by Harvester Restaurants that ONLY 30% of UK families eat dinner together every night ? Do you find the time to eat together ? If you are struggling to […]

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Questions To Start Conversations ~ The Sue Atkins Family Challenge!

I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in a […]

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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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Family History Month – Ideas to get you exploring !

Family History Month is a great opportunity to learn about your heritage while making new memories with your family. Here are some great ideas to inspire you from creating a family scrapbook to looking up the meaning to your surname. http://www.archives.com/blog/industry-news/family-history-month-2011.html

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Great Reasons for Family Dinners !

I’ve just discovered this super site Blog For Family Dinner from exploring Twitter. Come and join in ……. “We often hear about the long-term benefits of family dinner. Nonetheless, as busy parents, it can be hard to think about health and social benefits that are far down […]

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Topic of the month – Family Talk Time

As a Parent Coach and mum of two grown up children I am often shocked, distressed and searching for ways to help our society move towards a better future where children can grow up safe, well balanced and with a purpose in life. Free from despair, anger, drugs and […]

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Topic of The Month. Great ways to talk to your kids… so your kids will listen!

A major part of bringing up kids is learning how to talk with and to your children. The way you talk to your child teaches them how to talk to others. Here are some simple but really effective talking tips to try out with your kids: Connect […]

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My new campaign to get families eating, talking and laughing together!

I am a real advocate of families eating together as it’s a really simple way to catch up on everyone’s day, everyone’s news , it’s a place to air your grumbles, your niggles , your worries or your celebrations. So commit to perhaps just sitting down once a week […]

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