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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Step Dad Advice – Bringing together two separate families is a process, not an event. It takes time and flexibility on everyone’s behalf to settle into new family relationships.

              I’m delighted to have been invited to write some articles for Dad Info – a wonderful website for Dads and Step Dads. Today here is my article on what the Americans call ‘Blended Families’ but what I like to call […]

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Step Dads – Who disciplines whose children?

I’ve been send this question from Dads Info a super website for Dads and Step Dads. Different parenting styles are causing our family friction, what can I do? One of the main problems within step families is who disciplines whose children… The simple thing is to sit down […]

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Children’s Books About Dads to Celebrate Dads All Year Round!

When it’s Father’s Day I always miss my wonderful Dad as he was just such a wonderful person, charismatic, kind, thoughtful, funny and great, great fun. From my Dad I learnt my values, my confidence, my tenacity. From my Dad I learnt compassion, finding the balance in […]

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Why Dads Matter in Divorce.

  I’m working with a very sad, distressed and rather defeated Dad going through a divorce and I have been supporting him by championing him, believing in him, and encouraging him to focus all his energy on not fighting the old, but on building the new. I […]

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Dads on the GO…. How can corporate parents be more engaged at home when they travel for business?

Today I am delighted to have The Frequent Flyer Father as my guest blogger today. Chicka Elloy is the Executive Founder Father of Frequent Flyer Families, Inc. An educator, trainer and professional speaker, Chicka travels from Atlanta and leads the nations first and largest brain-compatable learning programme. A proud husband […]

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Father’s Day for Divorced Dads – Tips for Enjoying It.

Father’s Day weekend is upon us, and whether you feel it’s all just a marketing gimmick it’s still important to take time out to celebrate, but for many divorced dads, the day can serve as a tough reminder of the most painful loss or saddest change from […]

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WHY DADS SHOULD READ WITH THEIR KIDS?

  Today I am delighted to have Dan Freedman one of the UK’s leading football fiction writer as my guest blogger today. Dan worked at the top level of football for the last decade – writing for the FA, the Premier League and attending two World Cups – […]

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The Power of Dad . Celebrating Dads Everywhere – ‘I Became A Single Dad At 24, And Here’s How It’s Changed My Life

  It’s Father’s Day on Sunday here in the UK and I always miss my wonderful Dad as he was just such a wonderful person, charismatic, kind, thoughtful, funny and great, great fun. From my Dad I learnt my values, my confidence, my tenacity. From my Dad […]

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Happy Father’s Day: The Benefits of Dads to Children

Today I enjoyed reading Dr Robyn Silverman’s blog post about the importance of Dads in the lives of their children. Dr. Robyn Silverman is a child development specialist, body image expert, sought-after speaker and award-winning writer, and she is known for her no-nonsense yet positive approach to […]

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad. ~Author Unknown  

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CREATING A MEMORY JAR OF FAMILY MOMENTS TO REMEMBER.

For me, living is the little things. It’s noticing the small magic moments of the everyday. I was coming out of my hotel room on holiday recently as a taxi driver was proudly finishing off waxing his black Mercedes carrier. It gleamed in the hot sun & […]

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Babies With Involved Dads Learn Faster.

I was fascinated to read about a new study that suggests that babies learn faster if their fathers engage with them in the first few months of life. Researchers found that an active male role in the early stages of babies’ development produced better performances in cognitive tests […]

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THE POWER OF DAD

It’s Father’s Day here in the UK and I always miss my wonderful Dad as he was just such a wonderful person, charismatic, kind, thoughtful, funny and great, great fun. From my Dad I learnt my values, my confidence, my tenacity. From my Dad I learnt compassion, […]

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Toddlers & Toilets Plus My Interview With Get Connected Dads – Episode 36 of The Sue Atkins Parenting Show

Episode 36 Tweet of The Week @understoodOrg goal is to help the millions of parents whose children, ages 3–20, are struggling with learning and attention issues. They want to empower them to understand their children’s issues and relate to their experiences. With this knowledge, parents can make […]

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Celebrating Dads Everywhere – ‘I Became A Single Dad At 24, And Here’s How It’s Changed My Life

Read this wonderful story of a young Dad whose life changed as he stepped up to be a great father to his young son. Happy Father’s Day ! ‘In October 2013, a few months after my 22nd birthday and during my final (fifth) year of college, I […]

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