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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The danger of airbrushing. Start talking to your kids before the beauty industry does !

I was invited to talk on Sky News and Channel 5 News about the wonderful new pack for parents that will help you to talk and teach your kids about the dangers of airbrushing as well as helping you to think about the influence of the media on their self […]

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Raising Girls – My Advice in Woman’s Own

Today I’m delighted to say my advice on raising happy, confident girls is printed in Woman’s Own this week so rush out and grab your copy from your newsagent to see my tips and ideas on page 38 🙂 http://www.facebook.com/womansownmagazine  

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What Your Teenage Daughter Won’t Don’t Tell You About Facebook Creeps.

So people think that social media is totally ruining the lives of our children – well I’m not sure, but I do know we can’t afford to put our heads in the sand over it. A new survey by McAfee involving more than 1,000 teenagers aged 13 […]

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I’m excited as today I am interviewing Bear Grylls about his passion for getting kids OFF THE SOFA & OFF THE COMPUTER GAMES !

Today I am excited as I am interviewing Bear Grylls about his passion for outdoor activities. With today’s kids glued to computer games, ipads, ipods and TV I thought it would be fascinating to discover more about Bear’s passion for teaching kids to […]

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10 tips for broaching the subject of periods with your daughter – from a Dad’s perspective

Today I’m delighted to have Samantha Kelly from The Funky Goddess a website dedicated and passionate about making the transition into womanhood a positive experience for girls around the globe 🙂 Here’s today guest blog about broaching the subject of periods with your daughter – from a Dad’s […]

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Where has my little girl gone?

  As you know I have been interviewed many times on the TV and radio about the early sexualisation of girls and have written about what I think about padded bras for seven-year-olds, dolls dressed in high heels, and pole dancing kits for kids as I am the […]

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Why do all the girls have to buy pink stuff and all the boys have to buy blue stuff – The LEGO Debate

  In December, LEGO – a brand that previously could do no wrong – came out with a girlified version of their beloved blocks called LEGO Friends, and the marketers behind this switch were greeted with a bellowing, social media frenzy of “Why?” Now, a pair […]

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Books with positive messages for girls

  I have had a query from a mum about books for girls that have positive, confident and empowering messages for girls in them. Here is a list: http://astore.amazon.com/empowgirls-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=8 http://astore.amazon.com/empowgirls-20/detail/0345450213 I am delighted to introduce you to Wonderlicious who believe that every child is placed on this […]

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Girls at risk of talking too much, scientists find…..!

Girls who talk to their friends at length about their problems could be making them worse, psychologists have warned. The scientists conducted a series of studies and found that girls hoped to feel more cared for, understood and less alone by talking things through. However, they said […]

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