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!

Blog

More Play Leads To More Learning – Making Christmas Presents Easy

“Play is essential to development because it contributes to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children and youth.” ~ American Academy of Paediatrics It’s coming up to Christmas and you’re probably wondering what toys to buy for your kids. I think it’s helpful to remember that […]

Read more
Blog

How To Handle Grandparents ….. Positively!

I love answering my regular column in Parents World India Magazine Here’s a tricky one about Grandparents: Question: My family is a joint family, and I don’t like the constant comparison between my twin boys (9) and by co-sister’s girls (8 and six.) They are better at some […]

Read more
Blog

How to cut your childcare costs.

From tax breaks to sharing a nanny, there are savings to be made when it comes to caring for your little ones if you think creatively, plan ahead and have the knowledge you need to be informed. I was speaking on BBC Radio Leeds this morning about […]

Read more
Blog

Does Granny knows best ?

Many grandparents think their grandchildren are being raised incorrectly. In the study I read recently, published by the Mature Times, two-thirds of grandparents said they felt modern children are ill-disciplined, disrespectful and bad mannered, with a quarter blaming the parents for treating their children too leniently Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2032858/Granny-knows-best-dont-argue-bed-tea.html#ixzz1Wq8hHAnl […]

Read more
Blog

Grandparents Play A Bigger Role In Child-Rearing Than Ever Before

America is swiftly becoming a granny state. Less frail and more involved, today’s grandparents are shunning retirement homes and stepping in more than ever to raise grandchildren while young adults struggle in the poor economy. The newer grandparents are mainly baby boomers who are still working, with […]

Read more
Blog

The Important Role of Grandparents

We were away in Newcastle for Grandparents Day, as my husband Kevin was doing the Great North Run and the kids were at home being spoilt rotten by their Grandparents. But I read that 42% of grandparents lose contact with their grandchildren after a divorce – just when […]

Read more
Top