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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Sue Atkins: I love outdoor play because…

Outdoor play, climbing trees and riding bikes I used to love taking my kids to the park when they were young and watching them run off to chase our dogs, jump, hide, shout, whistle, climb and explore the natural world. Wrapped up warm with jumpers and wellies […]

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Do Try This At Home!

I love the people I meet on Twitter – I meet so many wonderful people with great ideas. Here’s a great blog about how to challenge your children to get off the sofa and have fun making memories with you from Do Try This At Home “In […]

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Are YOUR children being raised in ‘captivity’ due to health and safety paranoia?

Are your kids out in the snow throwing snowballs, climbing trees and having fun – or are they stuck inside on their iPad and watching hours of TV? Prof Tanya Byron said that children’s natural development was being stunted after being refused the chance to play outside, […]

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Combating Nature-Deficit Disorder!

Here’s a great article from TweenParent.com about getting out in Nature more. “With exceptions, we are raising a generation of children that don’t embrace nature in the same way that past generations have. There are logistical reasons that are beyond our control and there are others […]

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“Mum…..I’m BORED !” Ideas, activities and things to ponder !

My theme on Facebook today is boredom – kids need to experience it as it develops their creativity, their imagination and gets them active instead of passively watching the screens and away from being what I call “screenagers.” Join the debate …… http://www.facebook.com/SueAtkinsTheParentingExpert#!/SueAtkinsTheParentingExpert Read these fabulous […]

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Why Kids Climb!

Today I am delighted to have as my guest blogger Gill Connell who is based in Christchurch, New Zealand. Gill is the founder of MOVING SMART, co-author of MOVING TO LEARN, and a teacher of teachers, parents, and young children. Gill is a child development and movement […]

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Outdoor play, mud pies and climbing trees.

I used to love taking my kids to the park when they were young and watching them run off to chase our dogs, jump, hide, shout, whistle, climb and explore the natural world. Wrapped up warm with jumpers and wellies they always arrived back home with […]

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