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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The “electric babysitter!”

  The “Daily Mail” ran a headline about whether our little ones are at risk from the baby TV stations aimed at pre-school kids. There is concern that some parents are using the TV, iphones, ipads as a form of easy and stress free babysitting – plonking their […]

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FASCINATING & IMPORTANT read. The results are startling. “Overstimulating babies with devices primes them to become hyperactive for the rest of their life

“When Jessica’s mum, Sandy, tries to take away the iPad, there’s a tantrum that threatens to go nuclear: wobbly lip, tears, hands balled into fists and a high-pitched wail. “She does this a lot,” says Sandy. “She seems to prefer the iPad to everything else. Sometimes it’s […]

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But, Mum, everyone at school has a mobile phone. Literally everyone. Except for me

I have recently been creating a One Page Profile with a lovely 10 year old who is nagging and nagging and nagging her parents for a mobile phone ! I don’t know what you think but I was recently on Sky News discussing 5 year olds who have […]

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Have your kids run up a huge bill on your ipad?

I have to say I’m glad to see that the makers of “free” web and app-based games have been warned by the Office of Fair Trading of “potentially unfair and aggressive commercial practices” that could target “susceptible” children to pay to continue playing. It follows cases where children have […]

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High-tech bad parenting? Giving your kids a tablet.

  Better living (or parenting) through technology? That is the question posed by Nielsen in a recent study looking at the use of tablets in families with children. The firm finds that in households owning a tablet computer and with children under 12, 70% of children […]

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Is your child a hopeless “screen-ager?”

Children today are growing up with computers, Gameboys, Play Stations. X boxes and Wii’s, iPods, iPhones, iPads. They are the generation of screenagers. But what does this mean to your child’s development? Well, it means that your child will be: • Strongly visual and think in pictures […]

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Primary school pupils who use mobile apps on iPads, iPhones are performing better in school, research reveals

In a busy, hectic, stressed filled world of trying to get children interested in learning and being curious about the world, we need to engage them in new ways, and what better way than to download the Smartphone Apps by the Encyclopædia Britannica. In the latest […]

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