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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Should we teach parents about how babies develop, not how to be parents?

I love the way Twitter can initiate debate. My lovely friend Laura Henry, a highly experienced Early Years Consultant, sent me this fascinating article discussing the proposals by the Government to instigate parenting classes. In my experience I gave up trying to run formal parenting classes as […]

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Talking Point – Schools are told to run parenting classes and measure happiness

Of course regular readers of my blog and my followers on Twitter already know I am passionate about parenting because I see it as the most important job anyone can ever do in their lifetime and the one least of us get any training in. Raising happy, confident, well behaved, well […]

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Read Kirstie Allsopp’s view of the NCT and tell me what you think

I attended the National Childbirth Trust ante natal classes way back when I had my son Will – who is now 20 and I found them to be helpfuI. I also took the local ante natal classes recommended by my doctor. I enjoyed and learnt from both. […]

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Dads see parenting courses as stuck in ’50s :(

FATHERS are averse to attending parenting education classes and do not seem to get the same benefits from them as mothers, a new study shows. But it’s not the fault of fathers. ”It’s as if parenting courses are stuck in the 1950s where the gender division is […]

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Kirstie Allsopp: Parenting ‘isn’t rocket science.’ But what do YOU think ?

David Cameron has dismissed claims that a new scheme to teach parenting skills amount to a ‘nanny state’. Mums and dads in three pilot areas in England can get vouchers for parenting classes and will also have advice sent by email and text. Mother-of-two Kirstie Allsopp, […]

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Will David Cameron’s plans to give families £100 for parenting classes really make a difference?

I was delighted to be asked for my opinion for Time Out Magazine on the Government’s parenting classes initiative. David Cameron is planning to tackle what he sees as a lack of discipline in the home by giving families £100 vouchers for parenting classes. This week we ask: […]

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Why I think parenting classes are a good idea.

I have the most wonderful Virtual Assistant who sorts out all my technical stuff and today she wrote a wonderful blog that I’d like to share with you. Here’s Kelly’s heart felt blog. “Ok, a little different to what I normally blog about but hell, it’s […]

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Fancy Popping into ‘Boots’ for your FREE Vouchers For Parenting Classes?

I was delighted to have been invited to discuss parenting after the Riots at The House of Commons and tonight I am on BBCRadio 5 Live discussing the governments answer as parents will be given £100 vouchers for lessons in how to handle their children in a Government bid to […]

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This new fad for parenting classes is crazy… mothers just need to trust their instincts

I am planning my new signature workshops “The Secrets to Well -Behaved Kids” at the moment ready for September and next March to coincide wth my new Parenting Made Easy – Secrets to Well Behaved Kids App launching next week on i-phone and i-pad so I read this article in […]

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