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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Heroes, Role Models and Captain Tom Moore – being a super hero to your kids.

Super heroes I’ve been pondering what being a role model really means as the country shifts it’s values and focus about what really matters, and what really counts, during this Coronavirus Pandemic. We’ve just seen the remarkable achievement of Captain ‘Tom’s 100th Birthday Walk For The NHS’ […]

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Should ‘Fireman Sam’ become ‘Firefighter Sam’ ?

I’m discussing Ann Millington, chief executive of Kent Fire & Rescue’s suggestion that the children’s TV character Fireman Sam should be renamed ‘Firefighter Sam’ on BBC Radio Kent It strikes me as a good idea – what do you think? I think all programming should be diversified, […]

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Icons, role models and what to teach our kids about Oscar Pistorious – the fall of South Africa’s golden boy

I’ve written before about icons, role models and the positive and motivating influence they play in our children’s lives. But what happens when they turn out to have feet of clay – like the rest of us or are tragically flawed? I listened to The Jeremy Vine Show […]

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I was touched by this little boy’s compliment……

I was in a school today and I always put my reading glasses on my jumper as a habit, as I’m tooooo proud to get a reading chain that hangs around my neck, as I think that’s what old people do !! ( Vain woman that I […]

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What have coincidences, The House of Commons and the X Factor got in common?

I was giving a speech at The House of Commons last night about the importance of positive role models in the lives of children after the UK riots and I began reading a very inspiring blog by John Locke that’s in his latest book “How I sold a […]

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Surgery Addicted Mother Buys Her Daughter Boob Job Voucher For Her 7th Birthday

I was interviewed this morning on BBC Radio Surrey & Sussex and BBC 3 Counties Radio about this story that’s hit the news. What are your thoughts on this….. I’d love to hear them 🙂 I think you might be able to guess mine !!!! “She made the […]

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