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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Sex education lessons are set to change with children taught about the dangers of pornography, sexting and online grooming in a major shake-up. The move follows months of campaigning from MPs and charity groups who argue the current curriculum is years out of date and does not […]Read more
Children are spending more time online due to the pandemic and it’s raised some issues around talking to them about sex and relationships. According to new global research by AVG (free antivirus security protection) 67% of parents agreed that the combination of their children’s screen time and […]Read more
The Sue Atkins Parenting Show is where we discuss every possible aspect of parenting, giving you advice and support on topics which affect your daily life. Each free, weekly episode is bursting with practical tips, techniques and ideas. Also, you can sign up to The Sue Atkins […]Read more
Parents should snoop on their child’s texts and social media messages, David Cameron’s new advisor on childhood has claimed – but what do YOU think ? How do you monitor your child’s social media activity and keep an eye on what they’re saying, and who they are […]Read more
Here’s my latest podcast to download http://parentingexpert.podbean.com/2013/01/19/raising-teenage-boys-positively-and-easily/Read more
I’m on BBC Radio Warwicks today talking about the new explicit sex app for 13 year olds ! Whatever happened to talking & teaching your kids about sex in a loving safe environment passing on your values and setting sex within a loving, caring, respectful relationship ? respectyourself.info website […]Read more
“There is a real risk that young people are growing up with a skewed view of what sex is.” Sean Templeton So what are YOUR boys watching online ? A boy of 12 who raped a nine-year-old girl after watching hard-core pornography online was spared jail […]Read more
So people think that social media is totally ruining the lives of our children – well I’m not sure, but I do know we can’t afford to put our heads in the sand over it. A new survey by McAfee involving more than 1,000 teenagers aged 13 […]Read more
I’ve got two kids – I’ve got a 17 year old daughter and a 19 year old son so I know first hand about navigating the choppy waters of the teenage years. (Here’s my MP3 download of step-by–step ideas, strategies, techniques and skills that eliminates the frustrations and […]Read more
As you know I have been interviewed many times on the TV and radio about the early sexualisation of girls and have written about what I think about padded bras for seven-year-olds, dolls dressed in high heels, and pole dancing kits for kids as I am the […]Read more
As a former Head of PSHE Department I was interested in this new survey by Mumsnet. When Mumsnet heard that the government was conducting an internal review into Personal, Social, Health and Economics (PSHE) education, they thought it would be useful to conduct a Mumsnet sex education survey to […]Read more
Padded bras for seven-year-olds, dolls dressed in high heels, and pole dancing kits for kids. From every angle our daughters are being bombarded by messages about looks and sexuality they are too young to understand. Even primary school girls feel pressured to conform to a thin, […]Read more
Here’s a guest post from the wonderful Talking Teenage website. “Fathers do it. Women do it. Teens do it. Congressman Weiner did it and it resulted in his resignation and in humiliation for his pregnant wife. We are talking about sexting. We expect that Father’s Day will […]Read more
Today, as I my 16 year old daughter headed out to a party last night and I heard myself say,” Is it a bit tooooo short?” I am delighted to welcome the wonderful @TalkingTeenage from Twitter, otherwise known as Barbara R. Greenberg and Jennifer A. Powell-Lunder from http://www.talkingteenage.com/ They have […]Read more