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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The Baby Blogs. Day 20 – Preparing Your Older Child for Your New Arrival

Having a new baby is very exciting but your older child may worry about what all the changes may mean to them as for the last year or two they have probably been the centre of your universe so it’s a good idea to prepare them for […]

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The Baby Blogs Day 9 – Preparing Your Older Child for Your New Arrival

  A Happy Homecoming Siblings’ early days together are the building blocks for a long-term bonding process. Every child will react differently, so here are a few top tips to help promote positive sibling interactions. Pregnancy Preparations Tip 9. Talk & Teach. You can take advantage of […]

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The Baby Blogs. Day 8 – Preparing Your Older Child for Your New Arrival

Having a new baby is very exciting but your older child may worry about what all the changes may mean to them as for the last year or two they have probably been the centre of your universe so it’s a good idea to prepare them for […]

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The Baby Blogs. Day 7 – Preparing Your Older Child for Your New Arrival

Having a new baby is very exciting but your older child may worry about what all the changes may mean to them as for the last year or two they have probably been the centre of your universe so it’s a good idea to prepare them for […]

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The Baby Blogs Day 4. Preparing Your Older Child For Your New Arrival

Having a new baby is very exciting but your older child may worry about what all the changes may mean to them as for the last year or two they have probably been the centre of your universe so it’s a good idea to prepare them for […]

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The Baby Blogs Day 2. Preparing Your Older Child For Your New Arrival

Having a new baby is very exciting but your older child may worry about what all the changes may mean to them as for the last year or two they have probably been the centre of your universe so it’s a good idea to prepare them for […]

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Siblings Without the Rivalry!

Sibling rivalry has always had a bad press – think of Cain slaughtering Abel and Joseph being thrown down the well and sold by his brothers because they were jealous of his beautiful multi coloured coat! Sibling rivalry can apply to any child living in the same […]

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10 Reasons Why Older Siblings Can Be Terrible Baby Sitters

Here’s something to ponder as you plan your well deserved night out! “It seems only natural for older siblings to be given the position of built-in babysitter. After all, they know the family rules and expectations better than any hired babysitter would. However, even though this may […]

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The Pros and Cons of Siblings Sharing Bedrooms

I am talking on BBC Radio Scotland this week about ‘The Pros and Cons of Siblings Sharing. There are many differing opinions about whether or not it’s a good idea for siblings to share a bedroom. As a former Deputy Head Teacher, I often saw yawning kids […]

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Siblings without the rivalry – my quick tips

I’ve just been interviewed by a journalist about sibling rivalry so here are my quick tips about positive and healthy ways to manage it. If you’d like to find out more of my ideas, strategies and practical tips there’s more in Chapter 13 of my internationally published book […]

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Is there a link between your child’s birth order and their personality?

  Have you ever wondered if there is a link between the birth order and personalities of your kids? Siblings can have personalities that are so different from each other that if you didn’t know better, you’d think they weren’t related! ? Have you ever thought about […]

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Quick Tips

Quick Tip If children feel ignored, they need to be taught that there are positive ways to ask for attention ~ that fighting with a sibling is not the way to be noticed. Click here to buy my Parenting Made Easy Book

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