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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10 Reasons Why Social Media Knows More About Your Child Than You Do & What To Do About It

I call them ‘Screenagers’ and I had to have words with my own 22 year old daughter as she was stirring the onion gravy during our Christmas lunch replying to something on her MOBILE PHONE ! Despite the casual joke about ‘I hope it doesn’t fall in […]

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iPhone Separation Anxiety Is A Real Phenonmena.

I found this really interesting infograph on my Scoop feed today that I thought you’d find interesting today too.

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Social media harms moral development.

  A majority of parents in the UK believe social media harms their children’s moral development, a survey has suggested. Just over half (55%) of 1,700 people with children aged 11 to 17 strongly agreed that social media hinders or undermines moral development. The poll was part […]

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Brexit, Family Fall Out and Moving Forward

        I’ve just been interviewed about my thoughts on healing and helping families move on from the Brexit Referendum as some families are really split over the decision to leave Europe. I have likened it to the grieving process during a Divorce. For some […]

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As 2 children are arrested as young as 12 & 13 over ‘indecent images’ – TALK & TEACH your kids about what’s OK and NOT OK.

  I speaking live on BBC Radio Newcastle today discussing – the children of 12 and 13, who were arrested and bailed over ‘indecent images’ We need to be ‘Talking & Teaching ‘ our children about self respect, self confidence and what is and isn’t appropriate behaviour […]

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Decoding Teen Social Media Language

I was on Channel 5 News the other night, discussing teen social media language with the lovely Emma and Ryan Broderick who’s a Buzzfeed reporter. We talked about the different shortcodes teens have and use to talk to each other.   I would love to know what […]

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Talking About Divorce Legal Conversations Chats

This week I’ve been a guest on both Fink Cards social media chats, answering questions about my newest pack of cards that I’ve written with Chris Longbottom. Talking About Divorce Legal Conversations is something both Chris and myself are very passionate about as we’ve created this pack […]

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Is it a good idea to snoop on your child’s texts and social media messages?

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 […]

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Using Facebook could help boost exam grades

I was surprised to read that students’ use of social networks like Facebook could help boost their exam grades, according to new research that I read about in The Telegraph today. I work with lots of parents (and teachers) who disapprove but it looks like time on […]

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Is it a good idea for Facebook to make it easier for kids under 13 to join in?

Facebook is developing technology that would allow children younger than 13 years old to use the social-networking site under your parental supervision – what do you think about that? I’ve been in schools were the kids under 13 openly chat about being on Facebook and of course […]

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Should Preteens Be On Facebook?

Should Preteens Be On Facebook?? a guest post by Matt Morgan Facebook, the social network that was created as a collegiate exclusive site, has become widely used by teens and preteens. The site requires users to be 13 years of age or older, but the policy is […]

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