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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How many of us have left a inconsolable child in childcare or school and gone on our way with a sick heart, wondering if we’ve done the right thing? I’ve been answering toddler questions for a regular feature that I […]Read more
Here’s a beautifully heartfelt letter I discovered on Mamapedia as kids return to school this week. Dear Teacher, Today I relinquish my precious children into your care. Do you know how important you are to me? To them? From this day forward, you are a valuable […]Read more
As my regular readers will know I used to be a Deputy Head teacher and I also taught Reception Class children starting school. So I was surprised to read about the rising number of children still in nappies when they start primary school. Staff say they are increasingly […]Read more
Today I’m delighted to have my article Shiny New Shoes – How to Prepare Yourself (And Your Child) For Their New School! published on a new site called Kids Tree. KidsTree is an online directory designed to help parents find activities, events and information for babies, […]Read more
Today I’m delighted to have Sarah Ebner as my guest blogger today the author of The Starting School Survival Guide. “It’s nearly time for parents to send in their application forms for primary schools in England, and I know how stressed many of them are. How? Because […]Read more
New term worries – sorted! Here’s my advice in the Tesco Magazine today. Tips for making the transition into secondary school or university easy and panic-free Secondary school 1. ‘Get everything organised and bags packed the night before to avoid a panicked rush,’ says teacher Charlotte […]Read more
I am delighted to have been published in The LIME Magazine as it is THE leading independent magazine produced for anyone caring for a child with special needs. My article is called Unique and Special and gives practical advice for a parent discovering their child is different […]Read more
This Parenting Expert Podcast looks at practical ways to make starting school is easy, relaxed and a very positive experience – after all I have had 22 years as a former Deputy Head and Class teacher who taught from Reception to teens ! Sit back and relax […]Read more
Shiny new shoes – how to prepare yourself (and your child) for school! From the moment you play peek-a-boo with your baby, you are preparing them for the process of moving away from you and learning about independence. Separation can be a difficult emotion not only for […]Read more