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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It’s the Summer Hols – SO…….. How much screen time is OK for your kids?

When does screentime become unhealthy – what are the guidelines and how can you ‘Talk & Teach’ your kids to find that balance between enjoying their iPad and playing outside? Many parents believe that technology and gadgets are essential for their child’s development, but it can quickly and easily […]

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50 things to do before you’re 11¾. Hiding in trees, rolling down hills and having fun with your kids this Summer.

  What’s 50 things all about? There’s nothing quite like fresh air, exercise and family time. You can’t beat the fun you have in the Great Outdoors and creating memories that will last a lifetime. But sometimes convincing your kids to get outside can be a bit […]

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Are You Dreading The Summer Holidays ?

  I’m speaking on BBC Radio about the cost of keeping your kids busy, occupied, productive and entertained through the long Summer Holidays. I always remind the families that I work with that the Summer is a wonderful time to build memories with your children that will […]

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Making The Most Of The Kids Holidays

  The school holidays are upon us and I hope you’ve had your Butlin’s Red Coat dry cleaned and aired for the next few weeks of entertainment!The school break is a time for relaxation, recovery and re -cooperating energy but it can also feel like a burden […]

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10 Tips for Keeping a Toddler Busy & Happy on a Plane.

We were on hols in South Africa and the little girl behind me could have done with some of these tips…….. ! I had to bite my tongue a few times on the long 12 hour flight !! So, you’ve packed the bags, cancelled the papers and are […]

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‘There’s Nothing to Do!’

It’s very nearly the Summer hols and unless you are happy to dust off and dry clean your Butlin’s Red Coat ready to entertain the kids full time here are some simple ideas from Huffington Post Parents blog 🙂 Now that it’s summer, my 9-year-old son is […]

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75 ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH YOUR KIDS

I have just discovered Pinterest ! It is absolutely fantastic and very addictive ! Check out my page here http://pinterest.com/TheSueAtkins/ But I also came across a lovely post of 75 wonderfully simple activities to do with your kids over the holidays or over a lifetime which range […]

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Looong Summer Hols……

I’ve been asked by BBC Radio Wales this week to comment on some ideas to make the looooong summer holidays more fun and enjoyable and it got me pondering about the language we use to describe the summer hols. If you think it will be looooong, full […]

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