The Baby Blogs Day 1. 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. Pregnancy Preparations  The first two years  are what I call the attachment phase of your child’s life. Your child […]

Simple and Practical Ideas to Avoid Teary and Tantrum-Filled Goodbyes.

  I’ve been answering toddler questions for a regular feature that I write for an In -house magazine in the City – in fact I was inundated and had over 40 questions all about toddlers so I am looking forward to launching my new Parenting Made Easy – Toddler Membership System in the next couple of months as there is clearly  […]

What If There’s Absolutely Nothing Wrong With Your Toddler Throwing A Tantrum?

Toddlers are brilliant. Aren’t they? They live in the present moment. But, perhaps they’re also the most misunderstood humans on the planet. Perhaps as parents, we have forgotten what it’s like to be a toddler. To be small and dependent. To be constantly learning. To feel only one strong emotion at a time, yet not […]

Taming Those Toddler Tantrums – Practical Tips To Help

            When people tell you that becoming a parent is a life changing experience, they’re certainly not kidding! So when they go on to tell you about preparing yourself for those infamous and dreaded “terrible twos”, you really would be wise to seriously sit up and take note! It really […]

Tooth Brushing Tips For Kids That Just Won’t Brush!

Is getting your kids to brush their teeth turning into a war of wills that’s driving you mad ? I well remember saying to my daughter Molly that she’d end up with black teeth and no boyfriends when she refused to brush her teeth for the umpteenth time ! Ouch ….. ! We want clean […]

Great NEWS! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third baby – let’s talk ‘Middle Child Syndrome!’ Episode 35 of The Sue Atkins Parenting Show.

  Episode 35 Tweet of the Week To mark ‘Organ Donation Week’ @NHSOrganDonor #YesIDonate Topic 1 Discussing the lovely news about a new Royal Baby on BBC Three Counties Radio My articles on Morning Sickness  Hyperemesis gravidarum (severe morning sickness)   In this episode we discuss the affects on other children in the family who have a very sick […]

Why I’m now using Story Massage in my work with parents and children.

Story Massage from Meg Fenn on Vimeo. Yesterday I was delighted to attend a course on Story Massage as I thought it would be another useful addition to add to my toolbox of  ways to help parents and children. What is Story Massage? Story Massage involves the use of 10 simple movements (through your clothes), […]

34 Hilarious Photos Of Kids Losing It Over NOTHING.

These photos made me laugh and I remember a few of them when my kids were little ! Which one is your favourite?    

Should parents drug babies on long flights?

I’m on the JVS Show on BBC Three Counties talking about this controversial subject now. What do you think? “Parents taking infants on long flights are turning to medication to help their children sleep. But is the practice safe – or a dangerous abuse of parental power? On a recent afternoon flight from Miami to […]


  Are you dealing with the “Terrible Two’s?” Do you suddenly have a fussy eater on your hands? Is it nearly impossible to get your toddler to stay in their bed at night? Are you struggling to potty train your toddler?   I understand as I’ve been there , done that and have the T […]

Pals Across The Pond Video – Giving Toddlers Boundaries

  My pal across the pond Dr Lynne Kenney  – The Family Coach and I have answered Lucy from Harrow’s question on her toddler playing her and her husband off against each other – watch our advice and send us in your parenting questions by posting up on the form at the bottom of this […]

The Sue Atkins Weekly Parent Coaching Question

  A parent tantrum We all do it …. throw a parent tantrum that just seems to erupt like a volcano out of nowhere. So what can you do this week to notice when you are getting wound up, stressed out and beginning to lose the plot? Take some time this week to ponder 3 […]