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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15 Reason Competitive Sports Are Great For Kids (That Have Nothing to Do With Winning)

Today is a guest post from Anne Josephson that I came across in The Huffington Post. To compete or not to compete? That really is a question when it comes to youth sports. Why should kids compete? Is competition good for them? Is it necessary to get them […]

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My article in The Huffington Post. ‘Generation Game: We Cannot Afford To Burden Our Children With Hideous Plastic Legacy’

I’m delighted to be published today in The Huffington Post with a readership in excess of 6 MILLION monthly readers. ‘Generation Game: We Cannot Afford To Burden Our Children With Hideous Plastic Legacy’ As a former Deputy Head Teacher, I’ve spent many an hour grappling with the challenge […]

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If Las Vegas is the self-proclaimed wedding capital of the world, then London is the divorce capital of the world.

  If Las Vegas is the self-proclaimed wedding capital of the world, then London may want to lay claim to the opposite title: the divorce capital of the world. On Sunday, The Guardian reported that a string of pricey divorce settlements in favor of less wealthy spouses […]

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The Best Defense Against Bullying: Arming Your Kids With Stories

This is a super post from Pam Allyn Founder and executive director, LitWorld & LitLife; author; literacy and education expert and advocate in The Huffington Post about using stories as a way to help children deal with bullying. “A few years ago, I received a call from a […]

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25 Things Children Never Say !

Love this – add yours ! ‘Mummy is on the phone right now, so let’s entertain ourselves quietly.’ ‘I’m going to play with my toys now. I really do have so many of them.’ ‘I have a lot of homework tonight, I should get started.’ ‘We all […]

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Kid’s To-Do List: The Magic of Childhood is Alive and Well – thank goodness

Here’s a Kid’s To Do List from The Huffington Post – thank goodness the magic of innocence lives on ! Now go and make yourself dizzy ! Have your children drawn or written something with a message that seemed wise beyond their years? Send me a photo […]

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Grandparents Play A Bigger Role In Child-Rearing Than Ever Before

America is swiftly becoming a granny state. Less frail and more involved, today’s grandparents are shunning retirement homes and stepping in more than ever to raise grandchildren while young adults struggle in the poor economy. The newer grandparents are mainly baby boomers who are still working, with […]

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Are You Buying Toys That Stunt Your Child’s Brain?

Here’s a thought provoking article from The Huffington Post “If you are living a fast-paced and busy life, the downtime you get from a seemingly innocuous “device” that passively entertains your kid, is probably a welcome respite. However, Gameboys, computers, cell phones and the plethora of over-stimulating […]

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