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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Weird? Embarrassing? Fun? – Family Traditions & Rituals – Why They Matter

Your children might think your family rituals are weird, but rituals are how your family says, ‘This is who we are and what we value’ We always sat down to our Christmas Dinner at 5pm as my Grandad used to visit his family in the morning so […]

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Why The Simple Act Of Eating Together Is Important

  I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in […]

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New research shows that teaching kids more and more, at ever-younger ages, may backfire.

As a former Deputy Head teacher I read with interest this research in Slate showing how teaching kids more and more, at ever-younger ages, may backfire. I was recently in a Primary School running my Confidence Classes for Kids Workshop ( tell your school about them as I’ll […]

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Giving your toddler’s dummy the heave – ho !

  Dummies, bottles, teddy bears, soothers and cuddly toys, just like an old blanket, are really all about feeling a bit unsure in a busy world. My first piece of advice is to relax as children are so sensitive and are good at picking up your vibes. […]

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The Dummy Tree, The Tooth Fairy & other quirky family traditions around the world !

I’m always encouraging my parents to create their own family traditions from bike rides to bowling, from having a film night in with popcorn to having a Sunday Lunch together as it builds memories that last a lifetime. I also love exploring and I came upon this really interesting article about […]

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