The Sue Atkins Parenting Show-logo

The Sue Atkins Parenting Show

Kids & Family Podcasts >

A free, weekly show to support and inspire you! Discussing every possible aspect of parenting, giving you advice and support on topics which affect your daily life. Each free, weekly episode is bursting with practical tips, techniques and ideas.

A free, weekly show to support and inspire you! Discussing every possible aspect of parenting, giving you advice and support on topics which affect your daily life. Each free, weekly episode is bursting with practical tips, techniques and ideas.
More Information

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

A free, weekly show to support and inspire you! Discussing every possible aspect of parenting, giving you advice and support on topics which affect your daily life. Each free, weekly episode is bursting with practical tips, techniques and ideas.

Twitter:

@sueatkins

Language:

English

Contact:

07500173729


Episodes

More Than a Score - Special Episode with Nancy Stewart!

4/24/2019
More
Nancy Stewart is an independent consultant and writer. In 2007 she was co-opted to TACTYC’s Executive Committee as a local authority representative, and has stayed busy with TACTYC ever since – currently as Vice Chair, and with responsibility for communications and consultation. Nancy is also heavily involved in the More Than a Score campaign which says, "Primary school children in England are being let down by a system that cares more about measurement than their education...It puts an...

Duration:00:35:44

What Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health SAPS117

4/19/2019
More
This week, Sue is in Conversation with Dawn Mitchell from ‘We Do Wellbeing.’ We Do Wellbeing was established by Dawn Mitchell in 2015. The ethos behind ‘We Do Wellbeing’ is a result of Dawn’s experiences working in NHS and Local Authority health and wellbeing services for over a decade and developing a strong sense that things needed to be approached differently. There are also Don't Stew Ask Sue questions about disciplining 16-month-olds and exam stress!

Duration:00:26:24

Fussy Eaters? Sue Joins Disney Junior UK for a Parenting Hacks Tea Party To Give You Her Top Tricks & Tips! SAPS116

4/12/2019
More
This week, Sue covers: 5 Simple Tips to Help Your Competitive Child Plus Teenage Mood Swings - A Guide to Help YOU Cope! There are Don't Stew Ask Sue questions and some details on Sue's recent and future work with Disney Junior on live parenting advice!

Duration:00:26:40

Why cooking up a happy step family is like a slow burning casserole! SAPS115

4/5/2019
More
Sue speaks to Chris Williams about his amazing app called Chatta which encourages pupils to reflect on, review and improve oral language – in a similar way to how written work is redrafted. There are also Don't Stew Ask Sue questions on step families and bedtimes!

Duration:00:25:00

Why Boredom Is GOOD for Your Kids - SAPS114

3/29/2019
More
Sue welcomes Steve Franks CEO & Managing Director at Water Babies this week and discusses his work getting the youngest children to swim as well as his campaigning for a cabinet minister for children and young people. There are also Don't Stew Ask Sue questions about boredom and shouting!

Duration:00:23:12

Sue’s Tea Party on Bedtimes for Disney Junior - SAPS113

3/22/2019
More
In a Special Needs Special, Sue talks about handling divorce confidently with your Special Needs child as well as caring for your other children when you have a child with additional needs and 10 Signs your child may have Asperger Syndrome. There's also a great conversation with Dr. Amy Brown, author of ‘The Positive Breastfeeding Book'.

Duration:00:28:23

Raising Adventurous Eaters in a Chicken Nugget World - SAPS 112

3/15/2019
More
Sue talks to Emma Pickett author of The Breast Book-A puberty guide with a difference this week in a fascinating interview. There are also Don't Stew Ask Sue questions on fussy eaters and helping nervous children to cope with visits to the dentists!

Duration:00:23:21

How to raise children to love maths even if you don't. Ending Power Struggles Over Exam Revision. In conversation with Neil Coleman from Outdoor Play and Learning. SAPS 111

3/8/2019
More
Sue spoke to Neil Coleman this week. Neil works for OPAL - Outdoor Play and Learning - who work with schools to enrich playtimes. There is also time for two Don't Stew Ask Sue questions about maths and revision!

Duration:00:23:10

New Baby? How to get your partner to help out more. Let’s Talk’ - Teenage Smokers. Sue in Conversation with Sean Grover - SAPS 110

3/1/2019
More
We remind ourselves of the great conversation Sue had with Parenting Expert, Sean Grover as well as answering questions in Don't Stew Ask Sue about how to help dads get more involved with caring for a baby and how to tackle your child if you find out they have started smoking!

Duration:00:35:14

Celebrating the impact of global educationalists at ‘The Nexus Education Blog Awards.’ What to say when Grandma dies. Plus, Joel Hawbaker discussing ‘Blended’ families. SAPS109

2/22/2019
More
Sue speaks to Joel Hawbaker, an expert in blended families from his own experience and helping others. Also, there are Don't Stew Ask Sue questions about bereavement and tooth brushing!

Duration:00:31:50

How to support step children when their biological father doesn't want contact. Supporting children with two houses after divorce. Sue in Conversation with Jayneen Sanders author of 'Some Secrets Shouldn't Be Kept'. SAPS 108

2/15/2019
More
We revisit Sue's conversation with Jayneed Sanders this week and talk about her very important work. Also, there are questions in Don't Stew Ask Sue about step children - when their step fathers don't want to have contact with them and when they have to cope with two houses.

Duration:00:27:02

Moving House? 5 Tips to Help Your Kids Adjust Easily, Anorexia and Bulimia: What to Look For, Want to positively TRANSFORM the atmosphere in your home? Plus Sue in Conversation with Maria Lianos - Carbone from A Mom's World SAPS107

2/8/2019
More
Canadian author, Maria Lianos-Carbone talks to Sue about her book and work in supporting moms. In Don't Stew Ask Sue, there's an important question about eating disorders and Sue also finds time to give some welcome advice about moving house and its effects on children.

Duration:00:29:53

“So, do you want kids?” 10 essential parenting questions you’ve GOT to ask your partner. 6 Parenting Tips When Your Child is Disruptive in Class Plus · Ant McPartlin Diagnosis & Sue’s Masterclass on ADHD - SAPS 106

1/25/2019
More
In another wide-ranging episode, Sue gives essential advice on how to talk about kids before you have them, disruptive children and Ant on ADHD!

Duration:00:25:15

Why Babies Cry in the Bath & What You Can Do About It. Myths About Perfectionism & #FamilyFun ‘ING’ Activities - the Antidote to ‘Too Much Screen Time’ - SAPS105

1/18/2019
More
We listen again to the inspirational Jo Fitzgerald of Tiny Sponges this week and there are also questions about bath time and perfectionism!

Duration:00:35:05

Is your family's screen time under control? Don’t Stew- Ask Sue: Should I let my son’s girlfriend stay over? Sue in conversation with ‘Hattie’s Friends’ author Lesley Berrington – wonderful books about disability. SAPS104

1/11/2019
More
After a recent report which suggested that parents don't need to worry too much about their children's screen time, Sue is upset and disagrees! There's also a Don't Stew Ask Sue question about boyfriends or girlfriends staying over and we meet Lesley Berrington who has written some wonderful books which include disabled characters.

Duration:00:32:52

A Compendium of Parenting Advice at the end of 2018 - SAPS 103

12/28/2018
More
This week I’m here on my own as it’s the middle of the Christmas and New Year break, 2018. Parenting Expert Sue Atkins will be back next week. So that gives me a chance to look back at some of the recent episodes of the show and present a small selection of clips either to remind you about the fantastic content we have shared recently or to encourage you to investigate the episodes further. All the episodes of the Sue Atkins Parenting Show are available permanently and if you’d like to hear...

Duration:00:20:39

Sue’s parenting phone- in on ITV ‘This Morning’ covering sibling rivalry, autism and clingy babies; Sue meets Anne Hegarty from ‘I’m a Celebrity’ and asks ‘Was Holly Willoughby wrong to take her kids out of school to host the Show with Dec?

12/21/2018
More
In another great interview, Sue talks to Renaldo Lawrence this week. Renaldo is an expert e-learning specialist as well as a teacher and the author of 'I Am More Than What You See'. His story is a truly inspiring one. Also, we discuss Sue's latest phone-in on ITV's This Morning and there are questions about Holly Willoughby and Christmas with children and babies!

Duration:00:31:24

The Dangers of Creating Cotton Wool Kids. Practical tips to handle whining, complaining & moaning. Sue in Conversation with Lotte Stringer from Hectors House a charity helping to prevent suicide. SAPS101

12/14/2018
More
Sue speaks to Lotte Springer from the suicide prevention charity, Hector's House in a very profound and important conversation. There's also time for Don't Stew Ask Sue questions about Cotton Wool Kids and kids who whine!

Duration:00:30:40

As David Beckham gets trolled for a peck on the lips with Harper, we ask ‘What is an appropriate way to show affection to your kids these days?’ Do you want your kids to play with more ‘traditional toys’ this Christmas or are you bursting to get t

12/7/2018
More
Sue meets the inspirational Tara Leniston today. She has an autistic son and her book, ‘Coming Home to Autism’, is an amazing read for anyone who works or lives with children on the autistic spectrum. There's also time for Don't Stew Ask Sue questions on how to show affection and toys!

Duration:00:31:25

The number of boys with eating disorders has doubled - We explore why being a stay-at-home dad with young children isn’t easy Plus, Sue is in conversation with Tom Harbour of ‘Maths with Parents’ SAPS99

11/30/2018
More
Sue discusses why the number of boys with eating disorders has doubled and there are Don't Stew Ask Sue questions about Stay-At-Home Dads and Instagram Likes! Plus, Tom Harbour from Maths with Parents joins Sue for a great conversation about his product which makes maths fun for all the family!

Duration:00:34:41