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The Sue Atkins Parenting Show is where we discuss 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. Also, you can sign up to The Sue Atkins Parenting Club for exclusive access to a friendly community of parents who are taking action to create the kinds of lives they want for their families

Episode 11

Topic 1

Kids’ Bad Habits !

Question How do I get my kids to school on time? They are so slow in the morning. Natalie Price, from Peterborough

Article => The Cornflake Rush Hour!

Try this

SCARY but enlightening & transformational idea

I started out by asking the kids:

1.“What would your best ever morning look, sound and feel like?”

2.“How would you like to be woken up?” – by Mum, an alarm clock, by Dad, or by your sister ……

3.“What would you like to happen next?”

4.“Then what would you like to do?”

5.What would your ideal breakfast be?”

6.“Then what would you like to happen?”

Don’t judge but that could open up a whole relaxed and positive conversation around healthy eating, toooooo much TV or fitting this into family life with school runs, younger brothers and sisters, packing pack lunches and being practical etc etc

Then discuss their WORST morning ever.

1.” What would be the worse scenario for you?”

2.“How would you be woken up?”

3.“What would happen next?”

4.“Then what would you do?”

5.“What would be your worst breakfast?”

6.“Then what would happen?”

7.“Is there anything that makes you particularly angry, grumpy or sad in the morning?”

This isn’t about giving away your power as a parent but helping you find out about what really matters to your child from their perspective and then deciding on better ways forward because as Albert Einstein said, “The definition of madness is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result!”

Sue’s PRODUCT => How to be a brilliant parent – 2 x Audio CD

 

Topic 2

How to get your kids to take more exercise 

Question Hi Sue, I run my own business and I’m exhausted, wrung out and feeling guilty trying to run my business while being a great parent – please help!’ – Tony Haden from Belfast

Article =>  Manic Mums and Dazed Dads

 Sue’s Product =>  The business owner’s family survival toolkit – 3 x Audio CD 

 

 

Click on => The Positive Birth Book by Milli Hill

 

 

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