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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Children and young people grieve just as much as adults but they show it in different ways. They learn how to grieve by copying the responses of the adults around them, and rely on adults to provide them with the support they need in their grief. How […]Read more
I get asked a great deal about what to do or say when the kids moan ‘I’m bored’ & I always suggest making a ‘I’m Bored Jar’ With the lockdowns, working from home & homeschooling already here – it’s is the perfect time to put […]Read more
Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first we have to make them feel worse? Think of the last time you felt humiliated or treated unfairly. Did you feel like cooperating or doing better? – Jane NelsonRead more
You may be really worried about the effects another lockdown is having on your child’s wellbeing. Here are 20 questions to help These are challenging times for children. We need to stay connected with them without fussing. One simple way to connect is over eating together, playing […]Read more
As regularly readers know I was a Deputy Head and Class Teacher for 25 years and have brought up 2 kids so I know about the ups and downs of having children. But this is a time of unprecedented challenge and change. Children have been sent […]Read more
A new wave of the virus has thrown families, schools, teachers and parents into chaos as one minute schools are staying open, then London schools are not, then maybe the whole of the UK schools will be closed. Uncertain and chaotic times. Here is some excellent […]Read more
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. – Albert EinsteinRead more
Do you need a little extra help figuring out this parenting business then Parent Coaching just might be for you! Parent Coaching can make life easier, or more stressful. But it’s up to you! Here’s how to decide. So, what exactly IS Parent Coaching? Not many […]Read more
How Do I Communicate Better With My Kids ? Communication with children is essential to their relationships and to their healthy development. Effective communication is an essential & important life skill in all aspects of our lives, from talking & listening to our partners, clients or work colleagues […]Read more
You don’t need to attend every argument you’re invited to. – UnknownRead more
I have been asked to contribute to Education World India about the impact online learning has had on children. Here are my thoughts: With the sudden halt to in-person learning, many students have missed their friends, yearned to be out of the house, developed erratic sleep habits […]Read more
We’ve all got to think of creative ways to celebrate this Covid Christmas. Before we went into Tier 4 I had a contingency plan that went something like this: We’re going for it. We’re going to sit under the big outside bauble decorated tree all fully […]Read more