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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The ‘Mistaken Intention’ Behind your Child’s ‘Naughty’ Behaviour.

I talk a lot about the Key ‘C’s of Connection, Capability, Counting, Courage and Confidence with my clients. They are a key components in raising ‘iCan’ kids with the positive mindset to embrace life and have a go & to experience life in all its full glory. […]

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Tips and Tricks: Anger Management Guide – HOW to keep your cool when tempers reach boiling point.

In a recent report by the Mental Health Foundation, more than one in 10 people polled claimed that they had trouble controlling their temper, while 38 per cent of UK motorists confessed they regularly felt angry when driving. Yet, getting angry isn’t necessarily a bad thing, say […]

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The Sue Atkins Parent Question

If not today …… when?   We all put things off. We all procrastinate to some degree. But what if we keep putting things off until our time has run out? Who do you need to call? Who do you need to forgive? Who do you need […]

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The Sue Atkins Parent Question.

Every Monday I post a Parent Coaching Question for you to ponder. Save it on your phone to look at each morning to get you thinking, or pop it up on the fridge in the kitchen to pause to ponder throughout the week. No beating yourself up […]

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

Let a series of happy thoughts run through your mind. They will show on your face. ~ Norman Vincent Peale 1898-1993, Author of The Power of Positive Thinking

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The Sue Atkins Parent Question

Every Monday, I post a Parent Coaching Question for you to ponder. Save it on your phone to see each morning to get you thinking, or pop it up on the fridge in the kitchen to pause to ponder throughout the week. No beating yourself up now ! […]

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How-to books on parenting are plenty but the latest guide by Sue Atkins stands out ….

Today I am thrilled to tell you about a review of my latest book from The Asian Parent online magazine. Most how-to books on parenting try to make what is often called the toughest job in the world sound easy but this one is different in its […]

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The ‘Next Normal’

  How many times a day do you come across references to finding the ‘New Normal? ‘ Whether it’s kids going back to school, your work environment, going out to restaurants or going back to the gym. The phrase is still being tossed around because none of […]

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Become Unsinkable – Learn Ways to Handle Major Change.

It’s Time to Let Go of What Was… I work with many parents going through the trauma of divorce or major life changes and many of the people I coach are stuck. Today I have been feeling ‘stuck’ myself as I’m not very happy with the Government […]

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The ‘Next Normal’ – Advice for Handling CHANGE

Handling change is one of life’s greatest challenges and is a major element in my work with parents & my intention is to help parents handle change positively and with clarity, direction and confidence. Change is inevitable and although it’s perfectly natural to resist the changes in […]

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The Sue Atkins Parent Question

Coaching questions help you to bridge the gap between where you are now, to where you would like to be in your family relationships. Every week I post up a question for you to ponder & reflect on. Some people find it helpful to save the question […]

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved. ~ Barbra Johnson

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So You Want to Continue Home Schooling After Lock Down? Are You Joking or Are You Serious? Things to Consider.

Benefits and Disadvantages of Homeschooling I was interviewed on The Daily Mail Podcast about Home Schooling today which is the most visited English-language newspaper website in the world, with over 11.34m visitors daily reaching over 225 million unique monthly visitors globally. So I thought I’d weigh up […]

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Back to School Tips – Tip 4 ~ Simple Strategies To Get Out The Door Faster, Less Frazzled And Smiling First Thing In The Morning

Simple Strategies To Get Out The Door Faster, Less Frazzled And Smiling First Thing In The Morning Children thrive when they know what to expect and what they have to do. Implementing a morning routine will make them feel secure and prepared for the day ahead. Even […]

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Back to School Tips – Tip 3 ~ Simple Strategies To Get Out The Door Faster, Less Frazzled And Smiling First Thing In The Morning

Morning Routines: Simple Strategies To Get Out The Door Faster, Less Frazzled And Smiling First Thing In The Morning Children thrive when they know what to expect and what they have to do. Implementing a morning routine will make them feel secure and prepared for the day […]

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