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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Give a hoot !

As a former Deputy Head teacher I just love this little poster from The Reading Kingdom so make a committment today as the New School Term begins here in the UK to get involved in your child’s learning !

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Questions To Start Conversations ~ The Sue Atkins Family Challenge!

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 a […]

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Can you ever be too loving? This week’s Parent Coaching Question

I’m writing a new book for Random House all about toddlers that will be out next year and I’ve been pondering whether as parents we can ever be toooo loving. I don’t think we can – because I’m not talking about spoiling them with gifts but spoiling them with […]

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RELAX ! Here’s 8 Great Reasons To Let Your Kids Read Comics

My son always loved books and always had his nose in a book when he was young but around the age of 9 he lost a bit of interest in his reading books and started to enjoy comics. As a former Deputy Head I knew it […]

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“Parenting classes aren’t just for struggling families” says the Minister for Children and Families

I’m talking on London’s largest radio station today about the Government’s new idea for free parenting classes. Join me here on LBC I am greatly in favour of taking away the taboo about parenting classes – we go on courses on everything from marketing to management yet […]

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Raise your children not your voice !

Parenting is the most important, rewarding, frustrating, and challenging job anyone can do and yet is the one few of us ever get any preparation for. We invest in everything except learning the skills in raising happy, confident and well-balanced children. The speed, pressure and stress of […]

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CHANGE YOUR FAMILY LIFE IN 5 DAYS !

For less than a haircut and highlights I will make you a positive, relaxed and confident parent in 5 days 🙂 Family success, happiness and parenting confidence are not accidents that happen to some parents and not to others. They are created by specific ways of thinking […]

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Just WHY are kids in the UK SO UNHAPPY ……….. AGAIN ?

Four years ago I read the UNICEF report on why children in the UK were so unhappy, so un-cherished and so un -nurtured. I was so incensed by the Report the last time, that I stayed up until 2.30 am to record a video called “A Nation […]

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Why begin Teaching Reading through Games?

As a former Deputy Head and Class Teacher for 22 years teaching children to read is a vital life skill that I feel very passionate about – as kids who can’t read lack confidence, lack opportunities and are disempowered in all areas of life. I used to teach Reception […]

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The latest in my Parenting Expert Podcasts – The 5 a day Parenting Checklist

Listen in to me discussing the new recommendations for a 5 a day Parenting Checklist on BBC Radio Wales phone -in. What are your thoughts? Is it a Nanny State or is positive parenting a good idea to remind us all that kids spell love T-I-M-E ? […]

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