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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What are the top 5 things YOUR kids have taught you about life, love and having fun ?

I loved being a teacher as kids often said the most profound things as they often see what’s really important in life simply. This got me pondering as I read Five things your children can teach you on Yahoo. As we grow older, our ability to see wonders […]

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“Not Now, Bernard” – Is this you?

I read this story today with a class of 5/6 year olds during my “Confidence Classes for Kids” Workshop in a school to ask them if this ever happens to them at home, and how they feel about it, as of course I am passionate about building […]

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Sooooo excited my daughter turns 18 today

I am so proud of my beautiful, intelligent, funny, creative, kind, resilient daughter who turns 18 today. She has had a very tough couple of years – she went to a Sixth Form College that she found very challenging for a year until I managed to get her […]

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25 Things Children Never Say !

Love this – add yours ! ‘Mummy is on the phone right now, so let’s entertain ourselves quietly.’ ‘I’m going to play with my toys now. I really do have so many of them.’ ‘I have a lot of homework tonight, I should get started.’ ‘We all […]

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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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50 Lessons in Parenting Young Kids – what are your tips ?

Here’s a funny look at bringing up kids from The Huffington Post Super glue has no place in a house with young children. There is no such thing as allowing your kid to play with your phone “just once.” Don’t use Google to diagnose illnesses. Ever. Train […]

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How James Brown is changing children’s lives !

Today I worked with the most lovely 12 year old who when asked what she was good at sat in silence for a very long time and said, “nothing” yet I know she is a great footballer, good at fractions, a great storyteller who writes with flair […]

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Something to make you chuckle – this adorable giggling baby and the vacuum cleaner !

Something to make you smile this morning ! This adorable baby had a hilarious reaction to a vacuum cleaner and the giggling baby has become an overnight internet sensation after his mum filmed him playing with a vacuum cleaner  

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Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter to tell me about your ABC Wonderful Kids. Day 16 ~ Letter P

Let’s celebrate children everywhere – but especially YOUR wonderful kids Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter #ABC WonderfulKids to add your ABC of adjectives about your Wonderful Kids. Day 16 ~ Letter P   Now off you go AND TELL THEM to build their self […]

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Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter to tell me about your ABC Wonderful Kids. Day 14 ~ Letter N

Let’s celebrate children everywhere – but especially YOUR wonderful kids Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter #ABC WonderfulKids to add your ABC of adjectives about your Wonderful Kids. Day 14 ~ Letter N   Now off you go AND TELL THEM to build their self […]

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Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter to tell me about your ABC Wonderful Kids. Day 13 ~ Letter M

Let’s celebrate children everywhere – but especially YOUR wonderful kids Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter #ABC WonderfulKids to add your ABC of adjectives about your Wonderful Kids. Day 13 ~ Letter M   Now off you go AND TELL THEM to build their self […]

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Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter to tell me about your ABC Wonderful Kids. Day 11 ~ Letter K

Let’s celebrate children everywhere – but especially YOUR wonderful kids Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter #ABC WonderfulKids to add your ABC of adjectives about your Wonderful Kids. Day 11 ~ Letter K “Kind Knowledgeable Keen Kiddos” from Christine Cline “My 5 teenage staff have […]

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Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter to tell me about your ABC Wonderful Kids. Day 10 ~ Letter J

  Let’s celebrate children everywhere – but especially YOUR wonderful kids Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter #ABC WonderfulKids to add your ABC of adjectives about your Wonderful Kids. Day 10 ~ Letter J “My kids are jolly, jumpers and jelly bellies – cheers, Alex “Of […]

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Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter to tell me about your ABC Wonderful Kids. Day 9 ~ Letter I

The ABC of WONDERFUL KIDS Let’s celebrate children everywhere – but especially YOUR wonderful kids Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter #ABC WonderfulKids to add your ABC of adjectives about your Wonderful Kids. Day 9 ~ Letter I “Irresistible, impish and inseparable from each other ……” […]

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Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter to tell me about your ABC Wonderful Kids. Day 8 ~ Letter H

Let’s celebrate children everywhere – but especially YOUR wonderful kids Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter #ABC WonderfulKids to add your ABC of adjectives about your Wonderful Kids. Day 8 ~ Letter H “Happy, hilarious and hopeful” Alex Smith from Playgroundology Mine are hilarious, hopeful, harmonious […]

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