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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Getting Your Messy Teenager To Pull Their Weight!

Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.” ~ Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790, Scientist, Publisher and Diplomat Do you feel like you’re always wading knee-deep through your teenager’s piles […]

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Topic of The Month – Teenage Mood Swings …are they normal?

Perhaps you’ve heard from ‘You don’t understand me?’ to ‘Why can’t you just stop going on at me and leave me alone!’ all before and are wondering if it’s normal. Well, to reassure you …. it is but your teenager’s mood swings can affect the whole family […]

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Should I let her boyfriend stay over?

Inspired by George Clooney’s latest film, The Descendants, which features a difficult father-daughter relationship, family expert Sue Atkins has been answering your questions and making suggestions about how members who have posted on our Parents of Teens message board may find a way forward. The following message […]

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Help ! My daughter’s boy mad !

Inspired by George Clooney’s latest film, The Descendants, which features a difficult father-daughter relationship, family expert Sue Atkins has been answering your questions and making suggestions about how members who have posted on our Parents of Teens message board may find a way forward. The following message […]

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George Clooney, Sue Atkins and Teenagers

I’m delighted to give you the links to some of my answers that the interesting film The Descendants with George Clooney raised as I was invited by Think Jam the Hollywood PR Agency to answer some typical parenting questions around bringing up teens. Here are some […]

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Guess who has been asked to write about the issues raised in the new George Clooney film The Descendants ?

Today I’m very excited as I have been asked to write some answers for Think Jam the award winning digital PR and creative agency based in Hollywood that is promoting the latest award winning George Clooney film “The Descendants” as the film has raised some issues around bringing […]

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UK SURVEY DISCOVERS THAT SOME 12-YEAR-OLDS DRINK 28 ALCOHOL UNITS A WEEK.

  “Children who drink at younger ages are the ones who need help most. We also know that children whose parents misuse alcohol are more likely to develop their own problems later in life” ~Simon Antrobus, chief executive of drug and alcohol rehabilitation charity Addaction I am […]

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Teenage Mood Swings …..are they normal?

Perhaps you’ve heard from ‘You don’t understand me?’ to ‘Why can’t you just stop going on at me and leave me alone!’ all before and are wondering if it’s normal. Well, to reassure you …. it is but your teenager’s mood swings can affect the whole family and […]

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“Does my bum look big in this ?” Positive advice for raising a confident teenager !

Learn how to be a strong role model for your teen as they grow into a self-aware young adult – why it’s important to be sensitive and supportive of your teen’s need to experiment with the way they look and dress, in the face of so much […]

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