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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Small change. Big difference. Whether it is verbal, physical, online or in-person, bullying has a significant impact on a child’s life well in to adulthood. I should know as I was bullied when I moved to my Secondary School and had alopecia ( where my hair […]Read more
I am on ITV This Morning discussing same sex families. Bullying can happen to anyone at any age. My bullying diary can be really helpful to keep a record of the bullying that you’ve experienced to show to someone you really trust when you are talking to […]Read more
Here is my advice about what to do if your child is being bullied on Bullying UK and why not join me on my next Workshop with your child Sue’s 5 Step Self Esteem Solution Workshop to empower your child with the skills they need for long term self esteem […]Read more
I’ve been working with a wonderful group of super kids aged between 7 – 11 in a local primary school for the last 8 weeks for 45 minutes each week running my After School Club “Confidence Classes for Kids.” We have had great fun creating our One […]Read more
I know first hand how destructive, painful and frightening bullying can be as I was bullied, and developed alopecia, when I first started at my secondary school aged 11. So as a former Head of a PSHE Department (Personal, Social, and Health) at a great school in […]Read more
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 […]Read more
With the slogan‘Stop and think – words can hurt’ this year’s campaign is focused on tackling verbal bullying. Young people at the ABA Youth Summit 2010 raised concerns about the negative use of language in schools and the wider community –expressions like ‘you’re so gay’ and words […]Read more
Bullying can happen to anyone at any age. My bullying diary can be really helpful to keep a record of the bullying that you’ve experienced to show to someone you really trust when you are talking to your parents, teachers or other adults about sorting this problem […]Read more
Problems in the Playground I was asked by BBC Breakfast News to discuss playground behaviour in schools as a former Deputy Head and as a Parent Coach and Mum. It strikes me that there are two ways to improve playground behaviour. The school needs strategies, techniques and skills […]Read more