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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The 7 Emotional Stages You’ll Go Through During and After Divorce.

I always remind my clients that going through a Divorce is a process NOT an event and I firmly believe that it is similar to the grieving process described by the eminent American Psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her 1969 book, On Death and Dying, that was inspired […]

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Why Breaking Up Needn’t Be So Hard To Do.

I have a Divorce Coaching Programme that is designed to support you through the difficult time of separation and divorce that gives you clarity, direction and confidence. Conflict damages everyone – particularly your children. Here is an article in The Daily Mail about handling divorce through the […]

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Simple Tips for Coping with Separation and Divorce.

  I always tell my clients that divorce is a process not an event and that it is OK to feel that you are wading through treacle some days and feeling more empowered and hopeful in others.   It often feels like you take three steps forward and […]

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How You (As A Caring Employer) Can Help Employees Through Divorce and Break-Ups

Divorce or relationship breakdown isn’t something that staff will easily talk about, but it can create a lot of turmoil that will affect focus, productivity and effectiveness in the workplace. Here are five things to look out for in your staff and suggestions for staff policies to […]

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Are you playing the BSE card (Blame Someone Else) ?

    Are you playing the BSE card (Blame Someone Else) ? Then it’s Time To Change ! https://sueatkinsparentingcoach.com/product/6-week-separation-putting-your-children-first-coaching-programme/

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Divorce – Don’t Do It Alone

    We are Not Meant To Do It All By Ourselves Going through a divorce is painful, frightening and emotionally exhausting and making meaningful changes in our lives can be tough when we try to do it all by ourselves. We had dreams when we got […]

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Divorce myths: The real financial truths.

I support women emotionally going through the harrowing time of divorce through my workshops, 1-2-1 personal coaching calls or group sessions but one area that is foremost on their mind and keeps them tossing and turning at night is how to handle their finances. Here is an […]

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Is Making A Bucket List the Cure to Post-Breakup Depression?

  I love the idea of a Bucket List – a list of things you want to do before you ‘Kick The Bucket’ and leave this world. I wrote mine years ago and I take the list out from time to time to add new things I […]

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Divorcing In Your 50s: What It’s Really Like – Life from another Perspective.

I find myself experiencing another of Life’s challenges – divorce in my 50’s. It was not something I planned or have enjoyed. In fact I have found it enormously challenging to accept that my ducks did not line up in the way I thought they would, and I […]

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Focusing on strengthening families and encouraging responsibility

I work with many parents going through separation, divorce or break up as I have a Coaching Programme called “Successful Separation” and recently I have been talking to Collaborative Lawyers about how they can often lessen the stress associated with this very painful process. I believe that […]

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A happy divorce: Why breaking up needn’t be so hard to do.

As you may know I have a Coaching Programme called “Successful Separation.” I am keen to spread the word to parents going through divorce, separation or break – up about Collaborative Law as a more child centred way to handle this very challenging experience and time of […]

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Successful Separation – Always Putting The Children First. Part 1

I work with many parents going through separation, divorce or troubled times as I run a 6 week Coaching Programme called “Successful Separation“ and one of the areas I help parents explore first is the very important area of Communication.   The way parents exchanged information, shared […]

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What is Family Mediation?

I do a great deal of work with Collaborative Lawyers and Mediating Lawyers, as I believe putting your children at the heart of the divorce process is the best way to separate, regardless of what’s happened to you, or your own emotions and feelings towards your ex. […]

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Breaking up is not the problem; it’s how you do it that counts.

  Here’s an interesting article by Chloe Hamilton about how she views her parents divorce which shows breaking up is not the problem; it’s how you do it that counts. I run personal 1-2-1 two hour workshops at my Tudor Farmhouse showing you how my unique One […]

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